Amstel Lager - Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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Amstel Lager
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62
poor

289 Ratings
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Ratings: 289
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 2.6
pDev: 25%
Wants: 3
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amstel Brouwerij B. V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-19-2001)
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Reviews by MTNboy:
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3.06/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

This and Amstel Light were my import beers of choice when I was younger and I was limited to imports back in the States. As much as they have some bad reviews they bring back nostalgia and I would still rather drink them over Grolsch and Heineken. It was given to me in an Amstel glass. There was just the right amount of head and the lace had retainability over its transparent body. The aroma was crisp with mild sweet malt tones. The flavor is average for this style. Basic crisp, pils style lager. Mouthfeel is thin and watery.

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2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

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2.52/5  rDev -3.1%

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2.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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2.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +34.6%

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3/5  rDev +15.4%

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2/5  rDev -23.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -32.7%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.15/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had the non lite version out in Amsterdam. Pours a light amber with amazing clarity, almost no head retention to it. Aroma was spritzy carbonation.

Taste, light, easy to drink, slight Saaz hop feel to it, not discernably different than the light version we get in the states. Uplifting, refreshing, just enough caramel to it. Overall, pricy, but one of the more enjoyable beers in the style. Have no idea why it isn't available in the states. Nothing groundbreaking, but sometimes we're in the mood for an easy drinking, lightly hopped beer.

Photo of valkyre65
3/5  rDev +15.4%

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2.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of rastaman
1.73/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Boring beer which tastes like heineken, just another lager really, boring as hell, but i suppose you could drink it.

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1.5/5  rDev -42.3%

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2/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +25%

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1.75/5  rDev -32.7%

Photo of yael6666
2.48/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer on 100 cl presentation...
It pours a pale yellow beer with a somehow good white head, that lasts a little bit and forms good lacing.
Smell is like hoppy with some bread.
The taste is bready, with a refreshing aftertaste... bitter and hoppy.

Not a big fan of pale lagers, but i guess under a mexican beach sun... you can drink a lot of this beer...
Cheers!

Photo of Griffith
2.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of Sammy
1.78/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Pours with a reddish tinge to its yellow. A little white head. Taste is corny, a tad of carmel. Mostly astringent to me, very thin mouthfeel, and a couple of ounces is too much.Very light carbonation. Smell is neutral.Thanks for bringing Mr. Russev.Not too good.

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3.76/5  rDev +44.6%

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3/5  rDev +15.4%

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2/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev +15.4%

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Amstel Lager from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
62 out of 100 based on 289 ratings.