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

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BA SCORE
60
poor

1,772 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 1,772
Reviews: 576
rAvg: 2.52
pDev: 26.19%
Wants: 17
Gots: 212 | 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: 1,772 | Reviews: 576
Photo of DoctorZombies
3.03/5  rDev +20.2%
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 +30.2%
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 -8.7%
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 -0.4%
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 -4%
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 +31.3%
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 -37.7%
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 +31.3%
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 +13.5%
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 -5.2%
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 +92.5%
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 +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Not terrible, but nothing special.

Photo of CJNAPS
1/5  rDev -60.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Nothing nice to say about this beer

Photo of HoppyBastard
1.82/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, there was no date on the bottle that I could find.

APPEARANCE: pours a light yellow color, mostly clear but there were suspended bits of something floating about, this is not appropriate for the style, there was a less than one-finger white head that dissipated almost completely in seconds, very lightly carbonated with a small amount of lacing.

SMELL: corn, it smells like corn.

TASTE: there is not much malt sweetness on the front end, it tastes like corn and barely has a hop presence at all.

PALATE: lightly carbonated, light body.

OVERALL: this is the worst beer I've ever had, NAFTA was clearly a BIG mistake, I have never given a rating this low, If I finished mowing the lawn and had to choose between bottled water and Tecate, I would just drink water.

Photo of WckdVbz
1/5  rDev -60.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Just bad. All around bad!

Photo of CIBoy10
3.35/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Better than Corona and Dos Equis and cheaper. I actually find it quite nice when it is ice cold with a lime. There are better lagers out there, but I'd give this a try. Personal opinion - try to find it in a can. These AAL's get skunky (and not in a good way) to me in bottles.

Photo of gruss004
1.94/5  rDev -23%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

No good. Really, really bad.

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

Not as bitter as other cervesa

Photo of Paulieblaze
3.07/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

I freaking love this beer. Don't expect much other than a cheap mexican beer.

Photo of miguelre06
3.05/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Not bad, not horrible. I could drink this

Photo of Duffman79
1.55/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Smells and tastes like cheap swill.

Photo of dcscientist
2/5  rDev -20.6%

Bad beer in a can. I'm guessing they import this stuff to the US because they don't want it.

Photo of Duder_Jables880
4/5  rDev +58.7%

I first noticed Tecate in the movie Hellboy 2, of all places. Out of curiosity, I picked some up and tried it. Fairly tasty, but I thought it'd be stronger.

Photo of gwadgre
4.5/5  rDev +78.6%

Great session beer. Great refreshing taste

Photo of DHarv
2.75/5  rDev +9.1%

Mexican Economy class beer.

Tecate from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
60 out of 100 based on 1,772 ratings.