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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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2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

rapayn01, May 30, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -55.2%

ccozzi, May 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev +7.5%

herring556, May 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev +7.5%

MarkyMOD, May 28, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

Irish7r, May 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev +7.5%

BigFatPanda, May 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -28.3%

crobinso, May 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
Photo of Shineonsolar
2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

Shineonsolar, May 24, 2012
Photo of RedBear84
2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

RedBear84, May 22, 2012
Photo of ElGato33
1.5/5  rDev -46.2%

ElGato33, May 20, 2012
Photo of JCurry
3/5  rDev +7.5%

JCurry, May 20, 2012
Photo of StonedTrippin
2.13/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

this is a terrible beer, stright up. pours watery pee color with a one inch white... wait, nope, the head is already gone. smells like the can, corn syrupy, metallic, watery malt. flavor isnt much better, has a strange almost chemically flavor that also sits weird in the gut. no flavors of normal beer ingredients at all. feel is semi-redeeming here, light and bubbly, but still too watered down to be of much use. if it was on the verge of frozen it might refresh to some extent, but this is a rotten can of beer. nothing like the other modelo products ive had, which arent bad mexican lagers.

StonedTrippin, May 18, 2012
Photo of MichaelLynBryant
3.08/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

My favorite German-Mexican beer.

Aroma - Crisp, light malt & yeast smell and hint of hops.

Taste - Same as aroma. Refreshing & light. Made for big gulps to accompany a cheap meal.

Overall - While this is not the beer I would chose if I was stuck on a deserted isle & only got one more beer to drink for the rest of my eternity (Schneiderweiss-Nelson), I will happily put a few back while munching on tongue tacos. Thank the land for German brewers migrating to Mexico!

MichaelLynBryant, May 17, 2012
Photo of bubseymour
3.45/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A = dark yellow and clear with 1 finger head that quickly disappeared. Moderate carbonation.

S - even though my beer is ice cold, its still smells like urine with slight maltiness

T = very ordinary and grainy for an adjunct. Decent plain flavoring and easy to drink. Nothing bad to note in flavor.

Mouthfeel - nice and water to quench the thirst

Overall - This is a take it or leave it beer. Fine if offered. Not worth going out of way to find. Take anything from a gas station and you'll be in just as good as this. I don't feel very mexican or tropical vibe drinking it either.

bubseymour, May 17, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

tenacioustomato, May 13, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

BoRaeCho, May 13, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

KimbarkBrewCrew, May 12, 2012
Photo of BeerKangaroo
2.83/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Nothing like being brave. Here goes:

Into a pint glass (also tested in a pilsener, no changes):

A: clear golden colored body with a small white one finger head that died within twenty seconds. Minimal amount of lacing appeared sporadically trailing down the sides of the glass.

S: some sweet graininess going on mixed with the typical corns of an adjunct.

T: pretty much the same thing.

M: light and slick, not much else to say, very sessionable

O: well, its an American adjunct lager, what does one expect. Without sounding harsh, its good for what it is. Though this might be nice next to my grill this summer - get in line Modelo behind the others.

BeerKangaroo, May 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

conradh, May 09, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

prisoner1572, May 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev +7.5%

Leschber, May 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

Jaacob, May 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev +7.5%

ycortez, May 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev +7.5%

MightiestBeard, May 08, 2012
Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
66 out of 100 based on 1,585 ratings.