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Amstel Light | Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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Amstel LightAmstel Light
1,550 Ratings
Amstel LightAmstel Light

Brewed by:
Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a pilsener glass.

Appearance: Very nice...darker, more golden yellow. Clear although I noticed some very small "floaters" suspended in the beer. A nice white that faded off slowly leaving some nice lacing for a light beer. A few carbonation bubbles rising up from the bottom.

Smell: A fair amount going on...some malt, some hops, dry piney citrus aroma, fruity and floral.

Taste: Nice hop bitterness for a light beer. The finish lingered after going down. Very pleasant taste. Crisp and semi-dry.

Mouth Feel: Thin to medium body with a semi-dry finish. Nice carbonation bite.

Overall: This is a very good light beer. It exceeds expectations, for me anyway, for a light beer. Pleasant tasting and easy to drink. I have tried a number of light beers and to date this was the best. Until i find another light beer to be better this would be my favorite.

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Into a pint glass. Light straw color with not a bit of head.
Weird smell of burnt wood and metal.
Taste like fizzy water with burnt wood in it. How to they do this?
Light and fizzy body, moderate carbonation.
It is truly amazing that this beer is literally nothing. The wonders of science.

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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
Beer rating: 2.43 out of 5 with 1,550 ratings
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