Brewed by Holsten-Brauerei (Carlsberg)
Style: Premium Lager
Hamburg, Germany
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This genuine German lager beer offers true flavour, distinctive but smooth with an outstanding fresh taste and moderate 5% ABV alcohol content. Holsten Premium is created in accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516 in a masterful slow brewing process.

Smitty1994's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Smitty1994 (27) - Portage, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2012
A solid German lager. Smooth with a good finish. Hoppy aroma. Light alcohol Content. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
MetalMurphy (328) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 28, 2016
bottle @ supermarket. pale colour, light body, high carbonated, an average pilsener beer, nothing special

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerAndPonies (168) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - APR 14, 2016
500 ml can from Real Canadian Liquorstore, served in a goblet. Pours a bright golden hue with fine carbonation and a tall, milky head, leaving rings of fine lacing. Aroma is strongly grassy and earthy/herbal with apple juice and bready malt; flavor is apple-juicy sweetness, light random fruitiness, and faint malts with a mild lingering bitterness. Thin, finishes dryly. It’s a generally confused kind of lager, but not a terribly offensive one, either.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hrabren (651) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 7, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2016 Drank from 2 l Q-pack in the park. Some cereal in aroma. Metallic taste, fake aroma, some bitterness and dryness. Tasteless, nasty, cheap gas station feeling. Horrible! 0.5 l can from a local Diona store, Zagreb. 4.2% alc. Not that bad. Clear pale golden, medium white head. Hay aroma, even some fruitiness. Malty, sweet, light body, medium carbonation. Hay and corn in the finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
nephirem (122) - CROATIA - APR 6, 2016
Clear, golden pour with minimal head. Taste is somewhat sweet and a bit grassy. Thin body, watery texture, strong carbonation. Taste is mostly bitter with some sweet notes. Aroma is pretty bland and unimaginative, typical lager with quite strong and unpleasant metallic mouthfeel. Overall, very poor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
phfyysik (449) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 16, 2016
Can 0,5L. Pours golden with white top. Nothing special in aroma, some malts, grain, dust. Taste is also quite similar with other wide produced lagers - very small amount of hops, some malts, grain, sweetness and sourness. Also something metallic jumps up. A bit too much carbonisation. Regular lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dnicolaescu (1675) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 25, 2015
CAN 50 CL. Clear golden, white head. Simple pils malt aroma, light minerals. Taste is just as simple malty, some carbonation, super-light hops. Thankfully, not off-flavours. Simple, but decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackBeerPG (245) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Taste with a bit hoppy bitter bite. Fermented hop and barley nose. Gold and clear in color with big foam head, Medium almost lite body

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
MBlessing (708) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 30, 2015
Helles gelb schwacher Schaum, Geruch grasig metallisch, Geschmack wässrig kaum herb

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (2073) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2015
500mL can pours a clear golden with a large white head. Sweet beery corn and malt aroma, light yeast. Taste of moderately sweet malt, light grassy hops and yeast. Kinda watery and light on flavor but not offensive.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (2159) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - AUG 14, 2015
Pours a clear golden color, topped with an average sized white frothy head. Malty aroma with some minimal grainy notes. Taste starts sweet, light body perhaps a bit watery. Mild bitterness in the finish. Crisp and fresh. Not a bad lager.

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