Amstel Light | Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

BA SCORE
59
awful
1,531 Ratings
THE BROS
46
awful
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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
Ratings:
1,531
Reviews:
495
Avg:
2.42
pDev:
27.27%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
242
For Trade:
0
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2.53/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Nose is heavy on the grains - straw, wet hay, reminds me of my days working at a garden center. Pours like my piss after a week in the bush, plus a finger of a fizzy white cap. Ends up looking like a decent lager though to be honest. It’s got that metallic brown / corn presence that you’ll find in new castle, stella and the like. I have no idea what this comes from but it’s there across the board. Not off-putting really. Perfectly drinkable. I would never seek this out though. Overall, fine, yeah, it is what it is.

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1.41/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a 0.3 cl bottle.

Strong yellow-golden color.

Very thin head which disappears while you put the bottle aside.

None distinctive aroma.

Taste is thin and watery, almost as flat out.

My frst light beer, are they supposed to taste bad like that? Like every food and/or drink which is light "but good for you" ??

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2.33/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from bottle provided at family gathering. I provided Hacker Pschorr and my brother-in-law provided this Aruban classic.
Pours a clear golden with a pure white fluffy head that disappeared almost immediately with no lacing on the pint glass.
Smells of wet grass with an unpleasant skunkiness.
Taste consistent with smell. High carbonation sizzles on the tongue and feels watery. Finishes quick and dry.
Overall this beer is not for me. I will happily drink while in the hot sun and gentle breezes at the pool at the all inclusive next time in Aruba but this is not a discretionary choice for me.

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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
2.42 out of 5 based on 1,531 ratings.
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