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

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2,505 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,505
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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Photo of WillieMoe
3.23/5  rDev -3.3%

I was actually surprised at how much I liked this brew. Not to say it was great, but it was definitely drinkable. I am trying to get into some darker beers and this seems like a good one to start with. It pours a nice dark amber color. It's not as thick a black as I guessed it would be. The smell is not very strong but there's hints of nut and even the tiniest hint of fruit, which my palate could not quite place. The taste went right along with the smell, Bit nutty with a wee bit of fruit, a tiny bit watery,which is probably what made it so drinkable for me. I don't like watered down brews, don't get me wrong, but as I am just trying to get into some dark beers,this made for an easy 1st step. There was a smooth finish, with only very slight bitterness,that fades quickly. overall a pleasant surprise,

WillieMoe, Aug 07, 2007
Photo of JerseyPaul
3.23/5  rDev -3.3%

Appearance: Clear, dark copper color with good carbonation; small off-white head that dissipates quickly, leaving slight lacing

Smell: Sweet, roasted malts with hints of chocolate & toffee

Taste: Sweet malt taste with some toffee & caramel notes up front; also get some metallic notes common with Mexican beers; finishes crisp with slight hops

Mouthfeel: Crisp & light, with over the top carbonation

Drinkability: Average; has no great characteristics or flaws; will finish the six pack, but unlikely to have this again

Overall, Negra Modelo is an average beer. There are many more suitable options for the style, but at the same time, I'm not dumping this down the drain. It's drinkable, but I'd prefer something with more taste.

JerseyPaul, Feb 06, 2010
Photo of dmamiano
3.23/5  rDev -3.3%

poured medium brown, almost reminding me of root beer. good head, carbonation and not much left in lacing.
smell was mild, breif hints of chocolate, burnt wood and a hint of charcoal.
Taste was thin on the mouth, but not bad flavorwise. A bit reminiscient of a mild porter with slight twinges of chocolate and roastiness.
Not bad, but not good either

dmamiano, Aug 30, 2008
Photo of OzarkElmo
3.23/5  rDev -3.3%

Drank with friends on January 23. Bottle - pours a clear dark amber. Very little head. Very smooth, light to medium bodied. Hints of malt, easy finish. Minimal lacing throughout. Almost "light" tasting. Very sessionable despite ABV. Probably would not purchase again, but would gladly partake of if offered. Just not my type.

OzarkElmo, Jan 26, 2009
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3.24/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

served in pint glass.

pours a clear reddish brown with a off-white head. Head has moderate retention.

A - sweet roasted and caramel malt. Somewhat nutty. A little dank, but not skunky.

T - unimpressive. some undesirable burnt and perhaps stale components to the malty flavor

M - thin but smooth; carbonation a bit low for style.

O - less impressive than hoped for yet a little above average among Mexican beers I've had so far.

chinchill, Jan 01, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
76 out of 100 based on 2,505 ratings.