, better known as Corona
and labeled as Coronita
, is a brand of pale lager
owned and produced by Cerveceria Modelo
at a number of breweries in Mexico. It is one of the best-selling beers in Mexico and is one of the top-selling beers worldwide.
In the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, Corona is commonly served with a wedge of citrus fruit, usually lime
or sometimes lemon
, inserted into the neck of the bottle, adding tartness and flavor.
In the United States
, Corona Extra is the top selling imported beer.
According to Sinebrychoff
, a Finnish company owned by the Carlsberg Group
, Corona Extra contains water, barley malt, rice and/or corn, hops, yeast, antioxidants (ascorbic acid E300), and propylene glycol alginate E405 to act as a stabiliser.
Corona beer is available in a variety of bottled presentations, ranging from the ampolleta
and just referred as the cuartito
) up to the Corona Familiar
(known as the familiar
). A draught
version also exists, as does canned
Corona in some markets.
A widely found explanation for the origin of the distinctive 'crown' logo from which Corona takes its name since 1925, says it was based on the crown... Read More