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

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 2.96
pDev: 32.77%

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Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-29-2012)
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Reviews by emerge077:
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2.81/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Huge Michelada fan here, but never met a good pre-mixed one.

This beer pours a dull amber, crystal clear with tons of champagne streamers and nucleation points in the glass. Hmm. Zero head, after the pour the foam fades in 3 seconds to headless. The salinity will do that...

Vague lime aroma, like a splash of Sprite and beer together in unholy matrimony.
Light sulfur when swirled.

Tastes good and salty, also there's lime in it. An uncomfortable tingle in the back of the throat signifies "spice flavors added", but there's no chile flavor in here, just dull insipid industrial lager. Fizzy but slick with the saltiness, gives it a briny feel that begs for some Clamato (notably absent). Worth trying on a lark, as long as your expectations are low.

I've had better Micheladas using Tecate at Mexican bars. Without any V8/Clamato or Maggi spices, this doesn't hold a candle to homemade Michelada.

Serving type: can

04-28-2013 02:30:39 | More by emerge077
More User Reviews:
Photo of Gagnonsux


2.25/5  rDev -24%

10-24-2013 22:09:22 | More by Gagnonsux
Photo of Zorro


2.85/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Good amber colored beer with a puffy white head that doesn't last. Way darker than regular Tecate.

Smell is strange, lime and malt.

Starts out malty and salty. Salt and lime but not super strong like the Budweiser versions. Lightly tart but not to strongly flavored. Decent enough beer better than regular Tecate.

Mouthfeel is good.

Not what I would call a Michelada but it is inoffensive and quite drinkable.

Serving type: can

05-04-2013 01:36:46 | More by Zorro
Photo of PatGreer


3.75/5  rDev +26.7%

03-19-2013 21:08:36 | More by PatGreer
Photo of kylehay2004


1.5/5  rDev -49.3%

03-17-2013 01:17:19 | More by kylehay2004
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5/5  rDev +68.9%

01-23-2013 18:00:58 | More by dertyd
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2.91/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This pours an attractive medium amber color-- surprisingly dark given how light regular Tecate is. The label does say it contains "caramel color," so that much be the "character" they brag about.

The one obvious problem is how flat the beer is after a brief, thin float of foam. The one redeeming feature of these light beers is at least a good fizz. Not this one. It's not bad, just near flat. There is a nice whiff of lime and something beery. The chile flavor is a pleasant low-volume burn. The lime contributes a nice tartness and is quite aromatic. This would actually perk up a very pale ale of another fizzy light beer. Maybe even wake up a tired IPA.

From the 16 oz can.

Serving type: can

01-18-2013 05:21:18 | More by mactrail
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2.6/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Served in a Gale Sayers shaker pint glass.

Yeah, so this is described as a "refreshing and authentic blend of Tecate beer with the flavors of lime, salt, and spices". Pre-mixed and everything, should you be so lazy that you can't forge your own michelada when desired. Damn, I had to try this shit, even despite the pain and anguish that continues to haunt me from my experimentation with the Chelada twins...

It pours a clear brass topped by a finger of short-lived off-white foam. Well, hell, this stuff's already better than Chelada... The nose comprises mild cinnamon, vague "beer" (I have no other way of describing this scent...sorry...), and water. The hell? The taste holds notes of apple cider (sans spices), light lime juice, and vaguely corn-y generic beer. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly watery feel. Overall, this stuff is pretty sad, but it's nowhere near as bad as I thought it would be. There's no real artificiality, there's no soulless tomato flavor, but there's also really nothing of value here, either. Just a sad, flavored Mexican lager. Possibly the best beer with the letters "chelada" (in that order) involved, though that's not really saying much...

Serving type: can

10-29-2012 00:23:13 | More by TMoney2591
Tecate Michelada from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.