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Amstel Light - Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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BA SCORE
58
awful

1,233 Ratings
THE BROS
46
awful

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Ratings: 1,233
Reviews: 464
rAvg: 2.42
pDev: 27.69%
Wants: 6
Gots: 58 | 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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5/5  rDev +106.6%

thatdirtymick, Dec 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +86%

tyleeis, Dec 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +86%

hydroplaner, Sep 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +86%

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4.48/5  rDev +85.1%

pbrplease, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of bbluemzbeer
4.41/5  rDev +82.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I rated this beer against other light lagers. It is good lager !

Appearance: Yellow straw beer

Smell is good compared to an AA Lager. It was grassy hoppys and grains smell to it.

Taste;: It taste of grains and gassy notes to it, unlike other light beer it does have some beer taste. Amstel basically taste like light of version to a European light lager.

Mouthfeel: Light with moderate carbonation

Overall: It enjoyed this beer. It beats out 95 percent of light lagers out there. It beats out bud light , coors light , natural light but the price is to high for my pocket book . I will drank Amstel Light in the future from a break from the norm but I will stick Miller Light from now.

bbluemzbeer, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of JGargano
4.23/5  rDev +74.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Out of all the light beers Amstel does a great job of providing the calorie concious drinker a great alternative.

Unlike many light beers that try to emulate their full-calorie counterparts amstel does not try to be a "full" beer.

There is a pleasant initial aroma followed by a mellow taste and decent mouth-feel for a light.

This beer does not offend(as many lights do) and instead provides an unassuming gardening beer.

JGargano, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of RBorsato
4.2/5  rDev +73.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bright yellow straw color with a decent to low white head and decent-good carbonation. Light hop, light adjunct, and light malt aroma and flavor ... see a theme here ? :-) Tastes like a baby Heineken. LIght-medium bodied and fairly smooth with a decent finish for a lighter beer.

Call me a choad but I reviewed this for what it was ... a light beer... A very nice low calorie alternative to the light American varieties... only drawback is $.

Per label: Since 1870. 95 cal, 5g Carb, 1g Prot, 0 Fat.

RBorsato, Jun 27, 2006
Photo of BDIMike
4.08/5  rDev +68.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I am very surprised to see the highly negative reviews for Amstel Light. As usual, the BA crowd likes to tear down a beer just because it is a light beer. It is said, over and again, that a beer should be reviewed based on its category. Unfortunately, a lot of people don't do that. Amstel Light has a nice full flavor for a light beer with an awesome mouthfeel.

BDIMike, Nov 23, 2007
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4.04/5  rDev +66.9%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

sth77677, Mar 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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4/5  rDev +65.3%

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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,233 ratings.