Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Beautiful golden color with a mildly bitter taste and cheerful character.

ComradeK's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ComradeK (1071) - The Vale of Dundas, - OCT 22, 2012
500ml bottle, brewed under licence in Jordan. Pours a clear medium gold, with a moderate white head, which lasts poorly but does leave some lace. Grassy hops are the main noticeable aroma. Mild grass hops up front lead into sweetish white bread malt. The finish has a slight metallic taste to it. Not offensive, but certainly not interesting.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
jjsint (1471) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
Keg at the Dobblers Arms, Cambridge. Two dead gnats in the head actually add to the life of this boring beer. Light gold, cute little bubbles floating upwards. Smells of zero, maybe I have a cold, but I think that this actually has no smell. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Taste is... ok. Sweet/bitter, noncommittal. Comes from the Budweiser school of ’alcohol flavoured water’. Decent palette, the carbonation helps. Don’t bother.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
swotr (14) - POLAND - SEP 1, 2015
This beer is definitely not bad, but it’s rather watery and lacks any distinct taste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JohnnyGr8days (13) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2015
This is a decent BBQ lager. Very satisfying shape of bottle. 1 extra point for that. Tastes fine.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Kleurplaatje (100) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2015
Drank numerous times (bottle, draft). When served properly, Amstel is a nice, appealling pale lager. In terms of taste and aroma however, it falls very short. Grainy, overly sweetish and mildly bitter. Watery and heavily carbonated... Great thirst-quencher when served cold. Solid pilsener in general, but nothing more.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (1746) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - AUG 16, 2015
Pours a clear golden color, topped with a nice white frothy head. Mild aroma, a bit grainy and some paper notes. Taste is slightly sweet, light body, not really watery. Some bitterness in the finish. Drinkable when chilled, nothing spectacular but not unpleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maakun (1660) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2015
Can at home as Amstel Pilsener. Clear light golden with a bit fizzy white head. Light sweet grains, some light raw vegetables, corn, bit of honey and light grassy bitterness. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Inoffensive lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
emandkey (30) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - AUG 6, 2015
Appearance: Clear medium yellow color with small white head. Aroma: Just some sweet malt notes. Taste: Moderate to light heavy sweet and very light in bitter. Palate: Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
colui72 (326) - HONG KONG - JUL 19, 2015
Golden with white head and visible high carbonation. Aroma of nothing. Taste of sweet rice malts. One of the many lagers

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Simonsen (868) - NORWAY - JUL 12, 2015
Flaske fra Mercadona.klar Lys gylden farge,moderat karbonert, tynn hvit skumtopp. Smaker kokte grønnsaker,malt og vann. Drikkbar - ja. God - nei

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
momordgz (293) - - JUL 12, 2015
Some soft malty-rice-bread taste with nothing else. A lager with no more to say about.

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