Learn about the House where the First Canned Beer was Made: The Tecate Brewery

Tecate , Baja California

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Gabriel Flores Romero

If, when you hear the word Tecate, a cold and frothy beer comes to your mind, it is because the brewery that spearheaded development in the region was established in this city. A historic site, the famous Tecate Brewery is the place to go if you want to learn how this renowned Mexican beverage, a national symbol, is made.

LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE CUAUHTÉMOC MOCTEZUMA BREWERY


Learn about the story of Alberto Aldrete. In 1944, he refurbished the old building of an oil factory that was built in 1929, and turned it into a brewery. He took the name of the town that witnessed its birth. In 1954, it was sold to the Cuauhtemoc Brewery Group, forming part of the largest and most important brewery group in the country. 

TAKE A GUIDED TOUR THROUGH THE FACILITIES


Learn about the brewery's production processes. See how 5 million gallons are produced each month in 24 tanks holding approximately 250,000 gallons. They pack up to 4,000 cans of beer per minute.
Visit the Beer Museum and stroll through the garden sipping a frothy beverage. On Sundays, enjoy a buffet and go for a horseback ride, or try rappelling or zip-lining at the ranch.

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