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


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RATINGS: 1310   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (2641) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Poured into a pint glass. Light straw color with a half inch of head that quickly disappeared to just covering the surface. Fairly fragrant for its style. Lots of honeysuckle... actually only honeysuckle, but still nice. The taste is hard to pin down. Smooth with a slight honey flavor midway through. The taste is "refreshing" without any bite. Light towards medium body with moderate carbonation. Crisp and clean. One of the top beers for its style. Smooth and easy drinking, plus it smells good.

Bule (2310) - California, USA - DEC 30, 2017
12oz bottle from the bottle. Golden color. Little flavor, nothing offensive. Nice on a hot day.

Kovatch666 (2) - - DEC 19, 2017 does not count
Decent Mexican beer. There are much better, but it’s decent. Not recommended if you’re on a budget in Canada, as it can be as high as 40 dollars for 24.(depending on region). ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

BeerBenji (22) - - DEC 2, 2017
Just a decent beer. Better cold, probably my favorite or second favorite Mexican beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

mjmoen (628) - - NOV 30, 2017
C+. Pours a clear golden color with white head. Not much flavor but I kinda like it

rudy23rudy (4) - - NOV 29, 2017 does not count
Great beer for a barbecue. Like I’ve said before, it’s either you love it or hate it type of beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

ferjho224 (43) - MEXICO - NOV 29, 2017
Nothing special, an avergae lager, good looking gold color with good carbonatation, light body and not much flavour.

deepdrinker (369) - Leeds, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2017 Pale yellow in colour , fast disappearing white head. not much of an aroma but a nice alternative to corona larger when in chiquitos

cattaneopapa (445) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2017
Pours a clear golden colour with a small white head. Malty aroma with notes of bread: similar to Czehwar. Taste matches the aroma with subtle hoppy notes. Medium carbonation. Not bad but nothing spectacular.

Thegmarshall () - Pontyclun, WALES - NOV 17, 2017
Expected more. Little flavour, overly gassy, little taste not refreshing or quenching. Doesn't to go back for more.

ZxWx (102) - MEXICO - NOV 16, 2017
Aroma: corn, grains, Appearance: golden, clear, frothy, white foam, goos head Taste: lightly bitter, little malty, corny Palate: light body, thin feel, lively carbonation, very refreshing

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