Amstel Light | Amstel Brouwerij B. V.

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59
awful
1,541 Ratings
THE BROS
46
awful
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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
Ratings:
1,541
Reviews:
497
Avg:
2.42
pDev:
27.27%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
250
For Trade:
0
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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz bottle served in a pint glass.

pours a clear, straw yellow tone while yielding a short lived finger or so of a spritzy white head. no real retention or lacing to speak of. not atypical for the style. very muted nose is mainly grain, corn, and *maybe* a slight touch of hops hiding in the background. not impressed.

taste is not very good. not because it's repulsive, but more because there is nothing to taste; somehow even more muted than the aroma. light corn and grain element. thin bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation.

overall, nothing i will waste my time with again. its only real selling point is that it's relatively inoffensive. unless you're offended by bland, flavorless beers.

(originally reviewed: 10-04-2011)

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Nothing more stupid than light beer. That makes a lot of Americans stoopid too. But this light beer passes my taste test. Clean crisp dry and hoppy. A little bitter, but not a bad ale as ales go. Carbonation is a little intense for me, but then again it's night a fizzy budweiser.

Fans of one of my favorite international soccer teams, The Orange of The Netherlands, so rejoice with this nice beer. Good luck today, Orange!

Oh What? Well, this little silly goes very well with the music of Dutch masters drummer Han Bennink and Pianist Mengelberg maybe on ce entitled '3 Points and a Mountain' with German sax player Brotzmann!

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Amstel Light from Amstel Brouwerij B. V.
2.42 out of 5 based on 1,541 ratings.
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