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

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RATINGS: 3430   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.69   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Corona Extra is the number-one selling beer in Mexico and the leading export brand from Mexico. This pilsener type beer was first brewed in 1925 by Cervecería Modelo, located in Mexico City.


1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mwesth (279) - Skovlunde, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2002
This is the beer for people who does not like beer. Served ice-cold with lemon it is god for thirst, but beer? No way, jose...

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - JUL 23, 2002
My favorite of the ’cheap’ beers, it definitely deserves a low spot on my list. Bland, boring, but easy to drink. A lime is a necessary evil with this beer (also needs to be ice cold). If any beer needs something added to it, it’s just not right. No limes with cheap Mexican beer, no lemons with Hefeweizen. Better than Sol and Dos Equis, this light, yellow beer has a spot on my list solely because of it’s easy (and cheap) drinkability.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
morebier4me (140) - New York, USA - JUL 23, 2002
Bad, must be ice cold but still it is bad. Lime is needed also.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
2far2care99 (4) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2002 does not count

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2002
This beer has its niche, but its very small. Think beach surrounded by beautiful women...that is all.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2002
One of the greatest public-relations promotions in history! This used to be the cheapest of the cheap Mexican imports. Then the brewers got wise and got a high-powered American ad agency to turn this lightweight into a commercial juggernaut. Great business foresight---horrible beer for the money...Drinkable? Sure...Light...fizzy. Tastes fine ice-cold. A fine imported ’premium’ beer? Can you say ’Fraud’?

2.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jayb0 (1084) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2002
Ice cold and fresh lime required. Corona is what it is: a pleasant alternative to american lagers because it’s sooo light in taste. As I’ve said before, no taste is better than bad taste. The lime provides most of the flavor and with it corona can be a refreshing hot-weather beer. Attractive bottling and effective marketing can make this a fun beer.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
madsberg (10684) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2002
UPDATED: APR 13, 2003 Bottled: Not much to it. Better than Sol, but not much. Fresh and tasty when served with a lime.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
k2 (146) - USA - JUL 20, 2002
on a hot day with a lime this is the best ’lawnmower’ beer out there.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wakie (612) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2002
Corona is a good beer substitute. Women will usually drink it. Drop in a lemon or lime wedge to give it taste. Watery, but good on a hot day.


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