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Heineken Lager Beer - Heineken Nederland B.V.

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BA SCORE
64
poor

3,477 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 3,477
Reviews: 1,230
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 25.46%
Wants: 9
Gots: 221 | 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 VaterRoss:
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VaterRoss

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz can into mug, no BB

Pours a clear gold with a good sized white head that stays around a respectable amount of time. Some carbonation is visible, head dissipates to a ring that lingers until the last couple ounces. Smell is that of lager, with some fruitiness and floral tones and light malt sweetness. The taste is surprisingly malty, though mid-taste has a touch of something not entirely pleasant and a bit musky. There is also a decent amount of light bitterness from the hops. Mouthfeel is light-medium with medium carb but also somewhat watery.

Really not a bad beer at all, for me Heineken is the quintessential lager, and an excellent representation of the pale lager style. There's a good amount of taste going here that I would assume comes from an all grain mash. Prefereable to the American adjunct style for sure. If this stuff sold at regular price for less than a buck a can/bottle then it would make an excellent fridge stocker.

Serving type: can

01-26-2012 18:20:18 | More by VaterRoss
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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
64 out of 100 based on 3,477 ratings.