Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and you have choices to make. There is an ocean of Mexican beers from which to select. This is your guide to making the right choice from our Cinco de Mayo beer suggestion list. Mexican beers are largely lagers, lagers, and more lagers, with the occasional pilsner (which is essentially a lager). Most beers from our southern neighbor have a similar taste, including Corona, Sol, Tecate, Montejo, Victoria, Modelo Especial, Dos Eques, Bohemia, and Leon.
It’s no secret most craft beer connoisseurs consider standard issue mass-produced top Mexican beers undrinkable swill. Conversely, beer from Mexico is more popular than ever, and Corona Extra is a top five brand in America. With so many options, why do Mexican beer sales continue to rise? One word: Escape.