Modelo Especial has an orange blossom honey aroma with a hint of herb. The beer is well balanced with a light hop character and a crisp, clean finish. The ABV for Modelo Especial is 4.4%.
Glass to Use:
Pilsner beers are best complemented in a tall, slender and tapered glass such as the classic Pilsner glass.
About the Brewery
In 1925, Braulio Iriarte founded Cerveceria Modelo in Mexico City. In 1930 Pablo Diez Fernandez would become director general and the majority stockholder of the company. The company would go on to acquire regional breweries producing Victoria (1935), Estrella (1954) and Pacifico (1954).
In 1991 Cerveceria Modelo would change its name to Grupo Modelo. Grupo Modelo is responsible for brewing the following beer brands- Corona, Estrella Jalisco, Leon, Modelo, Pacifico and Victoria.
Tobin’s Review 4 out of 5
Modelo Especial has a bronze gold brick color with a small head that dissipates quickly. The beer has aromas of malt and a faint pepper aroma, with flavors of sweet malt. The beer is soft, crisp, clean and ends dry. Overall a good beer!
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