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


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RATINGS: 2215   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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.

   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.

   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.....

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
badgerben (4864) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 6, 2004
Dark brown color with a small head. Slightly sweet aroma. Kind of a dirty malt flavor with just a pinch of hops. A tad grainy. It could have been far worse.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2004
Bottle: Pours to a dark amber color with a tiny white head that quickly disppears. Sweet aroma of malt, candy, brown sugar? Thin body, watery, with some grains, caramel, chocolate, mild bitter hops, and a tiny bit of peppery yeast. Not nearly as bad as I expected.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - DEC 2, 2004
Bottle poured a dark brown with an ok head and lots of carbonation and a sweet candy like aroma. Flavor is very good malt caramel with a good slightly bitter finish... this is a good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
apost8n8 (123) - USA - NOV 29, 2004
Dark brown with fleeting fizzy head, served with a lime. Surprisingly good considering most "mexican" beers. Decent body and nice mild-malty finish. Very similar to Dos Equis Amber. I’ll drink either with my tex-mex from now on.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2004
Good for a Mexican beer, but thats not saying much. Much better than a Corona, but again...A decent "black model" but no Tyra Banks. Maybe a Naomi Campbell in her heyday, or perhaps Iman. That is all. With a lime for some reason.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dorqui (2188) - Brescia, ITALY - NOV 21, 2004
Dark mahogany with compact foam. Fizzy mean with moderated bitter, medium-light body. Discreet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewrater (92) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2004
The best of the Modelo group. Maybe not praise in that Corona is bad and their Especial is average. Still, I thought it paired well with the real Mexican food I was eating. Full flavor. The best I’ve had from that side of the border. An acquaintance from Mexico told me that this is considered the best commercial brew there.

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