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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 1240   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.88   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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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.


mogo's rating

1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
mogo (38) - California, USA - APR 30, 2003
I don't like light beers because they offer little or no flavor, and this one didn't stand out from the crowd. As it was all that was left on tap at the last ballgame I went to, under those circumstances, I guess it was fine.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrowningInBeer (14) - SPAIN - SEP 27, 2014
Golden color. White head. Grainy, grassy and cerealy aroma. Corny taste. Very flat and not very pleasant.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BillWyce (723) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pours a clear golden straw color with a 1-finger white head. Aroma is light, with notes of lemon and corn. Body is light and watery, with a mild fizziness. Flavor of corn with some caramel malt, but very mild.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkSachon (590) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2014
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. Immediate skunky taste overwhelms anything else. Tastes pretty much like a watered down Heineken.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kaser (2737) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Had a million of these but finally decided to rate it for some reason. It was the only beer in the fridge at cubs suite. Yeah. A shitty version of shitty Heineken. The good thing is it only takes about 37 of them to get you drunk.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rolfc81 (63) - - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle after CFA golf outing...pretty decent...........................................

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
joe19612 (1858) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Can. Pours with a bright golden colour, a moderate amount of carbonation, and a white head, some hop in the aroma, and with little bitterness in the taste.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
gopherfan99 (474) - CROATIA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle, pours a pale, clear yellow white a thin white head, aroma is light corn, taste is slightly sweet malt, thin and watery but not really bitter beer, finishes dry, overall not very good

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Alengrin (1824) - BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2014
Tasted under its alias Amstel Lite. Typical ’light pils’, with a snow white, finely structured, sticky but not very stable head and brightly golden blonde, cristal clear colour. Aroma faintly hoppy, in an aromatic, flowery kind of way, pale malt and a vague honeyish sweetness, but not much else. Taste a thin graininess and malt sweetishness, smooth, otherwise very neutral and very watery as usual in this type of low-alcoholic lagers, only a very weak hop bitterishness in the tail. Basically tastes like the common Amstel Pilsener diluted with mineral water. Maybe that is exactly what is was.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ciaranc (896) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 28, 2014
33cl can served on a BA flight. Clear yellow, quite pale, loads of bubbles, huge frothy white head, lasts a reasonable amount of time. Decent lacing. Citrus and lemon in the aroma, some grain and hints of banana. The expected pale macro lager flavour, light maltiness, a touch of sweetness. Quite dry, very light palette, fizzy but not too fizzy. Short sweet finish. Not the worst of the style.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Darkmagus82 (1436) - - JUN 19, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-2-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – Pours a very pale straw color with a small white head. The head faded fast giving almost no lacing. Smell - The smell is almost non-existent with just the tiniest aroma of corn and wheat cereal. Taste – The taste is quite light and is of a little bit of breadiness as a base. At the start, there is a light corn taste that mixes with the bread. This sweetness diminishes some as the taste goes on and in the end just leaves a light cereal taste on the tongue. Mouthfeel- The beer has a very thin body with a high level of carbonation – very fitting more the light tastes and body. Overall – It is somewhat refreshing, but not flavorful at all. Possibly good on a very warm day, but otherwise not worth the time.


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