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Heineken Premium Light Lager - Heineken Nederland B.V.

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BA SCORE
56
awful

696 Ratings
THE BROS
58
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Ratings: 696
Reviews: 238
rAvg: 2.32
pDev: 30.17%
Wants: 3
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heineken Nederland B.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-01-2005)
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Jra1985

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev +29.3%

12-22-2011 02:32:43 | More by Jra1985
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ericwilson54

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +29.3%

12-21-2011 15:49:39 | More by ericwilson54
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kjkinsey

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -35.3%

12-19-2011 21:08:06 | More by kjkinsey
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-18-2011 22:37:50 | More by Gregwa
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enelson

Illinois

1/5  rDev -56.9%

12-16-2011 18:22:05 | More by enelson
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jminch

Ohio

1/5  rDev -56.9%

12-16-2011 16:30:46 | More by jminch
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peteramullen

California

3/5  rDev +29.3%

12-15-2011 00:47:53 | More by peteramullen
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lumpy1126

Ohio

3/5  rDev +29.3%

12-14-2011 11:24:47 | More by lumpy1126
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nmann08

District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-14-2011 04:34:35 | More by nmann08
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tbeq00

California

3/5  rDev +29.3%

12-13-2011 20:19:58 | More by tbeq00
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valkyre65

Texas

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-13-2011 20:06:27 | More by valkyre65
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murf1087

Indiana

3/5  rDev +29.3%

12-12-2011 02:25:45 | More by murf1087
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Chiefy770

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Serving type: From the bottle to the judging tables (my mouth).

A: Couldn't tell you much. Drank this from the bottle. It's a traditional Heineken green bottle. The text is labeled differently from the regular bottle.

S: Smelled like sour grapes. Not sure why... it also tasted like sour grapes but we'll get to that in a bit...

T: So yeah, about those sour grapes... I'm not sure why I picked up sour grapes. I felt like I was sipping on a wine cooler at one point. It had a fruity, and sweet taste. It was followed up by a bitter taste from the hops to confirm it was indeed a beer. Very unexpected. I suspect that these bottles were sitting in the back of the fridge for awhile. They were at a family function where wine and booze are the primary beverages and the host keeps "backup" beer in the back of the fridge.

M: For a light beer, this had a pretty tolerable amount of carbonation. I was not overwhelmed and it was not a total waste of my taste buds. Went down and stayed down, that's all I cared about for the time being.

Overall: I am not a light beer drinker. This is what was offered. I did not particularly enjoy this but a light beer is a light beer. No damage done. I'd certainly reach for this beer over the mainstream light beers.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 06:56:08 | More by Chiefy770
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Exiled

Texas

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-09-2011 05:07:36 | More by Exiled
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dowen44

Georgia

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-09-2011 04:16:29 | More by dowen44
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CaptJackHarkness

New York

3/5  rDev +29.3%

12-09-2011 02:38:10 | More by CaptJackHarkness
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shoop12

Georgia

4/5  rDev +72.4%

12-09-2011 01:32:53 | More by shoop12
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kornkid8600

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-08-2011 07:47:58 | More by kornkid8600
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

2/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

So why does Henie need a light version? I dunno. This is basically Heineken cut with (more) water. Everything is diluted. Appearance, even more straw yellow, more white head, disappears even faster. Aroma, less skunky, but I liked the skunk.

Taste, less skunky, but I buy Heineken when I wants me some skunk. In the words of the Circle Jerks, "I just want some skunk." Well, close enough. Anyways, the water downplays the zestiness, even the carbonation. I can imagine the making of a Heineken light 12 pack.

Take Heineken 6 pack. Add equal parts water to the beer. Voila! 12 pack of Heinecken light.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 01:45:57 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-06-2011 22:35:10 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

1/5  rDev -56.9%

12-06-2011 18:13:26 | More by Rochefort10nh
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drea1785

Ohio

4/5  rDev +72.4%

12-06-2011 16:28:33 | More by drea1785
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -13.8%

12-05-2011 23:04:44 | More by xnicknj
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kfourte

New York

5/5  rDev +115.5%

12-04-2011 09:40:53 | More by kfourte
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BankerNes

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

11-30-2011 19:31:30 | More by BankerNes
Heineken Premium Light Lager from Heineken Nederland B.V.
56 out of 100 based on 696 ratings.