León | Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 02-02-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
122
Reviews:
54
Avg:
3.17
pDev:
18.3%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
26
For Trade:
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Photo of herman77
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bammer21
2.94/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kjkinsey
3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beginner2
3.16/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Despite Modelo having such a big network in the U.S., I never had Leon.
And I probably won't again. While malty, it was way too spritzy for me.
MJ's "Guide" gave Leon 2 of 4 stars and that seems fair when judged by the competition in Germany.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2.71/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.54/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is another dark beer I had in Mexico. This like dark modelo, is so much better than corona. This has some sweetness from dark malt, caramel and toffee notes too.

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Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kell50
2.07/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of axel_bd
3.67/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PorterPro125
3.03/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Serving Type: 355 mL Can

A- Pours a colour very similar to Coca-Cola with the carbonation bubbles to match. I actually don't think I've seen carbonation this robust in anything other than soda. 1/2 inch bubbly off-white head that dissipates within seconds. No lacing to speak of. Very unbeer-like appearance.

S- Sweet, dark malt, not of the roasted variety. Hints of dark fruit.

T- Same as the aroma. Little bitterness, mainly serving to balance out the sweetness from the malts.

M- Medium-Light body and robust, high carbonation.

O- Not a terrible beer, just terribly lacking in some areas (appearance and feel mainly). Good aroma and taste. Easy drinking, I suppose.

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Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.14/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mistahmojoryan
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rggggr
3.37/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of delgotit99
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.74/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of metter98
3.16/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle at Sabor a Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

A: The beer is crystal clear dark amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that quickly died died down, leaving a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of dark malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of malt extracts and dark malts. There is a very light amount of bitterness, and the hops mostly serve to mask any malty sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and would pair well with food.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of Redfoot19
4.11/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a nice Mexican beer. I had it while in Quintana Roo. Solid amber color, nice balance in the taste, and very drinkable. I am surprised this is not a more popular beer in Mexico.

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Photo of GarrettB
1.57/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

November 1st, 2013 - The international tour continues, and all beers, regardless of origin or merit will receive a at least a token sip. This time it's the Leon Negra, an odorless and almost flavorless carbonated malt liquor. There's a slight touch of raucchbier smokiness, but very little, and nothing else there to bolster it. It is a palate cleaner, maybe, closer to mineral water than beer. And even given the weather, it's not enough to feel quenched or refreshed. It just is - existing, absent of feeling or character.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wize
3.16/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of deereless
2.74/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

One of the good ones from Mexico, not the best but not bad at all. Pours deep amber, almost copper with a very mild foam head. Aroma and taste are of munich malts, almost no hops.

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Photo of CorgiDad
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gatch
3.53/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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León from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
3.17 out of 5 based on 122 ratings.
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