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Amstel Light | Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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2.43/5
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1,550 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#44,528
Reviews:
499
Ratings:
1,550
pDev:
27.16%
Bros Score:
1.81
 
 
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10
Gots:
252
Trade:
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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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look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This brew poured with a half finger of pure white head that actually took awhile to dissipated. The body was a clear, straw yellow with moderate visible carbonation. The nose was very mild with a hint of grain and nothing else. The taste was…well…pretty terrible. I got a hint of grass, grain and metal. The body was thicker than expected with moderate carbonation. The metal lasted until the finish that was luckily pretty quick. Nothing about this beer was very pleasant. I would definitely avoid this one.

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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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