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

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BA SCORE
66
poor

1,541 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 1,541
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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GustavusAmicus


2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

03-16-2012 06:20:24 | More by GustavusAmicus
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grubefresh

Arizona

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

03-15-2012 08:54:05 | More by grubefresh
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CuthbertAllg00d


1.75/5  rDev -37.3%

03-14-2012 21:21:33 | More by CuthbertAllg00d
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jeff8086

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

03-12-2012 12:21:34 | More by jeff8086
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jsboates


4/5  rDev +43.4%

03-11-2012 20:18:57 | More by jsboates
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RobMor


4.25/5  rDev +52.3%

03-10-2012 22:04:56 | More by RobMor
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Jim_DemonDeacon


2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

03-10-2012 20:25:55 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

03-10-2012 14:00:59 | More by carrollmel7
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OldTime

Georgia

2/5  rDev -28.3%

03-10-2012 06:55:15 | More by OldTime
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neckbracesub

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

03-06-2012 22:02:47 | More by neckbracesub
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RDW

Nebraska

1/5  rDev -64.2%

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

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

03-04-2012 02:41:23 | More by Jenessa
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stampfler07

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

03-03-2012 18:27:17 | More by stampfler07
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angusdegraosta

New York

3/5  rDev +7.5%

Sexy can. Nice rich golden appearance. Vanishing head. It smells like an adjunct lager; maybe grain and tin bubbles is the way to say it. Modelo Especial tastes like all the rest. I've only had one adjunct that tastes different, Landshark, and that's just because of the added sugar (which doesn't improve that particular brew all too much). Modelo is just a good standard example of the style, with little discernible hop flavor, not very malty, plenty of rice, or corn, neither of which has anything remarkably distinctive to add. Still, I like this beer plenty enough for what it is. Goes pretty good with a burrito.

03-03-2012 03:54:51 | More by angusdegraosta
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donmonkey1

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

Appearance: Golden with little head that recedes immediately, very little lacing, lack of carbonation. I can tell this is review is not going to go well, but at least the beer's not murky with swimming critters.

Smell: Sweet corn

Taste: Sweet malt, corn, grainy, metallic, possibly the slightest hint of hops but I could be mistaken.

Easy to drink beer that isn't bad or good. I was dissapointed because I expected much more taste. I was a marketing hype victim. Call the police.

03-01-2012 21:10:02 | More by donmonkey1
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

2.78/5  rDev -0.4%

The second brew I enjoyed on my Mexico trip...

A - Pours a crystal clear golden colour, finger of head with little retention and no lacing.

S - Mild corn, faint grassy hop notes and cereal grains.

T - Much like the scent though a tad more flavourful than Tecate, with sweet corn, grassy notes and cereal grains.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and wet.

O - Yet another easy drinking, but flavourless ale that serves well to satisfy your thirst but will certainly not satisfy a craving for flavour.

02-28-2012 03:35:43 | More by andrenaline
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KingRascal


3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

02-27-2012 23:51:07 | More by KingRascal
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corrrance

Louisiana

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

02-27-2012 05:11:05 | More by corrrance
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Danobold

Texas

2/5  rDev -28.3%

02-27-2012 03:40:23 | More by Danobold
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Beezee

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

02-27-2012 00:37:40 | More by Beezee
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BeerMeBrah

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

02-26-2012 20:20:31 | More by BeerMeBrah
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mkondor8

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

02-26-2012 15:49:44 | More by mkondor8
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kojevergas

Texas

1.78/5  rDev -36.2%

24 fl oz metal can served into a conical Guinness pint glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are extremely low given the style, brewery, and reputation.

Served refrigerator cold. Paired with popcorn.

A: Pours a pathetic four finger head that quickly dissipates (within twenty seconds). Extremely thin and without any cream. Colour is an overcarbonated transparent dark yellow. Not at all appealing.

Sm: Malt and water. A sadly awful aroma, but fortunately only mild in strength, sparing those around it it's terrible scent.

T: Dirty malt and water. Some barley. No alcohol or yeast comes through. A bit stale. A bit industrial, somewhat on account of the overcarbonation. Not at all balanced. Horribly built, though it could be argued it's to style. In no way enjoyable or pleasant. Far from refreshing.

Mf: Overcarbonated, lending it a touch of sharpness. Too thick for the lack of flavours. Smooth and wet, but boring and dull. Doesn't complement the "flavours" at all. Very much a product of industrial macrobrewing.

Dr: Drinkable, but garbage. The best thing about it is its cost. Really a crappy beer, but far from the worst I've had. I'd never get it again, except on-draught just to keep my review average in check. Don't try this unless you're masochistic. I'm embarassed for the brewer, but he's probably too busy rolling around in pesos to care. A perfect example of the sorry state of popular macrobrews. In its defense, it isn't watery - so I can't give it an F.

D-

02-26-2012 09:52:59 | More by kojevergas
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TeamUgly

California

3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

02-25-2012 18:51:48 | More by TeamUgly
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substanceD

Missouri

3/5  rDev +7.5%

02-25-2012 18:09:35 | More by substanceD
Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,541 ratings.