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Corona Light - Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

Not Rated.
Corona LightCorona Light

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1,585 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,585
Reviews: 359
rAvg: 1.92
pDev: 38.02%
Wants: 2
Gots: 135 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2001)
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1.5/5  rDev -21.9%

Not good, has a type of pond water smell and taste to it. Also not very much flavor to it

DHarv, Today at 12:16 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +121.4%

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1.92/5  rDev 0%

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2.25/5  rDev +17.2%

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1/5  rDev -47.9%

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2.25/5  rDev +17.2%

bundy462, Sunday at 07:51 PM
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1.75/5  rDev -8.9%

dexterk1, Sunday at 04:28 PM
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1.92/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev +56.3%

gr3atscott, Oct 24, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev +17.2%

Nick_Bousquet, Oct 22, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +43.2%

TFMyriad, Oct 21, 2014
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1/5  rDev -47.9%

Nichols33, Oct 21, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +125%

Upslion, Oct 20, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -8.9%

JC333, Oct 20, 2014
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2.44/5  rDev +27.1%

Rcaisse, Oct 18, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev +17.2%

If your going to drink a light beer your better off finding a cheap domestic brew. This stuff is over priced and tasted like skunk piss. Terrible beer with a wierd buzz

DirtyMikeandTheBoys, Oct 17, 2014
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2.68/5  rDev +39.6%

Jacobus79, Oct 15, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Keananmichael5, Oct 12, 2014
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2/5  rDev +4.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -21.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +95.3%

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1.44/5  rDev -25%

NessaHilling, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of thehyperduck
1.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

330 mL bottle pulled from the singles bin of my local LCBO; coded 080514 (I am guessing that means it was packaged on Aug 5 2014, since there is also a 24-hour-clock time stamp, which usually indicates time of bottling). Listed at 3.9%, and served ice cold.

Pours a pale, clear straw-yellow, topped with one finger of fizzy white head that rapidly vanishes. A soapy film remains behind, along with a slight collar. Yes, this looks like light beer alright. The aroma is skunk city, and not in the charming, restrained way of some Euro lagers. This just smells like a wet garbage bag full of boiled vegetables, located in a neighbourhood where a skunk was recently run over. Absolutely unappealing, although as an interesting aside this may be the most aromatic Light Beer I've ever had the displeasure of sniffing.

This beer's bright spot is probably the flavour, and that isn't saying much because it doesn't actually taste like much of anything. Sort of like a soggy corn chip, diluted by a couple of orders of magnitude, as if this were some sort of homeopathic remedy. It finishes with that cardboard flavour I find in many light lagers, and that's all she wrote. This is one of the most flavourless beers I have ever consumed, which is in stark contrast to the stinky, unrelenting aroma. Thin-bodied, watery, and fizzy, like this sort of beer is supposed to be. Refreshing I suppose, if you can get past the skunk. I usually can, but this one is just too pungently sulphurous to ignore.

Final Grade: 1.99, a regrettable D-. I have reviewed many American-style adjunct lagers, and while there are definitely a lot of stinkers in that category, there are plenty of cheap, serviceable options as well. I often find that the BA aggregate average overstates the crappiness of these types of beers, but Corona Light is one instance where it is spot on. This is inexcusably, offensively bad, and just a fetid excuse for a light beer all around. I would not pay money for this again, and I doubt I'd accept it as a freebie, either. Light beer fans can easily find something that costs less and doesn't smell like roadkill.

thehyperduck, Oct 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev +4.2%

beb86, Oct 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev +4.2%

Drew_Web, Oct 01, 2014
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Corona Light from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
48 out of 100 based on 1,585 ratings.