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

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,585 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,585
Reviews: 485
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 22.58%
Wants: 14
Gots: 122 | 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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Photo of RoyalT
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.

RoyalT, Aug 29, 2003
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1.98/5  rDev -29%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

From notes on 4/5/14

Decided to drink this for Cinco de mayo. Poured into a glass. You instantly smell skunk. Eww. Almost no head. Tastes a lot better than it smells. Just a sweet corn blah taste. Will be adding some lime wedges to help make it through my 3 bottles.

kkleu357, Yesterday at 03:09 PM
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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,585 ratings.