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

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Mexico
gmodelo.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
Ranking:
#44,198
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
70
pDev:
25.26%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
27
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 70 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of IvanJ126
1/5  rDev -64.9%

Photo of Dogbrick
1/5  rDev -64.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I guess this is a harder to find version of Corona, something of a "draught version"? Whatever it is, the only thing going for it is the cool little 325mL bottle. It is even lighter than Corona Extra, and has even less flavor. I challenge anyone to get through even one of these tiny little cute bottles.

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Photo of evil_war
1/5  rDev -64.9%
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 Beeranator
1.25/5  rDev -56.1%

Photo of JYF8389
1.5/5  rDev -47.4%

Photo of Brent
1.58/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

The positive - an interesting, rounded-stubby bottle. The negative - pretty much everything else. Staying at a resort that only had Corona on tap and this in the room mini-fridge, and it made the Corona look good in comparison. Sharp, acidic malt up front, drying with strong corn notes. A bit chalky at the finish with some raw grain notes. It was a bit of a struggle to get it down, even well chilled.

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Photo of morfius85
1.75/5  rDev -38.6%

Photo of FLima
1.91/5  rDev -33%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Light golden color with a thin head with short retention.
Aroma with notes of corn adjunct and some sulfur and cardboard.
Flavor with notes of malt and adjunct sweetness and faint floral hops. No aftertaste.
Watery body with good carbonation.
Adjunct Lager to be forgotten.

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Photo of SirDirtJoe
2.24/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of fthegiants
2.25/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SofuSubarashi
2.3/5  rDev -19.3%
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 wordemupg
2.38/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

325ml round stubby poured into pint glass 28/8/12

A clear pale yellow with lots of tiny bubbles but just a thin soapy film that gone in seconds and leaves no lace

S wet cardboard, rice cake and a little skunk

T not as much skunk but nothing too write home about, lack of flavor may not be a bad thing for this one

M very thin and airy, I think theres more flavor on the finish then while drinking it

O perhaps a safe alternative to the tap water here in Mexico, I think the tap water might have more flavor however

one and done, even in this unbearable heat this wasen´t very good it was the round stubby bottle that grabbed my attention

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Photo of kjkinsey
2.46/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of cervezale
2.47/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pale gold color, very much darker than its other Corona cousins. Aromas of malts and some hops. Taste of semi-dry malts and with much bitterness from hops than the traditional style. Nice drinkability. It's still a very thin beer but with a little bit more body than regular Corona.

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Photo of mistahmojoryan
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of EOC
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Joaco
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of lisomiso
2.55/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Was on sale at Chedraui and I couldn't resist the barrel-shaped bottles - adorbs! Winkyface. It does look pretty cute in my coozy.

Pours a pale straw, crystal clear, any head you can coax out of the thing vanishes instantly.

Smells like... well, I really have to work at the damn thing to smell anything. It's kind of... beery? A vague bit of ricey-ness I guess? But nothing off to speak of, which counts for something.

Tastes like... again, hm... It's kind of beery? Mineral water with a faint soapy bitterness on the finish. Boring - but, again, pretty clean.

Mouthfeel is fine. A touch overcarbonated I suppose.

A (clean but) below-average beer. Not awful, but you can do better than this one. It's going in the Michelada pile.

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Photo of truthbrew
2.55/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Recently had this while vacationing in Cancun. Purchased in a 6-pack of unique stubby brown bottles. None of the locals knew any details of the beer or how it was different from regular Corona.

More bitterness and "beer flavor" than regular clear bottle Corona Extra. Nothing stood out about the beer, good or bad, other than that.

Rating per style it is difficult as there were relatively few good beers available in that region. When put up against other beers in it's category, it was quite decent. Overall however, Bohemia or Negra Modelo are much better Mexican beers, though obviously of different style.

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Photo of Douberd
2.58/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

ABV 3,6%
bottle 325ml
Pours a very light yellow colour beer with a froathy two finger head that disappears until you leave your bottle down.
Bad smell, smells as really old dried beer on your t-shirt would smell.
Nothing great on taste too, very flat taste with a trace of lemons and metallic too. Enjoyable though.
On the body is thin with average carbonation.
Overall I think it would make a great party beer, is cheap and enjoyable. Based on that, I'll give it an overall mark of 3.

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Photo of Hroth
2.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jaimenavarrog
2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.81/5  rDev -1.4%
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 rggggr
2.82/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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Beer rating: 2.85 out of 5 with 70 ratings
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