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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: 1085   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.97   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Masterkush7 (504) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 22, 2014
you know just your regular old mexican swill. not offensive but bland uninteresting and slightly stale tasting.

0.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
jbuskirk (430) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Can’t say I was surprised, but Modelo failed to make sweet love to my palate. Instead, this was the kind of cheap lay that you’d rather forget about. Alright, that was a little dramatic. Point is, this beer is mostly unoffensive if you drink it cold out of the fridge; it becomes increasingly shittier after that. Its darker counterpart isn’t much to talk about, but it seems like a damn masterpiece when compared to this stuff.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerhunter111 (7108) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 11, 2014
Goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig, getreidig, muffig. Geschmack leicht malzig, getreidig, leicht würzig.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BaroneBirra (245) - Gorizia, ITALY - FEB 11, 2014
355Ml bottle. Clear gold, no head. Light malt aroma, crispy malty taste with fruity and astringent final.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (618) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
355ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Golden colour, no head and high carbonation. Aroma and taste of maltiness. Slight bitter finish like a Pilsener. On the whole a good beer

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
bigbish (529) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Are you looking for cheap beer that is yellow and fizzy? This is your beer. Of every can that I opened, 100% were yellow, and all of them were likewise fizzy.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rxeight (1281) - Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2014
From the bottle. Taste is a sweet light body beer with lots of lime flavor. Honestly I rather enjoy it. At least better than the pbr I had before it. And that was the best beer in America in 1893.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
cathcacr (634) - Oregon, USA - JAN 21, 2014
beer-wise, this is not something i would recommend to any beer-lover. pairing-with-tony’s-bake-it-yourself-pizza-wise, i would rate it on the low end of minimally adequate. it doesn’t interfere all that much with the pizza flavors and it also has an evervescence to it typical of fizzy yellow beer marketed for purposes other than flavor/character profile

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Iznogud (637) - CROATIA - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle, 355 ml. Had this one about 5 years ago in mexican restaurant in Westfield, London. As I recall it wasn’t that bad, more than drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
erickok (3492) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JAN 11, 2014
Golden glowing body like Corona, flimsy head. Simple grainy malts, that typical citrus boozy aroma, no hop. Refreshing I have to admit, but pretty poor as a beer. Nice soda. :-) (Bottle in Mexican restaurant ZuZu in Austin)


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