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

BA SCORE
67
poor
2,218 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay
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Modelo EspecialModelo Especial
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Mexico
gmodelo.com.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:
2,218
Reviews:
573
Avg:
2.87
pDev:
21.95%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
582
For Trade:
0
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Photo of LWagoner
3.03/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Muss42
3.16/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jjmj51
3/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bigpoppa67
2.31/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Graemejw
3.12/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of talbotjf99
3.21/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cdub70085
3.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pard4218
3.49/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of akolb
2.64/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of gandres
2.09/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Straight from the bottle to wine glass very cold beer
Appearance: Light pale yellow, minimal head, a lot of lacing
Aroma: scent smell of malt, nothing else
Taste: not really great Mouth feel: very carbonated
Overall: good beer for the hot weather

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Photo of White_Whiskey
2.65/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of duvel1979
2.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of andrewh995
2.94/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not horrible, it's an adjunct lager but has more flavor than you'd expect. It goes well with fresh mexican food but as a beer alone it's pretty mediocre.

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Photo of ledouge
2.51/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mitchmoore12
3.84/5  rDev +33.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look -3.5- Crystal clear pale gold, white head that dissipates quickly.

Smell - 3.75 - light malty smell, grainy pilsner smell. Light hop aromas, not tropical but more like a traditional German hop variety. Slightly sweet adjunct smell possibly.

Taste - 4 - grainy malt taste, not very strong malt character. What sweetness from the malt there is the hope balance it out pretty well without a bitterness at the end.

Feel -3.75 - not very watery but light in body. Medium high carbonation. Dry, crisp finish gives the indication of high attenuation. Grainy malt feel.

Overall - 3.75 - head retention could have been better but there was great clarity. Flavor was richer than expected and hop prescence was palatable, suprising to me based on the brewer. Wouldn't might having another on a hot day.

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3.8/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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2.39/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JeffBlue
3.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12/15/16 , 12oz bottle, Guadalajara Grill (San Mateo), Modelo Especial (revisited), my memory of this one isn't that favorable but tonight this beer was perfectly paired with my Mexican food, loved the breadiness of the aftertaste, 3.5

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Photo of TwiggyCZ
2.73/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of eldoctorador
2.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
2.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.52/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of FCox143
2.33/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of AccipiterofBeer
2.95/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.04/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.87 out of 5 based on 2,218 ratings.
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