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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: 1979   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bac080 (398) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2003
Bitter but still manages to be smooth. The best thing is, you can get it at most Mexican restaurants.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - APR 12, 2003
This brew had a decent lacing to it.In my opinion it has a fruity aroma to it.I found this brew to have a bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thedm (4920) - Fort Wayne, USA - APR 12, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2003 This brew poured a small light brown head of small to medium sized bubbles that quickly faded away and left a good lacing. It has a transparent dark brown body. It has a slightly fizzy smooth malty taste and a malty aroma.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
desurfer (1209) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2003
Tan head, deep reddish gold colored body. Not much aroma aside from some maltiness. Smoky malt flavor. Acceptable but not exceptional.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MO BEER (32) - USA - APR 1, 2003
best mexican beer. good with or without lime. caramel and roasted malt hints in a smooth simple and balanced beer. Just a perfect beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hansen (6432) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2003
Shopped a lot of foreign beers, a lot of disappointments. This was a surprice. Dark and fine head. Little sweetness in aroma and a lot of fine fruit flavor. But not complex.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2514) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2003 Very clearly one of the top major beers exported from Mexico, and one I should drink more often when I see it on restaurant menus. Pours a bright red-brown with a nice bubbly head. There's a light musty caramel aroma. The flavor is better than the aroma though, with clean sweet-caramel/toffee malt palate. Light balancing bitterness in the finish. Interestingly the flavor is full but the body is light, giving a very drinkable balanced beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wiseblood (700) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 21, 2003
Light amber with a brief white frothy head. Medium bodied with fruity, caramel malt aromas. Clean and refreshing, a good example of mexican beer, just stay away from the ubiquitous limes.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cornhusker01 (76) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 9, 2003
Much better Vienna than some other Mexican breweries. It went down smooth and the flavor wasn't too harsh. A good beer for introducing people to dark beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (2727) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2003
Pleasant brownish red color but utterly headless. Little carbonation, medium bodied, and smooth. Pleasantly malty aroma. Flavor mostly follows suit, sweet caramel maltiness. Well-done and understated hop presence in the finish. No need for lime!


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