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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 3703   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
100% Barley malt, choice hops and pure water give this brew unsurpassed clarity.


2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jollyraider (252) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 28, 2004
Not too bad. Despite what others say, preferable to a lot of beer you seen at college. I liked the bit of bite. Drink it cold to avoid the skunk.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2004
Before the great beer rage sat in, this was as fancy as things could get in Denmark when it came to foreign beers. Happily things have changed, and to day one can get plenty of better lagers.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
jdog76 (85) - madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 23, 2004
Not a very good beer. It was just way to skunky. Any flavor or aroma was dominated by the skunky taste. I will never order this one again.

2.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
becksgenius (110) - Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2004
Not anything outstanding, but around my arean this is some high quality stuff, you order one of these people raise thier eye brows. not what the drunks drink. if there is no becks i can stomach this stuff. the two are somewhat similar.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Gmku (300) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JAN 22, 2004
Used to be way back in my time you could look cool like Mick Jagger if you walked around a bar with one of these in your hand. That's about all it was good for back then, and today it's just not good for much. There's so much better stuff you can spend your money on. Don't fall for the marketing and the rep. Avoid.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2004
Blond and bland. Inoffensive, but entirely lacking in character. Nothing much else to say really.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
KarmanGhia (276) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2005 I end up getting it sometimes in the $2, 24 ounce bottles as a "backup", along with a six of something good.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rabuc (143) - carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2004
the only foreign beer skunkier is grolsch. hard to believe that i used to think this was one of the best beers out there. wow, how i've grown to appreciate beer. this beer does not hold a candle to the great micro-brews of today!

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
monkeycmdr (18) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 12, 2004
Before I learned too much about beer, this was my favorite beer. It's okay, but there's nothing great about it, really. Not bad either.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
scoobyluv (511) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2004
standard pissy color with a skunk nose. carbonated water. i can get some cheaper lager with basically the same taste. you can do better for your money.


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