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

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BA SCORE
60
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1,773 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,773
Reviews: 576
rAvg: 2.52
pDev: 26.19%
Wants: 17
Gots: 214 | FT: 0
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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: 1,773 | Reviews: 576
Photo of mmmbeer89
1.59/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

a low quality mexican beer. the only good thing is their bombers are cheap and are 1 quart, so you get a bit more beer for a low price.

Photo of VILJ
3.75/5  rDev +48.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like this beer, although it would not be my first choice of Mexican beers.

Photo of clager
3.19/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from can into pint glass. Appearance is clear yellow/amber. Minimal head. Smell is ok, I appreciated some cinnamon. Taste is similar, easy drinking with more sweetness than is typical of a lager, more so reminded me of an amber. Not very bitter. Well carbonated. Overall much better than expected, I would order this again. Might be even better with lime.

Photo of Baja_Mike
4.4/5  rDev +74.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm surprised at the number of low ratings for this beer. IMHO, this is probably the best beer of any large scale brewery. Certainly the best of the Mexican beers, which are generally underrated as a whole (though I don't care for Corona; nor do the Mexicans). I spend about half my time in Mexico, so I will assert that I've thoroughly researched the latter opinion. :-) Good all around beer; excellent price/perforance value.

Photo of BeerDreadz
1.75/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Blend american adjunct lager,highly carbonate with not a really great mouthfeel. Mild bitter/sour taste. Cooked vegetable smell. I will try and not repeat.

Photo of Covocali
3.31/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Good light summer beer With salt & lime

Photo of mhuber
3.25/5  rDev +29%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours clear, medium golden color. Almost no head and only a slight aroma of grain. Flavorvis typical of an adjunt lager - easy drinking, ricey, bitterness just above average and high carbonation. Meh. Okay.

Photo of MattMorin
3.02/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not great, but makes a good Chelada

Photo of Kark
3.35/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer is refreshing and tastes good.

Photo of ArchimedesSox
2.34/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A: Crystal clear, golden color with small white head, little to no lacing

S: Slight smell of adjunct grains and slight hop presence, slight skunkyness as it warms

T: Slight hop bitternrss upfront, gives way to the adjunct grain sweetness, dry finish

M: Light feel, dry, crisp

O: A decent beer for this style but nothing special.

Photo of ronricorossi
3.03/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Two bucks at the Heart & Dagger down by the lake in Oakland. Pretty great back with tequila - better than water, anyway. So why not?

Photo of ordybill
2.99/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a mug.
Aroma- Has a very corn/grain aroma and a wee bit of hops
Appearance- A BMC color with a small white head
Taste- Has a very watery taste, sort of like a weak Miller
Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Has a dry finish
Overall- A poor to average beer, there are many better Mexican beers out there. Remember that Corona Light is not one of the better ones I was talking about

Photo of EnriqueVC
2.45/5  rDev -2.8%
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 +38.9%
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 -34.5%
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 -39.7%
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 +26.2%
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 +49.6%
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 +48.8%
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 -9.9%
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 -21.4%
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 +41.7%
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 -11.5%
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%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It tastes better than Corona.

Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
2.71/5  rDev +7.5%
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.

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