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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1201   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vulcanmeister (222) - La Grande, Oregon, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle. a pale golden with small white head. Faint aroma of malt, corn, and citrus. Flavor was malty with some hops. Light body. Pretty typical pilsner. Goes well with my fajitas.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
obxdude10 (2131) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2015
On draft a local Mexican restaurant. Not the best lager in the world, even with the help of a lime. The beer poured a bright, clean and transparent straw color with very little head. The flavors were kind of skunky and bland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AlainG (1610) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2015
Lorsque j’ai vu cette bouteille, ça m’as fait sourire et rappelé des souvenirs de voyages chez nos voisins du sud. Dans n’importe quel restaurant mexicain, ils en servent. Pas extraordinaire du tout, au contraire. De couleur dorée sans mousse, elle a l’odeur typique de ces bières en bouteilles transparente, c’est-à-dire de moufette principalement. Ce que je ne déteste pas particulièrement. Ça goûte peu, mais on détecte du maïs, son sirop et une présence maltée avec une effervescence moyenne. C’est ça.Un point de plus pour les tamales qui accompagnaient ce liquide. (1463-310515)

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Frozer (214) - Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle to pint with a lime. Better than expected. Light and pretty watery. Hardly any malts and absolutely no hop profile.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Ratpatrol1019 (70) - Palm desert, California, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Very light light yellow with soda carbonation. No aroma no malt no nada. Somewhat. Bitter but not a good bitter from hops, just you typical fizzy yellow stuff.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
tightslice (505) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Hasta Manana Monsieur...C’est la vie, c’est la mort, say no more, no no more.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jamaty (1445) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Dorada muy clara, brillante. Aroma malteado. En boca, muy refrescante, bien carbonatada. Aguada. Tipica Méx. Cumple lo esperado, pa acompañar comida Méx.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
McTapps (5926) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle from some supermarket on Mallorca, Spain. The beer has got a clear golden colour with a small head and thin body. Aroma of mild hops, malts, bread, mild fruits and dust. Uninspiring beer, quite boring, nothing special.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MichaelAwesome (5920) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
josanguapo (393) - 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)

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