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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 874   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 31, 2006
Tastes just like Heineken. Maybe a little lighter and milder flavor but very similar.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SilkTork (5467) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2014
Aug, 2007 Can. Tesco Premium lager. Inoffensive. Soft hops initially barely distinguished from the acidity of the carbonation. Drinkable, but lack of body and taste makes this a very boring drink indeed. [1.7]
Feb, 2014 250ml green bottle from Scotts Supermarket, Malta. Bavaria Premium Beer. This is a very popular brand in Malta - its sold and promoted everywhere. A little watery with few hops. Just because a brewery claims its products are premium, doesnt necessarily make them so. Standard inoffensive pale lager for those who are not looking for distractions such as flavour. [2.3]

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
messymatt (36) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2006
This beer is pretty ordinary, I accidenally bought a six pack of plastic bottles so I couldnt even go back and glass the guy who sold it too me.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fin (8856) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2006
Cans picked up at Morrissons, Aylesbury 8th August 2006, and drank this in a field at Cropredy, Fairport Conventions Cropredy Festival Friday 11th August. Pours light golden, very fizzy, but very very unexciting, refreshing is probably a plus point I could put its way. I have had a lot better but to be fair I have had an awful lot worse.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GregClow (3039) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2006
Can from the LCBO. Clear light gold with a small qhite head that recedes quickly. Aroma of grainy malt with some decent honey and herb notes. Light, crisp body. Sweet honeyish malt off the top of the flavour, leading into an interesting lemony middle, and a mild, herbal finish. I got none of the corn notes that a lot of raters seem to have gotten - its an unexciting beer to be sure, but a fairly clean and adjunct-free one to my nose & palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pootzboy (1677) - Hopville, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2006
Can from the LCBO: Poured a deep gold clear lager with a rocky 2 finger cap with fair retention and lacing... Aroma is fairly well pronounced grainy/bready malts with light floral hopping somewhat like clover ( no dutch skunk here like Heineken)... ..fair malt spine. soft mineral mouth feel, smooth rounded malty character.... Fairly 2 dimensional Dutch lager with a good dose of carapils malts up front then a light herbal-lemony effect from attenuated nobel hopping, clean finish, slight drying from a light use of wheat... biscuit after taste ....like a malty, soft pilsner....this is what Grolsch would taste like if they pumped up their malts and were medium bodied. A decent Euro all malt golden lager from a lagge dutch brewer who do their own malting....clean malty taste, minimal sweetnes, subdued lemmony hopping, soft mouth feel...no surprizes or over complexity....very drinkable....Ill buy more if there is no JR Brickman around.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2006
Nose is corn and other adjuncts, light amber, finger of white foam, bit of lace. Taste is corn, malt, some hops. Grainy, bitter. Poor.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 27, 2006
This stuff is pretty foul overall. One of the cheapest lagers found in any corner store in Ireland. Pours a light golden with a fizzy white head turns into nothing. Skunky and metalic hops , slightly herbal and earthy. Flavor is bland and lifeless with some wet cardboard, stale crackery malt, and some more stale hops in the end to skunk it up more and ruin the palate. Gross.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fukito (991) - Santiago, CHILE - JUL 22, 2006
Bottle - July 2006. Pours a golden color whit a very thin white head. Aroma is skunk, rather sweet some grain, no aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
garrison (792) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2006
From a green, eight-ounce bottle purchased on clearance at "liquor Direct" in Covington, Kentucky - This one pours a pale yellow with a full white head of foam and almost no odor. Tastewise... finally, a beer that can outbland Heiniken! Itll not be a reapest buy!


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