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Holland Lager 1839 - Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.

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33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 17.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: tjsdomer2 on 05-31-2011

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Holland Lager 1839
12 oz. green glass bottle, dated "05-2015 23033250214"
$5.98/ six pack @ ALDI, 8521 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL

Notes: Brewed in Holland by H. West, Maarssen. Basic Euro-pils that's clearly designed to look like Heineken, and taste somewhat the same. The difference is that there are not as many hops, leaving both the flavor and the bitterness a little low, although mainly the hop flavor suffers. It's more towards the sweet side, but it remains in balance; and there are no defects. I drank a six-pack of this and all but the last bottle was free of skunkiness - oddly, the whole six pack was just sitting in a case with two others. I guess I got lucky. Overall... inexpensive and worth what it costs.

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Green 330 cl bottle from Aldis. Crappy after 6/14 according to bottle date. I grabbed one from in the back since the manufacturer doesn't understand basic beer making and why green bottles are bad.

Pale yellow. Straw. A bit of thin white head. Slightly fizzy.

Smells of slight pils malt sweetness, sulfur. Floral, spicy hops. Hint of phenolics like a ferment that wasn't quite spot on kind of a burnt rubber or smoky thing.

Tastes fairly clean, a light pils malt sweetness, noble hop flavor. Very nice hop spice flavor. Slightly more carbonated that I would like. It makes it gassy with some carbonic bite that doesn't blend well. Initially sweetness but finishes dry with some bitterness that lingers slightly. Hop / malt balance is fairly even.

Body is light to medium. Finishes a touch watery.

Overall it's a beer with some technical flaws that could be changed to have a very nice beer. The phenolic aroma is unpleasant. The pils flavor a little light. The body a little light. But, in the grand scheme, it's a solid beer. Price is a bit on the high side, however. $6 for 6. It's a $5 for 6 beer in its current form.

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Poured from a can into a flared glass

crystal clear pale yellow, lots of bubles, bright white head that lasted around the edge of the liquid but otherwise went away very quickly. no lace

smell is bread and white grapes

taste is a bit of sour grapes and a little bit of hops.

mouth feel is highly carbonated and dry to finish

overall, very average, and I think that one is enough.

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Holland Lager 1839 from Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.
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