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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.


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1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
GTCruiser01 (105) - California, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Deep yellow, very clean, without bubbles. White head, not too much, and not too compact. At the smell, beside malt and biscuit, it is strongly citric. Fizzy. Again malt in the taste, and very citric


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Bork (122) - Rockmart, Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Rather skunky beer with lots of malt or malt-like aromas. Richer and fuller than many in the style but not very clean.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
GreatDane1632 (327) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Yup, checking into this. Typical "south of the border" light lager. Watery, although I would still take this over a BMC just about any day.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DeanF (1687) - Nunavut, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Aroma is sweet lemon with a hint of cardboard. Appearance has an okay head and a boring yellow body. Flavour is rotten bread dipped in a vat of mineral water. Medium mouthfeel. It’s a below average lager.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sinfull (806) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Standard pale lager for summer. Malty aroma and taste , minimal bitterness , light body , easy to drink.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Jamesthebrit (248) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2014
I don?t always leave short ratings... But when I do, it?s because the beer tastes no different than water. My first all 1s!!! Oh this was on tap.

2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (601) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Not much of an aroma, golden colour no head, no taste, with a watery feel and not palate.

1.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
hman43 (322) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2014
The aroma fooled me into thinking it would be okay with the faint smell of grasses. The taste was a metallic carbonation bomb with little in the way of resembling a beer. It was also awful on the palate as we’ll.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Christpuncher (1098) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Just an awful beer. There are about zero choices in Mexico. Tastes bitter and smells awful. Had at the Mayan palace ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
generallee08 (637) - New York, USA - JUN 24, 2014
The body has very good clarity, some visible carbonation and a bright golden color. It forms only a small bright white head that fades fast. The fast fading head is reduced to just a small ring of foam that makes some slick lacing. The aroma is full of adjunct filled malt with some dry hay and grassy hops. There are some mild corny and grainy flavors with some other cooked vegetable notes and grassy hay like notes. The finish is very clean with some mild bitterness quickly fading off the tongue. The palate is crisp and easy drinking with a light to medium body and nice active carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tricyclist (709) - Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2014
It smells like mediocrity. It tastes like mediocrity... I don’t love it, but I guess it’s alright. Corn water, mostly...


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