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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 3325   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
100% Barley malt, choice hops and pure water give this brew unsurpassed clarity.


0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Norton (329) - Southside, Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2003 Perplexing. I find this very hard on my innards. Why does this cost so much and why do people pretend to like it? One of the foulest stenches I have ever encountered from a beer. Skunky sewer smell blows you away as soon as you open it. Nasty aftertaste much like copper pipes. This is really a crappy brew. Not worth the extra money. For idiot yuppies who know zero about beer. A mind bender and a stomach churner.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
dubs (117) - St Peters, NSW, AUSTRALIA - OCT 17, 2002
Of all beers that be to this Australian known, this here plonk taste the most as water.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PorterPounder (5451) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 14, 2002
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2013 Rerate Revisiting after 11 years. Light golden, initial white bubbly head. Grainy aroma, not skunky, Flavor is slightly bland, some grassy notes, a bit of toasted bread. Mouthfeel is crisp. Original 2.9 I know I am supposed to not like this beer because it is one of the world’s best sellers, blah, blah, blah - but it isn’t that bad. A little skunky pour - but it is a clean even-tempered skunk. Goes down smooth. Not bad for a lager. Weak snow white head though.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
amx83 (29) - Brampton, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2003 This is one of, if not the worst, beer i have ever had. I think I might consider drinking my own PEE if anyone dares offer me this beer again! BBBLLLLAAAAH!

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Allseeingeye (223) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2002
Dutch Budweiser.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
DankbrewedDank (162) - East Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 12, 2002
Can’t understand why people consider this premium beer. Its no Labbatt

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Keoni99 (5) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2002 does not count
Skunky aroma and no head. Beats most American bears easily though... minus the higher price tag.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ungstrup (29217) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2002
A light yellow beer wiht no head. It has a faint aroma of malt. And a watery flavor that end in a slight bitterness. I much rather have a Tuborg - if it must be a lager.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2002
Sweet, grassy aroma, pale yellow, small white head. Grassy flavour, slight bitterness. Sweet, light and fluffy, ordinary.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
SteC (135) - Oostende, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2002
This piece of crap comes from holland, the most beer exporting country in the world... Why doesn’t the world know better? In holland, if you go to the toilet you say I’m gonna make heineken...


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