Modelo Especial Chelada
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

Modelo Especial CheladaModelo Especial Chelada
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Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #442
Ranked #29,255
2.65 | pDev: 35.85%
Nov 16, 2023
Sep 28, 2013
The ready-to-drink Modelo Chelada Especial® is a classic michelada-style beer, made with the authentic flavors of tomato, salt, and lime for a refreshing taste that makes it the model for all other Cheladas.
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Rated by DimlyLitQuonsetHut from Virginia

1.61/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75
Not entirely offensive, but very unusual. 5% of the population will love this. Experimenting is good but this is a flop.
Nov 16, 2023
Rated: 2.41 by AndyGG from California

Oct 02, 2023
Rated: 1.4 by fthegiants from California

Sep 25, 2023
Rated: 1 by MakerMachiav from England

Aug 29, 2023
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Reviewed by Death_Adder from South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
It tastes like a tomato flavored Sprite, a bit too rich for me. I’d be curious to try it with a freshly cracked open Modelo Especial and the fixings added afterwards, that would also bump the alc/vol up from 3.5% to 4.4%. The canned version will not be a repurchase for me.

Style: Fruit Beer | Tap/Can/Bottle: Can | Abv: 3.5% | Rating: 2.5
Jul 13, 2023
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Reviewed by 14WORDS

4.64/5  rDev +75.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
This is a great summer beer to drink In the pool or river on a hot summer day. Especially between meals, if you want to fancy line a pint glass with salt and lime slice.
Perfect beer!
Jun 25, 2022
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Reviewed by bluejacket74 from Ohio

2.82/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75
24 ounce can, best by date of JUL 2022 stamped on the bottom of the can. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a slightly hazy reddish/amber color with about a half inch off-white head that fizzled away quickly. Pretty much no lacing at all. The brew smells like tomato juice and salt, and that's about it. Taste is similar to the aroma, but with the addition of some lime, grainy malt and a slight weird bitter flavor. I didn't care for it much at first, but did get a little better as it warmed. Mouthfeel/body is light, it's easy enough to drink with a good amount of carbonation. This is OK I guess, but there's other Chelada style beers I'd rather have. But with that being said I'd drink this one again if someone gave me one.
Apr 07, 2022
Rated: 3.04 by jera1350 from Minnesota

Jan 01, 2022
Rated: 3 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Dec 23, 2021
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Reviewed by chum_husk from Minnesota

1.47/5  rDev -44.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
24oz can served to me by so-called "friends"

This is an abomination no matter how you slice it... but people seem to love it... I'm not sure how to rate this because I truly hate it, but it obviously has it's place: I've seen these chelada beers all over. Gives me gut rot, heartburn, and tastes like musty cheap beer and spoiled tomato juice

Dec 11, 2021
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Rated by Thankin_Hank from Texas

4.06/5  rDev +53.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4
It was very tasty.
Nov 26, 2021
Rated: 3.27 by TonyStarks2231 from New York

Sep 18, 2021
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Reviewed by BucBasil from Rwanda

3.02/5  rDev +14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
Tried this on a whim as I dont think I have ever had a chelada style beer. Drank from the 24oz can. The beer smells and tastes like V8, which is to be expected, with a slightly salty finish. Nothing much more to say. I tried to find other notes but it was tomato all the way. Altogether not terrible but Id rather have a bloody mary.
Jun 08, 2021
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Reviewed by Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Bought a 24oz can $3.25 Foodland
122 days old or 4 months before best by month date stamp
Smell of lime and tomatoes
Reddish brown color
High carbonation
Medium-heavy mouthfeel
Taste of tomato, salt, lime. Reminds me of a chilled tomato soup appetizer.
Overall not bad. First time drinking a Chelada and it is better than I expected. Refreshing on a hot day. Good as a pre-meal drink.
May 01, 2021
Rated: 3.45 by cdub70085 from Connecticut

Apr 17, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by Thanatosbat777 from Georgia

Mar 22, 2021
Rated: 3.98 by Wilkolaczek94 from Connecticut

Mar 17, 2021
Modelo Especial Chelada from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 64 out of 100 with 148 ratings