Amstel Lager | Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
Netherlands
amstel.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 10-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
372
Reviews:
72
Avg:
2.68
pDev:
23.13%
 
 
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7
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Ratings: 372 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of Yoann
2.76/5  rDev +3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ajdemma
2.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of TCP2017
4.04/5  rDev +50.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Amstel has always been synonymous with 'quality lager' in my opinion. This beer is bold flavored, hearty, and goes well with just about anything. The only noticeable downside is a bit of an aftertaste, but it still holds a special place in my heart.

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Photo of crob3888
2.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of fthegiants
2/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Cristoph
2.53/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of monkist
2.59/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Been ages since I last had this beer - it is not on sale anymore in Hungary.
There was a time when this was second to Stella Artois, well that is about what it is. As much as I remember it was a lager with a strange yeast overtone that always seemed "rotten" to me...
Not quite sure if I would want to have it again even if I could.

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Photo of slufsar
2.76/5  rDev +3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Golfontap
2.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dface
3/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lhwjanssen
2.81/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jzlyo
2.87/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Aroma and flavor is pale malts, mild fruit and a beery finish. No real adjunct flavor, a basic/generic pale lager, but with no nasty edges to it, a plus.

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Photo of joaopmgoncalves
1.8/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of dvmin98
2/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
1.55/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Gregaroo
3.24/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

11-22-16 - Had a half liter of this today while in Amsterdam. This was the Amstel Lager. Served from the tap into signature Amstel Bier glass stein. Refreshing after a walk along the canals. Not sure I'll hunt this one down once back home, but it was the right thing to have while so close to the source.

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Photo of steverx8
3.5/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EmperorBevis
2.38/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Bottled (massive 650ml green glassed affair)
Pours a lemon jelly coloured body wit splatterings of white head.
Aroma is lemon barley barely there
Generic lager flavour some semolina and metallic notes
Very average

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
3/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dmorgan310
2.72/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of yaron73
3.18/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Macamah
2.16/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Luke-Brazil
2.83/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Malt_Man
3.46/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Served cold from 650ml green bottle into straight pilsner mug.

L) Pale golden colour, clear, lots of bubbles, fluffy white head.

S) Skunked for a start. When that dissipates, a sweetish lager malt odour.

T) Very light on flavour, clean taste, marginally sweet, no bitterness. Just not much of anything.

F) Very clean, fizzy and refreshing, not aftertastes, very easy drinking. Just the job for a warm day like this.

O) Refreshing very easy drinking lager, this does a good job on a warm day. Don't expect complexity or even a lot of flavour.

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Photo of Ant777uk
3/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Good amount of head, I like the deep ruby colour....

Nice hoppy aroma, top notch for a lager.

Quite a unique taste, sweet and refreshing.

Not really for me as I prefer a bit more bitterness, though as a change it is a nice beer, definitely...

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Amstel Lager from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
2.68 out of 5 based on 372 ratings.
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