Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 1281   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
A special light beer containing only 3.5% alcohol and approximately 35% fewer calories than regular lager beer. But every bit as thirst-quenching and refreshing.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cimbasso (486) - - JAN 19, 2015
A very bland thirst quencher. At least there were no ’off’ flavours. Actually not that bad, but doesn’t really have any taste. Just a very basic lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JDBaker11058 (1647) - Maryland, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Appearance: pale, clear gold with a surprising finger of electric white head that stuck around a bit. Aroma: light grainy must, hint of skunk, light pepper. Taste: as the aroma indicates, but slightly sweet. Finish: short, watery, and mineral. Notes: A crappy pale lager as one would expect. Something weird happened, though. The next day I had one straight out of the bottle, directly after a killer workout, and it was much, much more appealing. Tried the same thing the next day: workout followed by a bottle right out of the fridge. It was darn refreshing and actually enjoyable. Maybe its light, watery crappiness makes it the perfect post-workout beer. Upping the score by a full point in return. Extra bottles left over from New Year’s Eve party.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
anstei (522) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JAN 4, 2015
355ml can on a flight. Pours clear light yellow with a typical European lager foam. Faint nose. Slightly bitter, very watery and a bit foamy. No particular taste to speak of.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
partyfessional (7) - - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
Tastes just like a bud light...just fresher. And at 3.5 abv, this is definitely a session-able beverage. It's okay for what it is.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
waiake (532) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 23, 2014
2.5% alc 330ml bottle pours pale gold with decent laciness grainy aroma & mild taste thats lightly hoppy & watery

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ordybill (824) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has the basic grass and corn aroma of light beers Appearance- Has a pale straw color with a white head Taste- A slight sweet flavor with no aftertaste, faint hint of hops Palate- Light bodied thin textured brew with a soft carbonation Overall- Not a great beer but not bad for a "light beer". If you are on a diet and need a beer to go with a meal this would work

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
daniele (6901) - ITALY - NOV 30, 2014
can oro schiuma media discreta persistenza cereale poco amara niente aroma poco corpo

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mike5326 (1328) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, slight white head. Medium grain aroma. Light body with a watery grain flavor and a very light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
kevinator (1544) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2014
If I’m stuck drinking a light beer, this is a better option than most. No aroma that I could detect. Light golden color. Not unattractive, just normal. Watery and fizzy palate. Light grain taste with a hint of corn. Little hops presence. Meh.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
slowrunner77 (7861) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"another in the long line of simplistic slightly skunky macrobrewed beers that make the casual beer drinker think all beer tastes like pee. nothing new about the taste. not quite revolting, but not good."

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