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Amstel Light - Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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Amstel LightAmstel Light

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BA SCORE
58
awful

1,158 Ratings
THE BROS
46
awful

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Ratings: 1,158
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 2.41
pDev: 27.8%
Wants: 5
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amstel Brouwerij B. V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-07-2001)
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Reviews by Chiefy770:
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Chiefy770

Illinois

2.28/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Served from a bottle right to my mouth...

A: I did not pour this in a glass. I was at a social function and this was offered. The bottle is average. I felt because I was drinking an Amstel Light, I was drinking the higher end light beer and that my host had great beer taste. I was wrong.

S: Skunky. I literally smelled the carbonation. Lacked a pleasurable scent

T: There was a lack of taste. Very weak bitterness, texture, and all round flavor.

Mouthfeel: Carbonation overload. I did not care for this. Watery tongue feel. Many traits of a cheap beer here.

Overall: I hate to rip on this beer. It is pricey and I know that the host of this party meant well. I can see why light beer drinkers like this beer. It is not the worst. I've certainly had better light beers. Note: I rarely drink light beers. When I have one, it is due to situations like this where it was all that was offered.

To sum it up. Not the best but better than a handful.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 06:47:01 | More by Chiefy770
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Amstel light

330 ml can served cold into a glass.

Appearance- fairly rich golden color, with a nice helping of two and a half fingers of head. This dissipates quickly however. Significant amount of bubbles in the see through beer.

Smell - slightly metallic, and other than that some mild adjunct aromas especially corn and nothing else to speak of. Fortunately nothing off putting either.

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Overall - a little more flavor and this could be considered a pretty decent light beer, unfortunately this is extremely bland and water will quench the thirst better. Fortunately enough, there's nothing awful about it either meaning, it serves it's purpose well enough.

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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,158 ratings.