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

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67
poor
2,231 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Modelo EspecialModelo Especial
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,231
Reviews:
579
Avg:
2.87
pDev:
21.95%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
590
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +74.2%

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5/5  rDev +74.2%

Photo of jam1833
5/5  rDev +74.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of LooksCouldKiilll
5/5  rDev +74.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I love Modelo Especial! Hands down my favorite beer. Forget Corona. Leave it to the spring breakers in Cancun. When you are looking for a nice Mexican beer that is easy to drink, quenches your thirst, and reminds of you sunnier days then this is your beer!
MMMM... I wish I had one right now!

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Photo of lanechaffin
5/5  rDev +74.2%

Good skunky clear bottle brew. Taste like beer should

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5/5  rDev +74.2%

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5/5  rDev +74.2%

Photo of ColinMFLewis
5/5  rDev +74.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

None but it's a good beer

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Photo of echris310
4.84/5  rDev +68.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Now this beer here is heaven this my most fav beer has a li

It has a very smooth taste for a import a little pricey but worth it if u have the funds

If offerd this do not turn this down! Will not disapoint

Its way better then corona, tecate just to name a few mexican brews

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Photo of tesguino
4.82/5  rDev +67.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

the original "bull´s ball" huevo de toro, is very popular in my city over any brands of its rival brewery, but in general is exceptional for a party time, buddies reunion, smell fabulous, taste exceptional, like a real german lager beer, grupo model brewer of this beer had a lot of beer most are german or european styles, for many drinkers this is good, every brands have its drinkers.

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Photo of TerryMills
4.79/5  rDev +66.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

My absolute favorite "regular" beer you can find anywhere ..

Very good clean taste without the watery finish of normal American lager, nice beer to have with food .

12 pack bottled in a box is my favorite since it is a clear bottle , there is no skunk flavor with this beer Like you get with corona.

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4.75/5  rDev +65.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +65.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +65.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +65.5%

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4.72/5  rDev +64.5%

Photo of Kelby777
4.72/5  rDev +64.5%
look: 2 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured straight from the can into a pilsner glass.

Appearance - Very clear, pale amber color. Very carbonated, small bubbly, frothy head.

Smell - Smells of sweet corn and breadiness. Mouthwatering.

Taste - Way better than expected. I am actually very surprised at how this tastes. The taste is hard to explain... it has sort of a light orange peel hoppy flavor to it with a bitter finish. Don't worry, the hops are not overpowering.

Mouthfeel - VERY easy to drink! The beer is just right in terms of thickness.

Overall - Would recommend this for any occasion. I can't image how good this would taste with some Mexican food. This beer puts Corona to shame.

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Photo of Ancora_Imparo
4.65/5  rDev +62%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

For the price, and considering the style, this is by far the best one can get west of the Mississippi. Again FOR THE STYLE. This is not a craft beer; but it blows Budweiser, Miller, Coors, Hamm's and Pabst et al. away by a long shot. East of the Mississippi I'd say no; but here in the desert one cannot go wrong with Modelo Especial when looking for this style of beer.

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Photo of Luis_Fuentes94
4.6/5  rDev +60.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Not bad when u combine a hispanic food excluding the rice

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4.5/5  rDev +56.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +56.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +56.8%

You had this beer. Write a review.

Photo of CameronWolff
4.42/5  rDev +54%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This beer is really good.

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4.4/5  rDev +53.3%

Photo of WojoVT
4.4/5  rDev +53.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

So many people in this forum critiquing beers like Modelo like it's a craft beer when they are meant to be drank either as a thirst quencher or in quantity.
Look: looks like a beer
Smell: yeasty
Taste: not the best beer ever, but after three margaritas, not bad, tastes like a Mexican pilsner (which it is)
Feel: oh boy I'm gonna feel those three margaritas tomorrow when my daughter wakes me up at 6:30 am. It feels like drinking a Mexican beer
Overall: I'm from VT - home of Hill Farmstead, Heady Topper, Fiddlehead, and countless other great craft beers which I enjoy to the fullest extent. Stop critiquing beers like Modelo (which I'm drinking right now) like they should earn the respect of other craft beers and have a feel, nose, head etc... don't waste your time... oh.... oops..

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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.87 out of 5 based on 2,231 ratings.
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