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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 3297   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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100% Barley malt, choice hops and pure water give this brew unsurpassed clarity.


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2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GTAEgeek (1142) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle from imtimrhodes. Aroma is rice, saaz hops, white bread, and a little metal. The flavor is sweet and very lightly bitter. Light body with a crisp, clean palate. Eminently drinkable. Overall, this is a good pale lager, meaning that it doesn’t taste like anything, and drinks like water.


2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bork (3) - Rockmart, Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2014 does not count
Big classic lager, not as light as the Americans but at least as unclean. Steer clear, there are better options.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
ktingleff (120) - - JUL 9, 2014
Bland lager. It is possible to enjoy it if it's cold and it's accompanied with lots of sunshine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
AntoineGRD (34) - - JUL 7, 2014
Robe blonde et limpide à la fine mousse blanche Nez herbacé avec des pointes perceptibles de levure

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Senka (414) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 6, 2014
50cl can / 33cl bottle - simple pale lager. Taste varies from country to country. This is the last resort beer - if everything from local market fails, this is possibly still be drinkable. Had not purchased it for over a year. Now reminded myself the taste, and probably will not purchase it for another one.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Howlader (677) - - JUL 6, 2014
Had in bottles, draught, mini-kegs, in many places over many years. Pretty dully.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asimeow (36) - Sandsli, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2014
Floral, floral, grass, citrus, clove. Anonymous, but surprisingly fresh. A pleasant experience, despite being slightly dull.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ARH (296) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2014
12oz bottle. The characteristic skunkiness is most prevalent on the nose, with some light caramel and wheat underneath it. It’s a clear, pale yellow beer with a foamy white head that ends up being a medium-thin ring that leaves some lace. The taste is a medium high bitter, with a light sweetness packed into a medium-light body. The oily texture has a light, bubbly carbonation.The finish is caramel and wheat/grass and it has a cloying caramel syrup aftertaste.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MunBro (229) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
Generic but not awful. Pours a decent golden color, awful thin fizzy head that disappears faster than a black guy when he gets told he’s the father (jk!). Aroma of straw and hay, tastes like it too. A decent pale wheat beer but absolutely unoriginal and generic.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
odannyob (70) - Colorado, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Can to modified pilsner glass; I’ve had Heinken, on & off for years and it’s always had this skunkiness from my 1st encounter to today’s; tap; bottle; can; keg. For me, the skunkiness is the predominant feature.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hman43 (293) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2014
This was on board the Liberty. It had an odd whiff of skunk with other grasses the taste was average.


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