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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3676   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.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tallguy108 (34) - USA - JAN 28, 2003
a nice beer for the money. better than most other gas station beers

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wiseblood (700) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 25, 2003
Pale golden yellow with a light body. Some grainy fruity aromas present. Mildy sweet with a low hop content. Refreshing, but not very intense.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - JAN 25, 2003

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
YnotABeer (96) - Missouri, USA - JAN 24, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2003 Eh, fine but in no way worth the money or having stupid people think you're classy and drink good beer. I did notice now that most really do have that skunkiness but the overall taste is a least a little more interesting than most american standards.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2003
Not the worst lager I've had, but not very good either. It wasn't skunked as I remembered from my pre-Ratebeer days. Metallic aftertaste and weak on, well, everything.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JAN 20, 2003
You know I really hate green bottles, this one ranks right up there with Rolling Rock, although I prefer it to said above. These should all go in the skunk category.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
khayman70 (153) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JAN 19, 2003
Very nasty skunk smell with every beer that I have opened. The flavor is also very skunky due to the green bottle I am sure. Not a good beer at all.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Verne (263) - Enumclaw, Washington, USA - JAN 18, 2003
When fresh it is what watery flavorless beers should taste like. But it is usually old and skunky. This should be cheep beer but some have been convinced that this rice beer from Holland is special so they pay a premium for it. most outgrow its watery flavor in time especially if they ever actually ever taste a good European pilzener

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kalisto9 (73) - Crafton, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2003
People can dislike this one all they want, but it was the first beer I ever loved and still enjoy it today. It does have a strong smell and taste, and is pretty bitter, but it's those things that make me like it so much. To me, the bitterness and strong odor are "good" in a way that they're not in other beers that I dislike for the same reasons. Hard to explain. Still a favorite, nevertheless.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hansen (8242) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2003
Drank it a lot in Holland. Goes for a easy-to-drink beer. Hops in flavor, but not enough. If you get's to Holland, buy something else, they have a lot and a lot of far ahead better beers.


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