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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: 1056   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.96   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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.


columbustaster's rating

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
columbustaster (34) - Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Clear gold with thin disappearing head. Tastes flat. Slightly above average mass produced lager. Nothing wrong hear. Refreshing.


1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
beastmaster (204) - Florida, USA - APR 10, 2014
No point pouring it. Cleary Yellow and fizzy. Pilsner body. Tastes like a carbonated water down budwieser(1:10). Outrageously priced. Lacks many things.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
smaynard6000 (555) - Apopka, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2014
24oz can. Pours yellow with a fizzy white head. Aromas of grain and corn. Light sweet grain flavor. Light bodied and watery. Chuggable. Nothing special here, standard fizzy yellow beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CpyNPrnT (221) - Indiana, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Easy drinking, drink cold. Minimal flavor, does the trick. Light taste similar to coronas.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cristobal37 (230) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Typical Mexican beer. Light on everything but when you just need something cold to drink it hits the spot.

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
beechner224 (420) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Bottles hate thanks to Homer. Pours yellow. Smell of corn. Taste of watered down water. Yum

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
1guywith_aboat (172) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Highly drinkable. Corn, straw, grass not much going on. Smooth and refreshing, light body.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DandyWolfFloyd (620) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Aroma - grassy lemon all I get Appearance - yellow body no head Taste - clean pale lager not much Palate - clean and light --- JPS

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
markextrae (684) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2014
bottle from speciaalbierpakket. only good thing to say about it is that it’s a cool bottle. worse beer, corn, water, metallic mouthfeel, chemical, malts,

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ContemplateBeer (1436) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Can from Ali. Aroma: Sweet cornbread made with cream corn; light grassy perfume. Appearance: Light, still gold with a ring of white head; expected a little more fizzy here. Flavor: Matches the nose with a puff of grass toward the finish; yeah, maybe a little sweet especially up front. Palate: Light body, slick texture, flat carbonation, abrupt finish. Overall: Just alright, but respectable when compared to other mass market pale lagers. Still doesn’t trump my Mexican axe Carta Blanca.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
andregoncalves (1100) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAR 7, 2014
35,5cl bottle from beercascais. Color is clear gold. Head is smooth. Body is quite carbonated. Aroma is vegetables and corn.


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