Barrilito | Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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66 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This one has been renamed from "Corona Genuina Cerveza de Barril" just to "Barrilito".

Added by Dogbrick on 11-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
66
Reviews:
30
Avg:
2.9
pDev:
25.17%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
25
For Trade:
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Ratings: 66 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kjkinsey
2.46/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Raziel313
3.54/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChittyChambers
2.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Lobina
3.14/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PorterPro125
3.01/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Serving Type: 330 mL Bottle (Very unique Stubby, round bottle)

A- Pours a very pale golden colour with little head and little to no retention. Tons of large CO2 bubbles present (similar to soda).

S- Sweet and grainy. Slight corn aroma.

T- Identical to the aroma with an addition of grassy hops. Not a bad taste, although not particularly interesting.

M- High carbonation and light body. Reminds me of soda.

O- I've read that this beer is just repackaged Corona Extra (which I certainly could believe), although I find that this beer tastes substantially better, probably thanks to the brown glass bottle.

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Photo of SirDirtJoe
2.24/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of mistahmojoryan
2.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rggggr
2.82/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of NeroFiddled
3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Once again, another listing for Corona Extra that is simply a packaging difference. This is the same exact beer that's put into the standard Corona Extra packaging, and the Corona Familiar bottle.

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Photo of evil_war
1/5  rDev -65.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

It tastes like puke i dont know it was horrible

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Photo of walterk
3.02/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Barrilito is fun to take to the beach, small barrell-looking bottles are fun too. I like this beer but i don´t love it. This is the same beer as the Corona Extra, with the amber bottle is better protected.

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Photo of TequilaVoodoo
2.84/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of texasspottedcow
4.08/5  rDev +40.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Excellent Mexican beer. Disagree with low ratings

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Photo of SofuSubarashi
2.3/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

I truly believe there are different beers for different occasions. So when I rate Barrilito overall as a 3.00, I do so visualizing a sunny day, a sandy beach, warm blue water and a bucket of ice filled with bottles of Barrilito.

Cool, crisp, and refreshing, Barrilito is light with a carbonated and clean finish that won't weigh or slow you down. You can swim, play volleyball and toss down a few of these with absolutely no consequences. This is a beer for an active lifestyle.

Wanna keep things light and easy? This is your beer. Want depth, flavor and "feeling", there are more substantial Lagers to choose from.

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Photo of CalgaryFMC
2.88/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Curiously shaped bottle poured into a mug in Cabo San Lucas. A pale straw color with a surprisingly robust creamy white head of three fingers height. Low ABV and flavor make me think this is really a light lager but I suppose most beers in Mexico fit that description anyhow. In an ocean of grainy off-notes, cooked corn flavors and manic carbonation, this one comes off as classy, clean, and well-crafted if still fundamenally lacking in the character department. There's a slight buttered popcorn flavor and a whiff of grassy hops, no skunky reek or strong DMS, maybe this one is TOO clean. Mellow sweetness persists into the finish. Typically thin and watery. In any event, nothing offensive per se and refreshing under the right circumstances.

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Photo of Svingjo
3.1/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This light tan beer produced very little head and it carried a light hoppiness on the nose. It was actually quite refreshing that finished fairly clean. Loved the water balloon shaped bottle that fit perfectly in your hand. I did pour it in a glass when I did a tasting on the beach but also drank on back straight out of the bottle. Just had to.

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Photo of IvanJ126
1/5  rDev -65.5%

Photo of Serfigo13
5/5  rDev +72.4%

Photo of Oidmoe
3/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Barrilito has a thick, white head, a clear, bubbly (etched glass), straw appearance, with visible white particles roiling about, and some decent lacing strips left behind. The aroma is of sweet, lightly-roasted malt, and the flavor is the same, with some very low level hop note at the end. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Barrilito finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and highly drinkable. This comes across more like a light beer than a regular beer. No bad notes, though.

RJT

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Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
2.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of CorgiDad
3/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of y2jrock60
3.12/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Clear golden yellow with a quickly dissipating head.

S- Sweet and slighty grainy.

T-Sweet And refreshing.

M- Light bodied with moderate carbonation.

O- Not a bad beer, very refreshing.

This beer is actually better than I was expecting. It's nothing special, but better than most adjunct beers.

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Barrilito from Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
2.9 out of 5 based on 66 ratings.
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