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Brewed by Carlsberg UK
Style: Pale Lager
Northampton, England

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.08   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle and Can: Filtered.
ABV changed from 5.5% to 5.2% to 5%.
Production moved to Northampton in 2005. Holsten Pils is one of the most widely distributed premium packaged lagers in the UK on-trade sector.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 5, 2013

Can 500ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour. Aroma is light to moderate malty, hay, pale malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, malty, fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20130120]

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrisoni (14020) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2012
Can at Chriso New Year 2012/13. clear gold lasting white head. has an aroma of not malt. some hop though. still ok drinkable. The corn is quite startling. some cardboard

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
rlgk (11349) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2013 Can at Chriso’s tasting in London, 121230. Golden beer with a quite decent lasting white head. Malty vegetable aroma, fruity, grass notes, cardboard notes, floral notes. Malty cardboard flavor, hoppy notes, very, very thin, papery, some fruits.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (9997) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 22, 2014
Can. Pours clear gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is Pils malt, light corn, and faint spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Theydon_Bois (9725) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2013
Can at ChrisO tasting, thanks to Ian, 30/12/12. Clear pale golden with a thin white dissinterested head. Nose is pale malt, grain, light fart. Taste follows with less of the fart - ie not much doing! Light medium in body, some spritz in the carb. Cack in a can!

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
FatPhil (9509) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 11, 2013
500ml can (Snow@ChrisO)
I’m denying any knowledge of this shit. Anna had it, not me. You didn’t see me drink any of it, so you can’t prove anything. Anna liked it. I thought it tasted of nothing - which proves that I couldn’t have had anything in my mouth!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2006 1. Bottle at the View, Frodsham 28/09/2002 Golden coloured crisp on the palalte and hoppy. Slight malt finish. 2. 275ml Bottle at the Cavern Club, Liverpool 28/08/2006 Clear golden coloured crisp on the palate and hoppy with some dryness in a malt finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
leaparsons (8258) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2013
Can. Golden with a large white foam. Aromas are grain, corn and metal with biscuit and grain. Lemon with peppery carbonation. Flavours are sweet corn with light lemon and apricot. Sugar with grain and a dry mellow hopped finish. Mediocre yet drinable if at zero degrees

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DruncanVeasey (7309) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Yellow can. Yellow beer. Fizzing. Nose of rice water, plain crisps, cheesy gastric belches. Happoshu-like with an incidental, throwaway watery cereal character; stale milk, rubber band. Flattens fast. One for the true connoisseurs amongst us.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
downender (6445) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2008
330ml bottle. A standard Euro lager. Looks pleasant enough, but the sweet malt aroma and flavour and slightly dry finish hold few surprises. Dull.


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