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Heineken Premium Light Lager - Heineken Nederland B.V.

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BA SCORE
56
awful

727 Ratings
THE BROS
58
awful

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Ratings: 727
Reviews: 239
rAvg: 2.32
pDev: 30.17%
Wants: 3
Gots: 40 | 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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craigmj7

Kansas

2/5  rDev -13.8%

02-23-2013 06:21:04 | More by craigmj7
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J702

Nevada

2/5  rDev -13.8%

06-29-2014 18:15:36 | More by J702
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AndersonGT

Maryland

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-28-2014 02:04:42 | More by AndersonGT
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -13.8%

03-02-2012 02:59:21 | More by Zachtheporter
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rodney45

New York

2/5  rDev -13.8%

Well it has one saving quality. its pretty easy going down. That is about all that makes this beer still exist. It smells and tastes like a skunky nightmare. This is the antithesis of a good beer. A very subtle malt and hop character, but honestly i dont get anything from this beer. I wonder who goes out and purchases this beer to keep in their home. I wouldn't want to be their friend, and you shouldn't either. It is really heineken light, and i mean heineken is light and terrible to begin with. Why make it worse. This is the most terrible eurotrash macro i have come across.

05-02-2009 07:33:16 | More by rodney45
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ILikeGoodCider

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

05-23-2014 05:27:23 | More by ILikeGoodCider
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codynevels

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

11-17-2011 05:04:56 | More by codynevels
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -13.8%

08-27-2014 16:20:17 | More by ncstateplaya
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -13.8%

Drank from a can found in my sister's fridge, i figured what the hell.

A- I drank this from the can but poured a bit into a small glass. Light straw yellow with a fizzy minimal white cap that left before i got to know it. no lace.

S- HL smells like Pepé Le Pew, very skunky just like the regular version. Maybe some malts in here and very faded hops. All I really get is the skunked smell.

T- Well, the taste is slightly skunked as well but not as much as the regular version, hence, this being the light version. Grains and just a notion of hop presence. Some bready malts as well.

M- Thin and light but alot of active carbonation is heard and felt. Goes down very easy and would be better without pepe.

D- Not really, I finished my can because I was parched and needed some liquid but I would not willingly buy this for myself, or bring it to a party. I need to try a heineken in amsterdam to see if there is a difference, because I get the feeling they just send the U.S. the dregs of the heineken line-up.

05-07-2009 02:25:37 | More by BARFLYB
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EF4

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -13.8%

03-04-2014 04:56:02 | More by EF4
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Wasatch

Utah

2/5  rDev -13.8%

Pours a pale yellow color, some carbonation, little fizzy white head, with some minimal sticky lacing left behind. The nose is grainy/ricy. The taste is the same as the nose. Light Body. Again another lame attempt for a beer. What a waste of a bottle.

03-26-2011 21:38:41 | More by Wasatch
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Codytucker13

New York

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-06-2012 15:27:41 | More by Codytucker13
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spycow

Illinois

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-17-2013 16:14:32 | More by spycow
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SirIPAalot

Illinois

2/5  rDev -13.8%

08-19-2012 16:38:01 | More by SirIPAalot
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -13.8%

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

Ohio

2/5  rDev -13.8%

04-08-2012 00:04:25 | More by mikepcarney
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RedWeizen83

Texas

2/5  rDev -13.8%

05-26-2013 19:31:27 | More by RedWeizen83
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Danobold

Texas

2/5  rDev -13.8%

02-26-2012 23:29:49 | More by Danobold
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mpenske

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

02-16-2014 04:22:16 | More by mpenske
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Exiled

Texas

2/5  rDev -13.8%

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

Oregon

2/5  rDev -13.8%

05-09-2013 01:18:00 | More by leftoverburrito
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DoubleJ

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

Surprise! I mixed this into the Unorganized Invitational as the fourth of six entries. Why you ask? I'll explain later, but let's see what this "Premium Light" has to offer:

Poured into a stange glass, it pours and looks like a pilsner with its clear yellow body. Seeing an average head on it brought some hopes about this offering, but that was its high tide. It shares it's skunky scent with its brother. Taste wise, it's certainly watered down, Malt flavor is light and astringent, sour cereal-like taste balances it all out with a watery feel.

If you've been following the Unorganized Invitational, you don't need me to tell you this won't make the cut...

...which brings us to why I chose this beer in the first place. Well, this is my 100th review, and after drinking all those brews, I wanted something lighter in calories and tasting like water. Yeah, right! Anyone watching their chick-flick ads knows who this is targeted to. There's nothing "premium" about this except the price tag.

05-19-2007 05:56:44 | More by DoubleJ
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TrojanWheels

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-19-2012 20:21:19 | More by TrojanWheels
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Jfowler05

Maryland

2/5  rDev -13.8%

08-03-2012 17:37:35 | More by Jfowler05
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rob99er

California

2/5  rDev -13.8%

01-08-2012 05:27:03 | More by rob99er
Heineken Premium Light Lager from Heineken Nederland B.V.
56 out of 100 based on 727 ratings.