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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 807   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.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Franksv6 (271) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2014
Clear golden color white a head. Average pilsner, neutral taste, some hop. After taste is somewhat watery.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
trapped (891) - New York City, TURKEY - JUN 26, 2014
Can. Pale yellow with small off-white foamy head, yeasty aroma, sweetish malt taste, low carbonation, abrupt finish. Very similar to most generic pale lagers.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BOSSbrewer (1973) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Pours a clear golden yellow. Aroma is slightly hoppy. Flavor is bitter and somewhat harsh. Little aftertaste. Had at Yusuf's in irbid.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
sbron (235) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2014
Op de tap bij "de bank " te helmond. Goudgele kleur. Witte schuimkraag. Eerste smaakimpressie : waterig, lichte smaak van banaan, lichte smaak van fruit. Waterige afdronk.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (762) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAY 31, 2014
smells like a pilsner should....taste is a little more malty and hoppy/bitter than most pilsners....not bad though....very middle of the road/average...just like the mix of malt and hops

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Taboada (380) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAY 25, 2014
500 mml can tasted on 24/05/2014. Clear golden colour with a white head. Typical pilsen with an aftertaste problem. Next one please!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TaktikMTL (6021) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 21, 2014
Bouteille verte de 660 ml dégustée chez mon père. Arôme: Légère odeur de moufette. Apparence: La couleur est blonde avec une très faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de moufette avec une pointe de céréale. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement aqueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de moufette en arrière goût. (Rating #5568)

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sjorsvdg (92) - 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 (874) - 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!


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