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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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Out of the big ol’ “Familiar” bottle. Light pale yellow, bright & clear small but bright white head with a moderate amount of small bubbles slowly rising. Not much for lace.

S: Quite minimal. Faint grain, hint of sweetness, but not really much of anything. At least it is not skunky when it comes out of the big brown bottle. Gets a bit hoppy as it warms.

T: Adjunct lager. Grainy with a touch of husk. DMS / cooked corn is there but mild actually. Just a bit of corny / grainy sweetness. Quite firmly hop balanced – more so than I thought corona had. Fair bit of sweetness. Lots of grassy character and also a hint herbal and medicinal hops. Lingers nicely.

M: Medium to medium light body – which is actually a bit richer than I expected to find it. Carbonation is balanced, but again a bit more than appearance would have you think. Just a bit of a bite and crispness. A bit of hop drying in the finish.

D: Corona Familiar. Big brown bottle. Better flavor by far than you usually get out of the standard clear bottle. Still a macro adjunct lager, but decent.

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Corona Extra from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.24 out of 5 based on 4,941 ratings.
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