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

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77
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3,299 Ratings
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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): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,299
Reviews:
986
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
15.73%
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
661
For Trade:
0
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3.13/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Clean crisp, not too heavy. Only a hint of hops aftertaste.

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3.19/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.79/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

decent looking brew. notes are grainy, light caramel malt, touch of hops come through. light in body but is appropriate for the style. overall definitely an enjoyable easy drinker.

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2/5  rDev -40.7%
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2.84/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

appearance: red/orange, one finger head that dissappears fast leaving a white film on top.

smell: caramel and a bit of roasted malts.

taste: slightly bitter, caramel and some coffee character.

mouthfeel: thin and watery, the carbonation feels weird and a bit aggressive.

overall: not the worst beer on earth but it's not one I'd choose to drink everyday.

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3.83/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft pour into a dressed (lime/salt) nonic. Weak, foamy head and bubbly lace. Medium brown color.

Light roast nose (prob stunted by lime dressing).


Taste is lightly roasted, pretty watery bitter, but some sweetness from brewer's caramel and even a little light nut character. Dressing provides augmentation.

Dryish finish, but not unrefreshing.

None of the major Mexican imports are groundbreaking, but Negra Modelo holds up, and pairs better with food than any other. As you can guess, I'm an advocate of getting this (and pretty much any cerveza) "Mexican style," dressed in lime and salt.

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How to drink mexican.
1) Order Modela Negra.
2) Do not add a lime.
3) Let it warm up as much as possible because the appetizing aroma is a "4".

A) 12oz custom brown short bottle with a gold foil neck. Clear cola brown with loose bubbled, flattish, tan head, not enough lace. Flattens quickly.

S): Clean smelling. Big malt sweet char, Wood smoke. Faint herbal aroma. A shaman fire on the plateau.

T):Malt flavors, more sweet at first, then charred, a tiny grassy hop, and then dry clean finish, making it the best mexican food beer. Steel, flint, stone in there too.

F) Medium mouthfeel, smooth.

O: Dark American Lager style. Best of a bad lot at mexican eateries.

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Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
3.37 out of 5 based on 3,299 ratings.
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