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Hollandia - Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.

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BA SCORE
66
poor

144 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 2.74
pDev: 22.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bavaria Brouwerij N.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-09-2002)
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

06-15-2013 17:47:13 | More by TheBeeraholic
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Miha

Slovenia

3/5  rDev +9.5%

06-01-2013 20:35:21 | More by Miha
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soju6

Missouri

2.61/5  rDev -4.7%

500ml Can.

A: pours a light golden color with a decent head that fades quickly to just bits of lacing.

S: Aroma of fresh grain and herbal, with some malt sweetness.

T: Taste is quite bland with some malt sweetness and grain. Very mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish.

F: Light body, fairly smooth but short on flavor.

O: Another Euro Lager that is non-offensive.

06-01-2013 00:40:52 | More by soju6
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pin

Australia

1/5  rDev -63.5%

05-21-2013 22:53:22 | More by pin
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FLima

Brazil

1.69/5  rDev -38.3%

Golden color with lots of fluffy head with medium retention.
Sweet aroma with notes of herbal hops, though inferior to other similar beers.
Taste follows nose, quite sweet, not sure if a result of the maltose addition. Notes of herbs. Mildly dry and bitter aftertaste.
Medium body with very low carbonation
It is more of a barley juice with low drinkability, I will remember not to drink it again.

04-23-2013 14:26:57 | More by FLima
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

03-30-2013 16:33:17 | More by CurtisD
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FlyingBull

California

2.59/5  rDev -5.5%

Purchased this for $2.50/4-pk of pint cans. Was on sale at F4L for 2 pks/$5 so I HAD to get it.

A- This beer poured a light clear gold with a 1/2" fizzy white head that dissipated down to just a white fizzy covering fairly quickly. There actually WAS some lacing down the glass as I drank it.

S- Very typical "Dutch beer" hop aromas. Lightly herbal hops and just a hint of malt.

T- Out of the gate, this beer tasted sweet to me for the style. It reminded me of Miller High Life. There's more malt flavor vs. hops, but both are really mild.

M-I would say the mouth feel is thin and somewhat - watery.

D- It's drinkable for sure...very light and easy going. Low alcohol which I like. Good cheap party beer for MilBudCor people. ...And they'll think they're livin high and got something imported. :-)

03-28-2013 23:50:45 | More by FlyingBull
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

03-11-2013 14:41:21 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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TimeLincoln

New Brunswick (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

03-10-2013 18:30:54 | More by TimeLincoln
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soonerlight

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

03-03-2013 15:34:47 | More by soonerlight
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -36.1%

02-20-2013 03:59:07 | More by MichaelProcton
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TimRasmussen

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +82.5%

02-11-2013 02:36:08 | More by TimRasmussen
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Kvasasgyvasalumi

Lithuania

2/5  rDev -27%

02-07-2013 07:56:42 | More by Kvasasgyvasalumi
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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

3.16/5  rDev +15.3%

A-Pours gold with a fizzy white head that dissipates quickly.

S-Grassy hops and a hint of malt.

T-A good balance between grassy hops and sweet malts. It has a little bite to it, but not much else. Its fairly bland.

M-Thin and watery.

D-Very drinkable since it is not the most flavorful beer and it has an average abv.

Overall, I prefer other versions of the style but this was good to try in a mix pack.

01-20-2013 22:33:05 | More by thegodfather2701
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ghisty

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.35/5  rDev +22.3%

appearance- yellow. heady. pretty decent carb.
smell-faint grains, slight corn, maybe a single hop.
taste-very short, not complex, a bit foamy and light, honestly pretty uninteresting.
mouthfeel- very slight sharpness, pans out into lagery flat. slightly slick finish.
overall- this beer isnt something complex, its a sessionable, decent, lager.
not the best beer, but pretty far form the worst also, and its usually cheap.
a good filler if you are getting a few more spendy tall cans and want something
to go in between the beautiful ones. this beer would be refreshing very cold,
and I will probably drink it again.

01-08-2013 23:50:10 | More by ghisty
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cliff1066

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

12-09-2012 18:49:00 | More by cliff1066
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bcsbeer

Florida

2/5  rDev -27%

12-07-2012 00:49:00 | More by bcsbeer
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BeerDocT

Georgia

3.43/5  rDev +25.2%

Served in a chilled tulip glass.

-Appearance 3.0: Poured out of the can a light golden color. Head foamed up to a half inch and then quickly dissipated, leaving a film around the edges. Lots and lots of CO2 bubbles all over the place.

-Smell 3.5: Very pleasant bouquet. I smell grains, corn and a bright yeast.

-Taste 3.5: Front is all about the carbonation; very little taste. Middle is nice: a light barley taste and a light alkaline hoppiness. Finish is very slightly sweet and more light barley. Lots of subdued hops in an otherwise dry, but pleasant aftertaste. Everything is balanced and smooth.

-Mouthfeel 3.0: Well-balanced carbonation for this type of beer. Pleasant.

-Overall 3.5: Very good, basic lager. I have tried lagers that cost twice as much as a four-pack of Hollandia, but are on par with it or somewhat below it. The price this beer usually runs ($6 for four 16.9 oz beers) is hard to beat for what you get. It certainly is not "swill," just a pleasingly low-key, well-executed European lager. Recommended for those who know what that is and what to expect.

10-19-2012 02:44:00 | More by BeerDocT
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

2.61/5  rDev -4.7%

A: poured from a 500 ml can into a pint glass, yellow straw colored with a short foamy white head that dissipates leaving little lacing, clear

S: not much, grain, seltzer water

T: slightly sweet up front, quickly moves to bitter, light grain, grass

M: thin, watery, good carbonation

O: slightly below average lager, not terrible but nothing memorable

10-16-2012 02:24:21 | More by M_C_Hampton
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Vyronian

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

08-25-2012 16:43:49 | More by Vyronian
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Shasty


4/5  rDev +46%

07-27-2012 17:06:30 | More by Shasty
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harpus

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

07-24-2012 15:52:56 | More by harpus
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.88/5  rDev +41.6%

Hollandia (drank from a 16.9 oz. can) has a thick, slightly off-white head, a clear, very bubbly golden appearance, and a bit of lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet grains, malt, and a touch of stinging hops. Taste is sweet grains, sugar, sharp hops, and water. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Hollandia finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, mild, mostly dry, and massively drinkable. Overall, this one is very good (and sold at a cheap price).

RJT

07-22-2012 14:12:10 | More by RonaldTheriot
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smoothaftertaste

California

4/5  rDev +46%

07-18-2012 05:10:56 | More by smoothaftertaste
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rekel

Netherlands

2/5  rDev -27%

07-11-2012 20:45:44 | More by rekel
Hollandia from Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.
66 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.