Heineken Premium Light Lager | Heineken Nederland B.V.

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58
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974 Ratings
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Heineken Premium Light LagerHeineken Premium Light Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heineken Nederland B.V.
Netherlands
heineken.com

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
3.3% ABV in some states in the USA

Added by Jason on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
974
Reviews:
276
Avg:
2.36
pDev:
29.66%
 
 
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8
Gots:
198
For Trade:
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Photo of rmz76
2.69/5  rDev +14%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

My ratings are in consideration of this being a light beer. I think light beers should not be rated against non-light beers. They deserve their own category... That said, Heineken Premium Light is a better beer in it's class than traditional Heineken Lager is in the class of non light import lagers... Finding a good light beer is very hard and finding a light beer at a local bar is usually the undrinkable Bud Light, Miller Light, Michelob Ultra, etc... Among these watered down abominations Heineken Light taste quite good. Can't hold it's own against full bodied, hearty beer, but for providing something that actually taste like a beer for under 100 calories I would have to say Heineken Light is second only to Sam Adams Light (and Sam Adams is actually 120 calories/bottle).

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Photo of NickFry9
1/5  rDev -57.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of brewnme
1.55/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Always thought Heineken was skunky but at least the real stuff is skunky beer flavor this is just skunk!

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Photo of jbehlar
4/5  rDev +69.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IBUBrew
1.78/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of cbcrunch
2.42/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TheWolf
2.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

In st Maarten. The lesser of all evils.

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Photo of hozersr
2.19/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of jsbirnba
2.01/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of LeoCobZar
3.01/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of wisegreensoul
2.27/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of chriswjr
1.84/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of nater919
1.91/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Nolster
1.05/5  rDev -55.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of joemama76
2.06/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Timc32
2.19/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of broadway848
3.5/5  rDev +48.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Urk1127
1.92/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of Davidstan
3.18/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This was a beer left in fridge by a nephew. Oddly i like this beer. You can definitely taste the cascade hop feel here. The beer I am drinking tastes nothing like a Heiniken and this from a dreaded green bottle. I will say it is thin and somewhat watery and i would never buy but it did surprise me in a decent way.

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Photo of CJNAPS
2.09/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Definitely my choose for a light beer over the big ones. Still holds a lot of the flavor from the original which never happens. Not one to go for the light beers but if you need to here it is. Cheers

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Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tgf17
2.06/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of scootercrabb
2.77/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BeccaH
1.54/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of nicholas2121
4/5  rDev +69.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Heineken Premium Light Lager brewed by Heineken Nederland B.V. This light larger has an ABV of 3.30% The brew pours out a nice golden amber color w a small white head. Spotty lacing to this brew, really thin like. The smell is rich with grains, and malts. You do pick up on some nice hop notes in the smell of this brew. There is also a hit of skunk in the smell, not as bad as I was expecting. Now for the taste, light with with good flavors. The thing I really like is there is no skunk flavor to this green bottle brew. That is a plus in my book. This is a really nice crisp light brew, it goes down nice and smooth. There is a real nice balance to Heineken Premium Light Lager. There is nothing overpowering about this brew. The mouth feel of Heineken Premium Light Lager, is Thin, Light, Crisp and Refreshing. This brew would go nice on a hot summer day. Kinda was hoping for a bit higher ABV but it is what it is. Like I said this brew taste better than regular Heineken. This was a brew that I was not going to review because of negatives of the original Heineken Premium. However I'm glad I gave this brew a honest chance, and I will be buying this brew again just to change it up for a bit. Overall all I'm giving Heineken Premium Light Lager a soild 4 out of 5. Nothing to write home about but a nice smooth crisp light brew. Heineken Nederland B.V., did a real nice job with this light larger.

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