Bavaria Beer
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Swinkels Family Brewers
Lager - European Pale
Ranked #156
Ranked #29,533
3 | pDev: 19.67%
May 08, 2022
Apr 23, 2002
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3.21 by Oleg85 from Russian Federation on Apr 15, 2022
3.38 by Catalinmunteanu from Romania on Mar 05, 2022
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3.7/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Strid from Sweden

Good refreshing lager with a nice balanced bitter aftertaste. No strange taste and not super malty, but very fresh. Very easy to drink, really cold. Perfect on a hot summer day. Minus that the bottle is so minimal. But grab like 10 of these and have them when you are relaxing grilling some food or watching sports. Perfect.

Feb 18, 2022
2.63 by misteil from Ireland on Feb 11, 2022
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2.52/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by Sigmund from Norway

(660 ml bottle). Standard golden colour lager. Initial good thick head that doesn't last very long. Standard lager aroma and flavour, reminds me of Amstel. Not very exciting.

Jan 26, 2022
3.12 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota on Nov 05, 2021
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3.73/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Tony787 from Canada (ON)

I bought a can at the lcbo in Ontario 500ml at 5%.
poured a 1finger head into glass good carbonation nice clear golden color.
taste is a little apple malt medium bitterness very refreshing and enjoyable.
overall a very good beer brewed with mineral water .

Apr 18, 2021
2.75 by emiliobaratta from Venezuela on Mar 04, 2021
2.94 by Roejogan from Canada (BC) on Sep 12, 2020
3.53 by Exeter from Canada (AB) on Aug 30, 2019
3.79 by redsoxjim from Massachusetts on May 05, 2019
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1.59/5  rDev -47%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
by Dutch72 from Ohio

Don’t be fooled by the looks this is a beer that gives you headaches instantly unless you’re into it stay away.

Mar 31, 2019
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5/5  rDev +66.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Caolanboyo from Northern Ireland

Look this costs one pound a 500 ml bottle in Tesco's , it tastes like Heineken nearly identical for a fraction of the price. At 5% it does the job gets you warm drunk. I saw it advertised everywhere in Amsterdam were I paid 5 euro for a pint. Look at all these comments below people need to wise up and start drinking wine or whiskey if they are concerned about colour , taste notes or any other semi protentious jargon . It's a cheap beer and competitive in regards to other muck brands on the market that charge more, I'd strongly advise you to buy a few if your after a cheap night with a surprisingly good taste.

Mar 09, 2019
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2.44/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by elnachooo from Spain

Tiene una cabeza espumosa blanca que se disipa en unos pocos minutos. Es ligera y con una carbonatación media. Aroma a granos. En boca es dulce, refrescante y fácil de beber.

Feb 16, 2019
3.27 by IckyT2012 from Florida on Nov 11, 2018
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2.55/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by FriedichVonostrowo from Brazil

Pale gold with pretty good head retention
over carbonated without much flavour or noticeable aroma
I am just not impressed with this beer
I won't be buying it again!
Another unimpressive Dutch beer!
Chose Grolsch over this one in Holland!

Nov 01, 2018
3 by Chasecrandell from New York on Oct 04, 2018
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3.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by LocalBeerGuy from Canada (SK)

a good beer when cold easy to drink a bit of head some carbanion pick them up for 6 pack of tall cans for $17.00 taste of some grassy notes smell of some hops.

Oct 02, 2018
2.06 by YJY from England on Aug 29, 2018
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3.15/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by Gajo74 from New York

The only beer choice available on a transcontinental flight.
Pours a golden color with a sizable lathery white head that displays good retention and lacing.
Not much to the aroma, mostly a slightly sweet cereal grain.
Likewise, the taste mostly highlights a light toasted malt sweetness. However, towards the end, some bright citrusy hops appear. The bitterness is mild and mostly fir balance.
Medium bodied with a round malt texture. Balanced and fairly smooth. It could have used a little more crispness.
Not remarkable, but I could have done much worse.

Jul 06, 2018
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3.68/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by superspak from North Carolina

330 ml bottle into lager glass, unknown bottle code. Pours slightly hazy medium golden yellow color with a small dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of cracker, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light honey, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness. A touch of skunky aromas, but hardly detectable. Nice and pleasant aromas with pale malt and light earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of cracker, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light honey, and mild herbal/grassy earthiness. Mild herbal, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of cracker, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light honey, and herbal/grassy earthiness. Nice robustness of pale malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying/astringent flavors after the finish. Fairly crisp/clean finishing. Very clean on lager flavors, with minimal fruity notes present. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5%. Overall this is a nice Euro pale lager. All around nice robustness of pale malt and light earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink with the minimally bitter finish. Very flavorful and not watery for the ABV. This felt a bit old for sure, but it was tasty. Clean pale malts and mild earthy hop balance. A nicely enjoyable offering, and well made style example.

Jun 30, 2018
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1.61/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
by polloenfuego from Canada (NB)

When you buy a beer for less than a dollar, you have to expect nothing. This is about as much as you get with this one. There isn't much to say about it except it is a pretty poor utility beer and I found it overly sweet.

Feb 27, 2018
2.99 by MrDis from Indiana on Feb 03, 2018
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1.36/5  rDev -54.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25
by schavuytje from Netherlands

smell of light bread, bright blond and supple fine foam, in the mouth sour bread that is almost chewed, the co2 makes it a soda, little taste and then you get thirsty

Dec 10, 2017
3.73 by Bajengurkan from Sweden on Dec 02, 2017
2.04 by BenMaalouf from Virginia on Nov 14, 2017
3.14 by bmaggot from Lithuania on Oct 04, 2017
2.75 by mcthfg from Korea (South) on Sep 14, 2017
4.34 by Fedebadra from Argentina on Aug 07, 2017
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4.08/5  rDev +36%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by monkist from Hungary

Could this be the best Dutch beer? Probably. At least for me this one hit the spot. But is this really a Pilsener?
Starts very strange, with a smell like pure apple juice, quite fruity, and drinking it becomes quite neutral (which I prefer in terms of drinkability), with a slight apple-like taste lingers on and leaves hints of cinnamon behind.
Very pleasant, very drinkable, quite good, be what it be, feels great to be sitting and drinking this on the Adriatic coast.

Jul 20, 2017
3 by ADTaber from South Carolina on Jul 14, 2017
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2.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

06/28/2017, in Tilburg, Netherlands.

Jun 28, 2017
3.35 by mishi_d from Romania on May 01, 2017
3.41 by hophead98 from Illinois on Apr 30, 2017
3.19 by Eric_Standard from Canada (BC) on Mar 21, 2017
3.08 by SkylerShores from Australia on Feb 12, 2017
3.11 by wize from Norway on Jan 07, 2017
2.25 by mothman from Minnesota on Jan 06, 2017
Bavaria Beer from Swinkels Family Brewers
Beer rating: 70 out of 100 with 489 ratings