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I don't get Corona

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by thetieguy, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. thetieguy

    thetieguy Senior Member

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    I don't understand why so many people love Corona. I think it it horrible. I have never tasted pee, but I imagine it tastes like a Corona. I have even heard that Corona puts a small amount of pee into each batch to get the taste. It seems to be the summer drink for every frat guy. It is the worst Mexican beer by far and one of the worst I have ever tasted. Does anyone else agree with me or am I off base here? I do think their ads are somewhat clever.
     


  2. texas_jack

    texas_jack Stylish Dinosaur

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    People like the marketing. A similar but better beer is Dos Equis.
     


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    Merckx Distinguished Member

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    Corona = Mexican ditch water
     


  4. Merckx

    Merckx Distinguished Member

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    People like the marketing. A similar but better beer is Dos Equis.

    +1
    I also like Negro Modelo
     


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    mmhollis Senior Member

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    I thought Corona was a decent beer, then I had it without a lime once and it tasted like what I'd imagine pee would taste like. Dos Equis is much better!
     


  6. tiecollector

    tiecollector Distinguished Member

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    I like it just fine with a lime. Nice and light during hot weather. If you want to be hardcore though, you gotta buy the Tecate in the 48 packs from 7-11.
     


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    dtmt Distinguished Member

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    Well, at least it's better than Sol... I made the mistake of staying in an all-inclusive resort in Mexico once, and that was the only beer they had.

    I like Tecate myself. Looking forward to having a few with some steak fajitas at Xochimilco next time I make it home. [​IMG]
     


  8. whodini

    whodini Conan OOOOOOO"BRIEN!

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    Bohemia>every other Mexican beer. I had one today (at Outback of all places) and it only reminded me of what good beer can do to a meal.
     


  9. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Fashion Hayzus

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    Beer in general tastes like piss.
     


  10. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    Beer in general tastes like piss.
    No. Corona is absolutely horrible. I refuse to drink it, which is saying a lot considering I'll drink garbage like Milwaukee's Best/Natty Light/etc. if it's all that's around.
     


  11. Gus

    Gus Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I like both Corona and Pacifico because they are light and refreshing to drink on a hot and/or humid day. Add a few drops of fresh lime juice and all the better.

    I do like the heavier, darker mexican beers but with spicy food. Corona and Pacifico are for around the pool or at the beach.
     


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    No.

    Corona is absolutely horrible. I refuse to drink it, which is saying a lot considering I'll drink garbage like Milwaukee's Best/Natty Light/etc. if it's all that's around.


    as long as it's LIGHT beer conney
     


  13. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    as long as it's LIGHT beer conney
    I know you wanna get in the Connepants but replying to every post I make is not the way it works. You need to work for it baby.
     


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    visionology Distinguished Member

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    I like Corona because it's cheap, light, and found at nearly every bar.

    There is actually a knockoff brand that tastes very similar, it's called Land Shark. It's been very big here and has really hurt sales of corona because of it's heavy marketing and cheap prices.
     


  15. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    I was at a conference this week and someone was buying rounds of Landshark. Never heard of it before but it rather reminded me of Corona (which is not a compliment). However, he was a good guy. Then again, any vendor that buys me and a couple of old friends and fellow c-level types a nice steak dinner and drinks with us until 3am is a good guy [​IMG]
     


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