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

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1,728 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,728
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 22.58%
Wants: 18
Gots: 201 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001

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2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

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2.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

We ate dinner last night at the new Lone Star Taco Bar last night, and I noticed they had Modelo on draft. I don't think I've ever had a Mexican beer of this kind on tap, so I ordered one. Served in a Modelo branded glass. Darker color that I could recall, but no head whatsoever. Smell was like all other adjunct lagers - all rice. Taste actually wasn't that bad, maybe because it was on draft. Regardless, it was a pretty smooth tasting lager. Mouthfeel was on the watery side, but it went down easy. Not a bad pint for $4 with a plate of gourmet tacos. Way better than other south-of-the-border beers in a bottle.

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2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -46.2%

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1.73/5  rDev -38%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer is nothing horrible by any means. A step up from the everyday maybe, but nothing more than another Corona. I call this an alternative to Corona when someone wants a variety. The smell is almost identical and the taste is quite similar along with the color and consistency. One that is worth trying for the money but nothing special by any stretch of the imagination.

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2/5  rDev -28.3%

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2/5  rDev -28.3%

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3.3/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Enjoyed this 12 oz bottle out of a standard pint glass.

A: Pours a clear golden hue with a thin 1-finger white head that quickly dissolves into a thin wispy lace.

S: Slightly skunked smell with aromas of corn and grains.

T: Equal mix of grains and breads with mild flavors off hops and malts.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Decent Mexican beer but nothing I would go out of the way to grab again.

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2/5  rDev -28.3%

Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,728 ratings.