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


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RATINGS: 2140   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   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 11/20
hayden1215 (321) - Ohio, USA - JUN 23, 2003
Dark amber in color with a fizzy off white head, diminishing. Aroma is lighly malt with notes of caramel. Flavor is sweet and lighlty bitter. Some hop presence. Smooth and watery. Better than corona and others of the ilk.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bjbrown24 (61) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 20, 2003
My favorite mexican beer. Way better than Corona, Dos Equis, etc. A dark beer but doesn't have a bad bitter taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JUN 16, 2003
Bottled. Dark golden colour. Pleasant smooth malt nose. On a pleasant warm summer night in London, standing around the BBQ, this beer went down a treat. I was really back to my Ratebeer best. Smooth soft white head, that persisted throughout. The body was silky soft that transitioned through to the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
skortila (4850) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2003
Malty aroma. Clear, dark red appearance, not much head. Taste is malty, sweet, watery. Not much palate.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
celogan (202) - Oroville, California, USA - JUN 5, 2003
Well, It has a nice bottle. Maybe I got an old bottle. I didn't think there was all that much carbonation. Not flat, but seems like it should have been more. Very Malty, and I tasted No Hops at all. Head evaporated almost immediately, and there was no lacing either. Based on this experience, I would not purchase this again. I might drink it if given to me with no other choices and I was really thirsty for a beer.

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopscotch (10118) - 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!!

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tkaufman (128) - 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.

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