Brewed by Cervecería Mexicana (Grupo Modelo)
Style: Pale Lager
Tecate, Mexico


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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
worty (1) - tecate, California, USA - JUN 1, 2006 does not count
A really nice beer. Malt aroma, smooth and great flavor, nice appearance. No lemon is neccesary to drink this great beer. Try it with fish tacos, carne asada or shrimp coctel and ceviche...as more cold as much great taste..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bodo111 (12) - a, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2008
great beer, 10 times better than corona. Nice medium body, easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sudz (7) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 29, 2007 does not count
Nice alternative to the usual south-of-the border suspects. Certainly Mexican, in a good way. Twist cap! Deeper in color than Corona and Pacifico. Nice bit of skunkyness on the nose. Medium head, drinks easy and very refreshing. A buck cheaper than Corona and I liked it better.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirstyhoodlum (1) - - FEB 21, 2014 does not count
it is light, tasty going down, chrisp and has a very clean finish. it is the best mass produced beer Mexico has. I’m not comparing this with anything but mainstream. corona, Pacifico Dos x etc. It’s a really good beer for what it is. I’m very fortunate as our local brew master has out of this world beer in Rancho Mirage, ca my bros a rock star chief and makes some of my favorite stuff and we have the hanger brewery in Redlands a short drive away as stone brew as well etc. so again for the group it’s in its a must try. my go to beer since my high school days was Pacifico, new castle and Pabst.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
darren1775 (8) - - NOV 22, 2016 does not count
Adjunct Lager--I think of this as the PBR of Mexico. Certainly not for anyone looking to be impressed. I think it holds it’s own against Pacifico, Tecate or Dos XX and has that kind of underground appeal of being a bit harder to find, which is why I look for it whenever I’m on a road trip in Mexico.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
polarisbeerguy (22) - Lake Orion, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2013
great cerveza taste is great for style superior to other mexican brews very refreshing

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Parrothead (294) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2004
Looks nice, decent head, although I drank the second one from a bottle with a slice of lime, hoping that would help the overall experience. Sweet up front, but not from malt. Rather bland finish, little or no hops. "Felt" a little heavier than Corona. Unique bottle, for that’s worth.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TonyDiUlio (663) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 27, 2010
Had with Dan at London grill. Pour is a clear bodied golden rob with bright white head. Aroma is typical of anpale lcger. Yeast and such. Flavor is distance d smooth with typical malts, yeast, and slight wheaty aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imbiberAZ (21) - USA - JUN 17, 2007
Bottles-6.99 a sixer. First time. Taste is rich, hoppy and coats your mouth. For Mexican Pale Lager this might be the cream of the crop. It might replace my daily drinker of Modelo Especial in cans if I can find Mexicali cheap enough. Aroma almost nonexistent with familiar chemical and corn waft. But taste aspires to be a cut above Dos XX but cannot due to excess sweetness instead a true clean pale lager finish. Not bad. Says "since 1923" in tagline but I never heard of it. With a little tweaking by the manufacturer (Cerveceria Mexicana Molson-Coors?) this could be something special. Very refreshing, surprisingly tasty--but it’ll wear on you. The malt seems to give way, or compete with, the chemical brew with both making alternating appearances and that’s a little unseetling. If you are a Mexican beer nut like me, it’s worth a sixpack.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (4175) - Xalapa, MEXICO - NOV 20, 2008
Strange cramy and a little sandy alike in the body. Nice diffrent taste. But not so much quality.

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