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.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:
123
Reviews:
55
Avg:
3.16
pDev:
18.35%
 
 
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4
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2.75/5  rDev -13%

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2.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of schmidtn
2.76/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear copper color, white head, with mediums sized bubbles. Lots of carbonation in the pint glass

I can't place the aroma, seems earthy. Not the most pleasant smell. I don't note much for aroma hops

Taste is malty, fairly light in taste, small bittering finish.

Fizzy. Not a great version of a Munich style beer.

My second beer I drank from the bottle, rather than a glass, and the experience was more pleasant.

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Photo of andrenaline
2.85/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The final unique brew I tried while in Mexico.

A - Pours a golden amber colour, finger of head which quickly receds and leaves no lacing.

S - Mild, yet again, hints of burnt sugar, caramel dominates over sweet corn notes.

T - Taste is mild, dominated by the burnt sugar and caramel notes, though still competing with the sweet corn notes. Hints of grassy hops, but again rather mild given the style.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and a touch of dryness on the finish.

O - Overall a bit of a disappointment, as I was expecting something a bit more flavourful given the strong recommendation by our server. Nonetheless, a drinkable ale and good for a hot summer day.

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Photo of treque
2.88/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: a good copper in color, reddish tints, a light tan head, lots of carb, completely traslucent, very clear

S: corn and butter, some sweetnes and caramel

T: some sweet notes, crispy on tongue, a very tiny toast flavour, there is no end at all, is a very simple beer on the style

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Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.9/5  rDev -8.2%
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 Bammer21
2.94/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of krazyboi
2.94/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 1.2 liter bottle into a 30 oz. glass mug.

A: Dark caramel color, with a bubbly head that dissipates very quickly, leaving no lacing.
S: Smells like a stereotypical adjunct lager. I instantly think of Budweiser when smelling this beer.
T: A very slightly roasted flavor with a certain metallic and bitter aftertaste.
M: Light bodied, low to medium carbonation, fairly smooth.
D: This beer is an interesting one for me. The color and the aroma don't match up too well. I was expecting more of a roasty aroma. This beer is very drinkable, especially at 4.5% ABV. Luckily, this beer was a gift from a buddy of mine who visited Cancun. Overall, a decent beer that will push me to try more dunkel lagers...

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2.95/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This beer was OK. It was very drinkable but not great. Something called Negra I was expecting a fuller taste. Other than my expectations, it was very smooth, and would be good for a casual drinker. It was very similar to Corona, but a little more malty.

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Photo of LarryKemp
2.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This was the "dark" beer at the all inclusive at Playa Del Carmin. I drank plenty of them. Some were VERY good and rivaled Negra Modela. Others were VERY bad. The good ones were dark amber with a fairly good off white head. The aroma was very mild but I could detect some malt. The taste was of malt and the moutfeel was moderate. These were nice drinking at the cabana on the beach watching topless sunbathers. The bad ones had a off, sour smell and a taste to match. After a couple of these, I would give up beer for a few hours and was forced to drink taquilla and watch the topless sunbathers.

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Photo of RoyalT
3/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - This was a nice, clear brown color with an off-white head that showed little retention.

Smell - The toasted grain is very light at the nose and there's nothing else here to offend.

Taste - The grain has a nice, rich malty character if a bit on the stale side.

Mouthfeel - This is light-bodied with a smooth feel in the cheeks and some delicate carbonation.

Drinkability - This one won't knock your socks off but is good enough to session.

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of weeare138
3/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Purchased and consumed at a bar outside the Tulum ruins.
Appears a transparent light amber with a small, off white head that quickly fades out into a mild cap. Mild spots of lacing are left around the glass.
Smell is of American 2-row, Crystal, & a touch of Munich and a hint of Chocolate malt. Pretty clean with a faint hint of hops buried in the background.
Taste is of the mentioned aromas with a sweet caramel flavor dominating the flavors.
Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, smooth, gently spiced with hops, and easy drinking.

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of kjkinsey
3/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

León from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
3.16 out of 5 based on 123 ratings.
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