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


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RATINGS: 2221   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6862) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bbrock81 (317) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2559) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, 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.

   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

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cowtown57 (18) - Ft Worth, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2004
Yeah...it’s not the greatest beer in the world, BUT... if you live in Texas, AND... you’re at one of the 2 or 3 Tex-Mex joints on every block, AND... you’re working on that 3rd basket of chips and hot sauce waiting for those mole enchiladas to come out...yeah it tastes pretty good. Way better than the other options.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4653) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2004
Light brown beer with a malty aroma and a malty, aniseed and slightly watery flavour. Overall a reasonable malty beer.

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