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

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RATINGS: 1288   WEIGHTED AVG: 2/5   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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1.3
Acaro (278) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 21, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2017 Aroma: Subtle grass/cereal notes. Appearance: Light golden color with clear liquid and a minimal white head. Taste: Light sweet notes behind a medium sourness. Palate: Light body with thin texture and average carbonation. Subtle bitter finish. Overall: The black (and I think original) version is Negra Modelo and it is already soft, so a pale lager version was not surprise to be so bland.

2
Sven1973 (490) - GERMANY - MAR 18, 2017
Dose in einer Bar in Tampa. Sehr viel Kohlensäure, Aroma und Geschmack nach süßlichen Malz. Letztendlich aber trinkbar.

4.4
mikomojo (2) - Manchester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2017 does not count
Go to beer on a hot sunny day! A posh Corona for sure but very much a fantastic session beer.

2.5
Mindwarp (277) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2017
Pours gold with a thin white head. Aroma is of malt and yes, grapes. Flavor is of malt and water. No aftertaste which isn’t surprising since there isn’t much taste anyway.

2.5
DocJitsu (2002) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2017
Pours a crystal clear golden with a very short white head. Corn and green grape on the nose. Full body and a crispness on the back of the tongue. Corn flavor with ample bitterness at the finish.

2.3
KevinReddirt (182) - Midland, Texas, USA - FEB 10, 2017
So you have to take the south of the border beers for what they are. Outstanding? No. But with a slice of lime after a day of yard work, pretty gosh darn good. Modelo along with Corona may be the best of the lot. A pale yellow with not much head. And no scent that I can discern. It tastes of straw and grain. Lime saves it. Very slight bitter ending. Toss one down and then drink another. You can do worse.

2.2
donandres (528) - Bayombong, PHILIPPINES - FEB 9, 2017
Straight from the bottle to wine glass very cold beer Appearance: Light pale yellow, minimal head, a lot of lacing Aroma: scent smell of malt, nothing else Taste: not really great Mouth feel: very carbonated Overall: good beer for the hot weather

2.8
BeerMonger41 (2) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 3, 2017 does not count
When served ice cold, its a good light beer with a lime or lemon. Price is decent as well when compared to others.

4
BluesStu (2) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2017 does not count
One of my faves. Great with Tex Mex. Good carbonation, nice head. My go-to.

2.3
PapaVillum (956) - Valby, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2017
A refreshing bavarian pilsner-style beer. Almost zero aftertaste, but an excellent beer to the summertime. The aroma is present, but hard to distinguish. An average pilsner beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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