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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2143   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2004
Bottled. Pours a garnet colour. Rich malty aroma. Flavourful and malty. Smallish notes of chocolate. Maybe a bit ashy. A nice surprise.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2004
Poured dark with little head. The taste is smooth, somewhat chocolatey sweet with some hops. This is the best thing I have had out of Mexico, but still only an average beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2004
Bottle pours translucent dark amber, off-white pancake batter like head, with fairly good lacing but virtually no carbonation.   Aroma of malts and light fruit, apples & pears maybe.   Malty up front, sweet, with a slight green fruit tinge.   Finishes with a light fruitiness, very subtle malts.   Definite easy one to drink on a hot day.   Nothing extraordinary, but rather decent for a mass produced brew.


3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Firefaery (19) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 14, 2004
I drink this like some would drink budweiser. It goes with anything for me... cookouts, crabs. Great with a twist of lime. Dark, amber-brown brew with a very simple, frothy head at first, but dies down to a small rim lacing. The aroma is empty. The flavor isn’t anything fantastic and really doesn’t have any distinctive flavor. It tastes like a mexican beer and in my opinion is one of the best as far as mexican beers go.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bbrock81 (312) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - JUL 13, 2004
Not a very good beer, but it is the best Mexican beer I’ve had. It pours a sort of amber color which is quite translucent. Everything about the beer is mild, from the smell to the taste to the finish. It’s all just sort of watered-down. Not very good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2004
Red-brown lager with a small head.It has a light sweet aroma with a touch of roasted malts. The taste is round and intens.in the mouth there are hints of black chocolate,roasted malts with a medium sweetness.The afthertaste is ending dry with a touch of bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2473) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 8, 2004
Pours with a two-finger off-white head that leaves very little lace. Clear amber color. Light - medium bodied but slightly watery finish and light carbonation. Multi-sweet nose. Starts sweet finishes mellow. The ABV is 5.3% $7.99 for a 6-pack of 12oz. bottles, available everywhere in NH.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NoiZe (2323) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2004
UPDATED: APR 24, 2006 Amber coloured beer, nice with mexican food at the side. Taste is not too great. It’s not impressive. Re-rate 2006: had it in mexico. It’s more subtile then I first thought.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SkyinBrian (430) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 3, 2004
make sure they dont put a lime in this if you get it at a mexican restaurant. tasted almost exactly like amber bock to me. nice malt presence easy drinking. probably not worth the 5 bucks it cost at this restaurant though

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2004
Dark amber, slightly cloudy beer. with a small head. Light sweet fruity aroma. Slightly sweet malty taste with a light bitter finish.


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