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

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stirgy on 05-20-2001

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Into a pilsener (also had in a pint glass, nothing changed):

A: super clear yellow body, half finger white head appears for less than ten seconds and dies to nothing. Some carbonation is seen rising.

S: mixture between corn, rice and grain, some light malts ever so slightly.

T: pretty much the same.

M: light, crisp with nothing harsh on the tongue and pretty watery. This is super drinkable

O: well, for an AAL, I would say I think I would have it again depending upon what else was served and perhaps the food. As a beer, I want to say it is perhaps a bit too watery, so it leaves me to say, just average altogether.

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look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12oz can consumed while in Mexico, since this is literally everywhere

Pours a clear piss-yellow with a fizzy white head bubbling on top. Dissolves fairly quickly, leaving little behind.

Familiar Mexican adjunct nose with corn and steely grain. Faint sweetness and crackers.

Mmm...more corn and grain throughout the "profile." Watery and fairly limp as far as any sort of discernible flavor goes. Finishes with a lingering unpleasant steely bitterness.

Light body, high carbonation, watery and thin on the tongue. There's plenty of poor beer in Mexico (as well as some up and coming craft breweries), but this was one of the worst.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Tall boy can into a pint glass at my house on July 19, 2012. Two fingers of head. Clear honey color, a bit like dehydrated urine. Light frothy head with minimal retention. Looked a bit like spit.

Smelled corn, honey, strong alcohol bite, grain, bread and cereal.

Tasted similar to the smell. Corn, light honey, bread, grain, cereal with a minimal amount of alcohol.

Light body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Abrupt watery finish.

Not a bad beer for the type. I’m trying to rate these more to the style and will probably go back and rate all the usual suspects.

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Tecate from Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V.
Beer rating: 2.53 out of 5 with 2,080 ratings