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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2254   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This dark vienna-munich type beer has had extraordinary acceptance in international markets. Exports to the U.S. began in the early 80s, and have since attained great success in Europe, Australia, Central and South America.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smoosh (536) - New Albany, Indiana, USA - JAN 9, 2005
Bottle - malty sweet aroma with a little must. Very pretty copper/bronze color. Smallish off-white head that fights and hangs on. Same sweetness in the flavor. Almost a hint of rye in there somewhere. Slight fizziness. I remember 15 or so years ago that I saw an article calling this the worlds best beer. I certainly wouldnt agree with that, but its better than I remember. Not bad - a nice surprise!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTheRed (82) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2005
another recent from my brother in law whos just discovered it. I just discovered that Id never rated it. Another one we drink during Mexican jaunts. Its just especial with toasted malt. Nothing to write home about. Reminds me of Michelob Dark.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
hobgoblin (163) - St-piphane, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 6, 2005
bottle. Dark clear brown color, thin white head. Smells like malt and molasses. This beer is like a mixt of water and molasses, not a good one, keep trying. Cette biere est de couleur brune foncee avec une tres faible mousse a lodeur de malt et de melasse. Au gout, elle est tres aqueuse, aucune rondeur en bouche, on dirait un melange deau et de melasse.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nick76 (4399) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2005
Not as watered down as some of the other Mexican beers but still far from full bodied. It is also sweeter. Has a sweet malty smell and the aftertaste matches it exactly. It does taste a little like a bock worth a try.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Goodfieldnohit (9) - Canadian, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2004 does not count
Pours nice with a thinnish head. In many respects is like Shiner Bock. A good average beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csbosox (1229) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - DEC 22, 2004
First, let me say this is a favorite in Mexico and at mexican reseraunts and I will re-rate it in a better situation, but it was lunch time and I felt like rating. 12 oz bottle. Tasted at Chipotles in a laminated paper cup. Kinda hard to guage the color or head, but it was amber brown with a large off white head, nice lacing. It was served out of their fridge way too cold. Malty aroma. Malty, sweetish, roasty flavor, some hops backing that added a small amount of fruity/floral flavors. Nice dry finish with some lingering malt flavor. This was excellent with my spicy burrito.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
empiman (21) - shawnee, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 22, 2004
Nice pour, malty aroma thick taste that dissappated quickly. Surprisingly good, he likes it, he likes it...

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hab40oz (242) - Grants Pass, Oregon, USA - DEC 16, 2004
this beer aint too bad for mexican crap, pours a nice dark brown with the consistency of a light porter, very german in style and taste like a bock, flavor seams somewhat like Pacifico but with a little more malt and a more flavorful body.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
ALyseen (42) - DENMARK - DEC 15, 2004
Redish color middle white head. A malty sweet aroma. The flavor is malty but a bit watery. not my style.

2.9
   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.


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