Amstel Light | Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

Amstel LightAmstel Light
BA SCORE
2.43/5
1,548 Ratings
Amstel LightAmstel Light
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV in the USA is 4.1%

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,048
Reviews:
499
Ratings:
1,548
pDev:
27.16%
Bros Score:
1.81
 
 
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10
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5/5  rDev +105.8%

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5/5  rDev +105.8%

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4.78/5  rDev +96.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +95.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +85.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +85.2%

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4.48/5  rDev +84.4%

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4.41/5  rDev +81.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I rated this beer against other light lagers. It is good lager !

Appearance: Yellow straw beer

Smell is good compared to an AA Lager. It was grassy hoppys and grains smell to it.

Taste;: It taste of grains and gassy notes to it, unlike other light beer it does have some beer taste. Amstel basically taste like light of version to a European light lager.

Mouthfeel: Light with moderate carbonation

Overall: It enjoyed this beer. It beats out 95 percent of light lagers out there. It beats out bud light , coors light , natural light but the price is to high for my pocket book . I will drank Amstel Light in the future from a break from the norm but I will stick Miller Light from now.

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Photo of RBorsato
4.22/5  rDev +73.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bright yellow straw color with a decent to low white head and decent-good carbonation. Light hop, light adjunct, and light malt aroma and flavor ... see a theme here ? :-) Tastes like a baby Heineken. LIght-medium bodied and fairly smooth with a decent finish for a lighter beer.

Call me a choad but I reviewed this for what it was ... a light beer... A very nice low calorie alternative to the light American varieties... only drawback is $.

Per label: Since 1870. 95 cal, 5g Carb, 1g Prot, 0 Fat.

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Photo of JGargano
4.21/5  rDev +73.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Out of all the light beers Amstel does a great job of providing the calorie concious drinker a great alternative.

Unlike many light beers that try to emulate their full-calorie counterparts amstel does not try to be a "full" beer.

There is a pleasant initial aroma followed by a mellow taste and decent mouth-feel for a light.

This beer does not offend(as many lights do) and instead provides an unassuming gardening beer.

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4.18/5  rDev +72%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

As lager, I really like it. Much more than some of the other light beers. Tastes great and isn't as filling as the others.

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4.07/5  rDev +67.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I am very surprised to see the highly negative reviews for Amstel Light. As usual, the BA crowd likes to tear down a beer just because it is a light beer. It is said, over and again, that a beer should be reviewed based on its category. Unfortunately, a lot of people don't do that. Amstel Light has a nice full flavor for a light beer with an awesome mouthfeel.

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4.03/5  rDev +65.8%
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
Beer rating: 2.43 out of 5 with 1,548 ratings
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