Corona Extra
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Lager - Adjunct
Ranked #286
Ranked #31,097
2.36 | pDev: 31.78%
Jun 16, 2022
Jan 10, 2001
Corona ExtraCorona Extra
Notes: Also known as Coronita Extra (small bottles) and Corona Familiar (larger bottles).
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Photo of snaotheus
3.51/5  rDev +48.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by snaotheus from Washington

24oz can served in a footed pilsner glass. BB DEC 2022.

Pours very clear pale yellow, an initial flash of moderately coarse head that disappears to almost nothing except for a few straggling tiny clusters of bubbles. Moderate amount of active carbonation. Smell is yeasty funk, grain, maybe corn, slight grassy spiciness.

Taste is fairly mild, but dominated by the yeasty funk. Grassiness follows, then maybe a little grainy sweetness. A surprising bitterness builds, and I get a little lemon zest.

Mouthfeel is super light and clean. Overall, it is what it is -- it's not bad, it's not going to turn any heads, but you could drink a few of these on a hot day.

Jun 16, 2022
2.83 by Best_Username from Florida on Jun 09, 2022
Photo of Splarp
2.63/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
by Splarp

I don't find this a horrible beer. It's just not that good either. Someone stated that if you don't add a lime, you're doing it wrong. My feeling is that if a beer needs citrus fruit to be drinkable, they are brewing it wrong. Most of the popularity of this beer is a good PR campaign. Keep in mind that this beer is popular in a country that bought pet rocks.

May 16, 2022
3.36 by Taenim from New Jersey on May 09, 2022
Photo of daitanna
2.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by daitanna

This is the epitome of an average beer. It is just fine by definition. Add a slice of lime to make it more tolerable but in a pinch, a corona is not the worst thing out there.

May 05, 2022
Photo of griffinwelsh
2.71/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
by griffinwelsh

Unremarkable, mass produced beer. This is my go to when options sparse. Like tequila it is best served with a salted rim and a lime slice,

May 04, 2022
2.61 by BTexpress from Georgia on Apr 29, 2022
Photo of Legendary_Geko
2.83/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
by Legendary_Geko from Florida

This beer is so average, until you put a lime in it. Something about this beer in a lime with it makes it phenomenal, cant really tell you why. This is an amazing beer with a lime, super refreshing

Apr 17, 2022
1.45 by Jwa11s on Mar 21, 2022
1.24 by Sam88 on Mar 17, 2022
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2.52/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

I would never purchase this outside of accompanying my meal at a Mexican restaurant, but it does indeed serve that purpose. IMO it's only purpose. MUCH prefer a Modelo Negro if available.

Mar 06, 2022
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4/5  rDev +69.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by bottom_ramen

If you don't throw a lime in and salt the rim you're doing it wrong.

Feb 23, 2022
Photo of Djtalento
5/5  rDev +111.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Djtalento

Great beer highly drinkable ... beware if you get skunky ones ... make sure to buy in the 12 pack box .. dont allow alot of light to hit it ... they become skunky when the hops go bad with light ... should be smooth tasting with no skunk flavor.

Feb 19, 2022
3 by ryand14 from Michigan on Feb 14, 2022
3.51 by Ox8840bo from Illinois on Feb 06, 2022
Photo of Mindcrime1000
2.29/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5
by Mindcrime1000 from South Dakota

If you aren't on a beach, just say no.

Jan 29, 2022
3.47 by J_Brew_99 from Colorado on Jan 20, 2022
3.46 by WlSH_YOU_WERE_BEER from Georgia on Jan 19, 2022
Photo of TheBricenator
2.34/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by TheBricenator from Oregon

Look: Clear light yellow with a fizzy white head that swells some and quickly settles, leaving minimal lacing behind
Aroma: Corn, light bready notes, cereal grains, some skunky wafts, and a very light floral note
Taste: Starts grains and bread before corn along with the lightstruck/skunk note shows up and mingles. Floral note is very subtle but noticeable some after the initial grain and skunk hit subsides as well as being prominent on the close
Mouthfeel: Light, decent body – not too watery, medium-high carbonation, and a crisp finish with zero dryness
Overall: This is okay. A solid and decently refreshing cerveza without a ton of corn aroma/flavor and though most folks, myself included, know and feel the skunkiness is a flaw, I’ve always kind of dug it since I dig the skunky notes of hops’ cousin plant. Easy enough to drink

Jan 15, 2022
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1.63/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5
by Joshhardigan from Florida

I keep this around to make beer bread. Bland and inoffensive. Non-existent mouth feel. Seriously. Perrier water hits like a New England IPA compared to this.

Somebody @ the factory mislabeled a sack of corn as "hops"...and the rest is "historia"...

Carbonated corn water with a touch of alcohol.

To recap: bland, inoffensive, beer bread ingredient.


Jan 11, 2022
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1.9/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25
by Irish_Lush

Light yellow beer that tastes like skunked water. Doesn't taste as syrupy cheap as a Budweiser level brew, but for the price you could do way better. A beer that's only succeeded on the strength of its beach brew advertising scheme. It's light, the taste is mostly inoffensive water with a hint of grains, but the flavorless quality only highlights the skunk.

Jan 02, 2022
2.77 by SeymourDunn from Wisconsin on Dec 27, 2021
2.35 by lakewy17 from New Hampshire on Dec 26, 2021
Photo of jfilip56
3.84/5  rDev +62.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
by jfilip56

great beer. sure you can get the so called 'skunkiness' in the clear bottle but to me its not a totally undesirable taste therfore i would rate this beer above all of the American mass produced lagers such as bud, Coors, miller. pretty much on the same playing filed as other mass produced Mexican lagers (Modelo, Dos Equis), and mass produced European lagers (Heineken, Stella).

Dec 11, 2021
Photo of HarlotBronte
2.86/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
by HarlotBronte from District of Columbia

Rating with lime which greatly improves the beer

Dec 04, 2021
2.35 by dd53grif from Michigan on Nov 26, 2021
2.44 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota on Nov 04, 2021
Photo of BenHesk12
3.82/5  rDev +61.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by BenHesk12 from California

In an ever changing world, corona remains the same. The bottle looks great in instagram pictures when youre on the beach and the bottle feels great in your hand. It has that "beer" flavor that is lost by so many these days. And the mouthfeel is actually really pleasant. You can drink one of these down in a few minutes flat.

Oct 25, 2021
Corona Extra from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 57 out of 100 with 5537 ratings