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

Modelo EspecialModelo Especial
BA SCORE
6.8%
Liked This Beer
2.81 w/ 2,264 ratings
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
Ranking:
#43,533
Reviews:
590
Ratings:
2,264
Liked:
153
Avg:
2.81/5
pDev:
22.42%
Alströms:
3.4
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
612
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,264 |  Reviews: 590
Photo of Vetbidder
3.21/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

If you have to have a light adjunct lager, this ain't so bad. There's some slight malt flavor and lots of carbonation but it basically a nothing beer, no off flavors thought. If you want suds water, this could be for you.

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Photo of Hoagie1973
3.53/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopliteMpls612
3.4/5  rDev +21%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SynthetikReality95
4.34/5  rDev +54.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of M_chav
2.32/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of GRFounder
3/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jbehlar
3.09/5  rDev +10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of cshaffer
2.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.2/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RaginBowener
2.37/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of NeckBootHeadAss
1.25/5  rDev -55.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

The Bungalow's value menu is full of bad beers.

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Photo of jbexphys
2.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SirFolmarv
2.48/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Prevailing smell and taste of masa. On taste, like most other Mexican beers taste a lot like corn chips. Doesn't look terrible with a kind of nice golden glow, but shares it's problems with other beers of this brewery.

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Photo of MeanMotaScootah
3.24/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

24 oz can. Aroma is as expected - lots of corn mash malt notes - no hops at all. Hey, it's an American Adjunct lager sooooo ya. Taste iiiiiis - better than a Bud so ya. This is my first time trying this beer so naturally I am underwhelmed. All I have to say is it tastes better than the usual suspects, i.e. Bud, Miller, Coors etc.

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Photo of WangFire
3.59/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TPZEM
2.37/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours an off-brown almond color. Head dissipates quickly. Smells skunky; slight hoppy aroma but more generic grains and rices. Tastes very bland; no hop presence and very slight variations on toasted bread. Not my favorite AAL, and at the price, you can definitely get better for cheaper.

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Photo of mooseo
3.62/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Glowingz
2.72/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Laxlyon
2.49/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Trve_Cvnt_666
3.46/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pretty decent, one of my go-to's. Very mild bite, but overall enjoyable taste. I would describe the smell as "skunky" but not entirely unpleasant. The after taste is very similar to a loaf of white bread. Not really a beer for tasting.

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Photo of frasergrove
3.51/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wontonst
1.75/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

I always thought people were exaggerating when they said their beer smells like cat piss. I guess they were being serious, holy crap.

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Photo of tobelerone
2.98/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Alfredogz99
3.25/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tugdriver7
2.56/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Surprisingly drinkable offering in a frosted mug at a great Mexican restaurant (El Azteca, Sykesville, MD). Great golden color and carbonation, with a frothy head (perfect for a hot summer day). Biscuity malt in the nose with a hint of something good, like floral or honey. Taste is malt with just a hint of bitterness. Soft carbonation, thin body and lack of any off-tastes combine to make a very enjoyable beer with food. Nothing to write home about, unless you're in Mexico, of course.

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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 6.8% out of 100 with 2,264 ratings
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