Cinco Estrellas - Mahou S.A.
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Reviews by metter98:
2.63/5 rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5
A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin bright white head that never completely faded away.
S: There are moderate aromas of adjunct malts in the nose along with notes of grassy hops.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and also has some hints of grainy malts. A light amount of bitterness is present and this lingers through the finish, helping to make the taste less offensive. Flavors of cooked corn seem to stand out among the adjuncts.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It neither feels thin nor watery.
O: This beer goes down easily but isn't very impressive in the smell or taste categories.
Serving type: bottle
12-16-2012 20:37:17 | More by metter98
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United Kingdom (England)
2.74/5 rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
A 330ml bottle with a BB of Oct 2014. Acquired as part of a 4-pack from a B&M store.
Poured into a stemmed pilsner glass. A clear golden colour with light carbonation. Forms a decent head of white foam that lasts for a minute or two before dissipating. Some lacing. Aroma of light malt with hints of stewed leaves and a touch of cardboard. Faintly harsh.
Tastes of weak malt with a dry finish. Notes of ultra-light malt, stewed leaves, harsh cardboard and a twinge of solvent. Unpleasant background flavour. Well-attenuated, followed by a crisp bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and dry, with decent carbonation and a thin, watery body. Somewhat astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of acrid stewed leaves and woodchips.
Meh - another subpar macrolager. Looks OK, while the aroma and flavour are dull and plagued by subtle off-notes that linger on the palate. Watery body. There's hardly anything to it; faint stewed leaves but that's it. Might be refreshing on a very hot day, though even then I would suspect that you could find something better. Give it a miss.
Serving type: bottle
03-03-2014 23:24:58 | More by jazzyjeff13
Cinco Estrellas from Mahou S.A.
68 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.