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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: 2045   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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beastdog75 (363) - Brick, New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2003
Probably one the better beers to come out of Mexico. Decent malt nose and flavor. Slightly fruity with good roasted notes. Mouthfeel is a little thin, but this is a good beer to have with any Mexican dish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopscotch (9730) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2003
Most beer enthusiasts have tried this beer at a Mexican restaurant at some point. It's an amber beer with a khaki-colored, medium-sized, rocky head. It was served too cold in an icy and was pretty much flavorless, but went well with the spicy food. I have yet to find a Vienna style brew that I would drink in the absence of food, but that's me. Better than most Mexican/beach beers. No skunk!!

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
karlwagner (2) - peabody, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2003 does not count
I get this beer when I can't decide if I want a banana, a coffee, or a beer. To me it tastes like a mix of the three.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ericnixon (741) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 20, 2003
Got this with a lime wedge. i can see doing that with an awful beer like Corona, but not this. Nice dark color with a good hoppy taste. the best Mexican beer i've had so far.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tkaufman (129) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2003
Toasted malt nose on the pour is very good. Unfortunately the beer always looks crappy when poured as its large CO2 bubbles quickly dissipate leaving a watery over carbonated product in the mug. Flavor is actually pretty good for a macro brew, but the lack of body and overcarbonation make this beer much worse than it really is.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weisinator (67) - USA - MAY 16, 2003
Why do restaurants ruin this with a lime wedge in the opening? A big roasted barley and caramel flavor creeps through this one. It's a little thinner than expected, but a good beer nonetheless.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2003
This really is a fairly decent beer. Their is not much aroma, but it is fairly malty for a Mexican made beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
presario (4729) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 13, 2003
The first one goes done smooth, better than Corona but I can't drink more than one. Maybe it is the 36 degree C heat.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JMerritt (1850) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAY 12, 2003
Very unique, caramel/brown-sugary flavor. Nice carbonation balace, but mouthfeel is too watery. Nice, but not great by any means.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wrath (362) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - MAY 9, 2003
Dark red color. caramel in the aroma. Smooth flavor with a malty feel. One of the more solid Mexican beers out there.


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