- Brewery / brand: Grupo Modelo
- From region: Mexico
Corona Extra, better known as Corona and labeled as Coronita in Spain and Hungary, is a brand of pale lager owned and produced by Cervecería 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. Corona beer is available in over 170 countries. In the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, The Netherlands 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 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 190 ml (6.4 U.S. fl oz; 6.7 imp fl oz) ampolleta (labeled Coronita and just referred as the cuartito) up to the 940 ml (31.8 U.S. fl oz; 33.1 imp fl oz) Corona Familiar (known as the familiar, Litro or Mega). A draught version also exists,