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 +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: This beer, when poured from a bottle into a pilsner glass, yielded a fizzy 1/2" medium-tan head with virtually no head lacing. What there was dissipated quickly. The body was a cloudy deep amber with soft carbonation. Looks pretty good.

AROMA: Kind of a letdown here -- a bit of nutty malt, bready yeast and a hint of caramel.

TASTE: Pretty much follows the nose. Bready yeast and some malt, though the caramel is stronger than expected. Not bad.

MOUTHFEEL: Medium body, smooth texture, soft carbonation, virtually no body lacing and that which appears has little retention. The initial flavor is lightly sweet with a finish that is very lightly bitter and stays on the tongue for a modest amount of time.

DRINKABILITY: It's possible to drink this all night long but there's really nothing that makes it stand out. It's easy on the budget and I'll probably buy it again for a session beer or for a small warm weather party. It's certainly the best of the Mexican beers that I've tried. Goes great with Tex-Mex food and munchies.

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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Off-tap at the Cancun airport after a wonderful vacation with my beloved Russian girlfriend this beer was a clear, copper color with one finger of off-white head. The retention of the collar was ok but there was only modest lacing. The aroma was of toasted malt, light bready notes and some dry grains. Much better than any other beer I found in Mexico and it was a welcome change already. The flavors were similarly refreshing. I tasted the bready malt, a hint of nuts, toasted grains and a clean, dry finish. The mouthfeel was average, the body medium/light and the carbonation medium. Of the widely available Mexican beers this was by far the best and it was a great way to finish my vacation.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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

Poured into a pint glass. This one pours a amber copper color with a finger of creamy white head.

Dark German bread and yeast in the aroma with a little bit of a bitter hop kick to round it out. Dark bready malts on the pallet with a little bit of a fruity profile in the middle. Bitter hops give it a nice finish.

Light and crisp on the body with good carbonation. Overall not a world champion but this one is serviceable to say the least. I've had it and enjoyed it before and I'm sure it will pop up for me again.

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Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
3.36 out of 5 based on 3,281 ratings.
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