Montejo | Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Mexico
gmodelo.mx

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 10-07-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
194
Reviews:
58
Avg:
2.9
pDev:
19.66%
 
 
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8
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Ratings: 194 |  Reviews: 58
Photo of wejohnsn
3.36/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
3.34/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a corn and malt smell, fairly inviting.
Appearance- Pours a crystal clear light golden color with a medium sized white head.
Taste- Has a very refreshing flavor of malt and corn, do not confuse this with a micro brew.
Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation
Overall- this is a great session beer for tailgating or fishing. It is not a craft beer and I don't think anyone who drinks this will ever be confused by that. But it is a very good beer to quench a thirst and it is phenomenal on a hot day.

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Photo of jason419
3.33/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tesguino
3.33/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A classic from the southeastern of my country, made originally for in memoriam of the founder of its city Merida Yucatan, Don Francisco de Montejo, with 45 years of rich history, this brand is one of the czech pilsner beers sold in my city, perfect for mexican and american food, serve in a pilsner glass.

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Photo of woodychandler
3.32/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

My (usually) local, in-person trader, tone77, dropped this off for me in furtherance of The CANQuest (tm). He flew his snowbird self south for the winter, but I will still raise a toast to him. Prosit!

From the CAN (translated from Spanish): "Made In Mexico"; "Clear Beer"; "From (Est.) 1900"; "With
Mexi[CAN] Pride".

The tab actually put up a little bit of a fight on the Crack!, but this is known to happen with these big 24-fl. oz. CANs. Once I got it open, I knew that I could only CANduct a moderate Glug since anything else would be too much to deal with. This brought forth two fingers of fizzy, bone-white head with low retention. Color was Straw-Yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4) with NE-plus quality clarity, allowing me to see into the future when I am glad that I got the snow off of the roof before it rains tomorrow. Nose smelled mainly of honey & grass, kind of like being in the countryside during the summer. Mouthfeel was thin-to-medium. The taste was oddly berry-like, but not at all unpleasant. I began to get more grassiness as it warmed, but the berry flavor lingered. Finish was semi-dry, certainly a Lager, but I am not sure about it being a Czech Pilsener. I am also not sure precisely how to rate it as a result. If I were to rate to style, it is going to get low marks, but higher if I go simply by my taste. We used to be advised on this, but no more, I guess. Let's just say that it was a decent, adjunct-free Lager and leave it at that.

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Photo of exonthebottle
3.32/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fatehunter
3.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a finger and half of head on a clear medium straw body.
The aroma is mild dry grain and honey.
The taste starts with a little malt sweet, then touch of lemon bitterness and finishes with a sweet note.
The texture is crisp but too fizzy.
It's nice enough, except for the texture.

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Photo of Douberd
3.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

My next few reviews would mostly be mexican beers with some american tossed in too, since I am on a trip around Yucatan at this moment.

ABV 4.5 %
355 ml can poured into a plastic cup. Clear golden yellow colour with a half finger head that disappeared immediately. Average amount of bubbles into the glass.
As with most mexican beers aroma is not that easy to distinguish. Nothing here too, just a "beery"  smell that is pleasant though.
Taste is good, but nothing you can put your finger on, it's not bitter, it's not sweet. Maybe somewhere in the middle.
Medium thickness on the body and slight carbonation.
Overall, slighty better than your average mexican beer.

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Photo of Jessicayoung
3.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nbpgt
3.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Stumbled across this a couple times while in Mexico during a cruise.

Drank straight from the bottle on the streets in Cozumel, so the formalities of appereance, color, smell, etc were somewhat lost in the surroundings.

But bottom line, I had to search out & reached for this quite a few more times than the solidly available Coronas.

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Photo of tdm168
3.29/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gatch
3.27/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vickersspitfire
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Montejo has a thick, somewhat fizzy, white head, and a clear, bubbly, golden appearance, with minimal lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, lightly-roasted, bready malts, and the flavor is of sweet bread, mild hop bitterness, and possibly maize. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Montejo finishes crisp, refreshing, and highly drinkable.

RJT

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Photo of CorbinB
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%

I'm seriously surprised by this beer. Strong, crisp mouthfeel. No skunkyness that one might associate with a typical Mexican beer. In fact, this beer is totally atypical when compared to other Mexican brews. I'm a huge fan of sessionable pilsners and this one is distinctive and absolutely drinkable. A solid beer all around.

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Photo of DbbC
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of canders0927
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SkinniePost
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of videofrog
3.21/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of moonman00
3.2/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This beer is often offered at places were food from Yucatan is served.

It is a refreshing beer, yellow color, with a little bit of bitterness.

It has a very light body and smells very tiny.

Excellent for hot days, and with some Cochinita and Pan de Cazón.

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Photo of willjschmidt
3.2/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a pale yellow color.

S: Grainy husks with s bit of sweetness.

T: Some corn, a bit of pale malt, hops are not really present at all. It's watery although crisp and refreshing.

M: Light bodied, high in carbonation.

D: Probably the best of the beers that I had on my trip to Playa Del Carmen, but that's not saying much. It's not a pilsner though, just a light adjunct lager.

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Photo of Mark
3.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer tasted better than it probably was. Why, because it was a beautiful tropical day and I was dying for some kind of beer. Standard straw color, minimal head retention, sparse lacing. Light crisp taste that reeks of corn adjunct. A decent choice for those wishing to avoid Corona.

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Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BowWowWowYippyYoIPA
3.17/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Montejo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.9 out of 5 based on 194 ratings.
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