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

BA SCORE
67
poor
2,219 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.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:
2,219
Reviews:
573
Avg:
2.87
pDev:
21.95%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
584
For Trade:
0
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Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.04/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of YoungMtn52
2.75/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Boring beer compared to Negra....weak, over-carbonated and with little taste to speak of...nothing 'especial' about it!

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Photo of Luis2009
4.09/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mojohawk21
3.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SportsGuy33
4.25/5  rDev +48.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Caj1
3.26/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

A: crystal clear gold. Soapy head that dissipates quickly, maybe a minute tops before it's down to lacing, which is minimal as well.
S: hoppy, so that's good at least. Also a little bit skunky, just like a Corona, Tecate, even Heineken; whatever.
T: Reminds me of Budweiser but a little sweeter. Some of that papery funk that most macro-brews have. Why do I do this to myself? Bitter and clean. A little bit skunky.
F: Crisp, clean and refreshing. All I can ask for. When I drink this kind of beer I want it to be moderately palatable and very refreshing.
O: It's okay. Don't fall over yourself to get it. El Modelo no es perfecto, pero es una cerveza bueno.

Para una buena salud y buena cerveza. (To good health and good beer.)

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Photo of Holderness
2.73/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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

To me, this one doesn't taste as "good" as a Corona or a Sol. It lacks the typical "Mexican" flavour. More like a Bud or a Molson Canadian. Wouldn't buy again

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Photo of acmurphy696
2.64/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

The head of this beer dissolved almost as soon as I poured it. Very disappointing. The taste was not too bad, but it wasn't that great either, which is typical of an adjunct. Hey, it beats a Bud.
Still, it kind of reminds me of why I did not drink beer in college during the 80s. Frightening times.

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Photo of nhirsch04
2.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
2.4/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bought a 12-pack bottles Foodland $11.88
Clear golden color
Light mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Light malt taste
Overall just ok. Not worth buying again.

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

Photo of Sappyjoker
3.8/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of basaywhat
2.85/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

12 oz can. Pours a light golden yellow color, flavors of grass, corn, light offsetting flavor of musk, decent beer overall. Much better than Corona.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of mikr
1/5  rDev -65.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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

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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Photo of gefinley
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MisledTitan
3.4/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of Tigerbrau
2/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Edie
1/5  rDev -65.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of nater919
3.18/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gtn0208
3.13/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.87 out of 5 based on 2,219 ratings.
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