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Brewed by Brouwerijen Alken-Maes (Heineken)
Style: Pilsener
Alken, Belgium

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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.26   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
janubio (389) - - DEC 26, 2012
330 m. bottle. Clear glolden colour, medium head with that dissappears quickly, leaving rings on the glass as you drink. Smell is nothing but grain and hops. Light palate, watery. Taste of grains, herbs and it reminds me somehow of Heineken because of some taste of pear. Metallic notes and some citrus in the end. Just your average mass market beer.


1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ernesto987 (3526) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Basically Heineken only crappier. Dude wtf........ This is so bad I can’t fill the review space

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
vickey9 (441) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2014
Blonde pils with a little bit sweet palate. Nothing interesting to say about product of Heineken. C@H

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AtronSeige (513) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUN 29, 2014
Aroma: slight sulfur, slight oxidation, DMS, pilsener malt, grainy.No Hops, no diecetyl, Appearance: Clear light gold body. Fizzy. Medium white, frothy head. Very Good retention. Lacing. Flavour: Grainy sweetness, bitterness coming in in finish. Crackers, pilsner malt, no hop flavours. Medium sweet, medium bitterness, balanced towards sweetness initially, but linghering bitterness. Medium dry finish. No Deicetyl Palate: Medium body, high carbonation. Crisp. Overall: An easy drinking beer. But why in a 250 ml bottle? Can do with a bit more hops for aroma and flavour. 250 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 2A. German Pilsner (Pils)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Abijen (1336) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2014
From bottle. Smells grain, malts. Tastes the same. Bit honey or other sweetness. Average carbo, thin body and a watery texture.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosbouw (1062) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2014
Uit fles. Ruikt hop, mout, zoetig. Smaakt bitterzoet, hop, mout. Doorsnee pilsje.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maakun (495) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2014
Tap. Clear golden with fluffy white head and lots of lacing. Quite malty, touch of fruit, grassy hops and light metallic finish. Light bodied. Meh.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Rated on 6-09-2012 on tap at JK O’Donnell’s in Fort Wayne, IN. When poured, this beer has a small white head with a short retention, pale yellow transparent body, no visible carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing adorns my glass. The aroma is grainy, malty and hops. The flavor mimics the aroma plus being semi-sweet tasting. This beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer has a very odd lingering aftertaste that I am unable to identify what it is. This is a beer not on my want to drink again list.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nathanvc (41) - Brugge, BELGIUM - MAY 14, 2014
Seen as the alternative to Jupiler. Aroma of malts and citrus. Taste is sweet with a light bitter touch. Appears clear with a thin white head. A bit boring and watery, but very refreshing. More enjoyable than Jupiler in the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (4371) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 8, 2014
24/IV/14 - 25cl bottle @ Akke’s place - BB: 7/XI/14 (2014-390) Thanks to Akke for the beer and pizza while babysitting!

Clear dark blond beer, aery white head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet malts, grain, some citrus. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet and malty, some caramel even, citrus, little sourish, pretty bitter touch. Aftertaste: bit malty, bitter hops, little fruity, hint of sweet banana and citrus fruits.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
klas (233) - SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Belgian beer, but international lager. Brewed with sugar. A bit sweet. Pale. Rather boring.


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