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

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1310   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01/5   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.

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2.7
biilz (276) - SPAIN - OCT 2, 2017
Средненький лагерок родом из Южной Америки. Золотистый цвет, полностью отсутствует пена. Пиво очень водянистое, вкус солода с легкой горчинкой. Очень не понравился его запах, нечто похожее на тухлую воду из под крана. А так, это пиво для жаркой погоды будет вполне кстати.

2.8
andrewje41 (4519) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2017
12 oz can poured. Enjoyed while watching football. Enough macro lager beer ads on the TV, I decided to open up this one. I've probably had several Modelo pours over the years, but this can actually was purchased in Mexico, so it seems like the most legit way to rate it. Clean and clear golden juice pour. Apple like grains on the nose. Flavor agrees. Straw, apple. Clean, and slightly thicker than your average pale lager. Refreshing enough. No flavors that are offputting. There's settings for beers like this, and I found a decent one. Not bad.

2.7
Bif (2390) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - SEP 28, 2017
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a fair head. Aroma of malt sweetness and bit of grain. Taste of malt sweetness and bit of grain. Mild bitterness and clean finish. Light body, crisp clean and refreshing, Surprisingly better than expected. Goes down easy.

2.3
Vighals (4542) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2017 Gulbrun klar med lavt hvitt skum. Maltig metallisk lukt. Lett. Maltekstrakt og metall. Kort.

3
bhiner41 (194) - Darien, Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2017 this is a beer to keep on hand in the summer while your working in the yard. just a refreshing all around good daily beer. nothing special, just good cold beer.

4.3
rhbeerguy7 (1) - - SEP 2, 2017 does not count
Very good tasting beer. Goes down smooth. Good prices. Can drink 4 24 ounces.. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
mufasa5150 (1) - - AUG 28, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2017 Great everyday or common beer to have on tap for hot day if ya want lil different flavor than simple bud/coors/miller. Favorite mexican beer.

4.4
slyde (11) - Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2017
This is one of several beers I keep in my fridge at all times. I only recently discovered it and it has become a favorite. My only complaint is that the foil is difficult to remove around the tip. Not a problem if I pour it in a glass.

2
sameagainplease (8) - - AUG 21, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2017 below average. light head. hints of hopps. Not as refreshing as other Mexican beers

3.5
ChadPolenz (1847) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2017
DOC: 4/23/2017

2015 BJCP Category: 2A International Pale Lager

AROMA: Moderately low base malt with hint of sweetness. Faint trace of spicy hops. Clean fermentation. Nose is mild overall, but inoffensive. 8/12

APPEARANCE: Gold color (5-7) SRM. Clear body; bubbly. Small, white foam mostly dissipates. 3/3

FLAVOR: Low grainy malt sweetness with a bit of a cracker flavor. No adjunct taste is apparent (most likely an all-malt recipe). Becomes a bit sweeter as it warms. Hops are low with a peppery flavor and soft, dry bitterness. Clean fermentation profile. 15/20

MOUTHFEEL: Light body; medium-high carbonation. Refreshing with a clean, crisp finish. Quaffable and sessionable at 4.5% 4/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: Not a very interesting beer, but it’s mostly to-spec and inoffensive. 6/10

TOTAL SCORE: 36/50


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