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 Raziel313
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of fthegiants
1.53/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.59/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I'm not even joking, we were paying $14 for these tallboys at the Its Not Dead fest in October '15.

Straw yellow macro stuff, thin white head, vanishes. Aroma of corn, grain, no hopping, barley evident here.

Taste, relatively innocuous fizzy yellow vibes. Light body. Pale malts, noble hops. Plenty of water in here. You've had this beer in a hundred different iterations. Its macro AAL, end of story.

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Photo of harpus
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
1.5/5  rDev -48.3%

Photo of jzlyo
2.73/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Aroma is grains and corn. The flavor is grains/malts, corn, light fruit and mostly inoffensive.

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Photo of egrace84
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of lordofthewiens
2.77/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

As others have noted, I don't see any comparison between this and a pilsener. There just isn't that much there. It was a clear yellow with no head. Not much aroma, maybe a little graininess. A vague, sweet taste. Couldn't find any hops. Refreshing on a hot day, but that's about it.

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Photo of papat444
3.09/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had this at Mexico Lindo in NMB. Surprisingly refreshing with lime in it, went well with spicy food and hot weather.

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Photo of gtermi
3.02/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dertyd
3/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of scottfrie
2.28/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

24oz can into imperial pint glass.

A: Pours a clear light golden color with a thin quarter inch of fizzy bright white head that faded into a foamy film and collar. A couple patches of wispy lace was left down the glass.
S: I get corn, peppery hops, and an off putting cheap grainy quality. Smells very light and watery.
T: Light malt backbone, grain, corn, and mild spice. Slight yeasty quality, mild sulfer, mild vegetal. Not much flavor, but nothing overly offensive. Very plain and watery. There’s a synthetic sweetness in the aftertaste, and maybe a light metallic quality that I’m not loving.
M: Light body, light and watery mouthfeel, crisp and clean. Carbonation is low, soft, and smooth.
O: A flavorless pilsner. Not offensive, but there are much better examples, even among the light macro swill, that I’d rather drink.

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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 RoyalT
2.64/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - This is a light yellow in color with a slight shade of orange. The bright white head came up easy and actually showed some retention.

Smell - The grain is light and easy here if a bit on the stale side.

Taste - The grain turns corny at the taste with an offputting sweetness.

Mouthfeel - This light-bodied lager was smooth with a light carbonation that gave it a refreshing character.

Drinkability - Parts of this beer begged to be dumped but the positive aspects of it just did keep it out of the sink.

Note: I think this is only the second time in almost 2,000 reviews that I have five different ratings that none are the same. Bizarre . . .

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Photo of FLBeerGuy
3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jame515
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%

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 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 Falcone
2.25/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Pours a darkish yellow with good clarity. Average head, weak lacing.

Smell is grainy and slightly grassy. Aroma is a bit stale and even a tad sour. Not very inviting.

A fair amount of malt flavor gives way to a rather unpleasant finish and aftertaste with a bit of unpleasant sourness. I have a feeling this is well past its prime. Overly carbonated; too sharp and biting. Slick and wet mouthfeel. Kind of gross.

If this is really a Czech Pilsener than it is a rather poor example. Stick to the Vienna lager style if you want a Mexican beer.

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Photo of Beginner2
2.95/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Pegasus
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: Quite clear, light golden in color, with a large, coarse white head, and scattered, patchy lacing. The carbonation is sparse, with fat bubbles drifting lazily to the surface.

Aroma: Cooked corn and vegetal notes dominate the aroma, with no perceptible hop notes.

Taste: Opens with a wave of corn malt, with a vaguely burnt characteristic. As the taste progresses, earthy and metallic hops appear, and dominate to the close of the taste.

Mouth feel: Smooth, fairly soft, a bit thin.

Drinkability/notes: Not much here, seems very cheaply-made and mediocre. I paid ninety-nine cents plus tax for a single bottle, that seems about right for this Corona knockoff.

Presentation: Packaged in a custom, enameled, twelve-ounce brown glass long-neck bottle, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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Photo of misternebbie
2.41/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of beerpadawan
2/5  rDev -31%

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.44/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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