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

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2,506 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,506
Reviews: 873
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.87%
Wants: 31
Gots: 176 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2000)
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1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

BraveGator, Mar 15, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

illini4x4, Mar 21, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

rojapa, Aug 09, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

Alex5, Dec 10, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -47.6%

BoRaeCho, May 13, 2012
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1.85/5  rDev -44.6%

its not the best beer it has a sour taste and i always notice people spit after they drink it at the clubs. I would prefere a pabts blue ribbion or a micky instead of this. it taste ok when lime is added but other then that it has a bull flavor. If anything i would consider this as a last minute beer.

luis_dibiase, Sep 25, 2013
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1.93/5  rDev -42.2%

Reviewed 2/25/2006 (12oz bottle):

Pours a dark red-brown colored body, with a good sized head, that's slightly off-white, and lasting. Has a Malty aroma. A very malty taste, and has a slightly fizzy palate, but is slightly watery. Has a malty aftertaste.

jujubeast6000, Dec 15, 2008
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1.95/5  rDev -41.6%

Toffee brown; hard to pour head that levels out quickly; good amount of carbonation; translucent

Bready/yeasty; a little sour; surprisingly not sweet for it's color; not much there at all

Taste & Mouthfeel
Body is overly carbonated and thin all the way through; there's just a hint of beer flavor at first, but then it's swept away by the carbonation, leaving the ultra thin back end to eliminate any flavorful aftertaste. There's just a hint of caramel sweetness in there, but it tastes like club soda with a dash of Coke and generic beer. I remember this having more character before, so this is pretty surprising how dull it is. The finish is crisp and clean, though I'd like some lingering flavor.

It's about the lightest tasting darker colored beer I've ever sampled. It's by no means a dark beer and definitely not worth the near $2 I paid for the bottle.

JEdmund, Apr 16, 2008
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1.96/5  rDev -41.3%

Best by: dunno

Pours dark ruby brown with some weak etched light cream foam. Smells like cheap beer - wheat and grain, some soily yeast and a little bit of sweet malt. Tastes like a brown ale that wherein the yeast was over-taxed and has a real bad ester profile with sweet vanilla and butter flavors. Some nutty character. LIght bodied with hi carb and a semi dry finish. Not something I plan to revisit.

harrymel, Jan 13, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

just mexican beer with a hint of roastiness and caramel or something, pretty boring beer, but it goes down easy.

rastaman, Apr 05, 2002
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

crowsoup, Oct 03, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

Jordanmtate, Jul 09, 2014
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

Bottle: Poured a clear light brown color beer with a medium bubbly head with minimal retention. Aroma of weak malt is quite boring. Taste of light adjunct base malt with a watery finish. I guess this is better then Corona but still very boring overall. Maybe I would have enjoyed it better sitting on a beach under the sun.

Phyl21ca, Oct 23, 2006
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

OSUBucksfan09, Jun 12, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

FreshmanPour77, Nov 23, 2011
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

On-Tap @ Azteca Everett...

Came out a piss pour yellow/no head or lacing. huge lime wedge on the edge of the glass.

Not much smell to this. taste is much the same a splash of grain/malt. I squeezed in the lime halfway in... it didnt help things.

Overall a very generic tasting/boring beer.

hopwave, Feb 28, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

Xzfgiimtsath, May 31, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

Jindofett, Jul 12, 2014
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

NatsnSkinsDC, Dec 03, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

carteravebrew, Jun 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

chadski, Dec 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

beerbtl, Jun 24, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

Jessenimmo, Mar 14, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

phishdaly, Nov 23, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.1%

EddieG28, Feb 01, 2012
Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
76 out of 100 based on 2,506 ratings.