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Brewed by Bavaria Brouwerij (Netherlands)
Style: Pale Lager
Lieshout, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 791   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Can, Bottle and Keg: Filtered
Sold under a variety of names as Beer, Bier, Pils, Pilsener and Pilsner, and typically with a 4.8% abv in America.
Will often have the name "Holland" somewhere on the label.
Also sold in the UK as Tesco Premium Lager.
Ingredients: Water, Malted Barley, Wheat and Hops.


1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Vighals (1167) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2014
Lys lys gul med hvitt skum. Noe søt maltlukt, men tynne greier. Også tynn i smaken, med noe krydder og søtlg smak. godt med kullsyre

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sjorsvdg (62) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2014
Gemiddelde pilsener. Vrij neutrale smaak, maar wel een duidelijk aanwezig hop.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2014
Backlog. Bottle from Systembolaget. Your regular international lager, slightly higher in bitterness than some. Moving on.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GoufCustom (824) - HONG KONG - MAY 5, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2014

330 ml can as "Bavaria Holland Premium Beer" bought at Prize Mart in Shek Wui Hui, Sheung Shui.

Piss pale golden yellow colour; One-quarter finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 30 seconds; Moderate lacing with notable small carbonation; Light and sweet aroma of malt, with light syrup and molasses, very light floral, buttered French toast and faint grass; Very light sweet taste of malt, with light floral, wheaty dryness, molasses notes, bread, dry biscuits, lemon, light grass, and moderately sharp bitter hops; Close to light body. Slick and crisp palate; Mouth feel is light Pilsener base, with richer than macro Pale’s maltyness, good floral, wheaty dryness, near-zero sweetness. Bready and biscuity. What a nice surprise!... Hoppiness is faint grass nose, lemon and light grass in taste; Bitterness is moderate and has the characteristic Pils-like sharpness and astringency for a lasting bitter finish; Quite dry after taste. Bitter and crisp to mouth.

Comments: This was picked up for just US$0.50, and I cannot believe how nice a macro Pilsener it is - fragrant French toasty aroma, dry crisp body, non-sweet flowery biscuity taste, and a very hoppy, near German Pils-like bitterness - who say you can’t find nice gems from macros and this is a fine examples. Nice bargain and a definite keeper!

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
oliodnb (306) - ITALY - APR 20, 2014
Clear golden color, white head. Slightly hoppy aroma, very light lager taste, watery. Not very good aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lux_edwards (105) - - APR 14, 2014
50 cl can. Pours a yellow with white head. Aroma of hops and malt. Tastebis light. Palate is light and watery. Overall decent, but not that special.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
AgentAle (689) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Aroma is of Munich malts and black bitterness. Taste is pretty simple.... Generic sweet maltiness and a faint bitterness. Appearance is a pale gold with a head thst dissipated quick.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (2140) - Hirakata, JAPAN - APR 11, 2014
Bottle from Asahiya. Light grassy nose, stinky mild hops. Clear golden straw color. Light peachy sweet initial / grass and crackers in mid / smooth finish with a touch of salt. Thin body. Mild and moderately tasty. Weird rubbery plastic bottle. This should probably be listed as a pils rather than as a lager.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kliggerwar (117) - - APR 3, 2014
Brewhouse, camrose ab. Bottle. Skunk aroma like a Heineken. No head, little lacing as in none. It’s a generic European lager. Meh

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jeroenhensen (203) - Dongen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2014
Dit is één van de betere Premium pilsen van Nederlander. En in verhoudING ook het goedkoopst.


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