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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 606   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beautiful golden color with a mildly bitter taste and cheerful character.


1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gopherfan99 (496) - CROATIA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle, was curious if it was better than the Light version, it is but just barely, pours pale gold with a white head, sweetish malt aroma, not much taste, thin and watery, light bitter finish, nothing to see here.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nakedwhendrunk (2199) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pilsener glass. The appearance was a semi - clear yellow to orange color with a slight bubbly/foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. The smell didn’t have much to it as it slightly seemed to have a slight sweet cooked corn. A light invasive toastiness tries to come through but maintains a fond background. The taste was a mediocre sweet corn to toast . Slight caramel balanced it in a fairly decent way. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation comes across fairly smooth which was good for the style and for me. Overall, good pale lager that’s worthy of having again.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sisito (14) - SPAIN - AUG 1, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2014 Cerveza color amarillo vivo. Sin aroma, poco sabrosa y sin apenas regusto. Para beber muy fría.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Mr_Pink_152 (847) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2014
Pint in a American style diner. Gold white head no aroma, beer like taste, watery palate. Only ok

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mauritsio (448) - FINLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Shared 1,5 l bottle at Keppanakellari. Pale with small head. Round Not much taste Nor aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
budedou (398) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JUL 19, 2014
Lager sans gout, sans grand interet ŕ part pour se déshaltérer... Pas une grande bičre

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer0clock (140) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Its a pale yellow, carbonated so with head, lacing, bottled lager that is cheap, cold and necessary on a hot day in lefkada greece.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hman43 (357) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2014
It poured with a nice head that quickly fled. The taste was slightly better than massed produced lagers. It went down smooth which was the best part of this beer.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
eRock_2013 (244) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Well I've been warned to stay away from Amstel Light, but I figured I'd give regular Amstel a try. An acceptable pale lager, bland in most respects but drinkable, has a very soft palate, very smooth. What taste there is, is grainy with some grassy bitter flavor, not as adjunct-sweet as others. A cheap thirst quencher, better than Heineken IMHO.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
seanpg (31) - IRELAND - JUN 29, 2014
Why oh why did I drink it. Light watery mouthfeel with an aftertaste that lingers and not in a pleasant way. Very little substance to this.


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