Amstel Light
Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
Light Lager
Ranked #125
Ranked #29,797
2.47 | pDev: 27.53%
Sep 28, 2023
Feb 07, 2001
ABV in the USA is 4.1%
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Rated: 2.78 by ScrantanDave from England

Sep 28, 2023
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

3/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
12oz bottle nest by November 2023

On a hard pour 2 fingers of bubbly white head formed on top of a clear golden body. Some lacing is left.

Aroma is immediately skunks in a weedy sort of way. Not super off, perhaps it Intentional. Some crackery malt in the back.

Taste is very thin with a slight crackery malt as well as that skunks bitterness. Not terrible for being light. Slightly funky right at the front. Does taste like lager beer.

Feel is thin and watery with a slight dryness. This feels like almost nothing if it weren't for a dryness that l is present. Refreshing at least.

Overall it's a Heineken adjacent light lager. Meh, but not bad.
Aug 12, 2023
Rated: 5 by Zachboyd3334 from Indiana

Jul 29, 2023
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Reviewed by Rogermaris from New York

4.2/5  rDev +70%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
I don't know why the IPA beer snobs are killing this beer. I personally prefer an IPA over a lager any day, however, If you want a light lager, you can't go wrong with Amstel Light. Very refreshing beer. Whenever I bring Amstel light to a party, people respond by saying that they have not had an Amstel in a while. However, for some reason, they are the first to go.
Great summer beer when you want to have a few.
Jun 15, 2023
Rated: 2 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

May 03, 2023
Rated: 3 by Andyman22 from Texas

Apr 28, 2023
Rated: 2.82 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Feb 04, 2023
Rated: 2.68 by jmdavisson from West Virginia

Feb 01, 2023
Rated: 3.71 by Belgrader84 from Serbia

Jan 10, 2023
Rated: 2 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Jan 06, 2023
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Rated by Robdad678 from New York

4.17/5  rDev +68.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
If you are drinking light beer, it is the best that I like. Hard pass on the other major brands light beers!
Dec 17, 2022
Rated: 2.09 by Overtonjd from New Jersey

Oct 16, 2022
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Rated by Georgedisrespectful from Alabama

5/5  rDev +102.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
The best light Pilsner you can buy!
Jul 13, 2022
Rated: 2.96 by cdub70085 from Connecticut

May 12, 2022
Rated: 3.47 by msscott1973 from North Carolina

Apr 24, 2022
Rated: 2.94 by TP2MSU from Michigan

Apr 23, 2022
Rated: 3.9 by Gemini6 from Michigan

Apr 20, 2022
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Reviewed by deleted_user_995920

3.64/5  rDev +47.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours a pale straw color with a quick receding white head, Smell is basically earthy grains. Taste is light maltiness with a nice crisp hop bite. Feel is crisp and refreshing, light bodied, finishes semi dry. Overall for a light beer this is not bad at all. It is thin and lacking flavor,(but we are talking about basically a 3/2 beer) For what it is the ratings do not reflect the quality. High ABV stouts (even crappy ones) get above a 4 if the ABV is Above an eight. I am judging this for what it is. A weak,3/2 beer.
Mar 06, 2022
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Reviewed by Perioddicals from Texas

3.24/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
L - Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams Perfect Glass. One and a half fingers of light off white head on an aggressive pour. Fades to a lightly foamy film. Lacing shows on agitation, but quickly returns to liquid. Lots of carbonation showing from the nucleation in the glass that is easy to see through the clear light straw color.

S - Honey and crackers up front. And that's really it.

T - Sweet honey and bready cracker taste follows scent. Maybe even some hints of cornbread. Very very minor crispness in the middle, but really muted and fades fast. The sweetness of the flavor is pleasant, and not skunky at all like some other reviewers have experienced. No real bitterness to speak of.

F - Thin mouthfeel like other light beers, but not total water. A nice amount of minor carbonation. Very easy to drink

O - Overall, this is one of the better mass produced light beers I’ve tried. It actually has a palatable and pleasant (if not straightforward) flavor profile. At this time, I’m not normally reaching for light beers, but if I had to choose a light beer, this would be the choice for now. Perfectly refreshing for outdoors and camping. Recommended for those seeking a mass produced light beer other than the big three American labels.
Mar 01, 2022
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Rated by BMBCLT from South Carolina

1/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
Feb 18, 2022
Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
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