Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 3461   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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Canmoore (304) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jamesewelch (133) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - APR 1, 2015
From 12oz bottle, poured into tulip glass, leftover bottle from BJCP study group

Aroma: Spicy saaz hops, slight corny-sweetness

Appearance: pale yellow, crystal clear, nice big white head with low retention

Taste: light sweet, light bitter

Palate: light body, creamy texture, average carbonation, bitter finish

Overall: Not a bad beer. I’m a fan of Saaz, so I thought I recognized the aroma right away. Not a lot of hops, but the spicy saaz is a nice touch. A tad corny and sweet taste, which I’m not a fan of. Had this numerous times over the last twenty years, but not in the last 5-6 years. Years ago, the spicy hop and bitterness wasn’t something I enjoyed, now I actually like the subtle hop profile. I just wish it didn’t have that corn/cream ale taste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
R4N5H (189) - SINGAPORE - MAR 27, 2015
Draught pint at Empire at Singapore Land Tower on 19/03/15. Pale straw yellow in colour, clear and with a medium level of carbonation. Aroma of malt and grain. Smooth and medium body. Sweet and light bitterness. Nice cold refreshing lager - perfect to deal with the tropical climate in Singapore.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (46) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Pours a slight straw yellow. Has a pretty nice light creamy head....Aroma is grassy and biscuity, and some toasted malt....Taste is much of the same. The maltiness has a stronger taste than you would expect. I also taste some honey and corn, as the beer is a little sweetness...Mouthfeel is a little alcohol astringency, but it’s very clean. Finishes very clean, and it’s smooth. Dry, medium body. Lip smacking refreshing...Overall, it’s a good beer. I think of this as more what beer probably should taste like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nihtila (1167) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
13.11.2013. Peruslagerille varsin mukava tuoksu, hieman banaania ja raikasta kevyttä hedelmää, myös hieman makeutta. Maku on varsin pehmeä, kukkainen? Melko mieto ja kevyt, peruslagerien paremmasta päästä.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
panyeti (8) - Wrocław, - MAR 25, 2015 does not count
Lubię wygląd butelki. A tak poza tym to nie mam nic do powiedzenia, poza tym: nie piję tego więcej.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
caribou43 (31) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 25, 2015
On veut vendre cette bière, à coup de millions, investit dans la publicité. Tout cela pour vendre un truc qui est à mon goût horrible et qui veut manger le marché, à grands coups de dents. Il n’y a aucune innovation dans la qualité, c’est déplorable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
magic6 (132) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - MAR 22, 2015
Piana: biała, średnio i drobno pęcherzykowa, dość wysoka, szybko zanikająca. Kolor: złoty, klarowne. Aromat: słód, lekki chmiel, trawa. Smak: słodowy, goryczki brak, wodniste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Fisler (108) - GERMANY - MAR 17, 2015
Unter den ausländischen Fernsehbieren eines meiner liebsten. Angenehm herbe Frische und als Alternative zu oft miesen lokalen Bieren in Asien durchaus empfehlenswert.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kajser27 (116) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 15, 2015
Golden, a wee bit of white head. Aroma of malt and grains. Same goes for taste with some biscuits added. A very low amount of grassy hops and bitterness can be detected. Light bodied and thin. Boring macro lager.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
vickey9 (613) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2015
That was not a good idea to go to supermarket and buy such a stuff. I think it develops worse and worse ...

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