theBeerAuthority

The only authority for all things beer…

Corona Extra on draft!?

Ahh… Corona Extra brings me back memories from my college days in Arizona (e.g., my legendary 40-something Corona night gone really, really bad). The only reason why I am even rating this beer is because I had it on tap for the first time ever which is really rare. I don’t think they even have Corona Extra on draft in the states. My wife and I went to Mexico along with another couple at an all-inclusive resort last week and they had Corona on draft. Corona Extra is made in Mexico and distributed through Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V. I usually drink it out of a 12oz bottle with lime squeezed in. However, with this beer being offered on tap, it was usually poured into a tall glass. This 4.6% ABV lager pours a golden, without any head, some bubbles. Grassy hops aroma hit as soon as I first taste it, then some sweet notes came through as the beer wormed up in a glass. Good, medium body. There is a taste to this brew, although not much — some light hops and some sweet notes. Definitely a lager to drink in the heat or when eating Mexican food. Beeradvocate: D/D-, Ratebeer: 10/100. (OUCH! on both counts, but understandable as both sites are craft beer fiends). Moneybeer: C+ (I gave this rating higher because this is a “party beer” and usually drunk in specific situations such as on a hot day by the pool). Adios!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on January 25, 2011 by in Beer.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 363 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 58,702 unique hits!

Follow me on Instagram!

The perfect pick-me-up before I head out tonight! 👍🏻 @treehousebrewco #singleshot #treehousebrewing #craftbeer #beergeek #beerporn #instabeer #cheers! @funkybuddhabrew  #FrenchToast infused with cinnamon and vanilla, fresh from the griddle and drizzled with warm maple syrup - I just don't know - too sweet for me and probably overrated IMO. #beergeek #beerporn #craftbeer #cheers! 👍🏻 This is an improvement from last year @gooseisland 2016 #bcbbw #bcbs #bourboncounty #bourboncountybarleywine #craftbeer #beerporn #beergeek #instabeer #cheers! What a fine beer! @hardywood #trickery mmm that apple brandy, imperial milk stout n bourbon. #craftbeer #beergeek #beerporn #cheers @silent_nature for the haul! Today is my lucky day! I get to oversleep and felt like lunching at @citytaphouse downtown Philly and bam! This is what I get -- @gooseisland #bcbs #bcbs2016 #bourboncounty #bourboncountycoffee #bcbsproprietors pleased to report this years line up is back to standard profile - solid all around! And I didn't have to wait in line at all. #cheers! 👍🏻🤓#beergeek #craftbeer #blackfriday #beerporn #phillybeer Happy Black Friday! Enjoy free downloads of The Beer Authority (iOS only - search 'beer help') today through the holidays to help you and/or your family & friends navigate through the complexities of craftbeer!  Cheers! 👍🏻🍻🤓 Has to be one of my favorite @hoppinfrogbrewery variants to date! #toristhetyrant this is a super oatmeal bomb clockin' at 13.8% abv. #craftbeer #beerporn #beergeek #cheers @ryanwgale for sharing! So sexy! @theveilbrewing Only an one hit wonder? Aww. Make this year round @lagunitasbeer! Love these fresh n dry hopped unfiltered beers. #bornyesterdaypaleale #beerporn #beergeek #craftbeer #cheers @rowingmachine2k for this 👍🏻🤓🍻 What a treat last night the @sheffieldschi 2014 @gooseisland #BCBCS #bourboncounty #bourboncountycoffee #craftbeer #beerporn #beergeek #cheers #sheffieldsbeergarden First things first upon arriving to Chicago. @halfacrebeer #goneawayipa along with @pequodspizzalp at the hotel. #GoCubsGo #craftbeer #beerporn #beergeek #chicagobeer #cheers! Good to have you back @stonebrewingco #citracadoipa such an interesting twist with citra hops using avocado flower honey #beerporn #beergeek #craftbeer #cheers!

.. and Twitter too!

Email theBeerAuthority!

%d bloggers like this: