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

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RATINGS: 1312   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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biggmike (480) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - JUL 10, 2007
Its pretty sad when your commercial description talks about being the leading beer sold in cans in Mexico. Typical crap, though it least it has a decent alcohol content.

2.1
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - JUL 8, 2007
Bottle. This is a very dry lager, and it tastes mostly of an earthy malt with a little twist of lime already in it. Not very good.

2.3
mhelgason (495) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JUL 5, 2007
bottle. average, white, fizzy head into clear straw yellow body. aroma is rather skunky with some corn. Flavor is a bit watery with sourness with some sweet in finish. Has that Mexican beer aroma-skunky in a good way. Good for Mexican style.

1.7
Glazed9884 (207) - USA - JUN 30, 2007
xxx this was fairly drinkable, not my favorite but it wasnt a bad beer really..............

0.9
StefanSD (2451) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2007 24 oz can. Pours a nice yellow gold, with a white head that quickly disappears. No mention-worthy aroma or flavor detected. This stuff is bland, bland, and bland. Mouthfeel is thin and watery with some slight fizz from artificial carbonation. Finishes with sour chemical off-flavors. This is one of the worst beers I have ever sampled, makes Bud look like speedway stout.

1.5
chkmhnsthrh (17) - Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2007
Can. Sour water... Better than Corona, but not near as good as the other "Mexican Beer" I’ve had.

1.6
gmcase (115) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2007
bottle. I can’t believe I used to think this was a good beer. It is better than most mexicans.

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Trooper11 (468) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2007
Definitely worth the 1.5 star rating. Pale yeller, lots o bubbles. Taste like umm water and pepper.

2.2
TcTango (48) - Tyler, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2007
This is a beer that I would never get on its own. However, it is a great thirst quencher, and goes pretty good with some hot wings. It cleanes the palate fairly well and creates a good balance with the hot wings.

2.9
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - JUN 6, 2007
Poured a clear golden color with a medium soapy head that dissapeared rather quickly. The nose had a lemony sourness to it with a decent amount of malt presence. Toasted grain and biscuit also come through. The taste started a little tart and dry with a slight wheaty flavor and ended with a strong grassy hop bitterness. Carbonation was a little high. Not bad for a mexican beer.


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