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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Ratings: 194 |  Reviews: 58
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 James954
2.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

L: Drank from a duece can ...looked like usual adjunct
S: Usual adjunct
T: suprisingly not bad! Still adjunct, but no seriously off-putting tastes for a cheap brew.
F: Better carbonation and mouthfeel than most adjuncts

Overall: I like this the best out of all the Mexican beers available. Probably on par with a Dos Equis.

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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 rggggr
2.94/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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 NeubTube
2.34/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Tone
2.88/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of strong pale malt, wheat, slight adjunct, hint of Euro yeast, and a hint of hop. Fits the style of a Czech Pilsner. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong pale malt, slight adjunct, hint of sweet malt, hint of hops, and a hint of Euro yeast. Overall, average at best; weak appearance and lower quality body and aroma.

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Photo of delgotit99
3.75/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of enelson
2.51/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DanielCole
2.62/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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 KStark
1.93/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of tommy5
2.26/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of robebo44
2.85/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

I purchased a can of Montejo for $1.99 USD in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles/CA/USA.
Look: Montejo has light foam.
Smell: Montejo has the aroma of beer.
Taste: Montejo has the light flavours of both grains and malt.
Feel: Montejo has good carbonation.
Overall: Montejo is a beer for people who mild flavours of both grains and malt.

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Photo of Marvicsin
2.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

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

Photo of carnage11
2.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Just picked up a case for $10. Yes, a case. Don't know why it was so cheap, but obviously...I couldn't say no.

I was pleasantly surprised when I tried it because it wasn't awful.

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

Photo of SlothB77
1/5  rDev -65.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Had this in mexico. Worst beer i have ever had. Worse than beast ice, natty light, etc.

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Photo of Zorro
2.45/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Clear yellow colored beer with a tiny white head.

Smells lightly of toasted grain. Mildly sweet smelling and that is about it..

Starts out mildly sweet and mild noble hop. No real bitterness just clean beer flavor. Very mild taste.

Mouthfeel is seltzer water.

Overall it isn't offensive at all. The downside though is that it is not very flavorful. A suitable substitute for water if you ever need it in Mexico.

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Photo of Thirstygoat
3.14/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of brianmandell
2.94/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kguyty
3.46/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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