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

BA SCORE
67
poor
2,260 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:
2,260
Reviews:
589
Avg:
2.87
pDev:
21.95%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
607
For Trade:
0
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2.73/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of HardyA
2.83/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of stebbi7833
2.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JohnnyHopps
1.78/5  rDev -38%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

There is not much of a nose here. At the front, the beer is bitter. However, the carbonation sweeps that away almost instantaneously. With the bitterness gone, the beer is fairly nondescript.

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

Photo of jsbirnba
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fthegiants
2.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Nothing. Especially if on tap.

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Photo of ZachT
3.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MickeyHops
2.61/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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4.28/5  rDev +49.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kevin3046
2.61/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Clear gold with thin head that quickly dissipates. There is a little lacing here. Strong grainy smell. Typical look, smell and taste of American Adjunct Lager. There is nothing offensive about this beer. Nothing great though. It is a drinkable beer.

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Photo of WojoVT
4.4/5  rDev +53.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

So many people in this forum critiquing beers like Modelo like it's a craft beer when they are meant to be drank either as a thirst quencher or in quantity.
Look: looks like a beer
Smell: yeasty
Taste: not the best beer ever, but after three margaritas, not bad, tastes like a Mexican pilsner (which it is)
Feel: oh boy I'm gonna feel those three margaritas tomorrow when my daughter wakes me up at 6:30 am. It feels like drinking a Mexican beer
Overall: I'm from VT - home of Hill Farmstead, Heady Topper, Fiddlehead, and countless other great craft beers which I enjoy to the fullest extent. Stop critiquing beers like Modelo (which I'm drinking right now) like they should earn the respect of other craft beers and have a feel, nose, head etc... don't waste your time... oh.... oops..

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2.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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2.74/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.04/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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2.6/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3.03/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

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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

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

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

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

Modelo Especial from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.87 out of 5 based on 2,260 ratings.
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