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

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RATINGS: 437   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
ABV varies slightly in different countries.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2005
Canned. Yellow colour, huge bubbly white head. Sweet malty aroma with hints of hops. Soft malty flavour with weak hoppy notes.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TChrome (1447) - Bedford, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2005
Another pale lager, alas. Why do I continue to subject myself to the pale golden totally dissipating heads. The weak skunky aroma awith dry grass. The bland flavors of stale hops and rotting vegetables. To notch another rating? Would I stoop to such a level? Why, yes, yes I would.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dorqui (2188) - Brescia, ITALY - MAY 5, 2005
Canned. Dense and enough adherent foam, not particularly persistent. Limpid yellow color, much clear and discreetly bubbly. Simple and lean scent, light herbaceous rumor. Moderated alcohol, discreetly prickly. However without pretensions and character.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
georgekillian (344) - Alabama, USA - APR 19, 2005
very flavorful beer, not bad. i think this is the best dutch beer that iíve had so far. goes down easy and has a good flavor to it

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerAteHer (384) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - APR 11, 2005
Aroma is fragrant, perfumey and malty, with a healthy dose of hops. Beer has a healthy golden color and long-lasting head for its style. Frankly I was expecting a skunky import, but it turns out the flavor is very fresh with lots of malt and a bit of corn. Could use more hops in the flavor. Very full mouthfeel, just slightly syrupy on the finish. Not to say this is an epic beer, but Hollandia is certainly one of the kings of the "Great Minor League" knowns as pale lager.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
farmboy (218) - Barwon Heads, AUSTRALIA - MAR 31, 2005
A cheap version of Heinekken. Not the worst beer Iíve ever had but not great either.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (4099) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 20, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2006 It was very light, too lager, but it has a nice flavor. Good in a hot day. Light and clear, very nice coloured.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Pailhead (6403) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2005
Bottle: Picked this beauty up at a friends house. Skunk aromas pours out of the bottle as quickly as the liquid into the glass. Light malt barely sneaks by the skunk. Iíve smelled skunkier beers so it can get worse. Therefore I wonít give it a 1 in aroma. Pours a pale yellow with a white head that has some decent retention. Relatively inoffensive taste because it virtually has none except for a light sweet Euro-lager flavor in the finish. Not a lot of carbonation. Very watery. If not the most flavorless beer Iíve ever had, very close.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
brewboy (152) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 19, 2005
A mid golden lager that has enough traces of malt and hops to keep you interested. Same brewer as the shite Bavaria Premium/Pilsner. Marginally better than that, but only just. If it was 40degress outside and this is all I had to drink, Iíd put up with it. My sample was in Australia, and came in a narrow 330ml green bottle.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
envane (569) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Not much better than its American counterparts. Same nasty chemical taste. Yuk.


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