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Heineken Lager Beer - Heineken Nederland B.V.

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BA SCORE
64
poor

3,102 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3102
Reviews: 1212
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 25.09%


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 tectactoe:
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tectactoe

Michigan

1.53/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours a pale straw color with one of the flimsiest, bright-white heads around that dissipates quick and reduces to a barely noticeable ring within seconds. Nose is grainy, metallic, and slightly skunky. Who would have thought, given the green bottles? My palate is picking up a grainy backbone with an astringent, off-putting bitterness that doesn't contain much hop aroma or flavor, just a chalky bitterness that crushes the grain profile. Thin, clean, crisp finish with maybe a hint of grapes or apple skins in the final touch, but it's barely enough to save this one. The metallic flavor becomes more noticeable near the end of the brew, kind of like a heavy copper-ish smell and taste. The body is thinner than thin and the carbonation is relatively high.

Bleh, I'm not a fan of this one at all. Hated this when I first tried it, long ago. Tried it again thinking maybe I was just inexperienced earlier - still don't care for it.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2013 13:31:05 | More by tectactoe
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Smell: Very neutral smell, but hints of skunkiness

Taste: skunky, not much flavor at all--very light

Mouthfeel: light carbonation, somewhat fizzy

Overall: Decent, the skunk flavor detracts from it overall--but otherwise a decent beer

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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
64 out of 100 based on 3,102 ratings.