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Heineken Lager Beer - Heineken Nederland B.V.

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BA SCORE
64
poor

3,483 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 3,483
Reviews: 1,230
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 25.46%
Wants: 10
Gots: 222 | 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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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.4/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Single bottle poured into a pilsner glass at a nice restaurant. Never saw the date on the bottle as it was poured by the waiter before I got a chance to do it.

Appearance: Golden yellow color, plenty of carbonation coming up in the glass but very little if any foam or lacing. Nothing special. Classic beer image but without the foam.

Smell: Some of that classic lagery malt, just a hint of hops in there, but faint.

Taste: Starts of malty, with just enough hops to balance it out. Nothing special, but well balanced. It did what I was hoping it would in a restaurant with a weak beer selection; cleanse the palate between bites and accentuate the strongly flavored meal (roast duck in this case) as something refreshing.

Mouthfeel: Mild amount of carbonation on the tongue and just thick enough to go down easily and clear the palate in between bites of the meal.

Drinkability: I have to rate this above average. Very sessionable and enjoyable just enough to have another one when nothing else is available. I feel like I had to settle for this beer, but, it does go very well with food. Sure, there may be better, but this one works in a pinch.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2010 03:28:18 | More by damndirtyape
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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
64 out of 100 based on 3,483 ratings.