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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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thatdirtymick

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +107.5%

12-28-2011 19:40:54 | More by thatdirtymick
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +86.7%

12-29-2013 03:01:55 | More by tyleeis
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hydroplaner

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +86.7%

09-04-2012 01:47:07 | More by hydroplaner
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pbrplease


4.5/5  rDev +86.7%

07-27-2014 17:21:23 | More by pbrplease
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SteeBfranchise


4.5/5  rDev +86.7%

11-24-2012 05:24:58 | More by SteeBfranchise
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bbluemzbeer

California

4.41/5  rDev +83%
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.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 05:25:44 | More by bbluemzbeer
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JGargano

Connecticut

4.23/5  rDev +75.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2013 00:02:21 | More by JGargano
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.2/5  rDev +74.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2006 16:54:41 | More by RBorsato
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BDIMike

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev +69.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2007 21:52:54 | More by BDIMike
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mikerems

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +66%

03-07-2012 06:20:39 | More by mikerems
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jboles5472

Ohio

4/5  rDev +66%

12-26-2011 00:03:42 | More by jboles5472
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crownrl28

Georgia

4/5  rDev +66%

09-14-2012 22:58:02 | More by crownrl28
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tbone64

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +66%

03-08-2014 14:34:05 | More by tbone64
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headspace

Illinois

4/5  rDev +66%

01-08-2012 23:10:11 | More by headspace
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sth77677

Illinois

4/5  rDev +66%

03-26-2013 02:20:33 | More by sth77677
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Gator_Nation

Florida

4/5  rDev +66%

04-06-2014 05:48:55 | More by Gator_Nation
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TrojanWheels

California

4/5  rDev +66%

01-19-2012 20:21:56 | More by TrojanWheels
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +66%

01-01-2012 19:58:46 | More by wertschy
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kfourte

New York

4/5  rDev +66%

12-04-2011 09:42:05 | More by kfourte
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DrkNite12

New York

4/5  rDev +66%

03-03-2013 15:51:39 | More by DrkNite12
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +66%

06-09-2012 04:06:55 | More by Dapperticus
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Hruska

Washington

4/5  rDev +66%

01-24-2014 06:42:12 | More by Hruska
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ScottWestmaas

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +66%

04-06-2012 20:41:02 | More by ScottWestmaas
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BMan33

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +66%

02-09-2013 03:16:27 | More by BMan33
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samsneed

Rhode Island

3.95/5  rDev +63.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Good Beer that starts well. Has good clean balance. Clean refreshing finish. Great after hard work. (I am drinking one now...) It is a little weak, but still a good AVAILABLE beer. Also noteworthy, the third beer is as good as the first! That quality, plus the fact it is rather cheeper than other good beers, makes it a staple at any bar.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2005 02:19:36 | More by samsneed
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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,158 ratings.