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What is your favorite Mexican beer and why?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on June 9, 2008

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Photo of Phil Mitchell

“Pacifico, because it’s fun to say.”

Photo of Brian Segebrecht

“Bohemia. I just like the flavor of it. It’s good.”

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“It’s a beer called Indio. You can’t get it in the States. It actually has the most crisp, refreshing flavor for that type of lager. It’s unique.”

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“Negro Modelo. The folks at La Tropicana recommended it, and it was tasty.”

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gccs14r 5 years, 10 months ago

I should have been more specific and said Dos XX amber lager. The green bottle stuff doesn't do anything for me.

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gogoplata 5 years, 10 months ago

What a timely question. I just rediscovered Negra Modelo about a week ago. Good Beer.

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snoozey 5 years, 10 months ago

My second favorite is uno mas cervesa preempted by another Don Julio Anejo por favor..

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riverdrifter 5 years, 10 months ago

Order the chilli rellenos with a Pacifico at La Parilla. Magic!

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gccs14r 5 years, 10 months ago

"i'll stick with a ice cold keystone light,thank you very much."hurp shudder gakNot a fan of Corona, but dos XX lager is good. Haven't tried the others.

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coolmarv 5 years, 10 months ago

Boulevard Wheat and a taco. Does that count? or maybe margaritas made with beer in them.

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Bob Forer 5 years, 10 months ago

I hate beer, Mexican included. Give me a single malt scotch.

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sunflower_sue 5 years, 10 months ago

ms_c, If I'm on the floor ordering more tequila, I'm inclined to think I wouldn't be real choosey about the state of the floor. Luckily, age has made me wise enough to forgo that much tequila! However, the hubby had a birthday yesterday, and sadly, age has not made me wise enough to know when to say "Enough!" to the chocolate-espresso-fudge cake.

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blue73harley 5 years, 10 months ago

Schlitz - no...that is what I get AFTER drinking Mexican beer.

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ms_canada 5 years, 10 months ago

sunny sue - would it depend on what floor that is? I, myself, would be rather choosey about floors.

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HootyWho 5 years, 10 months ago

PBR, Rolling Rock, LaBatt, Black Stripe, in that order

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sunflower_sue 5 years, 10 months ago

I wouldn't stoop to order a Mexican beer...but I'd lie on the floor and order another tequila! ;)~

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jonas 5 years, 10 months ago

Mrs. C: No need to ask. Such was what was explained to me, and leaves me bitter to this day.

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chapdaddy 5 years, 10 months ago

  1. Modelo Especial, no lime2. Sol3. Pacifico
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cool 5 years, 10 months ago

Marion is right about the german influence !technical perfection via meso-america !

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Flap Doodle 5 years, 10 months ago

Free State Tropical Wheat with added frijoles

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Raider 5 years, 10 months ago

Sol, Leon, Victoria, Pacifico and Modelo Especial. All great Mexican beers. The only ones I think you can't find locally is Victoria and Leon. You can get Sol in KC.

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ms_canada 5 years, 10 months ago

Oh yes, fav cerveza? Bohemia when in Old Mexico.

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ms_canada 5 years, 10 months ago

jonas - I looked at that web address and I see what you mean. I thought also that Negra and Modelo did not go together for the reason you mentioned. But, looking at the name of the producer of the beer, it is Grupo Modelo S. A. and the beer is their Negra type of beer. So the modelo is not really an adjective, it is the makers name. Hence the a and o endings. If they called that particular beer their Black Model, it would be Modela Negra. feminine because cerveza is feminine :o) ask Ubermime if I am correct.

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8ball 5 years, 10 months ago

ive only tried corona and tecate,but both tasted really gross.i'll stick with a ice cold keystone light,thank you very much

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bad_dog 5 years, 10 months ago

Marion's right about the German influence.I like Dos Equis lager w/lime.

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Multidisciplinary 5 years, 10 months ago

great, now I will picture Bossa with a sombero slaving in the hot sun, drinking Tecate and taking a siesta against an adobe hut, burro braying nearby.

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Bossa_Nova 5 years, 10 months ago

Tecate Light con sal y limon. after a long day in the oil fields in 120F weather, that was my evening staple back in the day.

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oldvet 5 years, 10 months ago

Bud Light... available almost everywhere in Mexico and in most Mexican restaurants here...

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le 5 years, 10 months ago

Funny how my comments are being kept from the public( only showing up on my computer) yet..it always still says welcome le at the top of the page? hmmmmm?! Corona!

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prospector 5 years, 10 months ago

Their here to take our jobs! If we drink all of their beer, will they stay home and make more or come here to drink it? The local brewers need to eat too! Us 'mericuns need to get drunk together and "rabble rabble" about it. Drunk we stand, sober we fall and the terrorists win. Why, when there is the Free State Brewery.

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exhawktown 5 years, 10 months ago

Except Negra Modelo, which is the best Wiener Alt you can get in Kansas, as the Austrians don't send us any 'Vienna (dark) Ale.'

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Marion Lynn 5 years, 10 months ago

Mexican beer is really some of the best German beer in the world.

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autie 5 years, 10 months ago

Bud Light Lime? That is about as Mexican as lasagna. I agree with the Modelo folks in most instances. But an ice cold Corona out of the ice chest after mowing is pretty tasty.

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The_Original_Bob 5 years, 10 months ago

I'm not really a fan of any beer that comes with fruit. I'm pretty sure no bartender has ever stuck a lime in a Negro Modelo the few times I've ordered it. So, I'll go with that.

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RETICENT_IRREVERENT 5 years, 10 months ago

Mexican beer?Whats wrong with American beer?I blame Al Gore.Damn hippies and their French ways...They can just keep their really thin pancakes.

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cool 5 years, 10 months ago

ditto with jonas once again.it goes better with food !

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jonas 5 years, 10 months ago

Negra Modelo, I would say. http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/75/667/This is just to prove that I'm saying it correctly. I had an argument with Ubermime about it, because I didn't think it could be negra due to adjective/noun gender agreement, but I was wrong.

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