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Cinco Estrellas - Mahou S.A.

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BA SCORE
68
poor

98 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 98
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 2.86
pDev: 20.63%
Wants: 2
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mahou S.A.
Spain

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: donnebaby on 05-17-2004)
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3.75/5  rDev +31.1%

endless1408, Jun 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev +4.9%

datoro, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev +4.9%

sephyrott, May 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev +4.9%

Boone757, May 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

kylehay2004, Mar 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -30.1%

comicblunder89, Mar 06, 2014
Photo of jazzyjeff13
2.74/5  rDev -4.2%
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.

jazzyjeff13, Mar 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +22.4%

pmelchor, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of SalvadorFerrer
3/5  rDev +4.9%

SalvadorFerrer, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of beernads
1.75/5  rDev -38.8%

beernads, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of djrn2
2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

djrn2, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of Gusmotel
2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

Gusmotel, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of Ant777uk
3.95/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

During around a week in Madrid, this was probably the best beer I discovered. I am not really a fan of lager in general, though this has a unique taste that really complements Madrid. It is quite bitter and hoppy, with covert lemon and floral undertones, and all of its elements combine to form an overall flavour that is really different to the lagers of Holland, Germany, Czech and England.

The colour has a depth to it that is inviting in the glass. In the mouth, it's froth really gives you an experience. And the smell is as good as any lager I have had.

Beers always taste better when they are brewed locally, though I also had a Mahou in England, and the flavour was still there.

Ant777uk, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of dcmchew
2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

dcmchew, Nov 05, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -38.8%

MaxR, Oct 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Blumstein, Sep 27, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

Ciocanelu, Sep 22, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

doremite, Sep 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +31.1%

JARCasas, Aug 31, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

KeyWestGator, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of Kirian
2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Kirian, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of shamrok
2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

shamrok, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of mikeg67
2.29/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle. Pours pale straw with short lived, white, thin head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of hay and sweet malt. Body is medium and crisp. Taste is of some grassy hops and malt. Some bitter aftertaste. I have a feeling I just drank a pale lager.

mikeg67, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of Popiart
4.25/5  rDev +48.6%

Popiart, Feb 17, 2013
Cinco Estrellas from Mahou S.A.
68 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.