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


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RATINGS: 1155   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.97   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
ffbot (26) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 25, 2015
UPDATED: APR 27, 2015 Damn, I like this beer. I wanted to rate it higher, but it’s not like it blows my mind or anything. This is the ultimate in the Pale Lager type of beer. It’s not my favorite type of beer, nor is it probably anyone’s favorite. Arguably the most soda-like flavor of beer, with the high carbonation, sweetness of flavor, and easy drink-ability akin to a refreshing lemonade.... It’s just the easy beer, for when you just kinda wanna relax, have a brew, and not even think about it. And damn does Modelo Especial hit that refreshing feeling. It’s smooth, it’s not too sweet, it’s likeable and soft in approach and feel. I may sounds like a freak about this....But it’s just simple, easy, smooth, and just the right bit of rough....like a kitten that you’ll play with and it’ll scratch you- you look at the little red claw marks and meet the kittens glance and you can see the childish joy it gets in causing you so slight a pain. Okay. Aroma: Bread, berries, hay, corn, a little bit alcohol...interesting. Appearance: the bottle is fucking awesome, the label pristine and sand colored. The beer is a orange-gold glow. Slight remaining sea-foam head. Taste: please refer to my previous explanation. Palate: lasting crisp taste that makes you dry of mouth and feel slightly buzzed....fizzy, sweet, cold, like a perfect summer day’s drink. overall: heaven

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kermis (6554) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 24, 2015
Bottle at a Mexican restaurant. Pours nearly amber with a white head. Aroma of grain and light skunk. Flavor is light sweet and bitter. Light bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Neururer1337 (11) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 22, 2015
Wenig Schaum, der dabei sehr grobkörnig daher kommt. Geruch schwach, aber frisch. Geschmacklich sehr mild, kaum Aroma. Recht rezent, aber hartes Wasser und ungutes Mundgefühl.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
MadIndian (2568) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle. Thin, corn, nasty. There is nothing going on here. Drank it simply for the rating.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HampshirePhil (207) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Can 355ml - frothy white head which is quick to disappear. Orange like appearance with carbonated taste. No real aroma, taste or palate.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
DrunkSanta410 (522) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2015
From a 24oz tall boy at a baseball game...for 9 dollars. Metallic, skunky, grain and apple juice aroma. Taste is corn, grain, water and slightly sweet. No body, watery, highly carbonated. Crappy...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
OmegaX (1330) - Florida, USA - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Aroma was skunky with some grass. Flavor is skunk, light malts, grass, corn.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Franckg (385) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 12, 2015
Rien à signaler côté originalité. Goût de malt sucré, saveurs artificielles. Arrière-goût de céréales et de levures commerciales.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
johnnymusky (487) - Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2015
again a free sample and i see why barely has more flavor than water...not good but not terrible...i drank it but i was thirsty....(#446)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vestlake (193) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 9, 2015
Aroma and taste are typical Mexican pale lager. If you want a pretty good lager, this may be it.

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