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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 1260   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.


dmschefke's rating

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
dmschefke (570) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JUN 2, 2009
Pours a pale yellow with thick white head. Aroma and taste match... bleh. This isn’t worth even drinking. Give me BMC any day over this.


1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
markextrae (1599) - NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2015
bottle at amstel gold race, clear light golden pour with a white head. weird skunky aroma, wet dog, and corn. Taste like nothing cardboard, weird

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EAGLE82 (158) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
Not a good beer. Only drinkable if served really cold. Poor aroma and plain watery taste.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hfmejias (925) - Dover, Delaware, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear golden, white head, and some lacing. Aroma of grain and yeast. Taste is sort of watery, grain and cereal notes, a bit of a metallic taste. nothing special just another pale lager.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beer_rookie (63) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 18, 2015
I’m excited. I acquired this like you would a fruitcake. It was passed down and around until it came into my hands. I am more than happy to try it. I’ve been wanting to for some time. It pours nicely with a pretty nice head. Right away I pick up a grassy aroma. It has the appearance of a light beer, pale yellow, very clear. Taste is worse than I expected. It tastes sorta like Alka Seltzer. It has some citrus notes, and I taste some biscuityness. It has a mild hop flavor and it is slightly bitter. Do I taste corn? Yes I do. Mouthfeel is okay. It is watery and the carbonation is crazy on the tongue. Overall, the wait was not worth it. I would put it a notch below Bud Light.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
willisread (483) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2015
No off flavors, just extremely watered down and bland. No taste. I didn’t hate it.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SG111 (406) - New York, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottled. Pours pale color small amount of lacing. Aroma is lots of corny adjuncts. Flavor is sort of insipid and malty caramel corn quality.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foyle (293) - Wyoming, USA - MAR 4, 2015
12 oz bottle served in pilsner glass. Appearance: pours a thick, pillowy white head that drops slowly with little to no lacing. Color is clear pale straw with moderate streaming carbonation. Aroma: surprising bit of aroma for the style. There is a definite breadiness and some grass as well. Mouthfeel: very light and watery, with a quick, drying finish. Flavor: mirrors the aroma. Breadiness and some sweetness from the barley, a mild bit of grassy hops. Overall: for light beers, probably the best I have tried. It actually has flavor and aroma. Essentially tastes like a watered down Euro lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
puboflyons (2367) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 21, 2015
From the bottle. Surprised I have not rated this until now. Pale yellow color with a modest white fizzy head. Light toasted barley malt and clean hop note. Thin, watery body. Grainy taste with thin clean hop finish. A pretty typical light beer which I drank from time to time years ago.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
KamGoPro (139) - Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2015
No aroma, lack of flavor is offset by a light bitternes that is lingering like Natural light

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cimbasso (328) - - 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.


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