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Holland Lager 1839 - Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.

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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 2.89
pDev: 17.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: tjsdomer2 on 05-31-2011)
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2.75/5  rDev -4.8%

08-05-2013 16:31:02 | More by drinkAK
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3.25/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 01:43:39 | More by NeroFiddled
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

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03-12-2014 20:00:13 | More by ArtZan
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

11-12-2013 02:24:03 | More by chiva
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

09-18-2013 18:41:03 | More by Damian74Shensky
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1/5  rDev -65.4%

07-30-2013 19:31:22 | More by dpottsy3
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Northwest Territories (Canada)

3.26/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 01:47:52 | More by Living816
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2.25/5  rDev -22.1%

05-19-2013 05:23:52 | More by Julian4077
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +12.5%

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3/5  rDev +3.8%

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2.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: can

09-16-2012 23:59:50 | More by searsclone
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3.75/5  rDev +29.8%

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2.45/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Poured out a clear, golden-yellow color with a small, white head of bubbly foam. No lacing to speak of.

S - It smelled slightly skunky with some grasses and caramel.

T - No skunky flavor. Sweet grains and caramel with some light grassy bitterness.

M - It was fairly crisp and sharp. Maybe a little thin and definitely light bodied.

O - This isn't great. I threw it into a mixed six pack because I wanted to try it.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2012 03:28:25 | More by zeff80
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North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

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3/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +21.1%

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North Carolina

2.85/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I used a glass to pour from the bottle. I got a thin light creme/tan colored head that faded quickly with little lacing. The aroma comes up with light cereal and malt. Taste is also light with malted grain and no hops. The mouth feel was light with some carbonation. Overall this lager would be ok for dinners as it won't overpower any course of the meal, but it's not among my favorites.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2011 22:22:32 | More by Rantingfury
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3.5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Fairly watery overall. Not much carbonation. Good initial foam, almost no lacing. Golden color, practically straw yellow. Lots of condensation on the glass.

Smell: Very faint peppery hop notes. Kind of a sweet muskiness as well. No metallic notes. Neutral overall.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Initial Dortmunder-like dryness. Sour, bitter, and sweet grassiness that balances pretty well. Sweetens as it warms. All in all very good. Great carbonation in the mouthfeel.

Drinkability: No complaints.

Overall: Definitely good overall.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2011 03:42:48 | More by tjsdomer2
Holland Lager 1839 from Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.
72 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.