Brewed by Heineken Nederland
Style: Pale Lager
Zoeterwoude, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 3632   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
100% Barley malt, choice hops and pure water give this brew unsurpassed clarity.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dankbrewqueen (41) - Morongo Valley, California, USA - SEP 25, 2006
The choice "green" beer for most enthusiests. I like the unique/bitter taste. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
kolbyxx (5) - ROMANIA - FEB 13, 2016 does not count
Heineken has proved that they do not care about people and traditions; they just want a high profit. They want to destroy a small beer manufacturer in an area of Romania where a large Hungarian minority lives because a very small brewery is able to beat them with a beer that supports traditions and local heritage. Heineken has started a lawsuit in order to stop the production of Igazi Cski Sr (the new local beer). They claim that the name of their beer called CIUC PREMIUM has been stolen and used unduly by IGAZI CSKI SR. Can you see the similarity? Oh, of course not. Even if they claim that CSKI is the translated version of CIUC, which is completely wrong. Local people have a sense of justice, pride and persistence, so they have started a boycott against Heineken. The point of this action is to avoid everything that is a Heineken product. Many people have felt that they have to join this action, even from Hungary. I believe Heineken has been experiencing a large decrease in sales, especially in this Hungarian area (Szeklerland), as a result of their lawsuit. As a result, they have been putting even more pressure on the manufacturer and are pushing the court to make a decision favourable to them. I encourage everyone who feels that this is an injustice NOT TO BUY, DRINK OR PROMOTE HEINEKEN PRODUCTS! Long live integrity, fairness and justice!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Moravius (952) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2016
Flasche (33 cl) von Kaisers, Berlin. - Goldgelb, blank. - In der Nase die typischen schroff-herben Hopfenextraktnoten eines Supermarktbieres, dazu leicht chemische wirkende Se. - Antrunk schlank und frisch mit weicher Se, in der ich anfangs sogar etwas Banane zu schmecken meinte. Schwacher aber nicht unangenehmer, mild grasig-zitroniger Hopfen. Nicht bermig rezent, weich im Mund. Abgang noch malzs, aufgelockert durch milde Hopfung. Etwas schroffer Nachtrunk. - Gar nicht so schlecht wie befrchtet; durchaus trinkbar wenngleich aromatisch anspruchslos.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
M_Sack (553) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Horrible sweet rubbish. How is this seen as a 'premium' beer? ....... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nausicaaonacids (50) - PORTUGAL - JAN 30, 2016
Drank in bottle, Portugal. Average pills, bitter and well-carbonated. No distinctive characteristics.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
midovark (102) - Balssagyarmat, HUNGARY - JAN 28, 2016
Golden colored with no head. No outstanding aroma, with a medium bitterness in taste. Light bodied, quite drinkable. Imo one pays more for the name than the beer itself, tottaly average lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
daydesiang (32) - MALAYSIA - JAN 24, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2016 Good old to go beer. Hot weather + cold Heineken = refreshing .. Can get in most of the stores here and not that expensive (Malaysia) Classic lager

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DarkCap (10) - - JAN 24, 2016
Classic beer. Exactly what you expect beer to be. Light flavour, light taste, light colour light palate.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
damzz (404) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Pours a clear light yellow with a thin white head that leaves spotty lacing. Nose is faint, very faint grain. Taste is slightly sweet grain with a light bitterness in the after taste. 12 oz bottle

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aleixxercavins (4) - SPAIN - JAN 21, 2016 does not count
Clssica cervesa comercial. No t un mal sabor per el seu cos s massa aigus i no destaca tampoc per laroma ni laspecte. A pesar daix s una de les millors cerveses per a anar de birres amb els amics.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pongauer (12) - Maassluis, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2016
It is what it is. The most succesfull beer in the world. A simple but decent brew of wich you can never really say you dislike it.

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