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

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BA SCORE
76
okay

2,886 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,886
Reviews: 939
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.57%
Wants: 46
Gots: 415 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2000

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Ratings: 2,886 | Reviews: 939
Photo of Capt_Pete
4.53/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

From the bottle in a glass. Pours a reddish-brown with a nice head that lasts. Smells of roasted nuts and chocolate. Tastes sweet and then bitter in a good balance like the aroma. Full bodied feel and slightly bitter going down. Overall my go-to beer in a Mexican restaurant.

Photo of Michael63
4.57/5  rDev +36.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

It's a great dark beer. Nice and full bodied. My go to dark beer in the summer

Photo of Davidstan
2.7/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Tasted like a beer sprite. It was very sweet but have to say refreshing on a warm day at a friends home. It was free and will drink again if it is free but probably will never buy.

Photo of Ibrakeforufos
4.55/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Not the best beer I have tasted, but it is an excellent beer that is smooth and tasty. It's far better than Corona and most American brews.

Photo of PorterPro125
3.3/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving Type: 32 oz. Draught at Hooters in Cancun, Mexico

A- Light Brown (think milk chocolate), slight ruby tinge. 1 finger width of creamy white head

S- Lots of malt sweetness.

T- Malt sweetness and hints of caramel. Tad bit of bitterness on the finish

M- Low to Medium carbonation and a good heavy body.

O- After drinking Corona, Dos Equis, Superior Rubia, etc., it was awesome to find a Mexican beer that didn't taste like corn and/or urine. Definitely getting this one again, although it is a tad on the heavier side and is quite filling.

Photo of MarshallBirdhouse
4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomb with some fajitas for sure

Photo of Theheroguy
3.6/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Sweet flavor with a dry finish. This bitterness is hidden unless you go looking for it. This goes down easy and is very refreshing exactly what a dunkel should be. The aroma is faint and of roasted malts. It could benefit from more flavor in general. A more flavorful version of this would be a world class beer. The low level of carbonation makes it extremely easy to drink.

Photo of AaronSprouse
2.47/5  rDev -26%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

not the worst of its kind.. but it's mediocre at best...

Photo of Lanypany88
4.53/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite beers to drink.

Photo of ordybill
3.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a roasted malt smell with some caramel thrown in.
Appearance- A dark yellow to bronze color with a small white head.
Taste- Has a nice strong malt flavor, goes well with food.
Palate- A medium bodied brew with light carbonation. Has a nice finish no bitterness
Overall- An excellent beer for drinking with food.

Photo of Bali_hi
3.89/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle of negra modelo drank.

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
3.06/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a good mexican beer, I prefer Bohemia, but Negra Modelo is quite good when you can´t find bohemia.

Photo of YumaLaowai
3.96/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good relaxing beer.
I need to add salt for my preference. Many will nog

Photo of NiceTaps
3.23/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap in a pint glass.

A- Bronze-it-brown color with a thin white head. No lacing. Bubbly.

S- Bready, roasted malt. "Toasted" scents of caramel, bread, malt.

T- Like the nose. Very malted with some molasses flavor.

M- It was drinkable and all, but crashed on the end. The sweet malts were just too much.

O- I may have enjoyed it more in a 12oz serving. Getting through 16oz of all those malted malty malts was challenging. It gave me a hop craving.

Photo of CycleHops
2.34/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not really what I was hoping to pair with my burrito... I need a darker and less watered down beer.

Photo of Gatch
4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Disclaimer: I'm drinking this in Mexico so maybe that makes a difference? Roasty character with a good body. Goes well with most foods. A great alternative to all the "clear beers." For the price, not sure how you can ask more from a beer out of Mexico but beer snobs will be beer snobs and people on this site still don't rate to style, comparing everything to the best "big beers" they've had.

Photo of dacrza1
2.94/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

DATE TASTED: January 31, 2015... GLASSWARE: Warsteiner pokal... OCCASION: Penn State in its annual b-ball battle with Illinois... APPEARANCE: confident amber bronze body; fizzy white head settles to a thin yet creamy quarter-inch; mild effervescence... AROMA: biscuit and toasted bread; that toasted scent suggests roasted nuts and coffee beans... PALATE: slightly crunchy, but reasonably light despite its color; slick at the finish...TASTE: at odds with itself: caramel, toffee and earthy notes vie with cloying, gummy esters that leave a rather funky malt finish...OVERALL: better than its Especial, this provides a profile of sorts in a style normally relegated to pizza support--but the overt malt presence is marred by some plasticine irregularities...

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
3.15/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Excellent dark lager with a substantial malt profile.

Photo of CJNAPS
2.26/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

It's ok, don't see me buying this. Will drink it if nothing else is around.

Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
3.82/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Negra Modelo bottle with a lime wedged in the neck. I got this at my local Tex Mex joint, craving a change from the Dos Equis I usually drink while I'm there. I wasn't expecting too much from this, especially given the reviews here, but I was pleasantly surprised. It has a nice, sultry bronze color with a small, fleeting head. The aroma is muted, but I definitely detect a rich maltiness. The taste was actually more complex than I figured it to be, and there's a definite bite of alcohol that hits you with the carbonation on the tongue. When compared to other Mexican beers, this is definitely at the front of the line. Overall, not bad! I'd certainly get it again.

Photo of WckdVbz
1.3/5  rDev -61.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Are there ANY good Mexican beers?

Photo of Rahuel
4.77/5  rDev +42.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great taste, smoothnes. Good aroma and aftertaste

Photo of lmaduells
3.4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A stout right unpretentious but totally dispensable

Photo of Gary611
4.49/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice taste. Always good beer

Photo of jcance
1.94/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

This beer is bullshit. It's better than Dos Equis, but jesus christ. Family of mine drink this and consider it good, so I thought it was worth a try...I was wrong. This and Dos Equis are enough to make me avoid Mexican beer like the plague. I love Mexican tequilas, mezcals, pretty much anything Mexican, but what the fuck is up with their beers?! It's got a weird taste; bitter but with no pungency. It tastes kind of like dirty pool water with alcohol and carbonation in it. I want to like it for convenience's sake, but my god. I have rarely been this disappointed by a beer. Fuck this; don't purchase.

Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
76 out of 100 based on 2,886 ratings.