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Pacífico - Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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1,327 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,327
Reviews: 457
rAvg: 2.65
pDev: 24.15%
Wants: 8
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-02-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

03-27-2012 00:12:45 | More by DerwinWentworth
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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

07-10-2013 20:43:11 | More by Kyanimal
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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

06-14-2012 02:19:52 | More by Weischej
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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

06-27-2012 22:13:50 | More by g35rider
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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

02-14-2013 01:12:41 | More by duceswild
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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

02-10-2013 13:35:19 | More by jadams11
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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

06-21-2013 00:40:18 | More by mdavidson
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3.75/5  rDev +41.5%

07-20-2013 03:14:00 | More by Carl_R
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3.73/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pretty clear and yellow. Perhaps a slight bit deeper than your average American Adjunct

Smell is fairly thin and grainy but fitting for the style. Not looking for much of an overbearing scent when diving into a Pacifico.

Taste isn't at all offensive. Nothing new but certainly a good Mexican beer to session

Taste is light but flavorful. Feels refreshing and can be drank in large numbers in succession.

Overall, I'd say skip the Corona and the XX and go for a Pacifico if you're looking for a light Mexican beer in widespread distribution

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2010 00:40:42 | More by shortysdude285
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3.73/5  rDev +40.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle left my some dinner guests...no freshenss date. Pours a four finger off-white head over a crystal clear light bright straw colored body. Smells of saaz hops (ie, tin) with a very mild malt sweet underneath. Plus a touch of carboard. Amazingly, there is a hint of grassy hop co-ho in the nose. Tastes more sweet than hoppy. Malt is clean of fruity esters. It's a simple sweet with some dry bisuity character that stands over a saaz hop tin flavor that's got a dirty character to it. Mouthfeel is light and the carbonation is such that acrid carb is a bit of the taste profile. Some lacing on the inside of the glass. Burns my tastebuds a bit with each gulp. I was expecting a skunked foul beer, but was pleasantly surprised. This is one of the better 'american macro lagers' I've ever had. Judged to style, not my stout-loving preferences.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2006 09:18:17 | More by mentor
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3.68/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pacifico Clara is a better than average everyday beer with a nice copper color and a refreshing, thirst-quenching quality. Understanding this beer is not intended to be a craft beer or high gravity, it beats most US mass-produced beers hands down for taste and quality. Mouth feel is nice though slightly watery which is outstanding on a hot afternoon. Once on an early June day hike in the Arizona mountains I stuck a few bottles in a melting snow bank at the trail head before taking off. On my weary return I cracked open bottle after bottle of PC and was warmly welcomed by an ice cold Mexican kiss. Looking for a decent but low key beer to enjoy with friends by the grill? Pacifico Clara will fill the bill nicely.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 02:57:50 | More by hoppyserpent
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3.65/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A nice, clean, and light lager with a satisfying smooth maltiness, Pacifico easily holds it's own against the mainstream American lager monoliths. This pale golden beer is a perfect example of a lager - drinkable and easygoing. Maybe it's not frilly or showy, but this one certainly quenches the thirst and gets the job done. Next time you're in the mood for a lighter beer, pick up these instead of the usual light beer (no names, please) and see what you think. I like it.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2010 03:23:23 | More by secondtooth
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3.65/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

While I usually don't care too much for Mexican beers, this was a nice suprise and much better than the much more often seen Corona. Color and appearance were nothing to write home about but I was suprised by the taste and found it pretty enjoyable. Was picked up for a Mexican themed night with our friends, sure we switched between these and margaritas, but everyone agreed that this beer was a solid 'OK'.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2009 01:20:14 | More by Azumel
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North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I will say this was a good Mexican beer. It's got the citrus thing going on, with a hint of corn and wheat. It's better than Corona, probably because of the brown bottle as opposed to the clear. Beers should never be bottled clear, especially if it's going to be imported.

But back to Pacifico, I'm going to enjoy more of these in the future.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2010 22:36:27 | More by kneeland
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3.63/5  rDev +37%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Overall, a good mark. On even or better par with the South-of-the-Border Cervezas (adj. lagers) such as Corona, Sol, Dos Equis (XX)and Modelo. Refreshment is the common denominator for all of these brews because they are not designed to give one the warm and fuzzy feel of the winter brews. Pacifico is a warm weather beverage.

A: golden, transparent, but with less than average head and lace retention.

S: fruity hops.

T: Nicely noticeable hops without bitterness or residual taste.

M: Thin, average mouthfeel.

D: Above average drinkability. Well-worth the price of a sixer for the sake of experimentation.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2009 18:56:56 | More by MikeInIowa
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3.6/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Apperance- Light yellow, little head to the beer

Smell- Light grain smell to it

Taste- Like a normal lager not much to it has a slight fruit taste to it slightly better than Corona

Mouthfeel- Has a normal amount of carbonation to it, is a light beer goes down smooth and refreshing

Drinkability- Is drinkable would gladly substitute this for Cornona

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2010 04:40:34 | More by Slygato
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West Virginia

3.58/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Sorry I love this beer, guilty pleasure yes. But let me tell you I have nothing but fond memories drinking 12 packs of this one the beach while living in Southern California when I was there the summer after my freshman year in college. I also discovered craft beer that way that most of us here know it but this beer is just good mass produced lager, it's not rotten like most mass produced Mexican swill. I even drink it ocasionally at my local Mexican restaurant called Puerta Vallarta. I even squeeze the lime and it tastes so good in bottle or frosted mug. Bottles there are 2 bucks, I just finished a 20 dollar bottle of Infinium. I'd rather drink ice cold Pacifico with Arroz con Pollo and Chile Relleno anyday. Even compared to other shitty beers, this is good tasting and enjoyable, so I'm offended that this is considered the bottom of the barrel. Yes it's fizzy yellow beer and it has corn and rice adjuncts but this one is a lesser of all evils for me. Flavor wise straight or with lime it has subtle sweetness no raw off flavors just a dynamic drinking experience that comes of both drinkable and enjoyable especially when paired with the right foods. Drinkability overall is great mouthfeel is light bodied mass produced thin fizzy lager that I really really like drinking.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2010 16:00:33 | More by WVbeergeek
Pacífico from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
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