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  Corona Extra
The leading brand in Mexico, the number one imported beer in the U.S. and the most popular Mexican beer worldwide. Started brewing in Mexico in 1925 and stands for Mexican pride all over the world. Currently sold in 159 countries and five continents. A pale lager best if served with a wedge of lime.

Corona Light
Introduced in 1989. 30% less calories than Corona Extra, containing 105 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrates per drink.

Dos Equis (the Lager)
A pale lager brewed in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon Mexico. Founded by Wilhelm Hasse, a German immigrant, in 1897. The original name of the beer was Siglo XX (20th Century) to celebrate the start of the new century. With the start of the new century, the beer was renamed to “Dos Equis” which literally translates to “Two X's.” A crisp and golden taste that goes down more like a pilsner than a lager. Sold in green bottles.

Dos Equis (the Amber)
Traditional Vienna style ambar lagar that was first imported to the U.S. in 1973. Sold in amber bottles.

Modelo Especial
Brewed and packaged in Mexico since 1925 and became available in the U.S. in 1990. It is the third most popular beer imported to the U.S. and the most popular canned beer.

Modelo Light
A light lager first produced in 1994. Easily recognizable in blue bottles and blue cans.

Negra Modelo
Mexico's top selling dark beer and the number one imported dark beer in the U.S. Redefines a dark beer as it is brewed with levels of carbonation that are higher than lagers which reults in a rich foam and strong effervescence, yet it does not have the heaviness and harsh, bitter bite normally associated with dark beers.

First brewed in Mazatlan, Mexico in 1954 and began exporting to the U.S. in 1985. It is the 15th most popular imported brand in the U.S. It is made from the choicest hops, barley, yeast and water from the freshest springs in Mazatlán and it has a clean and hearty flavor. Appeals to those who want to live a life of adventure and a variety of experiences.

Pale lager named after the city of Tecate, Baja California, where it was first produced in 1955. Sold in distinctive red cans and bottles.

Tecate Light
Debuted in 1992 as the first light beer in Mexico and has been the number one light beer in Mexico since. It can be found in five states in the U.S. including Arizona, California, Illinois, New Mexico, Nevada and Texas.

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