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Brewed by Grupo Modelo (Corona)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
México DF, Mexico

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2202   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This dark vienna-munich type beer has had extraordinary acceptance in international markets. Exports to the U.S. began in the early 80´s, and have since attained great success in Europe, Australia, Central and South America.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
hobgoblin (163) - St-Épiphane, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 6, 2005
bottle. Dark clear brown color, thin white head. Smells like malt and molasses. This beer is like a mixt of water and molasses, not a good one, keep trying. Cette biere est de couleur brune foncee avec une tres faible mousse a l’odeur de malt et de melasse. Au gout, elle est tres aqueuse, aucune rondeur en bouche, on dirait un melange d’eau et de melasse.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nick76 (4370) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2005
Not as watered down as some of the other Mexican beers but still far from full bodied. It is also sweeter. Has a sweet malty smell and the aftertaste matches it exactly. It does taste a little like a bock worth a try.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Goodfieldnohit (9) - Canadian, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2004 does not count
Pours nice with a thinnish head. In many respects is like Shiner Bock. A good average beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csbosox (1229) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - DEC 22, 2004
First, let me say this is a favorite in Mexico and at mexican reseraunts and I will re-rate it in a better situation, but it was lunch time and I felt like rating. 12 oz bottle. Tasted at Chipotles in a laminated paper cup. Kinda hard to guage the color or head, but it was amber brown with a large off white head, nice lacing. It was served out of their fridge way too cold. Malty aroma. Malty, sweetish, roasty flavor, some hops backing that added a small amount of fruity/floral flavors. Nice dry finish with some lingering malt flavor. This was excellent with my spicy burrito.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
empiman (21) - shawnee, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 22, 2004
Nice pour, malty aroma thick taste that dissappated quickly. Surprisingly good, he likes it, he likes it...

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hab40oz (242) - Grants Pass, Oregon, USA - DEC 16, 2004
this beer ain’t too bad for mexican crap, pours a nice dark brown with the consistency of a light porter, very german in style and taste like a bock, flavor seams somewhat like Pacifico but with a little more malt and a more flavorful body.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
ALyseen (42) - DENMARK - DEC 15, 2004
Redish color middle white head. A malty sweet aroma. The flavor is malty but a bit watery. not my style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2004
Clear, light brown color with a small off white head. Sweet malty aroma. Flavor of malt, caramel and a bit of hops on the finish. Thin bodied, but not a bad beer.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
AAO (102) - Næstved, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2004
redish color. Middle head. Malty sweet aroma. Taste is malty but very watery. Not that good.....

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dornoy (701) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2004
Thin white head, dark amber colour. Sweet-malty flavour, has hints of caramel and chocolate. A very drinkable beer, and a nice surprise coming from Mexico : it is much more than a thirst-quencher and can be enjoyed in cold countries as well.


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