Astro Biz: Corona beer

Corona BeerMany businesses, products, and places have names rooted in space and astronomy. We’re featuring one every Tuesday on Seattle Astronomy.

This week’s Astro Biz is Corona beer. Corona Extra has been brewed and bottled in Mexico since 1925 and was introduced in the United States in 1981. According to the Corona website, it became the fastest growing imported beer in U.S. history, is the #1 selling imported beer in the U.S. and the #5 selling beer overall. In a way it’s a double Astro Biz: Corona is a product of Crown Imports, a division of Constellation Brands.

You may have guessed that we chose Corona this week because we will have a rare opportunity to view the Sun’s corona next week during the total solar eclipse!

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