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

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BA SCORE
55
awful

168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 2.21
pDev: 36.2%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | 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 WoodBrew:
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2.8/5  rDev +26.7%

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!

WoodBrew, Jul 26, 2011
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2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

SanFranJake, Yesterday at 11:38 AM
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

IDYVM, Dec 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev +35.7%

rhinonau, Feb 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

Cynic-ale, Aug 03, 2013
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

HoppySeb, Jun 07, 2014
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3.03/5  rDev +37.1%

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.

WVbeergeek, May 21, 2012
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

valkyre65, Dec 13, 2011
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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Ice_cyclops86, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of LXIXME
2.55/5  rDev +15.4%

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.

LXIXME, Sep 09, 2012
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

AdrianMendez, Dec 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +126.2%

Serfigo13, Aug 09, 2014
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2.2/5  rDev -0.5%

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.

pmcadamis, Jun 03, 2008
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

tdm168, Aug 06, 2014
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2.08/5  rDev -5.9%

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.

dannydetox, Feb 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +81%

RobMor, Mar 10, 2012
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1/5  rDev -54.8%

Claudioscool, Aug 15, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

DOCRW, Friday at 02:57 AM
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1/5  rDev -54.8%

davidtarantino, Dec 20, 2011
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3.33/5  rDev +50.7%

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.

Spikester, Jul 05, 2014
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

gtermi, Aug 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

user785335, Dec 01, 2013
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3.88/5  rDev +75.6%

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

RonaldTheriot, Dec 11, 2012
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2.36/5  rDev +6.8%

cmbeddoe7997, Aug 17, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

Beerbuddy21, Jul 25, 2014
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Tecate Light from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
55 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.