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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cat II all malt beer.


4.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
worteltop (1) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2012 does not count
Iím not a connousier of beer as I normally drink wijn. But I just love this lager - Amstel Blond 4.0. I find one can of 500ml is enough for me to enjoy of an evening, whereas I could easily drink 500ml of wijn previously. I love the taste and that itís only around 150 calories and not so high in carbs. I look forward to enjoyng it on a terrace if we get good summer weather. Iíve only found it in Albert Hein Supermarket in Abcoude and donít know if it sells in pubs or restaurants but will find out.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (4314) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2013
Sometimes you expect only water and a cheap industrial beer from the Netherlands. But then you get something like this which starts of slightly...blond. Nice hops with a bit yeast and some vanilla in the nose. Of course it is just a light blond...like a Lager Blond - and this makes that beer so fine. Pretending of being heavy but with just 4 abv. Liked it much as it was a quite sweetish way to kill my thirst.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2010
Can from Albert Heijn. Pale body with tall head. Nose is malty, grainy with some metallic notes. Taste is actually pretty good with malts. Somewhat watery. Bitter in the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (5203) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle. Clear pale golden color, medium frothy white head. Aroma of grain and corn, some hay, soft grassy hop. Soft bitter taste, some sweetness. Typical pale lager, but not that bad.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bierkoning (10385) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2010
Can. pale golden color. Soft maltaroma. Malty grassy flavor with a very soft but noticeable hopbitterness. Could be compared with an average German helles. Better as expected.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (4331) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2013
Clear medium golden colour with low head and medium body. Nose of hops. Taste of medium bitter hops, ripe grains, hay, clover, cardamon and bay leaves. Easy to drink and refreshing; not more or less than what Iíd expected.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HermanW (1035) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2013
0,5 liter blik. @home. Het smaak net als de gewone amstel.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abijen (1499) - ís-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2014
Pours a golden clear beer with a good white head. Smells malts, grain. Tastes the same. Boring. Average carbo, thin body and a watery texture.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Quinten (1048) - zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2010
At Albert heijn XL in Zaandam, deep golden, medium head, gentle one with nice bitter and some grain with only the 3 ingredients.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dynamiteninja (1540) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2011
Keg.The Old Horse, Leicester. White head, gold body. Banana, hop. Bitter. Dry finish.


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