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FAQ

What are the main ingredients in Modelo Especial and Modelo Negra?

Modelo Especial contains Filtered Water, Yeast, Malted Barley, Corn, and Hops.

Modelo Negra contains Filtered Water, Yeast, Malted Barley, Rice, and Hops.

                                         
What is Modelo Especial Chelada?

It is a blend of our fine beer and the refreshing flavors of tomato, salt, and lime. Modelo Especial Chelada is an authentic “cerveza preparada” brewed in Mexico.


What is the nutritional information for Modelo Especial?

*Based on a 12 ounce serving of 4.4% ABV

Calories  144

Carbohydrates (grams) 14

Protein (grams) 1.1

% ABV 4.4%


What is the nutritional information for Modelo Negra?

*Based on a 12 ounce serving.

Calories 173

Carbohydrates (grams) 16

Protein (grams) 1.5

% ABV 5.4%

*Based on a 12 ounce serving.


What is the nutritional information for Modelo Especial Chelada?

*Based on a 24 ounce serving.

Calories 289

Carbohydrates (grams) 35

Protein (grams) 3.1

% ABV 3.5%
 


How many IBUs are in Modelo Products?

Modelo Especial has 18 IBUs.
Modelo Negra has 19 IBUs.


Do Modelo products contain gluten?

There isn't an accepted methodology for testing gluten content in fermented beverages, so we cannot provide an accurate amount of gluten in our beers. There are traces of gluten in all our beers. We recommend that you consult your physician regarding consumption.


Are Modelo products vegan friendly?

Yes, Modelo products are vegan friendly. We do not use any products derived from animals.


What is the shelf life for Modelo products?

While there are many factors that contribute to beer shelf life, we have found that in order to enjoy the consistently fresh taste of Modelo products, it is best to drink within six months of production.


How can I find the code date?

We strive for the highest standards of quality and freshness for our beers. Our code date is printed on the neck of the bottle or bottom of the can. This code represents the production date. Please reference our code date chart.


What are the ideal storage conditions for Modelo products?

Storage conditions also play a factor in the shelf life and quality of beer. Prior to opening, Modelo products should be kept in a cool, dry, dark area away from bright light. Optimum storage temperature is 53 - 59 degrees Fahrenheit. Avoid extreme temperature changes.


Can I order beer directly from Constellation Brands?

Legal restrictions prevent us from shipping beer directly to consumers, but don’t worry, Modelo products are likely available at a location near you! We sell beer to local distributors who then sell it to retailers such as grocery stores, convenience stores, bars and restaurants. Please contact your local distributor carrying our products to obtain pricing and availability information.


How can I submit a donation request?

Please visit https://cbrands.versaic.com/Login.aspx to submit your request. Our friends in our Corporate Marketing and Community Affairs departments will review your request as soon as possible.

 

Can I submit a sponsorship request?

We’re grateful to have so many fans that are enthusiastic about the brand and want to connect us with great products and events. Unfortunately, are not accepting any outside solicitation at this time.


Can you send me promotional merchandise?

If you’re looking to sport some great branded threads or buy other merchandise, your best bet is to visit www.modelomerch.com where you can purchase hundreds of great items.


Where can I submit my ideas?

The excitement and enthusiasm our consumers have for our brands is contagious. Thank you for your support! However, any ideas for products, concepts or commercials must come from our paid agencies we work with. Though we know our consumers have great ideas, it would infringe on our contracts with those agencies if we accepted outside ideas.  In addition, we want to avoid any misunderstandings about the origin of ideas, concepts, etc.  Accordingly, we cannot not accept your submission.


How can I become a beer promotional model?

Becoming a beer promotional model is actually handled differently in each area of the U.S. We sell beer to local distributors who then sell it to retailers such as grocery stores, convenience stores, bars and restaurants. Our beer distributors use local agencies to hire models for events. Contact your local beer distributor that sells our brand, and ask to talk to the sales team. Those are the companies that hire the agencies.


How do I apply for a job within the company?

You can find out more about working for Constellation Brands by visiting www.cbrands.com/careers.



Where can I find more information about investor relations?

Information about investor relations is available at www.cbrands.com/investors.


For any additional inquiries regarding Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra and Modelo Especial Chelada, please contact our Customer Care Center at 800-683-4227.