Corona Extra is a pale lager produced by Mexican brewery Cervecería Modelo and owned by Belgian company AB InBev. It is sold in all countries of the world except Cambodia, Laos, North Korea, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar. As of 2012, Corona Extră is the best selling imported beer in the United States, and Corona Extra and Corona Light are the seventh and fourteenth best selling beers in the United States, respectively. In Canada, Corona Extra is the top selling imported beer. Corona Extră is also the most common imported beer in Chile, where locals often drink it with a wedge of lime or lemon in the neck of the bottle.
Corona Extra has been a Mexican beer staple since 1925, and is now one of the most popular beers in the world. Often called simply Corona, this light, refreshing lager is perfect for any occasion. Here’s everything you need to know about Corona Extră.
Corona Extra got its name from the crown-shaped beer bottle it was first brewed in. The beer was originally only available in Mexico, but it soon became popular with tourists visiting the country. In 1981, Corona Extră was first exported to the United States. It is now available in over 150 countries.
Corona Extră is a light lager with an ABV of 4.6%. It is brewed with malted barley, rice, and water. Corona Extră also contains hops, yeast, and a proprietary strain of lager yeast. The beer is light golden in color with a subtle hop aroma. It has a light body with a crisp, clean finish. Corona Extră is best served chilled with a lime wedge.