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

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2,350 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,350
Reviews: 867
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.57%
Wants: 24
Gots: 120 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2000)
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-21-2011 23:54:23 | More by KC9LDB
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-20-2011 23:20:04 | More by Wally1912
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-20-2011 17:17:41 | More by Rempo
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-19-2011 23:37:54 | More by AlexChillton
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-19-2011 17:07:19 | More by UncleAddie
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-18-2011 05:59:46 | More by BeerArchivist
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-18-2011 04:05:41 | More by Gobstopper15
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5/5  rDev +49.7%

11-17-2011 17:47:18 | More by mountaineer99
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-17-2011 15:58:23 | More by MerkurKing16
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-16-2011 21:18:35 | More by codynevels
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-16-2011 04:36:15 | More by jrutigs
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3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-16-2011 02:28:02 | More by bpfrush
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-16-2011 01:40:43 | More by Lawnboy33
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-16-2011 00:48:44 | More by millelacsmark
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-15-2011 14:38:54 | More by ColSanders123
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4/5  rDev +19.8%

11-14-2011 16:30:27 | More by JohnnyChicago
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5/5  rDev +49.7%

11-14-2011 15:37:22 | More by brewyou2
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

11-14-2011 09:55:51 | More by allstar255
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3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tonight we are going south of the border. We are headed to Mexico for a Negra Modelo. I have had this beer time and time again, and I think it’s the gold wrapper that keeps me coming back. That, or its unique taste. It’s incredible, and I love a good dark beer that is drinkable like this Mexican brew. The beer is easy to find, and can be found in any grocery store. This beer is also very popular among the Mexican population.

The beer does have a nice presentation in the bottle. It’s got a gold and black label, and that foil over the cap is nice. It just looks nice, and makes me want to pop the top and pour this beer out. Bottoms up people!

In the Glass: In the glass, it’s dark, but doesn’t appear too thick. It’s got a nice amber color, almost black. It also has a small head, and fizzles in the glass like a flat cola. But that’s okay as I didn’t expect or want a thick beer. Mexico is hot… you can’t have a thick beer that far south.

Nose: The nose is smooth, and has an almost nutty note. I like that… nutty note. Anyway, it sticks around too and as I pull my nose from the glass I can still smell it. As I take a second whiff, it smells almost smokey, and somewhat dry. I don’t remember this beer being dry, but the nose begs to differ.

Flavor: This beer drinks extremely smooth, and goes down without any problems at all. For a beer this dark, you don’t expect it to be. There is subtle carbonation here, but not enough to cause concern. It doesn’t hang around that long, but we will get there with the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is pretty boring. There is hardly any carbonation in this brew, and it sits there and just begs to be swallowed. That’s what she said! Sorry, I had to. Anyway, the beer is weak on the tongue and slides down smooth. But the flavor picks up toward the back of the palate.

Aftertaste: The aftertaste is pretty weak. It doesn’t stick around for very long, yet leaves a subtle dryness on the top of your throat. That dryness sits there until I take another sip. I will take another sip, as this is a good beer… a good summer beer.

I am giving it a 3 because it’s so common. It’s good though. I will give it that.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 03:28:36 | More by rickyleepotts
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2.9/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into 12oz Tumbler Glass

Appearance - Dark Brown/Crimson with a very transparent appearance. Has a half finger head that quickly disappears. There's also no lacing left behind

Smell - Sweet Caramel with a slight hint of burnt malts and yeasts. Smell becomes slightly skunky later on

Taste - Caramel taste with surprisingly sweet notes. The malts are also fairly obvious here, along with a slightly grassy palette to top it off. It leaves a bittersweet aftertaste in your mouth as well

Mouthfeel - Overall body is moderate and it's fairly easy to drink, but there are smoother beers out there in terms of body. The carbonation is also fairly moderate so it's not too fizzy.

Overall - In short, it's an okay beer but one that makes me glad that I bought it as part of a custom six pack. I wouldn't go out of my way to try it again. It's a fairly average beer that's familiar to most of us, but at the same time there's really not alot going for it

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2011 02:57:08 | More by NuclearDolphin
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3.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a classic beer glass at Mi Casita in Crofton, MD.

A: Pours a clear brown hue with a thin ½-finger white head that quickly dissipates in to a wispy lace.

S: Slight nutty aroma with a general sweet backbone.

T: Similar to the aroma the flavor is sweet with a nutty taste with hints of vanilla and caramel.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Decent lager – very smooth and easily drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2011 20:16:49 | More by ckollias
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2.95/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

supposedly one of the higher end mexican brews. pours a see through thin budlight color with a small head. nose is lousy, old malts, dead beer, no hops at all to speak of. taste beats the aroma, with a refreshing lighter malt flavor and a quick crisp finish. mouthfeel is alright, with some pretty high carbonation and a light body. if i was in mexico city on a 100degree day eating spicy food, it would be a good session, but on a cold fall night in the midwest with pizza, its extremely unremarkable.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2011 18:41:07 | More by StonedTrippin
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Alberta (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

355ml little stubby bottle poured into pint glass 5/11/11

A reddish amber with loads of tiny bubbles being pumped out from all over the glass, thumbs width of light tan film has a short life but leaves a couple rings of lace

S soapy molasses and a little cola

T a little nutty raisin and the soap I smell is gone, not that bad actually, I thought this would be complete swill but it's decent

M a little thin but enough carbonation to give it some life, flavors linger but faint

O a surprise considering I though it was another Corona in a brown bottle, unlike Corona I could drink this without problems

nothing worth looking for but it would make a great substitute for Mexican tap water, perhaps the best thing I've had from the country

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2011 03:38:21 | More by wordemupg
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2.68/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured out of a bottle into a chilled mug.

Appearance is a medium brown with a fizzy head that doesn't stick around for long.

Smell is a light nutty roastiness and perhaps a little sweet.

Taste is a light nuttiness with a little bit of roast. Really no hops to speak of and the taste drops off fairly quickly. Mouthfeel is thin.

I do enjoy this beer with mexican food but that is about it. I seriously doubt I would ever drink it on a regular basis. However it is probably my favorite mexican lager.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2011 22:53:56 | More by rangerred
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3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Amber color. Almost no head which disappears almost immediately and leaves no lacing.

S: I caught there a light maltiness, but overall the smell is very poor.

T: Malts are predominating, light at first but finishes with a pleasant roasted yet sweet aftertaste. Alcohol is also present despite the relatively low ABV.

M: Good carbonation for this refreshing beer.

O: This is not a great brew. But it could have been worse for just a thirst-quenching beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 13:34:38 | More by Fux
Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
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