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

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,431 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,431
Reviews: 477
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 22.22%
Wants: 11
Gots: 65 | FT: 0
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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MobBarley

Oregon

3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Mexican beers often get a bad rap, but this is actually acceptable. Pours like a bud...pale and frothy white. Smell is sweet and maybe a little corny...some metallic twang that might be hops shows up too. Taste is similar to Bud but more complex...hoppier and with a better grain profile. Mouthfeel is fizzy and refreshing like a lager should be. Drinkability is good when the weather is warm. Nothing fancy but there aren't any extremely weird flavors present. Average beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2004 05:56:34 | More by MobBarley
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Smell is almost absent. I get a slight hint of some malts and yeast but it is ever so slight and non existent at times.

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Modelo Especial brewed by Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. with an ABV of 4.4% This brew pours out a dark amber color with a white head. Modelo is a filtered brew you can see right though it. The smell is rich with grans and some bitterness. This for the most part looks and smells like an American Lager. The taste is bold but light. I'm not picking up on the bitterness of this brew. You pick up on some grains but not much. Modelo Especial has a smooth clean finish to it. Almost like a light american style beer. There is not much else to say. this is a good drinkable beer. Mouthfeel is clean and refreshing. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4 out of 5. This beer is better in a can. I would get this brew again.

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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,431 ratings.