Estrella | Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Mexico
gmodelo.mx

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 10-14-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
70
Reviews:
25
Avg:
2.82
pDev:
26.95%
 
 
Wants:
4
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Ratings: 70 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of kjkinsey
2.12/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Lare453
1/5  rDev -64.5%

Photo of jgunther71
3/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of tempest
2.16/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I made a big mistake in picking this one up, totally needed a lime. It hints at being a decent pils, but mediocrity abounds. Tastes like a mix of Bohemia, Miller Lite and Corona. The malt flavor is almost pleasant, but then cheap beer flavors rush in and knock that out of your memory. Avoid this one. It's no Corona Light, but you can do better.

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Photo of biegaman
2.02/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sampled in celebration of Cinco de Mayo 2007! Probably my favourite themed day of bad beer and Mexican stereotypes!
Looked like water, maybe even a little light in colour to be water. Hardly enough yellow to even be called yellow. No head formed, even off of a completely upright 90 degree pour. Smells kinda like the stale water in a hose and musty potatoe chips. A little sting to the carbonation. No real flavour other than a little corn chip like taste, it's the adjuncts and it's pretty bad. It's as if they used the water from an old well. "Claro" is right, and otherwise there isn't much more to be said.

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Photo of Zorro
3.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Says Estrella Jalisco on the label but I am sure this is the same beer even though it says it is brewed in Guadalajara.

Clear yellow colored beer with a small white colored head.

Smells of powdery yeast and mild sweet malt. Faint caramel. Little bit of noble hop it comes out in the scent of grass. Corn is detectable.

Starts out mildly sweet with a fairly strong mineral water flavor. Quite fizzy the carbonation level is high. Quite clean flavored no detectable flavor defects. Toasted grain and faint grass. But this is very mildly flavored.

Mouthfeel is seltzer water.

Overall exactly what it pretends to be, an unoffensive Mexican Lager. But this is WAY better than a funky Corona and a very good hot weather beer. Just don't compare it to a World class German Lager.

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Photo of Raziel313
2.75/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of wordemupg
2.64/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

325ml bottle poured into pint glass 29/8/12

A clear pale yellow with lots of tiny bubbles feeding a short lived finger of foam that leaves a couple partial rings of lace before it falls

S faint skunk, some green apple, dry cereal and cooked veggies, its not offensive but not very good either

T much like the smell but with a little sour lemon, again leaves something to be desired

M watery but well carbonated, just a faint corny aftertaste, pretty average

O about on par with other Mexican lagers, nothing special but I finished it without problems

perhaps I´ll find a gem if I keep looking here in Mexico but I´m not getting my hopes up that´s for sure

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Photo of Viggo
1.78/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

HUGE thanks to biegaman for bringing this to the tasting on Cinco de Mayo, everybody knows my favourite style is a light Mexican lager!

Pours a clear yellow/straw, no head, no lace, pretty damned ugly, even for macro lager standards. Smell is apple juice, citrus, musty rubber hose goodness, nice! Taste is very bland, honey, some corn, DMS, citrus, weak finish. Mouthfeel is light bodied, medium carbonation, very watery. Thanks Jan!

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Photo of jrallen34
3.65/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 5

So I'm in Puerto Vallarta and this is what goes for a special not local beer. Yeah I'm trouble, its going to be a week full of liqour, sadly.'

It pours, smells and tastes like any other mexi beer. Its light gold very clear with a little of hops. Of course its easy to drink, but has not alcohol or mouthfeel.

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Photo of dertyd
2/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.35/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Estrella Jalisco has a thick, white, creamy head, a pale straw, bubbly appearance, and some lacing left behind. The aroma is of bread dough and corn tortilla. Taste is of sweet, white bread, sourdough bread, and grassy hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium, and Estrella Jalisco finishes crisp, easy going, and enjoyable.

RJT

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Photo of hophugger
2.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of macrosmatic
2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of Barracudas
2.5/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Furlinator
3.44/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of misternebbie
2.09/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of grub
2.08/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

biegaman made us drink this in honour of cinco de mayo...thanks?

pours pale yellow with a small dense white head that disappears instantly.

aroma isn't good. dms and adjunct. dirty hose water.

taste is similar. bit of sweetness. corn and adjuncts. dms.

mouthfeel is ok. lots of carbonation and very light body.

drinkability is ok. not too offensive, but not good either.

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Photo of beerpadawan
1.75/5  rDev -37.9%

Photo of archero
2.5/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Spikester
3.35/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Clear gold with one finger of white head that departs rather quickly. No lacing.
Smell is fresh corn chip mineral water and a whiff of grassy hops.
Taste is corn chip mineral water some bready malts and the grassy hop shows up toward the end.
Mouthfeel is almost medium mostly from the high carbonation. Finish is dry and pretty neutral.
Usually I don't like the low abv beers due to thin body and watery flavor but I did enjoy this one more than I expected.
Good hot weather beer.

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Photo of Marco_Gtz
2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of warpedrevolution
3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Cycle69
2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

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