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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

1,155 Ratings
THE BROS
46
awful

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Ratings: 1,155
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 2.42
pDev: 27.69%
Wants: 5
Gots: 35 | 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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elvisnj

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Served by a friend at a BBQ. Poured from a 12oz bottle.

Poured into a Duvel Belgian beer goblet. Has a white head and looks alot like most other crap pilsners sold en mass in USA. Crip golden color that is appealing, but the color is a bit deceiving. Nose is grass and straw mixed with skunk. Maybe I got an old bottle but i doubt it.

Taste is light. Not very hoppy or malty. Kind of bland. There is skunk mixed with light banana and tart acid from the high carb. Not very good. Mouth feel is watery. Overall I am unhappy with this beer. Maybe on a hot day when I was very very thirsty, this might go down better.

But today was pretty hot and I was a little thirsty so the prospects are not good.

I will not be going here again unless I have no choice.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2010 22:16:31 | More by elvisnj
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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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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,155 ratings.