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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
sparkster (17) - , - AUG 10, 2008
Here we have the perfect example of what good marketing can achieve. Overpriced, one dimensional pale lager. Aroma is malty and what i suppose to be some hops, but that smell and taste like pee. Watery but not refreshing , gets really disgusting after a few bottles. Considering the 33cl bottle sells for around 1€ in the grocery store, where you can get an urquell or staropramen for around 0.75, this gotta be the biggest ripp off ever, but marketing seems to work for all the teens that buy them.

   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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
ktingleff (123) - - 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

   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

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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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