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Heineken Lager Beer - Heineken Nederland B.V.

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BA SCORE
64
poor

3,458 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 3,458
Reviews: 1,229
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 25.46%
Wants: 9
Gots: 210 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heineken Nederland B.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 01-29-2001)
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Reviews by Strix:
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Strix

Wisconsin

2.42/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Wow, this was a bit of a disappointment. I know this beer has a big fanbase in general (though probably not on BA), but I fail to see its appeal.

Smell weak and grainy. Taste watery and plain. I'm searching for descriptors here, but there just wasn't that much to it. Mouthfeel was okay, but given the weak taste, it wasn't really supporting anything. I didn't enjoy this, and won't be back to it if I can avoid it.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2007 05:14:10 | More by Strix
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wrentmore

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

07-25-2014 04:07:13 | More by wrentmore
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Pat_Tallman


2/5  rDev -26.2%

07-25-2014 02:36:28 | More by Pat_Tallman
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RyanPollock

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +47.6%

07-25-2014 02:34:20 | More by RyanPollock
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DustinYetman

New Jersey

3.69/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I don't like when people give Heineken a bad rap and continue to promote other lagers full of garbage preservatives and additives but everyone is entitled to their opinion that's what reviews are for. Not the best GMO free beer but its good and has good availability. I would choose Amstel over it but I enjoy it. I like its fizz. Smell isn't great but it really doesn't taste like it smells. Good for any occasion really. But once the temp raises its awful.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 23:26:53 | More by DustinYetman
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev +38.4%

07-24-2014 22:09:02 | More by Reaudribion
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Italy

2.75/5  rDev +1.5%

07-24-2014 18:55:58 | More by hoppecatania
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Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-24-2014 18:19:29 | More by Beer_4_brains
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3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

07-24-2014 18:17:36 | More by Mrchill27282728
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Washington

2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-24-2014 16:44:07 | More by Keepnitrl
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Tennessee

3/5  rDev +10.7%

07-24-2014 05:17:44 | More by BigRedDog
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New York

2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-24-2014 02:02:01 | More by Razor1955
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Eighty

Washington

2/5  rDev -26.2%

07-23-2014 23:03:23 | More by Eighty
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Texas

2.75/5  rDev +1.5%

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Poland

3.75/5  rDev +38.4%

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Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -17%

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Connecticut

1/5  rDev -63.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

In my opinion this is the worst beer on the market today. Or I should say the American Heineken is the worst. Apparently if you get it in Europe it is way better but I have yet to see. It was near clear with a little fiz. The smell was skunky as was the taste with a bad lingering aftertaste. It's one of the most popular beers in America and I just don't understand why.

Serving type: on-tap

07-23-2014 13:36:18 | More by WhiteHillsStore
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California

2.25/5  rDev -17%

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Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +1.5%

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Netherlands

4/5  rDev +47.6%

07-22-2014 18:31:14 | More by PS63
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Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +38.4%

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Spain

3/5  rDev +10.7%

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Korea (South)

3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

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Rhode Island

2.25/5  rDev -17%

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Ireland

4.25/5  rDev +56.8%

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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
64 out of 100 based on 3,458 ratings.