Pacifico Cerveza Clara | Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

Pacifico Cerveza ClaraPacifico Cerveza Clara
BA SCORE
6.1%
Liked This Beer
2.7 w/ 1,971 ratings
Pacifico Cerveza ClaraPacifico Cerveza Clara
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Mexico
gmodelo.mx

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,601
Reviews:
542
Ratings:
1,971
Liked:
121
Avg:
2.7/5
pDev:
23.7%
Alströms:
2.28
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
455
Trade:
0
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Photo of CreedeSon
3.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AfricanPete14
3.7/5  rDev +37%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I love Mexican beers so I was excited to try this one out, and it did not disappoint. Has a great goldish color with bubbles that rise fast. It smells a little off with a trace of sweetness. Has a great taste with hints of fruit and a little spice. Has an excellent finish and is extremely refreshing.

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Photo of jbehlar
3.35/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SirFolmarv
2.59/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

More corn and masa like the Corona Extra and Modelo Especial. It's also quite skunky, but more manageable than Corona. And to me probably my favorite of the three, but not amazing. Crisp, refreshing as a soda.

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Photo of pat61
3.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L: brilliant straw gold filled with streams of rapidly rising bubbles under a 2" white foam collar with fair retention

S: light grain aroma seasoned with corn, spice and a trace of fruit

T: some fruit, faint apple, some light grains, light corn and some hop floral and spice

F: creamy smooth with medium light body and medium high carbonation

O: easy to drink, inoffensive and has a nice looking can. Other than that, nothing special

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Photo of Glowingz
1.55/5  rDev -42.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of rdoggg
2.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of HopliteMpls612
3.34/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of whatthehull
2.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured into a wine glass from a 12oz can

A - golden and translucent with a half finger bright white head that quickly disapates.

S - funky hop, sweet/dry malts, super yeasty and not much else

T - sweet, bready yeast, huge funk, little to no hops, slightly sweet/slightly toasted/dry malts grains (creates some taste bud confusion) and has a not how bitter

M - medium light body, ok balance, ok complexity, medium plus carbonation, medium acidity and a very simple Mexican style lager

D/O - not a whole lot to say here. Refreshing and crisp and goes great on a warm-hot day with most types of food. This one also makes a decent chelada.

Final thoughts - at $10 or more for a 12 pack and less than 5% ABV which is low but definitely makes for good BBQ drinking

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Photo of TastyIsBeer
3.1/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Damian74
2.96/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerisgood69
2.16/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

My first time drinking this beer was quite the experience. On the beach in Mexico with my pals after a long day of snorkeling, and dolphin riding. I was exhausted from the long day, and the taste of an ice cold beer was just incredible. A year later I cracked open another one. Let's just say this is a beer best served on the hot beach. Very disappointing to say the least.

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Photo of J_T_Arlington
3.52/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Firstly, these scores are for the style. Mexican beers are known to be plain and not exciting.
Looks crystal clear and yellow, not unlike a bud light.
Smells fairly neutral. Little earthy.
Tastes a little bitter. Crispy. Not really very bad for the style. Still relatively neutral when compared with beers from other styles.
Feels a little watery and fizzy. A little astringent, soap-like too.
Overall, very drinkable. I'd buy this if I wanted to do a kegger and not throw up in the middle of the night.

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Photo of B33rcules
2.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BellinghamBiker
2.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
2.45/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cryptichead
3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jlabs
2.31/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of leansean88
3.45/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This one's an excellent alternative to Corona should you need one. Hardly even needs a lime if you ask me. Absolutely one of my go to summer beers for hitting the lake.

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Photo of monkist
2.88/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of IBUBrew
2.66/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DSelb
3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DarkSideOfTheMoon
3.18/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is probably my go-to Mexican beer...so when cinco de mayo came around this year, i picked up a 6-er. It's got a fuller taste to it than Budweiser or some other American lagers. But, alas, it's still a mass produced lager..that tastes ok with a lime stuck in it

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Photo of SteveJeremy
2.67/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Like the dry mouthfeel, as it's noticeably different from some of my favorite Mexican beers, like Estrella Jalisco and Modelo, but it's also a surprisingly harsh beer. Not easy to finish the 24oz can I had and was admittedly difficult to grab another beer afterwards.

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Pacifico Cerveza Clara from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 6.1% out of 100 with 1,971 ratings
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