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

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Corona ExtraCorona Extra

Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Coronita Extra (small bottles) and Corona Familiar (larger bottles).

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001

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3.1/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer is only to be enjoyed in 3 situations: 1. The beach 2. The pool 3. A hot day. Other than that this beer will be too much. This beer, just like how it looks, is a beer to be enjoyed on a beautiful day. This beer is light and has a bit of a grainy taste to it but in a sweet way. The bottle is very attractive and makes you feel like you are on vacation.

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1.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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1.25/5  rDev -44.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -33%

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2.5/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +56.3%

Photo of ChestSplitter
2.55/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Like another reviewer noted, I have never in my life taken the time to pour this into a glass.
The appearance in the bottle is what you would expect from a really light beer, nothing more.
The smell? I've really never noticed.
The taste? Light, smooth. Nothing to offend and nothing to remember too long either.
Mouthfeel? Almost non-existent.

Corona beer is a bit like The Eagles. I cannot imagine anyone taking the trouble to really dislike something as light and smooth as the Eagles' music, but if the Eagles are your "favorite band", then you haven't sampled the subject of rock music very deeply. I've never had any beer that I can just quaff as fast or as long as Corona. It tastes fine. In fact, it's hard to beat on a hot day at the beach. There's just nothing memorable about it at all.

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2.75/5  rDev +22.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -33%

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3/5  rDev +33.9%

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2.25/5  rDev +0.4%

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1/5  rDev -55.4%

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2/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +56.3%

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2.25/5  rDev +0.4%

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2.12/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Another beer that I had so many times but never took the chance to review. So what if it’s snowing outside, I grabbed a bottle from the supermarket and I even poured it into a lager glass. The classic clean glass bottle of 355 ml, who everyones love to hate, ABV 4.5 on my bottle. Very pale, piss yellow colour, with one finger of white froathy head, very low retention and of course no lacing on the glass. Great activity in the glass though. Lots of adjuncts on the nose, with the corn being quite obvious, but at least it doesn’t have the "wet cornflakes" smell. Probably is covered by the light citrus notes. The corn is much more obvious on the taste. Nothing else to mention here. Very thin, almost watery on the body, saved by its high carbonation. Overall, what can I say that is not already written? Only good for the beach.

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1.25/5  rDev -44.2%

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2.25/5  rDev +0.4%

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2/5  rDev -10.7%

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1.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.25/5  rDev +0.4%

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1/5  rDev -55.4%

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1/5  rDev -55.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +45.1%

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2.5/5  rDev +11.6%

Corona Extra from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.24 out of 5 based on 4,986 ratings.
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