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

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BA SCORE
48
awful

1,511 Ratings
THE BROS
34
awful

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Ratings: 1,511
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 1.91
pDev: 38.22%
Wants: 2
Gots: 102 | 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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IDYVM

California

1.75/5  rDev -8.4%

12-24-2013 05:00:09 | More by IDYVM
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Capitals82

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev +44%

12-23-2013 17:48:54 | More by Capitals82
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ThrashMaster

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -47.6%

12-22-2013 22:29:52 | More by ThrashMaster
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RingoBro

Massachusetts

2.19/5  rDev +14.7%

Poured into a Samuel Adams Boston Lager pint glass.

Pretty much no head on this beer and is clear yellow. Doesn't smell like much of anything, but I'd definitely take this over Bud Light, Coors Light, etc. Nice light beer to have during the summer at parties. If you want quantity > quality, this low-calorie beer is a great option.

12-21-2013 04:55:12 | More by RingoBro
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brandonkr

New York

2.75/5  rDev +44%

12-21-2013 01:34:32 | More by brandonkr
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

1/5  rDev -47.6%

12-20-2013 14:12:08 | More by HRamz3
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T_rizzo

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +57.1%

12-18-2013 16:21:16 | More by T_rizzo
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berlinabb

California

1.75/5  rDev -8.4%

12-16-2013 20:55:29 | More by berlinabb
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Ron860

New Jersey

2.89/5  rDev +51.3%

Notes: Poured into a pilsner glass to see how 'light' this beer really is. Actually, if I *had* to drink Light beers this one would probably be my go-to beer over all others... well... I could probably tolerate a Heineken or Amstel Light as well, but this one, taking into consideration it's marketing purpose for refreshment, does what it is supposed to do. There wasn't any 'born-on' date but the one I tried seemed fairly fresh. I'm certain the turnover rate on these is quite steady given the average consumer pool of beer drinkers, which I must say, is significantly improving!

Appearance - Very, very pale yellow color, heavy carbonation, with a minimal head retention of about 30 seconds if you are lucky. No obvious sign of lacing on the glass either but a mere haze of what could have been. This brew is propbably the most clear I have ever seen next to water. If I were stranded in a desert, working in the hot sun, or just resurfacing my driveway for more than 5 hours during the summer, an ice cold Corona Light would look extremely appealing to me.

Smell - Very faint aroma of malt and barely any hops. Possibly some adjunct aromas such as old rice but nothing that stands out. A variable mix of sweetness and floral but very light.

Taste - I'm not certain what this brew is supposed to be other than just 'beer' or 'cerveza' but I guess the taste fits the style. I couldn't really determine what the flavors were that I was experiencing, so I had to continue trying the beer multiple times to find out. ;) It is not unpleasant but doesn't lend much to the imagination either. Basically, it tastes like a lighter version of Corona!

Mouthfeel - After a few 'sips' I can safely say that the drinkability of this beer is very high. Even with it's light watery body, it has a very smooth and refreshing texture but leaves more to be desired. No complaints, but nothing very impressive either.

Overall - Obviously, Grupo Modelo knows what they are doing. If there was not a demand for this product it would not be marketed. Quite frankly, is the beer an Anchor Steam, Samuel Adams, Defiant, Theakston Old Peculiar, Dogfish Head, or Delirium Tremens?... absolutely not. But it holds a place in the refreshing and enjoyable beer market that is quite successful.

12-15-2013 23:08:11 | More by Ron860
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21Maestro8

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +70.2%

12-15-2013 15:33:58 | More by 21Maestro8
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Carl_R

Oklahoma

2.25/5  rDev +17.8%

12-15-2013 01:43:13 | More by Carl_R
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Lochnessmonster

Florida

1/5  rDev -47.6%

12-14-2013 16:12:28 | More by Lochnessmonster
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mychalg9

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

12-13-2013 15:25:42 | More by mychalg9
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kodt

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-13-2013 14:47:56 | More by kodt
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Alex5

South Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -34.6%

12-10-2013 21:46:29 | More by Alex5
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timmy2b

New York

2.25/5  rDev +17.8%

12-08-2013 15:15:35 | More by timmy2b
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csmalley

Kansas

2/5  rDev +4.7%

12-07-2013 19:46:39 | More by csmalley
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Ilovebeer1549

California

2.5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-07-2013 05:09:51 | More by Ilovebeer1549
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -34.6%

12-05-2013 15:43:20 | More by NonicPanic
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Sonofalime

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

12-05-2013 01:30:17 | More by Sonofalime
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -21.5%

12-05-2013 01:26:49 | More by XmnwildX12
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-04-2013 04:44:36 | More by RochefortChris
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

2/5  rDev +4.7%

12-02-2013 04:08:25 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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SonictheBeerhog

New York

3/5  rDev +57.1%

12-01-2013 00:15:40 | More by SonictheBeerhog
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BWH999

California

1/5  rDev -47.6%

11-29-2013 06:57:13 | More by BWH999
Corona Light from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
48 out of 100 based on 1,511 ratings.