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

BA SCORE
55
awful
4,914 Ratings
THE BROS
47
awful
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Corona ExtraCorona Extra
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Mexico
gmodelo.com.mx

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,914
Reviews:
1,237
Avg:
2.24
pDev:
33.48%
 
 
Wants:
61
Gots:
1,327
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 4,914 |  Reviews: 1,237
Photo of DaveCash
2.28/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of epyon396
2.79/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cgrunin
2.39/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AleSan
1.24/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of akolb
3/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LAp
1.03/5  rDev -54%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Arguably the worst beer I've ever tasted. Appearance is impressively artificially caramel colored. If it was possible to give the smell of this beer a negative rating I would. The palate is wildly unremarkable, but blessedly, not as offensive as the nose. Mouthfeel is light. Yeah, this is the most drain-pour-able beer I've ever encountered.

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Photo of SkylerShores
2.43/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of JuiceMan818
3/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jviveney
1.5/5  rDev -33%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of tyronegangsta
2.66/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ctirado247
3.76/5  rDev +67.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Great only with a Lime!

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Photo of illpass78
2.6/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz. bottle from the bottle.

Appearance: It's clear yellow. Looks like liquid corn. Probably is liquid corn. Falls flat very fast and looks kind of sad.

Aroma: Could pass as water. Nothing there at all; maybe faint cereal notes.

Taste: It's cold. So, as long as there are hot days and spicy food, it will have a theoretical purpose. Very faint cereal grains, faint corn. Just not much there.

Mouthfeel: Would also win this category in an "other liquids pretending to be water" contest.

Overall: There's really just nothing here. Makes me wonder how people tell all the "fizzy yellow"-type beers apart. It's entirely anonymous. I guess I can see the appeal on a hot day with a lime at the beach. However, I had this in January in Maine.

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Photo of TheEggman1
1.87/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of dwildusaf
3.9/5  rDev +74.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SpaceBeagle
2.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Bum4ever
2/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Bammer21
1.79/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of derdtheterd
1.83/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of BFCarr
2.88/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

It's not mas fina, but it's not awful either. Thin brew with alcohol and beer flavor. Had from tallboy can, maybe that helps.

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Photo of nickapvikes
2.3/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of mdecross
2.98/5  rDev +33%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stevedore
2.2/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz can, served in a plastic pint glass on the beach in a resort near Playa del Carmen, Mexico. It's as "local" and "beach experience" as it gets. So I figured this was the appropriate time to review this beer. Pour is a fizzy light golden yellow body, one finger white head, good carbonation, fair retention, nice lacing. As far as beach beers go, this ain't a bad looking one- it looks nice in the sun. Of course, I quickly recognize that this is a bad idea to keep it in the sun so much. On the nose, there is a light bready graininess, minimal grassy hop bitterness, a bit of barley grain sweetness. As the beer sits in the glass in the sun longer, it gets more of a distinct skunkiness. Flavour has more of the breadiness than anything else, light breadiness, a bit of skunk, very light grassiness. It's not particularly flavourful, and there is a touch of a little perfume in it too. It's certainly everything you expect from a beer like this, and more. Mouthfeel is thin bodied, a bit watery, not much mouthfeel to it, but at the same time, the carbonation makes this taste refreshing. Overall, an experience that I had to wait for in order to properly review the beer, and it is a nice beach beer. However, on all other metrics, this is objectively a lousy beer and I wouldn't want to drink it anywhere else.

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Photo of delgotit99
4/5  rDev +78.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shade1951
2.66/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Very, very pale yellow. But it's a standard American lager, after all. So it looks exactly like one. I can't comment about head or lacing because this is one to drink right out of the pony bottle (each bottle is 7 oz.).

There is next to no aroma, but what little you get smells like, you know, beer.

Tastes like... beer. And that's okay cause that's what it is. Nothing complex. No notes of this or that. Even so, it's kind of refreshing when paired with many foods.

So... no surprises here. It's drinkable, like sparkling water with a tiny alcohol kick (4.6%). It's perfectly fine for what it is.

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Photo of gremck
1.87/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Stay away

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Corona Extra from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.24 out of 5 based on 4,914 ratings.
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