Pacífico - Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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BA SCORE
63
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1,700 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,700
Reviews: 509
rAvg: 2.67
pDev: 23.97%
Wants: 24
Gots: 274 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-02-2002

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Ratings: 1,700 | Reviews: 509
Photo of jooler
3.25/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Honestly my favorite Mexican beer right next to Victoria's

Photo of HeadyRobber
1.12/5  rDev -58.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

It tastes like a mixture of horse cum and gasoline but is quite earthy. No floral or tropical aromas other than the lime that instantaneously went rotten the moment it touched the beer. Mexican piss water would be an upgrade to this concoction. Shame on myself for paying actual currency for this.

Photo of Sathanas
3.27/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Quite under whelming even for a Mexican lager. To use the words of a certain Arrogant Bastard it's just 'fizzy yellow beer'. Drinkable, though.

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.79/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This is a beer I drink when I go to the beach and I want something else than water, a fresh lime and it´s good to go. Still bad but better than water.

Photo of Ravena
5/5  rDev +87.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite beer hands down for summertime drinking. Can put down a lot of these

Photo of buschbeer
2.81/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass

L - It is pale yellow with very little white head that almost immediately dissipated. No lacing.

S - I smell some light grain notes. It is surprisingly not skunky smelling like Corona as I expected.

T - The taste is light caramel and some grain. It is pretty much unoffensive due to little flavor.

F - Watery

O - I am cooking Mexican dishes today so I thought I would try an unreviewed by me Mexican lager. This is a lot better than Corona. It will wash down the spicy food nicely.

Photo of Metalsnota
3.84/5  rDev +43.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pacifico reminds me of Mexico.

Photo of nicholas2121
4.24/5  rDev +58.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pacífico brewed by Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. , with an ABV of 4.50% This brew pours out a nice amber color with a nice white head. It has the look of most lager brews on the market. The smell is skunky with grains and malts. You pick up a hit of hops in the smell of this brew. The taste is bold with flavor. You pick up on grains, malts, and a hit of hops in the taste of this brew. The mouthfeel is smooth and rich with flavor. I like how this brew goes down smooth. There is nothing overpowering in this brew, it has a nice balance to it Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V., did a nice job with this brew. I would buy this brew again.

Photo of TheCondor
2.4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I will make this fast. I thought this was going to be a bit better than it was, not wasting a lot of time on the review.

Appearance - Pours a super transparent golden color with a soap bubbly half finger that dissolves as fast as it appears. No lacing. Since it is snowing here I like the thought of drinking Mexican beer, sitting on a fishing boat not giving a damn.

Smell - A bit of corn, tiny lemon, skunk, urine

Taste - Nothing really. Tin, a bit of bitterness

Mouthfeel - Finishes like water, about the same consistency.

Overall - Move it along. If you want to drink beer south of the border go Corona or Dos Equis at a minimum. This is pretty bad.

Photo of MLDucky
2/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Meh, nothing to see here. Move along

Photo of Lupushead
2.17/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Junto con Victoria, de las mejores lager mexicanas, muy pobre si la comparamos con las lupulosas que nos encantan.

Photo of CJNAPS
1/5  rDev -62.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

There is so much good beer out there, no need to drink this stuff.

Photo of ricp215
2.44/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Light easy drink. No real flavor

Photo of Lobina
2.68/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Need a lime to enhance the weakness

Photo of CalgaryFMC
2.33/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

One bottle of several poured into a pint glass in Cabo San Lucas. Perhaps the most widely available shitty macro-lager in these parts, with the possible (likely) exception of Corona, a pale yellow fizzbomb with no head to speak off, although if you deliberately do an aggressive pour into a clean glass you can get about four fingers of blink and you miss it creamy white foam. Sorry, I fuck around a little when I get bored. Smells pretty mellow but what's there speaks of cooked corn, whiffs of apple and grape hard candy, skunk, dead grass (I am not exaggerating), and sweet dough. Classic macro lager taste and feel. Has almost a cotton candy sweetness, marginally thicker and less corny than Corona but this is not saying that much. More apple and grainy notes late. There is a German brewing tradition in this beer's pedigree but you'd never know it based on taste. Terrible brew truth be told, although a good study for those interested in intimate knowledge of DMS and the odd fruity notes one gets with under-aged beers.

Photo of gmattkennedy
2.71/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

If you got a lime, this beer is wonderful...otherwise it's just a cheep beer.

Photo of JNForsyth
2/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Super light, watered down crap.

Photo of Nathan451
2.75/5  rDev +3%

Situation-ally, this is the best beer you can get a restaurant. Doesn't overpower your pallet with skunkiness. Also, it's a great beer with lime.

That said it does kinda suck by itself, but so does every other mexican style beer.

Photo of Snuffy63
2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

Purchased from a local liquor store. Served well-chilled. It took me awhile to choke this down and I'll probably try to pawn the other five bottles on one of my sons. Maybe I just got a bad lot but I'm not getting a light grain and slight lemon taste. Instead, I got a "dadgummed corn done spoiled" taste, albeit a sweetish note along with the spoiled grain. This was offered on tap at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill restaurant. I was tempted...just couldn't do it. Ordered a Bud instead.

Photo of RyanK252
3.15/5  rDev +18%

On tap at BC's Pizza and Beer

A: Pours pale straw with a white head that disappears.

S: Very light lemon grass and floral notes, corn adjunct, and a little skunkiness.

T: Some lemon grass bitterness followed by corn adjunct sweetness, with a very faint floral note.

M: Light to medium body, fairly crisp with a noticeable carbonation bite.

O: It could be worse, and could serve a purpose as a lawnmower beer, but that corn just ruins it for me.

Photo of JAMES-BABY
4.5/5  rDev +68.5%

AGAIN; Dark beer lovers should refrain from rating a light or medium lager brewed in the Americas, or anywhere for that matter. If ones pallet is partial toward sharp cheddars, why would he/she flap-off about a muenster or provolone'... something they wouldn't normally consume? PACIFICO is, per my experience, one of the two best light lagers brewed in Mexico, ( Victoria being slightly crisper in my opinion. ). Lagers/Pilsners are not known for having heavy bouquets as they SHOULD not! PACIFICO has an enjoyable but not overpowering flavor, therefor it mixes indominantly with many different meals. Pacifico also delivers a creeping, delightful wallop that should be languished in - not used as an appetizer for a hard booze finish. ( the Mexican VICTORIA has a slightly better flavor in my opinion )

Photo of Sinfull
2.25/5  rDev -15.7%

Average summer lager... Golden color, white head. Malty aroma and taste .... etc..... Nothing to explain... Light hoppy notes

Photo of Forgottensaints
3/5  rDev +12.4%

Honestly....I can't tell the difference between this or a corona. In any case it's good but doesn't give me the nostalgic pleasure of corona.

Photo of mjurney
3.25/5  rDev +21.7%

Appearance:
Straw color, crystal clear. Some rising carbonation. Thin soapy head.

Aroma:
Sweet grain and corn.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Sweet grain, cereal, some corn. Slight bitterness towards the end. Finish is dry, very crisp. Body is thin, crisp, refreshing, dry, fizzy.

Overall:
It's a decent beer.

Photo of 3PuttPar
3.75/5  rDev +40.4%

This beer has a time and place. It is not to be dismissed out if hand. While lacking complexity and balance, it hits the spot in a hit day, out doors, when you are looking to throw back a quite a few. A crowd pleaser for good old beer drinkers.

Pacífico from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
63 out of 100 based on 1,700 ratings.