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

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BA SCORE
66
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1,592 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,592
Reviews: 485
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 22.58%
Wants: 14
Gots: 127 | 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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Ratings: 1,592 | Reviews: 485 | Display Reviews Only:
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5/5  rDev +79.2%

TheAdamConners, Aug 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +79.2%

Serfigo13, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of LooksCouldKiilll
5/5  rDev +79.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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!

LooksCouldKiilll, Mar 09, 2009
Photo of lanechaffin
5/5  rDev +79.2%

Good skunky clear bottle brew. Taste like beer should

lanechaffin, Aug 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +79.2%

lord_jordo, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of echris310
4.86/5  rDev +74.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

echris310, Apr 08, 2013
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4.85/5  rDev +73.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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.

tesguino, Oct 06, 2005
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4.75/5  rDev +70.3%

Kruga, Dec 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +70.3%

Richie23, Apr 14, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +70.3%

conner11, May 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +70.3%

Cinthia, Jul 13, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +69.2%

jmcinni, Sep 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +61.3%

nowhereman47, Feb 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +61.3%

BDF2000, Jul 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +61.3%

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Nahdeen, Sep 02, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +55.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 5

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

Powderhound92, Jan 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

RobMor, Mar 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

CantSeeUsSober626, Apr 13, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev +50.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

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"

CrescentLake, Jan 26, 2008
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4.15/5  rDev +48.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

nekronos, Sep 14, 2005
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4.14/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

dhannes, Feb 03, 2013
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4.13/5  rDev +48%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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!

CervezaMesa, Apr 17, 2010
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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,592 ratings.