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

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,466 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,466
Reviews: 478
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 22.22%
Wants: 11
Gots: 78 | 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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1/5  rDev -64.2%

01-22-2012 01:07:32 | More by acurtis
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RDW

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1/5  rDev -64.2%

03-04-2012 05:49:29 | More by RDW
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Eighty

Washington

1/5  rDev -64.2%

06-05-2014 20:43:16 | More by Eighty
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spazx

New York

1/5  rDev -64.2%

04-09-2014 01:41:08 | More by spazx
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beanoboy7

Connecticut

1/5  rDev -64.2%

06-22-2014 03:14:00 | More by beanoboy7
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caverog

California

1/5  rDev -64.2%

11-30-2013 01:12:40 | More by caverog
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foremanspike


1/5  rDev -64.2%

04-04-2014 23:15:37 | More by foremanspike
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beerbtl

California

1/5  rDev -64.2%

06-24-2013 01:05:48 | More by beerbtl
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Tron


1/5  rDev -64.2%

06-19-2012 04:29:11 | More by Tron
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harrylee773

Illinois

1/5  rDev -64.2%

08-24-2013 01:01:53 | More by harrylee773
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JohnBeerRun

Georgia

1/5  rDev -64.2%

02-03-2012 14:49:39 | More by JohnBeerRun
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brett606

Texas

1/5  rDev -64.2%

07-04-2013 23:38:22 | More by brett606
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -64.2%

07-10-2013 23:34:08 | More by DonFrap
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -64.2%

02-10-2012 03:32:55 | More by rusty3335
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EUFTG

Ontario (Canada)

1/5  rDev -64.2%

07-03-2013 16:26:50 | More by EUFTG
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Domvan

Texas

1/5  rDev -64.2%

06-07-2014 03:49:30 | More by Domvan
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afrothunder

New York

1/5  rDev -64.2%

01-24-2013 02:51:55 | More by afrothunder
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thegerm87

Connecticut

1/5  rDev -64.2%

04-29-2013 00:56:40 | More by thegerm87
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Brent

Kentucky

1.05/5  rDev -62.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Thinner than most "lite" beers, if you dilute one Corona in a gallon of seltzer, you've pretty much got this beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2001 20:59:57 | More by Brent
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deejaydan

Michigan

1.23/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Wow, that's some clear beer. Pretty big frothy head on this monster. Tiny bubbles streaming from below through it. The head is thin, not packed, but fluffy, would be the word I use to describe it.
The aroma. Bad. Like sweaty socks mixed with some skunkweed. Taste isn't much better. Mouthfeel is thin, even for an adjunct lager. I've had my share of adjunct lagers in my day, and usually there isn't much taste there, and what there taste is there is usually bland, or at least inoffensive. But this is a real stinker. I don't think you could pay me enough to drink this again.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2005 21:31:11 | More by deejaydan
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hero27

Minnesota

1.23/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

12 oz bottle.

100% clear yellow with slow streams of carbonation. You could read 8pt arial font through this beer. Brutal skunk as soon as the cap is off...makes Corona smell like a bouquet of roses. I wish i could say something good, but this is just awful. The taste is very light, grassy, and impressively bland. I know this particular beer has pretty good turnaround from the store I bought this from, so it's not like it was sitting on the shelf for 8 months. I've had this brew on several occasions and it's never been good, just varies in how much skunkiness will ensue as soon as you dare to open it.
Why waste your time?

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2006 03:10:01 | More by hero27
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RoyalT

Ohio

1.25/5  rDev -55.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Appearance – Yellow with an orangish tinge and a medium-sized head that disappeared without a trace in seconds.

Smell – I can’t really make out this one. It smells vegetal. Whatever it is, it’s not beer.

Taste – This is definitely not to my liking. I can’t pick out any typical beer flavors like hops, malts, grain, or sweetness of any kind. It’s almost like drinking pureed cauliflour or lawn grass. It’s not skunked, though. I just can’t figure out what they put in it.

Mouthfeel – The carbonation isn’t bad, but I’m going to be apologizing to my tongue for weeks.

Drinkability – You could sell this at a stand in the middle of the Sahara desert and wounded, sick, emaciated, nomads would walk right by it. But, it sells like crazy so what do I know.

Comments – I hate to offer nothing constructive, and I know some of the other BAs found things to like about it, but I just can’t write anything in all honesty even remotely favorable about this especial brew. I thought it estunk.

Serving type: can

08-29-2003 00:28:07 | More by RoyalT
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TastyTaste

Minnesota

1.25/5  rDev -55.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Oh good, a lager brewed by Grupo Modelo I can hardly wait. A clear gold color, with a large head at first, which fades to almost nothing. Smell is oh so skunky, really bad grassy malt. Taste is sweet, watery, metallic and pretty gross. Yuck, no hops overall pretty bad. Mouthfeel is very watery, drinkability utterly aweful.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2005 22:56:14 | More by TastyTaste
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -55.2%

06-04-2013 22:17:38 | More by MichiganderHB
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

1.25/5  rDev -55.2%

05-23-2013 13:42:40 | More by kvnstfrd
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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,466 ratings.