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Holsten Premium - Hanseatische Getränke-Industrie (HGI) Holsten-Brauerei AG

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BA SCORE
69
poor

126 Ratings
THE BROS
52
awful

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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 2.91
pDev: 18.9%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hanseatische Getränke-Industrie (HGI) Holsten-Brauerei AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-11-2002)
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

harpus, Sep 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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myxy, Jul 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

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3/5  rDev +3.1%

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3/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +11.7%

grumpygerman, Mar 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

CurtisD, Feb 19, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

schopenhauerale, Nov 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

cfalovo97, Nov 13, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

dmcclurejr, Nov 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

arkanu, Jul 05, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

petluo, Jul 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

rale, Apr 25, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

RedAleMan, Mar 10, 2012
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1/5  rDev -65.6%

ryan32, Feb 18, 2012
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2/5  rDev -31.3%

starlight37, Jan 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

chuckj76, Jan 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

ThinkAgain, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of WoodBrew
2.83/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Trying a can of Holsten. The beer pours to a deep clear golden color with a thin head that is essentially dissapates. The smell is typical of a pilsner, light with Saaz type hops. Tthe taste follows most Euro pilsners with a light bitterness and slight malt. Although the carbonation is spot on, the mouthfeel is slightly watery and a little lacking even for a pilsener. Good lawnmower beer but nothing to write home about.

WoodBrew, Dec 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

ahugenerd, Dec 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

RoryOMoore, Nov 23, 2011
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

Thehuntmaster, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of evlu1441
3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

It pours a pale golden lager colour with a nice bubbly head that quickly settles down. Nothing drastic, but still alright.

The aroma is dominated by grassy hops and faint sweet maltiness.

The taste is mostly grassy hops with a hint of sweet grain. Bitterness is quite strong in the end, and not well balanced with the malty flavours that were developing. I finished with a kind of buttery flavour.

Overall, not a bad lager, but a bit watery for my tastes. It doesn't really nail all of its flavours and suffers as a result.

evlu1441, Nov 05, 2011
Photo of spinrsx
3.15/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml Can

Appearance – Clear light yellow colour with a large size fizzy white coloured head. There is a below average amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Grains, bread, corn, malts

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an average amount of carbonation. I can taste bread/dough mixed with light floral hops and some corn. There is also a bit of a spiciness to the beer on the finish.

Overall – I can't believe how many of these plain/basic euro beers there are available in my area. They all taste so similar it's a wonder why we need such a variety of them. At least this one was slightly above average taste wise. I have no real reason to purchase it again however.

spinrsx, Oct 04, 2011
Holsten Premium from Hanseatische Getränke-Industrie (HGI) Holsten-Brauerei AG
69 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.