Heineken Lager Beer - Heineken Nederland B.V.
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Reviews by mickstepp:
1.27/5 rDev -53.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5
I'm working from notes here since I had this at a friend's house a few days ago. I don't really feel that I need the notes though since this used to be a staple of mine before I discovered real beer. Typical yellow lager color with a thin and short lived head. Boy do I remember that smell which I used to think was exotic because it contrasted so sharply with the smell of American macros. Now I understand that it is the smell of a spoiled (aka skunked) beer. The taste is just as revolting as the smell. The only time I ever had an unspoiled Heineken was on tap in a bar in Brussels and my recollection is that without the "skunk" it tastes just like every other macro brewed lager..bland and without distinction. Don't buy into the marketing campaign and don't buy this lousy beer.
Serving type: bottle
02-24-2003 18:37:45 | More by mickstepp
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5/5 rDev +84.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Heineken is the perfect beer! It is great in the bottle but it is even better on tap which I can only find at Hooters in New Castle, DE or Hooters in Tropicana Atlantic City anymore. Use to have it at TGI Fridays, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Cowboy Up. James Bond drinks it, enough said!
Serving type: on-tap
03-15-2014 20:33:23 | More by Radford007
3/5 rDev +10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
22 ounce bottle served very cold in a large glass.
A - Pours a pale yellow with a short head that gives way to steady lacing.
S - Some grains and hops.
T - Grains with good hop bitterness.
M - Moderate carbonation and a neutral feel and finish.
O - A typical Euro Lager - nothing great but not bad.
Serving type: bottle
03-12-2014 00:33:33 | More by Retroman40
Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
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