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Amstel 1870 - Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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Amstel 1870Amstel 1870

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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 17.43%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amstel Brouwerij B. V. visit their website

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-09-2004)
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1.75/5  rDev -42.4%

04-10-2012 12:38:11 | More by DARIVA
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-11-2012 19:35:18 | More by brinch
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2.58/5  rDev -15.1%

Looks ok, with dark golden colour, decent carbonation. Thin head, but leaving an ok lacing in the glass.

Smell of grassy, and also citric and piny, hops. It's good, but waiting a few minutes, most of that is gone, leaving the malts and yeast all on it's own.
Taste is malty and slightly bitter, but mostly malty, with corn dominating, unfortunately.
Watery mouthfeel. the alcohol is detectably sharp.
Overall it's a lager pilsener like most others.

03-21-2011 16:18:20 | More by RuudJH
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3.4/5  rDev +11.8%

From notes.

Bottle, 300 ml, at home.
3 fingers of white head to start with, soapy in texture. Colour of the beer is very deep gold. uite an activity in the glass. Head has an average retention and it leaves almost no lacing.
Aroma is malty, I can't seem to detect anything else.
Quite sweet and malty taste. Not a bad taste, but it seems malted to the core. Thankgully, some bitterness on the aftertaste.
Medium body, average carbonation, dry on the palate.
Despite its sweetness, this is quite good in general.

11-11-2012 23:51:37 | More by Douberd
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2.8/5  rDev -7.9%

This beer claims to be a fuller version of the normal Amstel pilsner.

Appearance was bright golden/orange color with a small head, just like the pilsner.

Smell is malty and hoppy, just slightly more pronounced than it's pilsner sister.

Taste is malty and hoppy, slightly fruity, but Amstel pilsner also has this fruitiness. It is kind of a German pilsner, slightly sticky and sizzling. O, now I see that it is catagorized as a German pilsner, but this would be too much credit for this beer. Drinkability is good, but for a pilsner this is not very surprising.

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3/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

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2.9/5  rDev -4.6%

On tap at the 1870 Pub in (Torino) Turin, Italy on or about 6 15 09. Review from notes. Poured into an Amstel 1870 glass.

A Light lager look. Minor hue of brown. Brief head that leaves no lacing.

S Not much but there is what I consider to be a slightly odd grain smell, like a bad batch of yeast or something. I had to smell this one several times to try to experience it.

T Very grainy, barley. After repeated sips it kind of fell into a category of a standard Pilsener. Nothing too exciting here.

M Thin, dissapointing and boring.

D Good I suppose but I will not seek it out again.

Notes: Interesting that the whole pub in Turin is named after this one. I could have chosen something like "Gulden Draak pub" or even "Black Albert Bar" but that is me.

06-30-2009 23:55:07 | More by adamette
Amstel 1870 from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
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