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

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
728
Reviews:
174
Avg:
2.96
pDev:
20.95%
 
 
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18
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Photo of zach_960
2.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of cdub70085
3.53/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TroyE219
3.14/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SamN
2.28/5  rDev -23%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Found in the back of fridge. A dull copper-hued brew, a bit of head, soapy white, but it doesn't last long. Aroma is mostly sharp, tinny hops. Very little malt aroma, maybe a whiff of faint trace of buscuit-y smell. Taste is not great; very flat and watery, with a bile-like taste up front. I feel like there's a bit of artificial lime flavor in here, too. Overall, the low quality ingredients really negatively affect the beer.

Maybe this was an old beer, but this one is a drain pour. Gross.

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Photo of Keg-Stand-Kenny
3.48/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Notes: Had this beer for the first time today.

Presentation: 12 ounce bottle poured into a 16 ounce beer mug.

Look: Beers pours with very little head, and has minimal carbonation. It's a dark golden color, and its got a slight amount of fogginess to it. This beer has a decent look to it.

Smell: It smells of sweet caramel, grains, and hops. There is also a slight grassy undertone to the smell. The smell is pretty good overall.

Taste: It has a smooth, yet crisp taste to it. It tastes hoppy mostly, but it has a subtle malty taste to it aswell. There is a mineral-like after taste to it too. I think it has a nice mild taste overall.

Feel: The feel is nice and fizzy. I was not expecting a fizzy feel because the beer looks to have minimal carbonation.

Overall: It's not a bad beer at all. It's got a nice smell, a mild taste. It's a very drinkable beer with a bit more flavor than most Mexican beers. I would recommend this beer to anyone who enjoys a refreshing, mild tasting lager. This beer tastes great on a hot summer day, and it goes well with food.

Cheers.

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Photo of zeff80
2.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Suds
2.76/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This brew is a clear, pale yellow color with a scant head. The aroma is of corn, sulfur, and a bit of grass & grain. The taste has hint, and just a hint, of malt. It probably has a bit more flavor than a typical American macro or light beer, but not much. The body is light and the taste is dry. Not much to enjoy here.

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Photo of robebo44
2.83/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AlexFields
2.7/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of aufie
2.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wejohnsn
3.35/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Squire123
3.44/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very attractive deep amber color with white cap.

Aroma is less intense than the color. I get some caramel malt but little in the way of hops.

Taste is simple but fairly rich. Mostly malt of the caramel sort with a bit, just a bit of roasted malt in the aftertaste. Hop level is low but sufficient to offset the malt. I've heard (read?) this is a Vienna style beer and it certainly looks like one but I don't think the flavor reaches the level of richness one expects in that style. Perhaps it's the amount of adjuncts used but this just seems a lighter version of a Vienna.

Medium texture, fairly solid in that respect.

Overall it's a decent food beer which is what usually brings it to my hand. Local Tex-Mex restaurants for the most part. I can see serving it to a crowd but frankly think Yuengling Traditional lager has more flavor.

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Photo of Myboymi
2.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of leinie13
3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of toti1972
3.01/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Bouleboubier
3.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

(12 oz can, left out 30 min before opening... poured into an Innis & Gunn fluted goblet)

L: slightly-pale amber-hued liquid, crystal clear... foam is generated on the pour, however, it sizzles out rather quickly, with a champagne-like effervescence... paper-thin collar, no lace

S: typical (adjunct) lager aromas overall... main scent is a rather German-beer smelling honeyed, golden-brown bread-crusty malt - that's relatively pleasant... a touch of a blend of green and dry grasses and perhaps the fainted woody/earthy hops... really only getting all this once the liquid has warmed considerably

T: quite-dry, lightly-toasted grain with an underlying, soft, vaguely citrusy hop flavor and bitterness... not much sweetness to counterbalance the mild bitterness that exists... aftertaste has a sort of seltzer (or tonic?) water note... compared to a more authentic, continental version of a Vienna lager, the malt flavor here is arguably utterly flaccid... mildly watery quality present in the finish through the aftertaste

F: a little bit of desiccated meat on its bones... kinda flows like a dry ginger ale with a dash of syrup added to enhance the body ever so slightly

O: really, the style designation here renders this DOA... middle-to-lower tier of the pack of mass-produced lagers... more darker, toastier grain flavors than a BMC, but still quite one-dimensional in overall taste... not sure this canned-version has anything over the bottled swill... fine sticking with PBR, Schlitz, or Piels over this

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Photo of VILJ
3.94/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IceAce
3.98/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of John_Beeryman
3.88/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
3.33/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.27/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Give Victoria a break. Modelo is the Miller of Mexico, but this actually is a pleasant Vienna. It warms nicely and complemented a mole' sauce.

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Photo of AD17
2.04/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of drdiesel9483
2.25/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Has a golden color but not much head. I really can't smell anything. Mellow but taste like dirty water. Smooth with slight carbonation. Not a fan of the beer.

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Photo of Brandon632
2.54/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Victoria from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.96 out of 5 based on 728 ratings.
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