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

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BA SCORE
48
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1,459 Ratings
THE BROS
34
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Ratings: 1,459
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 1.91
pDev: 38.74%
Wants: 2
Gots: 85 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

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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IPFreeley

Washington

2.5/5  rDev +30.9%

01-18-2012 03:05:47 | More by IPFreeley
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edwardkersh

Oregon

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-17-2012 20:07:48 | More by edwardkersh
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ejw127

Nevada

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

01-17-2012 04:17:21 | More by ejw127
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GreatBloomer

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

01-17-2012 03:01:05 | More by GreatBloomer
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Lang44

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

01-16-2012 21:58:39 | More by Lang44
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irishkyle21

Ontario (Canada)

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-16-2012 16:50:38 | More by irishkyle21
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-15-2012 21:59:54 | More by Wally1912
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hockeybarbie

Alberta (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

01-15-2012 08:29:14 | More by hockeybarbie
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-15-2012 08:26:55 | More by ygtbsm94
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mbacon3227

Alabama

3/5  rDev +57.1%

01-13-2012 17:49:46 | More by mbacon3227
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RyanCMcGovern

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-13-2012 16:38:24 | More by RyanCMcGovern
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uziangis

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

01-13-2012 02:43:34 | More by uziangis
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justinm4bama

Alabama

2/5  rDev +4.7%

01-12-2012 23:59:13 | More by justinm4bama
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Everydayoff

Thailand

1.75/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

355ml bottle poured into a pils glass.

L:
Reflective gold in color with rather small and short life white head, no lacing left once dissipated. The carbonation is high and fizzy.

S:
Cap was removed then the skunkiness appears. Pour into a glass, sulfur, some skunk, slight metallic, corn, dry grain and husk.

T:
Severe kick of grain is majority. Blend with very light sweetness upon the first sip, some bitterness and harsh astringent smacks expose through palate upon the middle sip until the end.

M:
The body is light and crisp with medium to high carbonation, finish is very dry.

O:
Just a lesson to learn and I thought one time is just enough.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2012 17:28:46 | More by Everydayoff
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ZPB

Michigan

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-12-2012 15:52:53 | More by ZPB
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bschinelli

Illinois

2/5  rDev +4.7%

01-11-2012 15:55:58 | More by bschinelli
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Stoffel

Texas

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-10-2012 14:14:49 | More by Stoffel
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iMilky

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev +30.9%

01-10-2012 05:13:05 | More by iMilky
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-10-2012 01:40:29 | More by ahbaggins
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jegross2

Illinois

1.43/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Greetings from Mexico! I swear that I am relaxing. However, I thought that while I am here, I would review some of the local brews I had access to, so…

Reviewing Corona Extra and Corona Light side by side! Both are brewed by Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V., the same people who brew Modelo and Pacifico.
Corona Extra Score: 15
Corona Light Score: 35

My Corona Extra (left) was a tap pour served in a plastic cup. My Corona Light (right) came from a can, served in what looks like a pilsner glass of sort. Do not ask why one is in a plastic cup because there is no rhyme or reason behind it.

Appearance (Corona Extra): Pours a pretty transparent yellow, honey-brown color – almost cider like – with just under a half finger of frothy white head that dissipates into a lacing atop the beer. Come to think of it, this beer looks more like vitamin-heavy urine. Average lacing. 1.5/5

Appearance (Corona Light): Pours a much brighter yellow color than the Corona Extra, almost like a pinot (white wine). Thin layer of bubbly white head on pour that quickly settles into nothing. Below average lacing. 1/5
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Smell (Corona Extra): Limes, corn and a little grain. A little “skunky” funk to the hops aroma. Has a light, acidic “white wine” aroma. 1/5

Smell (Corona Light): Still getting lime, but no real “skunky” hops funk. Perhaps because there is less of a skunked hops funk, I am also detecting more of the “white wine” aroma that I detected in the Corona Extra. Lighter corn/grains smell. Very flat. 1.5/5
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Taste (Corona Extra): OK. If the aroma did not give this away, this beer is skunked. That seems a little odd, since it came from a keg…Besides the signature “Heineken flavor” (pre-skunked beer), I am also detecting a little lime and a lot of corn. The corn is a little malty. Also getting some stainless steel flavor. 1/5

Taste (Corona Light): Very crisp lime and corn flavor. Refreshing. No real linger, and a much subtler stainless steel flavor. 1.5/5
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Mouthfeel (Corona Extra): Light bodied, low-medium carbonation. Honestly surprised by how little carbonation there is. Finish is pungent and acidic. 1/5

Mouthfeel (Corona Light): Light bodied, high-medium carbonation. Slightly bitter and acidic finish. 1/5
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Overall: There is a reason the Bloody Mary is my drink of choice on vacation. Maybe a bad keg biased my Corona Extra experience, but this is my only Corona Extra experience and it was pretty unbearable. I wanted to drain pour it, but I do not think that you can do that in a pool. The Corona Light was a serious step up, but that’s not saying much. I really cannot say that I will ever drink either beer again. Ever. Seriously. I’d honestly rather drink a Keystone Light. USA! USA! USA!

Recommendations: Do not drink this stuff. It is objectively less “tasty” than Miller Lite. Casual beer drinkers should be ashamed.

Pairings: Lime wedge.

Cost: $12.99 for a 12 pack of either.

Serving type: can

01-09-2012 04:56:57 | More by jegross2
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WuAnquo1

Michigan

1/5  rDev -47.6%

01-08-2012 22:27:41 | More by WuAnquo1
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Naamandroid

Alabama

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

01-08-2012 20:44:59 | More by Naamandroid
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chcfan

California

2/5  rDev +4.7%

01-08-2012 19:35:24 | More by chcfan
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rob99er

California

2/5  rDev +4.7%

01-08-2012 04:53:56 | More by rob99er
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Unicycling4Beer

West Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

01-08-2012 03:18:16 | More by Unicycling4Beer
Corona Light from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
48 out of 100 based on 1,459 ratings.