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Heineken Lager Beer - Heineken Nederland B.V.

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BA SCORE
64
poor

3,377 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 3,377
Reviews: 1,225
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 25.46%
Wants: 7
Gots: 171 | 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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rodneyfaile

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1.7/5  rDev -37.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

I like most beers, but for some reason this one tastes terrible to me. Ive tried it several times since it is a very popular beer, but every time I get the flavor of carbonated soap. If you are going to have a lager, you are better off chugging a Miller Lite or a Yuengling.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2008 18:01:48 | More by rodneyfaile
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I cannot believe I reviewed 274 beers before I made it to Heineken. An old favorite.

Appearance 3.25: Pours out a pale yellow with very little head. No lacing. Completely translucent.

Smell 3.25: Yep, that's a lager! Typical bubblegum/phenol lager bouquet with a slight hint of hops and yeast.

Taste 3.25: Front is slightly sweet and this fades immediately into the middle where a big wave of light malt and lagery bubblegum await. Finish is where a slight hoppiness pops up briefly only to fade away into a wave of sweet malt and nice taste of yeast. This, in turn, fades into a certain dryness that slowly creeps into the aftertaste, which is grainy and mysteriously satisfying.

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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
64 out of 100 based on 3,377 ratings.