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Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 3231   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.


Canmoore's rating

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Canmoore (203) - Ottawa, Ontario, - JAN 20, 2013
Pours a clear straw colour, almost like apple juice. The smell is of saw dust, and a faint whisp of apple. The taste is crisp and refreshing, but lacks any real substance. Perhaps some faint notes of malt, apple and pear..the hops has very little presence. The finish is extremely unspectacular. This is your run of the mill macro beer, still better than most macro’s.


1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Darwenus (488) - Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2014
One of many bright yellow, fizzy lagers. Heineken swears it is brewed with 100% barley, and I’ll take their word for it. But the flavor and aroma aren’t much different at all from any cheap, corn-based beer. It is a little sweeter tasting, so there is that. It’s slightly more viscous, too, in terms of mouthfeel. But the flavor is no more interesting, and the overall quality is no more enjoyable, than Budweiser.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PGNZ (4) - Hastings, NEW ZEALAND - APR 23, 2014 does not count
Clear straw colour with a fine white head, mild and very light hoppiness sweet, light to medium body, totally neutral finish - nothing spectacular.. Just another session beer, but quite a nice one. Just remember its in a green bottle, so best you buy a fresh box and don’t get one thats been under Fluro lights or exposed to UV light for days.. or it will be skunky

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MWashk (10) - - APR 22, 2014
Lots of grain and hop notes both with in the taste and aroma. clear, golden,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yidi (20) - okemos, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2014
Gold color with one finger head. Grain smells, and very neutral. Grains with good hop bitterness tasted.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
volantek (20) - - APR 21, 2014
This is Jess’s favorite beer. I decided to try it and liked it overall. It is not my favorite but had good flavor. It did not smell as good as it tasted. The green bottle makes it difficult to see the color of the beer until you pour it into a clear glass.

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Pringao_Toribi (180) - Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 21, 2014
A simple and watery flavoured lager, kind of metalic and hoppy taste, but very subtle one.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
danlo (910) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
On tap at Walworth Castle, Darlington. Yellow golden colour, foam white head and aroma of malt, grain. Taste is similar, sweet malty, grainy and alittle fruity. Light bodied, high carbonation, dryish finish with some residual sweetness. OK but bland pale lager.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ThirstyBird (1217) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - APR 18, 2014
Had this a thousand times but never rated before - 33ml bottle. Pours a clear average yellow color with a smallish white head. The smell is grain, mild sweetness and grass. The taste is similar to the nose ending a bit dry and crisp. No not a great bee but certainly palatable.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
lag91 (55) - Milton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Never understood the popularity of it. Flavorful for a mass produced beer that you expect to be devoid of flavor anyways. But again just kind of unremarkable by those low standards

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
nyseguy13 (1) - Springfield, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2014 does not count
Always thought it smelled and tasted kind of skunky. Never understood its popularity.


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