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Brewed by Cervecería Mexicana
Style: Pale Lager
Tecate, Mexico

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.91   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle: Filtered
Ingredients: Water; Two-row Barley; Chinook, Mt. Hood Hops; Yeast.
Our original formula. This brew is bright, deep golden yellow in color. The aroma is of sweet malt, lightly floral and hoppy. The flavor reflects its hop bitterness; slightly sweet, and just a perfect balance of two row barley malt, Chinook, Mt. Hood, and peerless hops that culminate to a very clean and semi-dry finish.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kevnic2008 (7895) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2013
Pours a clear, pale yellow beer with a weak white head. The aroma is malt. The flavor is malt, sweetness. The palate is weak and the overall impression is weak.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1950) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle 198 yen from Liquor Mountain. 5% a clear glass bottle leads to a slightly skunky (lightstruck) aroma on opening. A clear gold pour with a foamy white head. The skunky aroma persists. The flavor is sweet sugary & hay/grass/corn/basically grains. A hint of bitterness from the hops but the aftertaste is sweet & sugary. It leaves my mouth feeling coated in sugar, the kind of feeling I get after drinking coca-cola... Blurgh...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pyobon (911) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2013
(Bottle - ABV 4.4% Superior Mexican Beer, rather than Original on label - maybe export variant). Clear orangey golden with little white head. Subtle aroma of somewhat grainy malt. Light to medium body with pleasant medium carbonation. Taste of light grainy malt with a citrusy tang. Overall, it’s drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
polarisbeerguy (19) - Lake Orion, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2013
great cerveza taste is great for style superior to other mexican brews very refreshing

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mansquito (3351) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 9, 2013
New Beer Distributors, NY 11.2oz ($2.25): Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma is corn. Taste is the same. Really sweet. Tastes like macro brew. I’ve had worse.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (2863) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2013
bottle. Golden with small head. Amazingly unskunked despite the stupid clear bottle. Light bodied, but refreshing. I’ve had a lot worse Mexican beers.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lemke10 (771) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 30, 2013
This pours a clear, pale yellow color with a foamy white head. It has a pretty strong grain scent to it. The texture is thin and the taste is very grainy. Surprisingly decent for being a light colored Mexican beer in a clear bottle. Not much too it, but this is still a much safer bet than drinking the water in Mexico and better tasting than Corona.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
illidurit (2136) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Smells like a frathouse, sweaty, funky, old crusty beer drippings, skunk, Heineken. Watery grain soup flavor, the yeast must have terribly low standards to consider fermenting this.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
NordicV (1138) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2013
En ljus lager med lätt vitt skum. Lätt doft med viss malt och majssötma samt lite inslag av hö. Smaken går i samma linje och hela ölen känns ganska tunn.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
flying_pig (934) - SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2013
330ml bottle from Lupe Pinto (Glasgow, approx £1.50):
Sweet smelling with a sigary water aroma and some bland malts. There is a light hint of butter and some faint, grassy hops. This one is a very basic smelling lager with a mixture of various adjuncts and a light, skunky aroma.
Very clear looking and light straw in colour with a thin lacing of bubbles on top.
Basic lager taste with some cheap malts and a grassy hop sweetness followed by some grain and faint sugar. There was a few lager adjuncts and it was rounded off with a light bitterness.
Thin & light body with a citrus tang and a slightly grainy feel. There was a dry and mild bitter finish that hinted at sweetness.

A basic and fairly cheap taste that was bland and too thin. A very basic, macro pale lager with not a lot going for it and one to avoid should you come across it.


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