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12 Things You Need to Know About Modelo

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In a landscape where Corona won't stop it with the beach commercials and Mexican craft beer is growing at a rate of about 50 percent per year , there's Modelo, a beer with surprising staying power for all its squat-bottle modesty.
Modelo is the second most popular imported beer in the U.S. And all the brewery had to do was invent two styles ( they make Cheladas , but we're still mainly hot for Especial and Negra). But don't let looks fool you: In that squat little bottle of effortlessly pleasant suds are influences ranging from political dealings with Napoleon III to American...
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