Amstel Bright | Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

BA SCORE
16.4%
Liked This Beer
3.01 w/ 73 Ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-15-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,741
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
73
Liked:
12
Avg:
3.01/5
pDev:
24.92%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of gatornation
3.93/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank cases of this recently on St Marteen, Its pale golden and clear with a grassy hop and lemon sweet malt taste. It comes in a 9.3 oz bottle which you can just pound, i have to say i loved this brew, and wish it was sold in the states.

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Photo of dmorgan310
2.77/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mikepcarney
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of contika
4.07/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Amstel Bright was invented and brewed on Curacao by Amstel. After Amstel closed the brewery on Curacao, Bright is now brewed in the Netherlands. And as I was told it's still being brewed using original Curacao water to preserve it's unique taste.

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Photo of RemcoVerhaar
4.73/5  rDev +57.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Amstel Bright is a perfect beer for the summer. The taste with the lime and ice cold makes him perfect.

In The Netherlands we buy our Amstel Bright at https://www.amstel-bright.nl/. I've heard they send it over the world.

Enjoy!

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Photo of tbryan5
2.22/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

This must be a Amstel's version of Corona but it wasn't as good. Comes in a clear bottle and is very light and easy to pound. Not a bad beer but America is not missing out on anything. Had in Curaçao.

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Photo of Coorsy
2.44/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Lifit
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jeffsmash
4.93/5  rDev +63.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I drank my body weight in this stuff. Never was a fan of light beers but this stuff hit the spot while I was in the Caribbean. Good stuff.

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Photo of BEER88
1.51/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Parmesan
2.36/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Islandrunner
2.31/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of johnnnniee
2.38/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bottle from Eric A, thanks for bringing this back for me.
Bright light golden color with a smallish bubbly white head. I think a skunk dies in this bottle. Several minutes after pouring this one still stinks. Faint sweet bready pilsner malt and earthy spicy hop. Lingering metallic aftertaste. Glad to try and glad to finish.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
2.25/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Drank this in Curaçao, early June 2015. Definitely not good.

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Photo of hopley
3.11/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheHip-HopMobBarley
3.27/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Amstel Bright is most like Land shark and Corona, but a better conversation starter.

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Photo of ovaltine
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of klesniew
2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

Photo of Boughner33
3.64/5  rDev +20.9%

Photo of aquazr1
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of GarthDanielson
2.59/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a shaker, the beer is a pale, copper-gold coloring with a steady flow of carbonation and no substantial head. Aromas of tangy floral and sweetness, with a toasted grain backbone. Fairly muted, and fairly standard. Flavors are extremely muted, and the increased carbonation provides a sharpness that makes the drinkability dip a bit, which is surprising for an island style lager. Toast, with buttery notes, and that's about it. Sharp, light, crisp bodied, but too much so. The aftertaste is more of the tangy sweet and floral, with that buttery character still kicking around. Light, effervesced, clean aftertaste. I can see why this has never come stateside.

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Photo of Vinnie_DB
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Nice bear to drink in the Carribean Islands

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Photo of Billybrewboy
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Similar to Corona but bottle is smaller. I'm bringing my own cans of real beer at the end of this month. Aruba was great wasteland for Craft beer 2 years ago when I went last.

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Photo of vande
2.92/5  rDev -3%

Photo of George1005
3.25/5  rDev +8%

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Amstel Bright from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
Beer rating: 16.4% out of 100 with 73 ratings
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