Cinco Estrellas | Mahou S.A.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mahou S.A.
Spain

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by donnebaby on 05-17-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
162
Reviews:
42
Avg:
2.86
pDev:
18.18%
 
 
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5
Gots:
72
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Ratings: 162 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of Acforster2
3.21/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shradical
3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 54V4G3
2.68/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of KABC
3.27/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Lighter Spainish lager, nothing outstanding or noteworthy but it's light and drinkable and goes well with tapas or during the summer. I wouldn't go out of my way to buy this but when at a Spanish restaurant I will go "Local."

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Photo of Stillyman11
3.23/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tone77
3.64/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell has lots of grains, some malts. Taste is crisp, malts, grains, hints of lemon, highly refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a good example of this style.

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Photo of Hayley_86
3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of StonedTrippin
2.96/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

You get to the point sometimes with these country specific macro adjunct type lagers where they all taste do similar. Cool to have this random Spanish beer, but it's just nothing special. Perhaps better than others because it lacks and corn sweetness, skunks oxidation, or metallic off flavor a that tend to characterize these across the bord. This has a solid malt flavor and more body than a lot of them, pale looking, but with a slight toasted element happening that gives it a little up front depth. Average to weak hop profile, fresh enough, but just barely ripping it up, not much flavor coming from them. It's also one of those beers that just has to be ice cold to have any value. It gets messy and tastes sweet and off as it warms up. Cold though, it was a solid companion to some shrimp ceviche and later to grilled beef. It likes island type flavors and isn't so flavorless as to be lost on food right away. In the context of global beer like coors and bud, this is always
preferable, but with some craft available don't bother with Mahou.

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Photo of torwart68
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Romanvogdt
1.8/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of stevoj
2.79/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Five stars? hardly. Not quite even three. Typical euro cereal grain lager, kind of tasty, bready. not too much hops, but still a little crisp. Thirst quenching at best.

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Photo of der_meister
2.59/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of EstebanH
3.29/5  rDev +15%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fine, in days gone by, meant something like, “of superior quality; excellent in character or ability.” These days it is more commonly used to mean, “Satisfactory; acceptable.” It is in the latter sense—and most definitely not the former sense—that I use the word to describe this beer. Mahou Cinco Estrellas is fine.

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Photo of tcady22
2.57/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mizx
3.07/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of brp94
1.54/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Cvdl42
2.28/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BcCraft710
3.02/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of stephenlee
2.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of SaranacinTexas
2.93/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AGB
3.09/5  rDev +8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drewfromboulder
3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tastes kind of wheaty to me.

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Photo of bwood06
3.09/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - clear golden in color with foamy white head that disappear quickly. highly carbonated. 3.5/5

S - cereal, white bread, and yeasty. herbal hops. 3.25/5

T - yeasty and herbal hops. not much else. somewhat metallic. 3/5

M - simple and refreshing. very light. scrubbing bubbles sensation. 3/5

O - best enjoyed on a hot day or with food. okay beer but probably will not revisit. 3/5

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Photo of josanguapo
2.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Playing Kings Bounty Dark Side. In Legado de Yuste cup. Typical commercial beer. A bit better than the average

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Photo of davelag
3.39/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Cinco Estrellas from Mahou S.A.
2.86 out of 5 based on 162 ratings.
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