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

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BA SCORE
60
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1,732 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,732
Reviews: 563
rAvg: 2.51
pDev: 26.29%
Wants: 16
Gots: 179 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website
Mexico

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pezoids on 05-20-2001

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Ratings: 1,732 | Reviews: 563
Photo of EnriqueVC
2.45/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Very commercial beer. This company has better beers

Photo of whitebrow
3.5/5  rDev +39.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed one of these from a bottle. Expectations weren't high but it was surprisingly good

Photo of gopens44
1.65/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Oh what the hell. Drank thisw for a short amount of time, wandered away from it. One of those beers that take son a different personality when doctored up with lime and salt, but unadjusted it is a fairly fizzy joint that lacks taste. What's there is corned up and barely bitter. Just not a good thing no matter how you slice it or spice it....

Photo of Gobearswalter34
1.52/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.25

Pours and looks nice. Rancid corn. No smell.

Photo of jzlyo
3.18/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A little bit of lemon in the flavor and aroma, a pale lager after that, not very unique apart from the small impact of lemon flavor, although it is decent.

Photo of cabelgabel
3.77/5  rDev +50.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My favorite Mexican import. Try it.

Photo of Elaineblo
3.75/5  rDev +49.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

To be honest here this beer has some horrible reviews because it is considered the garbage of garbage beers because it is cheap and people turn their noses to it. I honestly believe if the company relabeled the brand it would do pretty good. It has a miller high life taste to it, with a lemon zest after taste. I do not care for non dark beers but this one I love.

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
2.27/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A: deep gold

S: corn

T: bland, corny watery

M: watery and almost a taste of malt liquor in there

O: better than I though. Sub decent drinking experience. 2 and a quarter out of 5

Photo of Mosey
1.98/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Ok not great. Good on a hot day.

Photo of TopherBreski
3.57/5  rDev +42.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Made my review comparing to other Cervazes. Great color and smell, not as great tasting as Dos Equis Amber or Corona Firmiliar but not bad. A little too much carbonation.

Photo of leantom
2.23/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Had this at the local Mexican joint. Here goes:

A: Yellow but well-carbonated. OK head but without lacing. Standard adjunct lager.

S: Lots of corn. And then lots more corn. Some barley and hops, but these are dominated by corn.

T: Follows the smell, which isn't a good thing.

F: Good. Nice and well-carbonated.

O: Bad beer. Would rather have a Bud.

Photo of Winston3737
3.1/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It tastes better than Corona.

Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
2.71/5  rDev +8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I don't have too much to say about this weak lager. It tastes similar to other Mexican beers like Sol and Corona. There isn't too much to this beer. It's not the worst I've ever had, but it is definitely below average. Surprisingly this beer rates better among BAs than Pacifico, which I thought was a much superior beer. Oh well, to each their own. I won't be returning to this one.

Photo of DoctorZombies
3.03/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Lite gold and thin white head disappears immediately. Bread notes and flavor. Lite, crisp mouthfeel. Easy to drink cerveza on a hot Florida day.

Photo of DashIpa
3.28/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

In my opinion the best Mexican beer.

Photo of MikeyGCAP
2.3/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Still better than many inexpensive brews for a hot afternoon.

Photo of schrutality
2.51/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Good beer with some Mexican food

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
2.42/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Tecate is a tricky beer, if you can get some made in the northern states of Mexico you´ll get a good beer. If you get some from middle or southern Mexico you´ll get something awful.

Photo of YumaLaowai
3.31/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Smooth, needs salt. Good chugger if in mexico

Photo of derekgw123
1.57/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Good for getting drunk while your eating tacos in the Summer. That's it.

Photo of priwen
3.31/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Straw yellow in appearance. The head dissipates quickly. The aroma is light with a bit of a sour smell. Mild taste that's uneventful. Good mouthfeel with a dry finish. Overall, an average AAL. I think this would be more enjoyable on a hot day. FWIW, I reviewed this after pouring it into a glass, but I enjoyed it more drinking it straight from the can.

12 oz can
Code on bottom of can: 4244484FL1211
Served in a Pint glass

Photo of Lucas_772
2.86/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It's that beer that don't taste so good but you'll end up keep drinking them.

Photo of CalgaryFMC
2.39/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Can sampled in Cabo San Lucas, where this seems to be a popular convenience store beer but rarely available at restaurants or bars. A very pale straw hue with anemic white foam and next to no aroma. I get a slight corn sweetness, minimal skunk or grain husk.

Taste is similarly bland and unassuming. Few of the rough edges found in its competitors but what's left over is ... Pretty hard to pin down. Might just be the most dull beer I've yet to sample. At least skunk tastes like something. There's a corn syrup sweetness and that's about all. Watery body that is oddly coupled with fairly mellow carbonation ... Usually thin beers are fizzy. If one really and truly focuses there's a grassy hop note. Shouldn't be this hard though. Far too sterile and stripped down, although some might rank it above its countrymen due to a lack of clear cut flaws. Its hard to criticize a performance when the performer takes no risks.

Photo of kemab46
4.85/5  rDev +93.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Nice n crispy refreshing beer.

Photo of Beer_Drinking_Jim
2.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Not terrible, but nothing special.

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Tecate from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
60 out of 100 based on 1,732 ratings.