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

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77
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3,280 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,280
Reviews:
980
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
15.77%
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
653
For Trade:
0
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3.33/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at the airport Margaritaville in Cancun, Mexico. The beer was served in a mug. It presented a semi-hazed amber-brown color with no head. Caramel-malty nose. There was a very steady flow of carbonation present. The beer is slight dark caramel and molasses flavors riding a light, crisp body. There is a slightly dark and sweet aftertaste, with some sour notes and a hint of hops to balance. The finish is very quick and clean. Goes great with nachos, that's for damn sure.

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Photo of Tone
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 1/3 inch head of an off-white color. Poor retention and poor lacing. Smells of pale malt, sweet malt, and some yeast cleanliness. Fits the style of a Munich Dunkel Lager. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp with a high carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt up front, then strong yeast cleanliness, and some very slight roasted malt in the finish. Overall, a rather decent Munich Style Dunkel - I could drink quite a few of these as session beers.

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3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.47/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Consumed in October 2004 in Cancun, Mexico from a bottle. Ahhhh, a very nice beer! Pours an amber, dark brown color with a small head and not much lacing. Smells of deep dark malt, maybe some nutty scents and a few hops too. Tastes a bit nutty also. Definite hops, slightly spicy hops and a bit sweet at the same time. This would be the number one beer to get if having a nice dinner south of the border. Maybe a bit too much carbonation for me, but an overal pretty good beer. Ask for this one first and grab it if it's there.

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3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.45/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a russet amber with a thin off-white head that dissipates quickly to a thin film and ring around the glass leaving light lacing. Aroma of sweet malt, spicy graininess. Flavor starts well, with sweet mild toasted malt, slight breadiness, hint of caramel, but ends rather abruptly with slight caramel malt and a hint of grassy hops. Light bodied. A step above other macros, but nothing exciting. Would do in a pinch if only macro beer was available.

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3.26/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I really enjoy this beer with a nice Mexican meal, I truly do.

Beer comes in a short stub of a brown bottle with an annoying gold foil over the pry off. If you were to drink this out of the bottle it would be quite the nuisance , beer poured into a standard pint glass.

Beer is brown and clear. The carbonation is nice and forms a thin off white head that slowly falls away, not much lacing on the glass at all.

The aroma of this beer is quite weak. There is no hop aroma, no real malt presence, after several attempts I can pick up on some faint roast, but other than that there really isn't anything.

Beer is medium bodied overall, there is a sourness to it, a mild bitterness, and a slight (very slight) roast at the back or perhaps a hallucination. Overall the beer is kind of boring but there is nothing offensive or obviously wrong with it.

Overall, there really isn't anything special about this beer, but it is pretty good. Its not skunky or flat or thin, its a good bodied decent dark lager. I wouldn't shy away from it at a party but I probably wouldn't keep it on had at the house.

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

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2.91/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: pours a clear copper color with orange highlights. 1" head falls quickly. No lacing.

Smell: some very mild caramel tones are present.

Taste: caramel, toasted corn tones, and a very mild bitterness. Thin and watery maltiness.

Mouthfeel: lightly crisp throughout. Short caramel and toasted tone aftertaste. Light-medium in body.

Drinkability: dull and boring is all that can describe this beer. Not worth trying.

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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.73/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Much better than the normal pale lagers from Mexico . Dark , similar to a schwarzbier. I should have ditched the lime sooner. It did add a little bit of flavor , but may have obstructed some of this beers character .

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3.06/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark amber color with a small head. Aroma is mild, a bit malty. Taste is of malts with some bitterness. Nothing special here. Feels light in the mouth and has average drinkability. Overall this is a mediocore offering.

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Negra Modelo from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
3.36 out of 5 based on 3,280 ratings.
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