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Heineken changes its bottle

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by CircusBoy, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. drtth

    drtth Poobah (1,205) Pennsylvania Nov 25, 2007

    Understood. I was reinforcing your point that "everything else" is the olfactory part. That part is so strong that under carefully controlled testing we can be fooled by a wrong aroma into thinking we are eating or drinking smething we are smelling rather than what we are actually consuming.
  2. Ohhhh. It would appear that I was actually the one who misunderstood your meaning. Sorry about that.

  3. nrs207

    nrs207 Advocate (715) Pennsylvania Sep 8, 2011 Beer Trader

    I think that's the Heineken taste profile. I really dislike Heineken a lot. I'd rather drink a BMC light beer. Inoffensive nothingness is better than a beer with a tiny bit of flavor that's terrible in my book.
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  4. Terrible beer. Give me an American styled macro lager over any Euro pale lager every day of the week.
  5. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Advocate (700) Pennsylvania Nov 4, 2008 Verified

  6. theallen

    theallen Aspirant (30) Maryland Mar 27, 2013

    The smaller bottle was one of the factors that sepertated heineken from other imports, I've been drinking heinys for years and I think the bottle change will come back to slap them in the face! Makes heineken look like a cheap budweiser, least it's not a becks saphire P.S. NEVER BUY BECKS SAPHIRE (my spelling sucks sorry) thanks for reading
  7. Thecherryman

    Thecherryman Initiate (0) Arizona Dec 8, 2010

    heinekin blows, simple as that.

    drink local!
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  8. HokiesandBeer

    HokiesandBeer Savant (390) Pennsylvania Jan 10, 2013 Beer Trader

    Not me. I'd rather taste nothing then taste skunk......and for half the price.
  9. You have poor taste.
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  10. MaxOhle

    MaxOhle Savant (410) Illinois Nov 10, 2012

  11. heineken on tap in amsterdam when youre so high you forget youre in amsterdam drinking heineken on tap is good
  12. RaulMondesi

    RaulMondesi Advocate (720) California Dec 11, 2006 Verified

    I was once high as fuck in Amsterdam and I recall drinking a Heineken Pilsner that was actually ok (for the time being). But then again, I was high as fuck.
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  13. pghlee

    pghlee Savant (265) Georgia Feb 24, 2006

    According to my buddy who runs a strip club in Atlanta......

    "People who used to buy Heineken are now drinking Bud Light Platinum because the blue bottle stands out more than the green bottle." Sounds ridiculous but most people just don't care whats in the bottle if they "look good" drinking it.
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  14. It's only solid when you leave it in the freezer too long. But, whatever it takes to improve it...
    Haydn-Juby likes this.

    BLACKENEDPLAGUE Savant (345) Ohio Apr 10, 2013

    People who say Heineken is better than Budweiser is just jumping on the hate-'murica train. They both are barely adequate enough to be called average. Hell I would take a canadian Guinness over either, and that is pretty degrading.