Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 3600   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
100% Barley malt, choice hops and pure water give this brew unsurpassed clarity.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GregClow (3027) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2003
Urine-yellow colour. No notable aroma. Crisp, watery mouthfeel. Some fruity malt notes, but no discernable hop character. Bleh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
EKGoldings (617) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2003
Tastes different than I remember from years ago. This was the first "premium" beer that I had ever tried and I remember it being bland and slightly sweet. The one I just tasted has light lager aroma, some hop aroma and taste, very light malt, dry aftertaste. Mine was not skunked at all. A decent very light styled lager, light flavors and very light hops. Not bad at all, but not somthing that I will look for.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vip3r (6) - CANADA - JUL 17, 2003 does not count
A light pale lager. Clean taste lacks an abundance of hops in the taste of the beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
changxao (104) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2003
Pale straw color with thick carbonated, quickly diminishing head; little lacing. Aroma is hoppy and skunked. Flavor is decent with some hop bitterness; skunked. Mouthfeel is fuller than expected, but still watery, and has good but not overdone carbonation. Finish is fairly clean and has a goog hop bite. Overall better than expected, but far from exceptional.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11983) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2003
Yellow, with a shortlived foamy head. Pleasant malt nose, clean taste, but too watery. Flat aftertaste with a nice hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
happy4hops (376) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUL 15, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2005 Overall I may be getting soft or somethin’, but I think this beer has improved?Nice clean bready yeasty aroma with enough hops to get the balnce going on.Mostly lively Co2,but this is crisp,clean,and whatever gets you through the night,right?I am rating the 24oz. bottle which might have a slight difference and yes it is fresh.I think I prefer this over Sam Adams BL bro.(imagine that).Either my taste in beer is very jaded or this beer has improved and slightly over-rated,but too expensive,Yes.I can deal with 2.41$ w/tax for a24oz. though for a late night jones.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2003
Cant say antyhing good about this one. Smells skunky, tastes skunky (green bottles!!!) makes you feel skunky. A drain pour. I refuse to try this again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2005 Popping the cap releases Heineken’s distinct skunk cloud every time. Tastes bland and watery at first, becoming more skunky tasting as the film builds. Smells like the floor of a country club. How actual malt and hops can be used to produce a beverage (and so many others) like this is beyond me. It’s perplexing to think of all the profit made from this product. Great marketing!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
haddon90 (1575) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - JUL 14, 2003
A light golden pour with a foamy white head. You can clearly taste the malt and rice in this beer. I used to really like this but it kind of gets old after a while.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
minguimore (17) - SPAIN - JUL 13, 2003
Is this a beer? I thought it was dirty water. It´s just like drinking yellow soda, it is tasteless. The only reason why people drink it is the huge amount of money that heineken spends in comercials.

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