Blind tasting review
Corona Extra
Corona Extra

Family Pale Lager Style North American Lager
Country Mexico ABV 4.6%
Producer Grupo Modelo
Price $$ Packaging 7oz/207ml, 12oz/355ml, 24oz/710ml bottle, 12oz/355ml can

Overview The best-selling—and most consistently skunky—imported beer in the United States, Corona has aggressively marketed its beer to evoke images of vacations on tropical beaches. Surprisingly, the beer has only been regularly imported to the United States since 1981. Barbecues and Cinco de Mayo parties haven’t been the same since.

Flavors and aromas It’s hard to get past the fact that Corona Extra is the all-star captain of Team Skunky Beer. But we were surprised to discover that there were hints of hop bitterness and malt here. There’s also a touch of astringency. If this were a clean bottle, we might be inclined to call this a fine lawnmower beer.
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