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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1184   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.97   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.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MichaelAwesome (5676) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2015
Oh Mann, das ist doch mal duenn. Und wen ich ehrlich bin, dann ist es geschmack- und aromenlos. Ok, etwas Reis und Mais sind drin, der Rest ist aber...nichtssagend. Das Gute: es ist einfach zu trinken.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
josanguapo (253) - SPAIN - JUN 6, 2015
From carrefour. Playing KB Dark Side, in Legado de Yuste glass. Neutral beer. It doesnt taste nor smell to anything, nor good nor bad. However, my wife likes it and thinks its one of the best beers she has ever tasted (she doesnt like beer much)

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
AgentAle (1071) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2015
Aroma is sweet malts , adjuncts and light sulphur. Taste is bland malts and rice with light basic bitterness on the tip. Appearance is a clear gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly poorly.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (6297) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2015
355ml bottle at the white wifey. Pours clear gold, merest white head. Aromas of corn, sucrose, honey. Taste is sweet, corn, white sugar. Chalky finish.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
probstblueribbon (3297) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2015
355 ml bottle from LCBO, served cool in a tulip glass.

App.: Clear deep golden with a frail white head. Aroma: Really strange...sort of herbal/peppery, maybe sort of synthetic/plastic, not light-struck...really odd, light graininess. Palate: Medium body and medium-ish carbonation. Flav.: More grainy that that...whatever it is, a little pleasant hop flavour typical of Noble/Pils varieties; just off-dry with moderate-low bitterness and a not unpleasant malty/grainy finish.

I would love to know what the hell that smell is!

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Larry_Duffman (83) - - MAY 26, 2015
I had it from the bottle. It’s a golden color. The taste is sweet corn, malt, and some honey. It’s pretty carbonated. It’s better than your average macro. It’s refreshing and pairs well with Mexican food.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
notyoursitsmin (10) - Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Very refreshing on a hot day. Great if you are looking for a good compliment to your Mexican dinner.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiereLuc (1137) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 24, 2015
Je ne m’attendais à rien de particulier. En fait, j’avais hâte d’y goûter puisqu’un ami Mexicain me l’avait chaudement recommandé. Il affirmait que c’était bien meilleur que la Corona. Alors voilà, j’ai goûté. Ça ressemble beaucoup à la Corona, peut-être avec une petite touche un peu plus sucrée. Juste pour dire. Ça se laisse boire, c’est rafraîchissant. À prix égal, je la préfèrerais à la Corona, mais je ne sais pas pourquoi. Peut-être au cas où mon ami Mexicain viendrait faire un tour.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jackl (5804) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Can enjoyed on a hot day in rural Texas. Gold with a wisp of a head. Neutral nose, little to it. Flavor’s generally sweet. Sugar corn water. White bread. Cheap but not terrible.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
HeadyDE (588) - Delaware, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Draft at Mexican place..good God this is terrible..why didn’t I go with a margarita or at least a negra modelo..horrible in every which way


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