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Modelo Especial | 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: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,401
Reviews:
593
Ratings:
2,281
pDev:
22.34%
Bros Score:
3.4
 
 
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30
Gots:
625
Trade:
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2.68/5  rDev -5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ajm5108
2.89/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

About as run of the mill as you can get but otherwise fine - I didn’t find it offensively adjuncty or harsh, just bland and harmless, an easy sipper..

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Photo of hozersr
1.77/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Cjallsop
4.52/5  rDev +60.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of G-Style
4.5/5  rDev +59.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ZAP
3.58/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

L-Nice clear impressive looking gold color with a frothy white head..

S-Cooked corn...

T-Heavier flavored than a lot of the Mexican AAL's. Malty and sweetish...corny...

F-Light side of medium bodied...not thin.

O-Not a bad AAL. I like a sweeter take on this style and this fits. Just a little too much corn overall though. Ratings are per style.

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Photo of AnotherDisease
3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HoppyBastard
3.55/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, there is no "best by" date that I can find.

APPEARANCE: pours a clear, dark golden color with less than one-finger white head that quickly dissipated until just a ring of small bubbles remained around the glass, well carbonated, there is no lacing on the glass.

SMELL: sweet caramel and bread.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet caramel and bread and a mild kiss of metallic hops on the finish.

PALATE: lighter body and well carbonated.

OVERALL: Modelo makes the best beers from South of the border, it's an AAL to be sure but you could do much worse than this, I would have this if there was no craft beer available.

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3.5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Maggazio
2.12/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

It taste like corn chips that have been left to dry. Not the best beer

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2.32/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of OzmanBey
5/5  rDev +77.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DOCRW
2.42/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Spencer96
1.53/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Ok not the best.

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3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.99/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DrewsBrews450
3.04/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Vetbidder
3.21/5  rDev +13.8%
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 +25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.4/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SynthetikReality95
4.34/5  rDev +53.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.32/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of GRFounder
3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.09/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of cshaffer
2.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 2.82 out of 5 with 2,281 ratings
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