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Amstel Light - Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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Amstel LightAmstel Light

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1,348 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,348
Reviews: 483
rAvg: 2.42
pDev: 27.69%
Wants: 5
Gots: 113 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amstel Brouwerij B. V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-07-2001

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Slightly darker than US light lagers, the head dissapates quickly, leaving only the impression of light malts and tangy hop. flavor is very slight, a bitterness that leaves immediately when swallowed, leaving no notable flavors other than light malts and bitter hops; same as the nose. Carbonation level is very heavy with a very watery mouthfeel, yet this same trait makes this beer as easy to drink as a diet soda. Unimpressive but inoffensive, and a less offensive flavor then most american light lagers. This is a beer whose whole is better than the sum of its parts.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a crystal clear pale yellow with a fluffy one finger head. Actually good head retention thanks to the abundant carbonation.

Aroma of hay and light bread along with a touch of skunk. Some corn thrown in there too.

Flavor starts out with bread and hay and is actually not half-bad albeit very light. However it then completely disappears to nothing but a tinge of bitterness. I can't believe how quick the flavor just disappears. Extremely watery mouthfeel.

Overall, this beer is just barely a step above water. Almost no flavor whatsoever.

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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
58 out of 100 based on 1,348 ratings.