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Old 08-30-2007, 04:47 PM   #1
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Does anyone have, or know where to get, an extract recipe for Tecate?

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Old 08-30-2007, 04:56 PM   #2
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um... dude, get ready for some serious flaming in 3, 2, 1,....

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Old 08-30-2007, 07:33 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Brewing Clamper
um... dude, get ready for some serious flaming in 3, 2, 1,....
Guess you were wrong. Maybe we're getting a little looser around here......

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Old 08-30-2007, 08:09 PM   #4
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OK. I don't get it.

Was this like asking for a recipe for B,M or C?

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Old 08-30-2007, 10:14 PM   #5
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Whenever I read a thread by someone that seems rather silly, I like to check their history. In this case, I found that Billy's post have been pretty well-informed and reasonable. So I strongly urge one and all to step down and cut the guy some slack.

Tacate is sort of a BMC thing. More to the point though, it's a light lager so it's not an easy thing to copy because lagers require a lot of equipment (or a nice cave to lager in), a lot of patience, and skill (there is such little flavor that defects are very apparent).

As a result, it's not something commonly done. If you like lagers, can I suggest a you try a koelsch? Or a steam beer?
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Old 02-22-2009, 12:41 AM   #6
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Hey...there's nothing wrong with Tecate. I would really enjoy a recipe for it as well. I have a multi-tap kegerator at home and there are some people that just do not go for the home brew/microbrewery flavor. Face it, there are those who just enjoy the watery commercial beers. I would rather have a keg of tecate on tap (home brewed would be even better!) An ice cold Tecate is delicious with a light and satisfying flavor that doesn't have the watered down taste!

Come on brewers....there has to be a recipe out there somewhere! Help us out!

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Old 05-07-2012, 12:21 AM   #7
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cloesest i found is this ,, Negra Modelo

Negra Modelo
Type: mexican style
Volume: 20 liter
OG: 1.051
FG: 1.013
ABV: 5.0%
IBU: 28
EBC: 33
Brewhouse efficiency: 75%

45% - 2000gr German Vienna malt - 7 EBC
41% - 1800gr German Pilsner malt - 3 EBC
3,5% - 160gr CaraMunich malt - 100 EBC
3,5% - 160gr CaraHell malt - 30 EBC
3,5% - 150gr CaraPils malt - 4 EBC
3% - 135gr Pale Chocolate malt - 525 EBC
0,5% - 30gr Black malt - 1150 EBC

Mash schedule:
Mash-in: 40C.
Acid rest: 10 min @ 42C
Rest 1: 50 min @ 62C
Rest 2: 20 min @ 67C
Rest 3: 10 min @ 71C
Mash-out: 10 min @ 78C

22gr Vanguard whole, 5,7%, 60 min
20gr Tettnanger whole, 4,1%, 60 min
12gr Tettnanger whole, 4,1%, 10 min

Boil time: 90 minutes
Malto-dextrin 50gr 15 minutes
Protafloc 0.5ml 15 min.
Yeast nutrition: 2gr 15 min.

Yeast: Saflager 34/70

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Old 05-07-2012, 01:40 AM   #8
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Negra modelo won't work. That's a Vienna style lager, like dos equis. Too much flavor for this request. Tecate is a pale lager, like corona but a step down. Some might even say that it is like the pbr of Mexico

this might be a good place to start. one could get beersmith to convert this to extract, I just don't feel like entering it in.

Total Necro thread, as if anyone still cares about cloning tecate.

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