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Modelo Especial - Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,293 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1293
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 22.14%


Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001)
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.7/5  rDev +32.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Light straw color with a half inch of head that quickly disappeared to just covering the surface.

Fairly fragrant for its style. Lots of honeysuckle... actually only honeysuckle, but still nice.

The taste is hard to pin down. Smooth with a slight honey flavor midway through. The taste is "refreshing" without any bite.

Light towards medium body with moderate carbonation. Crisp and clean.

One of the top beers for its style. Smooth and easy drinking, plus it smells good.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2011 20:30:59 | More by Fatehunter
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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,293 ratings.