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

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Tecate LightTecate Light

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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

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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1/5  rDev -54.8%

smartassboiler, Aug 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +24.4%

shawnohall, Jun 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

EOC, Jun 12, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

dsnyder61, Jun 11, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -20.8%

blastoderm55, Jun 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +13.1%

jngrizzaffi, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
2.78/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

yeah. I almost like this better than regular tecate, which I now recall overcooking a rack of lamb while reviewing... this is a soda light pop beer, fizzy and pale golden, without much malt or hops distinguishable in the nose or the taste, but an element of refreshment without all of the adjunct or metallic crap flavors of the usual macro light brew. honestly, with a lime, its entirely passable as a buzz holder. in other words, a beer you sip on after you've got a mellow going that will just maintain you, when you don't want to deplete the stash of anything worthwhile. not impressive by any stretch, but I would take this over many other garbage beers in the fiesta cooler.

StonedTrippin, Jun 03, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Kingcurio, May 21, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -43.4%

AKNO, May 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

2beerdogs, May 06, 2013
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

ZEB89, May 06, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

harpus, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
2.59/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Yeah, I could have Tecate, but why risk all those unnecessary calories? This stuff pours a clear pale straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises funky wheat, sweet corn, light white bread, and plenty of hard water. The taste brings in more of the same, with extra hard water and extra funk on the wheat. The body is pretty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a watery feel. Overall, this stuff is too weak on every front to be more enjoyable than a bottle of Evian. Pass.

TMoney2591, Mar 16, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -32.1%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

Marty91, Jan 19, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +1.8%

spycow, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of stoutman
2.75/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Aromas of light stale beer, light corn, and some grain. Flavors are the same, not much else for a basic pale ale, watered down overall, nothing that makes this beer stand out. Decent overall due to the heat, but wouldn’t go out of my way to drink this one again.

stoutman, Dec 31, 2012
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

AdrianMendez, Dec 18, 2012
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1/5  rDev -54.8%

Gregfalone, Dec 11, 2012
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.88/5  rDev +75.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.


RonaldTheriot, Dec 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +47.1%

OCdrummer7271, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of griffin38
2.13/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

This has to be one of the worst beers I have ever tasted.

A- it pours with almost no head and reduces to a tiny white ring around the inside of the glass

S- the initial reaction i had upon my first sniff was that of a litter box. It smells terrible and I was so overwhelmed by the unpleasant odor I could not find any distinctive smells.

T- The taste is not spectacular by any means, it has a crisp, rather flavorless start with a wheaty, and also rather crisp finish. The lack of flavor is a good thing in this case, however what little flavor it does have, is awful.

M -The mouthfeel of this beer is the one aspect that is near-tolerable. It's crisp, watery, and it almost reminds me of pelligrino. In most beers this would be a bad thing, but considering the other traits of this beer it is a blessing.

O- overall I think this beer is very poor. It's meant to be drank ice cold in large quantities, and for that type of beer there are much better alternatives.

griffin38, Nov 04, 2012
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1/5  rDev -54.8%

Jusse, Oct 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -9.5%

nmann08, Oct 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +81%

LeapintoBeer, Sep 26, 2012
Tecate Light from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
55 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.