Theis (14974) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle (25cl) at Room - last night in Split, Croatia. Clear yellow - white head. Hay, straw, white bread, citrus, grassy, nice hoppy. Dry finish.
Oakes (14918) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 30, 2001
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: APR 21, 2005 Golden colour with heavy grassy-hoppy aroma...plus hints of graininess. Thick bready malts blend with grassy noble hops on the palate. Moderately bitter. There is a definite huskiness, however and traces of alcohol that slightly undermine what otherwise is a pretty respectable lager.
gunnfryd (13904) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 11, 2009
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Can. Pale golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, grain. Flavour is sweet, malt, hay, fruit, grain. Boring beer.
bhensonb (13732) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 26, 2007
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
As Bavaria Holland Beer. Light grassy aroma. Gold color with decent white head. Starts with malt, thin to medium bodied, as carbonation leaves, the malt dominates, and then some hop arrives. However, the sweetness seems a bit much for the amount of hop. Drinkable, but there are many better pilseners. Chacon son gout.
jtclockwork (13493) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2010
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours straw yellow in the glass. Nose and taste of slight hops and malts. Rated 1/3/2000
FatPhil (13051) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 22, 2015
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
500ml bottle (Alko Arkadia, Helsinki)
Rich gold, nice persistent tight spongy-to-rocky head, looks good. But the bottle is a pale green, so an automatic -1 for not taking care against getting light-struck. Woh, as I pour there’s a huge limey aroma, this reminds me so much of the Russian Efes, it’s almost an exact mimic. Corniness comes out a bit later too, and that’s still from a distance, I’ve not put my nose near it yet. Closer up, it’s a bit blander. Taste, again, reminds me of the russian Efes: blandish malts, cornyish if anything, metallic copper/bronze hops. Less limey though, and a bit heavier and fuller, that is sweeter, in the palate. Pretty bad pale coloured lager, but at least it has some character, and isn’t a disaster. Finish sweet and corny and bronze again. Ergh, 70ml down, I wonder if I can make it through the whole 500ml...
mcberko (12994) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2009
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours golden yellow. Pretty weak metallic taste, with mild hops. Not recommended.
HenrikSoegaard (12841) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2007
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2009 Bottle. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Pale yellow colour. Week bready aroma. Light sweet and bitter flavor. Not very pleasent. Short light bitter finish. Watery palate. Maybe one of the worst dutch lagers?
imdownthepub (12801) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Tin, 500ml from One Stop, Cheltenham. Pale yellow gold with fizzed head. This is the 5% version. Sweet vanilla malt, thin with a chemical, chalky type note. Little substance other than malty sweetness. Dodgy.
Earlier Rating: 12/25/2007 Total Score: 1.6
Bottled, 330ml, pasteurised. Tesco Premium Lager. Gold with white head. Thin malty lager, quite herd on the palate but then moving to a sugary sweetness. not good at all.
Benzai (12589) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2012
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
50cl can @ home shared with Thompson. Clear golden color, full white head. Smell is just a bit malty. Taste malts, lightly some bitter. Low body, low carbo, lightly sticky texture.
Earlier Rating: 8/8/2011 Total Score: 3.3
Coming from the Southern part of the Netherlands I’m obligated to say that I love this beer :) Honest rating: just another mass produced pilsener. Nothing wrong, nothing spectacular.