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Holland Import Pilsener Bier

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Brewed by Bavaria Brouwerij (Netherlands)
Style: Pale Lager
Lieshout, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 1.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Also sold under the name "Holland Import Premium Beer" outside Europe.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, maltose, hop extract.


1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1647) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 8, 2014
Can for about a buck at Kaldi Coffee. Served in a footed pilsner. Clear light gold with a soapy white looking head. Slightly rough grainy aroma but it does have some redeeming biscuity notes & no excessive sweetness. After being out for a bit I get sweat socks in the nose. The body is light with too much sharp light carbonation giving it a shaken up soda mouthfeel. The taste is bad, green, cardboard, grapes, sharp bitter finish & a lingering sugary aftertaste. Fail. Way over carbonated, the best thing about it is the can & it’s appearance. It looks the part of a lager but delivers something for alcoholics with no sense of taste.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
maekchu (1973) - Hirakata, JAPAN - APR 3, 2014
Can from somewhere. Sewer, spirits nose. Harsh fake malt, tiny hopping, and it goes nowhere. Thin and rasty on the tongue. Few redeeming qualties in this one. Well, it IS cold and liquid (....maybe it’d be better warm and solid?.....)

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GoufCustom (763) - HONG KONG - JUL 8, 2013


330 ml can labelled “Holland Import Premium Beer” bought at CR Vanguard Supermarket in North Point.

Piss-like golden yellow colour; Razor-thin head and residual white foam which fades in 10 seconds; Near zero lacing and notable carbonation; Sweet smell of malt, strong corn and rice, syrup, wet cardboard and light grass; Taste of light malt, with sweet corn, strong rice, light wet cardboard, liquorices and straw. Light body, watery palate; Mouth feel is typical macro - thin malt loaded with corn and rice, fading sweetness and light wet cardboard; No real hoppiness, all from extract, with faint grass nose, strong liquorice, fake citrus, and unusually strong bitterness and astringency for finish. Too artificial to be impressive though; Slightly dry after taste, quite bitter to mouth.

Comments: One good thing about this cheapo macro is that it’s upfront and honest, listing maltose and hop extract as ingredients, and true enough it tastes like a rice and corn-loaded Chinese macro plus Flensburger-like fake bitterness. Other than that, it’s better than most Asian macros and even Budweiser. Don’t mean to be a compliment, though.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ShivanDragon (1440) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2013
@Backlog blikje, gelig, graan, zoetig, licht gemout, matig bitter, metalig, niet echt lekker

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Shaney (2428) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2012
#965 Im Albert Heijn in Venlo für wenig Geld erworben. Die Dose erinnert in seiner grün-weiß gehaltenen Aufmachung an ein Heineken. Dem ist leider nicht so. Hellgelb-pilsige Farbe mit wenig Schaum. In der Nase ganz verhalten hopfig. Im Antrunk dann wässrig. Geschmacklich erst lange nichts, dann leicht getreidig, süßlich und wenig ausgeprägt. Der Hopfen kommt nur ansatzweise vor. Brauch ich nicht wieder! Test vom 11.3.2010, Gebinde: Dose Noten: 8,6,8,6,9,6 - 6,65

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Muggus69 (1139) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAR 31, 2012
330mL can Another one of these el cheapo lagers popping up in bottleshops down here. Kinda what you expect from a Euro lager - lowly bittered, some skunky cereally malts, good whack of diacetyl, fizzy carbonation, poor head retention. No more description is really necessary.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (7287) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2011
From 33cl can. Clear yellow / golden color, small white head. Smell malts and cardboard. A bit watery. Tastes like a weak pilsener: malts and just slightly bitter. Not really good.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mkel07 (3092) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2011
330ml can. Tall meringue of clean white foam above a moderately golden amber base. A little skunky in the aroma with wet grain dominating. Thin and watery with a little bit of a metallic aftertaste. Quite easy to drink. Not the best but not the worst.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Countbeer (4311) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2010
Can: Actually quite ok. White head and clear golden yellow body. Smell is typical and taste is bit better than other cheapos from Bavaria. Pretty ok bitter and again better balanced than some others from Bavaria.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Borresteijn (4563) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2010
33cl Can from Albert Heijn, as Holland Import Pilsener Bier, other side says Cerveza Holandesa. Clear light golden colour, white head. Foul skunk aroma, grain, sulphur. Flavour is light sweet, some skunk, grain, CO2, cardboard bitter finish. Light bodied. Not worth the 35 cents I paid for it.


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