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

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Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-22-2001

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Appearance: sudsy white head of less than an inch, recedes rapidly leaving light lacing. Golden straw color. Heavy amount of carbonation bubbles.

Aroma: corn, a little toasted grain, no detectable hop aroma.

Mouthfeel: watery, crisp, slightly wet finish.

Flavor: nice balance of malt sweetness with a hint of hop bitterness for some balance.

Overall: I found this beer pleasant on a hot summer day. It is nothing outstanding, but neither is it offensive. Very drinkable with no off flavors.

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Some rice adjunct notes with okay dryness. Lacking crispness or any kind of depth. Malts stand strong for a half-ass lager. Not a whole lot going on right or wrong with this one. Sweetens a bit as it warms.

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Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 2.82 out of 5 with 2,311 ratings
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