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

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Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2000

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3.38/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Brown with a reddish tinge to it. Pretty typical for this style. The foam isn't very prominent.

Aroma: Malts and some hints of coffee. Malts seem to be caramel.

Taste: Caramel malts, some sweetness. Its pretty mild, however. Some bitterness in the finish, very little though.

Mouthfeel: Thin, but goes down well. It isn't too bad, but you'd expect a fuller body from this, maybe a more complex body than it has.

Drinkability: Its okay for the style, but I'd probably reach for the Dos Equis Amber or the Sam Adams Boston Lager first. Light enough to drink a couple of, but the taste isn't good enough to keep me coming back for more.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2.31/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a dark caramel color and has a 1 1/2 finger head that fades rather quickly. The smell is a that of a sweet malty beer. Has a distinct but not harsh bite that fades quickly with each swallow. The hops are noticeable but quickly disappear. I searched the flavor with each swallow but it's gone so quickly the only thing I get out of it is a mild musty sweetness that lingers. I can't tell much else about it. It goes down nicely although it doesn't leave you desiring more, you just don't care. Not bad, but definetely not great. Perhaps a decent Mexican import, but lacks alot in comparison to most imports.

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3.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a translucent coppery brown with a big-bubbled head that does not last long. There is a faint malty smell, but nothing overpowering, like most American lagers. Taste is sugary, without being cloying, a little hop presence tries in vain to balance things out. The mouthfeel is medium; more than likely due to the big bubbles. This beer is meant for mass consumption with enchiladas and carne asada. Load up a tortilla with your favorite Mexican or Tex-Mex foods and try one of these sans lime. They are a nice match, as intended.

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3.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.45/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark amber color with a white head that lasts fairly well throughout the beer.
Smell is a nutty malt smell at first. There is also some very small traces of a sweet fruit smell as well.
Taste has a nice maltiness to it. Very nutty taste with a bit of sweetness to it as well.
The mouthfeel is nice. There is a good thickness, along with the a smoothness to it as well.
Very drinkable dark beer for the warm weather. This beer doesn't have a ton of taste, which makes it go down nicely in the warm weather, but there is also enough flavor to it that it does not get boring.

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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

They carry these at the local mexican restaurant and everytime we eat there I have to have it. Pours a dark brown with tan head, head doesn't last to long but leaves lacing on the glass. Smell is of malts and a hop blast, a hint of roasted caramel. The taste is sorta citrus flavor with malt characteristics. Feels full but a little dull in the mouth. A drinkable beer, great when eating mexican.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
3.37 out of 5 based on 3,306 ratings.
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