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

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,539 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,539
Reviews: 484
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 22.58%
Wants: 13
Gots: 106 | 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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RoyalT

Ohio

1.25/5  rDev -55.2%

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.

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

Texas

5/5  rDev +79.2%

Good skunky clear bottle brew. Taste like beer should

08-30-2014 00:36:40 | More by lanechaffin
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muskiesman

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

08-29-2014 22:20:04 | More by muskiesman
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Jefe76


3/5  rDev +7.5%

08-29-2014 07:08:11 | More by Jefe76
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Illwaukeesuby


3.16/5  rDev +13.3%

08-29-2014 02:56:38 | More by Illwaukeesuby
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +7.5%

08-28-2014 20:26:03 | More by atlbravsrno1
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jbfarris

Georgia

3/5  rDev +7.5%

08-28-2014 15:21:36 | More by jbfarris
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Dogleg

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

08-27-2014 17:45:48 | More by Dogleg
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davcarr01


3/5  rDev +7.5%

08-26-2014 10:57:08 | More by davcarr01
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fivetime

Idaho

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

08-24-2014 04:07:51 | More by fivetime
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skriv

New Jersey

2.48/5  rDev -11.1%

08-23-2014 23:08:27 | More by skriv
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SBoeckman72

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev +14.7%

08-23-2014 20:35:22 | More by SBoeckman72
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Gilbert80


2.92/5  rDev +4.7%

08-23-2014 17:15:54 | More by Gilbert80
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stevoj

Idaho

1.75/5  rDev -37.3%

08-23-2014 02:19:38 | More by stevoj
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1der1026


3.64/5  rDev +30.5%

08-22-2014 23:19:15 | More by 1der1026
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ironchefkook

California

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

08-22-2014 15:47:36 | More by ironchefkook
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CesarAlanis

South Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

08-22-2014 03:45:26 | More by CesarAlanis
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Soto

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -37.3%

08-22-2014 03:01:22 | More by Soto
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richard_stanton

California

3.16/5  rDev +13.3%

08-21-2014 15:07:01 | More by richard_stanton
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mhsmall84

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +7.5%

I've had a couple of these down in Mexico, not too bad.

08-21-2014 04:22:37 | More by mhsmall84
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k47k

New York

3/5  rDev +7.5%

08-21-2014 01:08:52 | More by k47k
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SonicAddict

California

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

As far as imported Mexican beer goes, Modelo is the lowest I'll go.

i mostly agree with RoyalT on the appearance and smell.

Alot of us drink this with spicy food, and a slice of lemon either stuck in the top or dropped in the beer.

It's meant to be refreshing and I think it does its job.

08-21-2014 00:53:30 | More by SonicAddict
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JMUduke

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

08-20-2014 23:12:07 | More by JMUduke
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cfrobrew

Texas

1.25/5  rDev -55.2%

08-20-2014 22:44:56 | More by cfrobrew
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Abbbp

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +34.4%

08-20-2014 19:22:43 | More by Abbbp
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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,539 ratings.