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Brewed by Grupo Modelo (Corona)
Style: Pale Lager
México DF, Mexico

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1244   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Modelo Especial, a pilsener type beer, was introduced to the market in 1966. Today it is sold in glass bottles as well as cans, which are having an increasing demand due to consumer preferences, making Modelo Especial the leader in the can segment in Mexico.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Tommygun453 (40) - California, USA - MAY 17, 2016
Pours a gold pee color. Medium foam head when poured into a pint glass. Smell is typical of a macro brewed beer. Taste is ok similar to corona, after all its made by the same company. Its more of taco bar beer.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Pedrogve (13) - - MAY 15, 2016
Cerveza refrescante para tomar sin exigir mucho no tiene nada de que lo que pueda decir como excepcional más que es de lo mejor de este tipo en Mexico

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
snoworsummer (4471) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Draft. Pours clear gold with a fizzy white head. Tastes like musky malt, light citrus, corn. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like corn, musky malt, and light citrus.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
vikingguy (1050) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Had many times but never rated. Golden, meager head. Very faint grainy aroma. Taste is smooth and not skunky like some Mexican brews. It's a light lager, not much else to say but probably one of the better Mexican lagers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
solidfunk (7219) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 2, 2016
At first i liked Negra Modelo a littke better but now I actually prefer this one. Some paper and mash malt. Fibish is crisp enough. Bottle at the Coyoacana.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
drsordr (2238) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Can at Zoetry Riviera Maya. Nose typical light lager. Taste, do I really need to say? Not horrible for sitting on the deck reading and staring at the ocean.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrjaxson (475) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2016
At a newly minted Mexican restaurant in Milwaukee, I was served a few tappers of Modelo. They fit the chile rellenos, beans, rice and chips perfectly.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
dlihcsnatas (596) - Texas, USA - APR 10, 2016
Mexican Pee color with the smell of a cheap grainy lager. Taste is cheap and grainy as well. Thin watery sub par lager. Nope not going to go for this one again.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
CzechTex (127) - - APR 8, 2016
Bottle Nothing special, pales in comparison with much better brews ( pun intended). A step above Miller Lite, but not too much. In a storm, the port you would approach (but otherwise not). Not a road I will travel again gladly.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Grumbo (1197) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pale gold in colour with a white head. Aroma is a touch malty, with floral and grain notes. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Light body. OK.


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