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

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1,533 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,533
Reviews: 482
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 22.58%
Wants: 13
Gots: 103 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001)
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5/5  rDev +79.2%

08-03-2012 01:56:45 | More by TheAdamConners
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5/5  rDev +79.2%

08-09-2014 06:53:46 | More by Serfigo13
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5/5  rDev +79.2%

I love Modelo Especial! Hands down my favorite beer. Forget Corona. Leave it to the spring breakers in Cancun. When you are looking for a nice Mexican beer that is easy to drink, quenches your thirst, and reminds of you sunnier days then this is your beer!
MMMM... I wish I had one right now!

03-09-2009 18:09:48 | More by LooksCouldKiilll
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5/5  rDev +79.2%

10-08-2013 16:13:44 | More by lord_jordo
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4.86/5  rDev +74.2%

Now this beer here is heaven this my most fav beer has a li

It has a very smooth taste for a import a little pricey but worth it if u have the funds

If offerd this do not turn this down! Will not disapoint

Its way better then corona, tecate just to name a few mexican brews

04-08-2013 06:47:02 | More by echris310
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4.85/5  rDev +73.8%

the original "bull´s ball" huevo de toro, is very popular in my city over any brands of its rival brewery, but in general is exceptional for a party time, buddies reunion, smell fabulous, taste exceptional, like a real german lager beer, grupo model brewer of this beer had a lot of beer most are german or european styles, for many drinkers this is good, every brands have its drinkers.

10-06-2005 17:25:00 | More by tesguino
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4.75/5  rDev +70.3%

12-05-2012 22:55:47 | More by Kruga
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4.75/5  rDev +70.3%

04-14-2012 19:08:38 | More by Richie23
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4.75/5  rDev +70.3%

05-19-2014 00:43:27 | More by conner11
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4.75/5  rDev +70.3%

07-13-2014 08:00:07 | More by Cinthia
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4.5/5  rDev +61.3%

02-02-2012 03:49:14 | More by nowhereman47
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4.5/5  rDev +61.3%

07-11-2013 18:42:02 | More by BDF2000
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4.5/5  rDev +61.3%

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4.35/5  rDev +55.9%

If you like mexican beers, this is a fantastic, light mexican brew. Would strongly recommend to anyone. The second I open this beer it reminds me of the Cancun sun. If you dont like this beer, then you just dont appreciate the flavor a mexican beer. Viva Mexico, Viva Modelo

01-04-2013 01:00:12 | More by Powderhound92
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4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

03-10-2012 22:04:56 | More by RobMor
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4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

05-13-2013 13:27:55 | More by IPAFan521
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4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

11-20-2013 22:54:26 | More by Paracelsus
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4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

04-13-2012 21:14:01 | More by CantSeeUsSober626
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New York

4.2/5  rDev +50.5%

My favorite brew from south of the border. The neglected little brother of Negro Modelo, Modelo Especial, is an exceptional crisp clean summer beer. And forget man laws, a lime is a need addition. Often less expensive then the corporate mogul corona; this beer is a better substitute for august days and mowing lawns or should I say " para cortando el cesped"

01-26-2008 20:17:14 | More by CrescentLake
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4.15/5  rDev +48.7%

CLear, with a considerably foam. BUt it is a lager after all, a little bitter sometimes, not for a party or a football match reunion, but it can give you a good time in a chat. PErhaps the best beer of this brewery even better than Corona, well, you know.

09-14-2005 15:55:10 | More by nekronos
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4.14/5  rDev +48.4%

Bought with lunch at a local Mexican restaurant...served chilled in a can along with a frosted glass. I started drinking out of the can, and then poured into the glass after the chill left.

A=Very nice, darker golden...very good for the style. Only a bit of a head.

S=I don't remember smelling much, other than a faint whiff of hops...no corn smell.

T=For the style, this is much better than Corona, Bud, and most other BMC's--sturdy maltiness with moderate hopping, and not too sweet. Still a bit less flavorful than, say, Batch 19.

M=Moderate body...perhaps a bit too much carbonation, but not overpowering.

O=For an AAL, it is hard to do much better...would like to see more body and flavor, but a good representation for a session beer...I would like to try on tap.

02-03-2013 00:25:08 | More by dhannes
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4.13/5  rDev +48%

First of all this beer is better then that piss corona!

Pours golden, nice finish...

I prefer a lime, goes great with fried foods!

Definitely not the best mexican beer but not the worst.
I could go on and on about this beer but it looks like everbody is saying the same thing! Try it if you haven't had it though!

04-17-2010 20:39:47 | More by CervezaMesa
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4.04/5  rDev +44.8%

08-17-2014 00:43:40 | More by M3pksicasidi
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4.03/5  rDev +44.4%

Appearance: Looks a lot like Pacífico...darker than Corona. Some head retention and carbonation.

Smell: Smells pretty malty and that's about it. Refreshing, but wish it had more bite/crispness.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Above average taste for this style. The malt surpasses any other tastes, but does not overwhelm. Nice crisp refreshness.

Drinkability: I could easily enjoy a few of these with a meal.

Overall: In my opinion, no beer goes better with Mexican food than Modelo Especial. Thumbs up.

04-11-2010 19:39:18 | More by tjsdomer2
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4/5  rDev +43.4%

03-27-2012 21:17:53 | More by markallmon
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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,533 ratings.