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Tecate Light - Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.

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55
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159 Ratings
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 2.2
pDev: 36.36%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-26-2004)
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Reviews by GarthDanielson:
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

2.68/5  rDev +21.8%

Served in a can at a resort in Mexico. The beer pours a crystal clear yellow-gold color with a thick, foamy white head. Smells of oats and malt. Very crisp and light in mouth, with a slight sour taste. Musky rice/grain taste with slightly sour malt tones. Crisp, clean, and very smooth finish, with a slight musty aftertaste linger. Easy to drink when you are poolside in a resort. Not so much would I search this one out again.

03-16-2011 02:32:47 | More by GarthDanielson
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IDYVM

California

2/5  rDev -9.1%

12-24-2013 06:01:38 | More by IDYVM
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rhinonau

Wyoming

3/5  rDev +36.4%

02-18-2014 14:49:37 | More by rhinonau
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

2/5  rDev -9.1%

08-03-2013 16:55:11 | More by Cynic-ale
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HoppySeb

Washington

2/5  rDev -9.1%

06-07-2014 18:53:02 | More by HoppySeb
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.03/5  rDev +37.7%

I've honestly never seen Tecate Light until I came across this at my local distributor in PA...needless to say I had to get it, considering the fact that we're going to a Primus/Gogol Bordello and Pirates game this week. This is a good beer to have in a cooler to mess with your friends. Only 3.7% it could be a marathon beer for a hot sunny day tailgating, and it's not has horrible as the reviews entail on this website. Aroma has a sharp chemical/slightly metallic smell with creamed corn and cooked canned vegetables all day. A bit of grain, husk, and corn resides in this beer. Flavor reveals a clean grainy, creamed corn flavor with minimal hop flavor going on. Overall a one dimensional canned beer from Mexico that has fulfilled some highlighted qualities like cold refreshing, macro lager status with a hint of cheap. Mouthfeel is highly carbonated, yellow and fizzy all of the way.

05-21-2012 16:07:29 | More by WVbeergeek
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valkyre65

Texas

2/5  rDev -9.1%

12-13-2011 17:53:12 | More by valkyre65
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Ice_cyclops86

Alabama

2.25/5  rDev +2.3%

08-04-2014 19:28:59 | More by Ice_cyclops86
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LXIXME

New Mexico

2.55/5  rDev +15.9%

Small white head quickly dies leaving a thin lacing above a clear golden colored beer.

Light hops and yeast aroma on this beer, standard fare for this style of beer.

Light hops taste with a little yeast and maybe a bit of grain malts coming through.

Watery light mouth feel on this light bodied beer that has a light dry aftertaste with a slight bitter taste to it.

Same old song and dance kinda beer, maybe be alright on a real hot summer day when your out on the lake and there's not much choice. I had a hard time telling this apart from regular Tecate, so I guess that's a good thing for a light beer.

09-09-2012 19:42:58 | More by LXIXME
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AdrianMendez

Mexico

2/5  rDev -9.1%

12-18-2012 19:22:28 | More by AdrianMendez
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Serfigo13


5/5  rDev +127.3%

08-09-2014 06:51:03 | More by Serfigo13
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pmcadamis

Illinois

2.2/5  rDev 0%

I'm writing you now from the beautiful city of Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco, Mexico. I've had Tecate in the states, but I haven't had the pleasure of trying Tecate Light yet.

A - Yellow, clear, and foamy. The head is pushing three fingers, and sticks around for a good amount of time considering the style.

S - Corny, like crappy tortillas.

T - A bit like watered down canned-corn juice....which is watered down corn anyway. Not offensive at all, but just plain boring.

M- Watery, but downright thick compared to some American macros.

D - Honestly, I'm on my honeymoon, so I'm inclined to be much more happy with this beer than I would be back home in Springpatch. But, it's a serviceable brew for beach-quaffing, and it's doing the job (despite the very low alcohol content :(....). Not a bad beach brew by any means, but it's not something to seek out in the states.

06-03-2008 00:13:01 | More by pmcadamis
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tdm168

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -9.1%

08-06-2014 16:15:56 | More by tdm168
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WoodBrew

Illinois

2.8/5  rDev +27.3%

Tecate light...a lighter version of Tecate and as in most Mexican beers taste best in the summer with a lime...however, judging Tecate light solo...its just another no frills cerveza! The beer poors golden clear with good carbonation that give a white foamy head for a brief time. The smell and taste are enhanced with grain. The hops help somewhat with the taste so that it is not bread water. Mouthfeel is easy especially on hot days...enjoy!

07-26-2011 00:23:17 | More by WoodBrew
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dannydetox

California

2.08/5  rDev -5.5%

what do we expect? this is commercial mexican lager done light. wish i hadn't poured it, actually; tastes better from the can. head dissipated faster than anything i can recall leaving a few bubbles rising from the bottom of a very pale yellow-gold colored beer. smells of musty corn and damp grains. taste? minimal. watery, mildly macrolager tasting. less carbonation when poured than when consumed out of the can. seriously - don't pour this beer into a glass. it is exactly what it is when consumed with lime out of the can: a quaffing light beer made to refresh, consume in quantity and instantly forget. works on a warm, sunny day when the 18 pack is on sale.

02-07-2012 05:56:32 | More by dannydetox
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RobMor


4/5  rDev +81.8%

03-10-2012 22:02:44 | More by RobMor
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Claudioscool


1/5  rDev -54.5%

08-15-2014 03:40:55 | More by Claudioscool
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davidtarantino

Mexico

1/5  rDev -54.5%

12-20-2011 20:39:30 | More by davidtarantino
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Spikester

Oregon

3.33/5  rDev +51.4%

Drinking this right from the can. This version of Tecate has only been on the shelves for about six months and I wanted to try it so here goes...
Smells alright. Tastes like a good adjunct lager. If the abv of 3.7% is correct then this is a perfect Summer Barbeque beer. And it is better tasting than most of the more popular light beers. Mouthfeel was light and very fizzy (from the can) also quite refreshing.

07-05-2014 18:40:18 | More by Spikester
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gtermi

Texas

2/5  rDev -9.1%

08-17-2013 08:49:18 | More by gtermi
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user785335

Florida

2/5  rDev -9.1%

12-01-2013 18:22:03 | More by user785335
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.88/5  rDev +76.4%

Tecate Light has a pencil-thin, white head, some lacing, lots of streaming bubbles, and a clear, golden appearance. A close inspection will reveal floating, gray-white, tiny specs suspended throughout. The aroma is faint, but one can detect sweet grain. Taste is of sweet grain, malt, and a slight hop bitterness at the end. Mouthfeel is light and watery, of course, and Tecate Light finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and thin. Overall, this is an excellent light beer, so it does the trick in its style category.

RJT

12-11-2012 21:21:49 | More by RonaldTheriot
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

2.36/5  rDev +7.3%

08-17-2014 01:30:58 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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Beerbuddy21

California

2.75/5  rDev +25%

07-25-2014 03:31:51 | More by Beerbuddy21
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twiggamortis420

Texas

1.95/5  rDev -11.4%

Pours a crystal clear, very light yellow color with a neon white foam that fades to a collar quickly. Some lacing is evident.

Smell is lightly malted and a bit sweet...not unpleasant at all. Not a whole lot going on, but it does not smell bad.

Taste is very similar to a less-than-fully carbonated Perrier sparkling water. A few hints of cardboard with a dab of sweet honeydew melon...mmmm, doesnt that sound good? Well, its not. Pretty damn watery with very little appeal. Might work as a beach beer, but I would drink a regular Tecate before this.

07-11-2009 22:03:53 | More by twiggamortis420
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Tecate Light from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
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