Heineken Premium Light Lager | Heineken Nederland B.V.

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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
Ranking:
#46,309
Reviews:
283
Ratings:
997
pDev:
29.91%
Bros Score:
2.43
 
 
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8
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Ratings: 997 |  Reviews: 283
Photo of EGM1105
4.23/5  rDev +80.8%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Years ago this beer was terrible. One of the worst beers I've ever had. Then on day my dad had some in the fridge and It was too late to get some of my own beer so I cracked one open. My first sip I was blown away. They completely changed the taste of the beer. I hated the old taste but this new taste was amazing in my eyes. I thought maybe something had spilt on the top of the can and was enhancing the flavor so I washed the next can before opening it. It was just as good. I started drinking that beer over time and now it's my favorite beer. I even got some people who used to hate it, like myself, to agree that now it is a very good tasting beer. And it has low calories.

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Photo of Johnct
1.53/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Hypersomnia
2.42/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.11/5  rDev +32.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Faint gold yellow body has good carbonation and a disappearing 1in head. Metallic and malt aromas. Taste is the same. Crisp finish. Still the best lo-cal beer.

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Photo of 54V4G3
2.07/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of TheBen5
3.9/5  rDev +66.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sourlinus
2.1/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of CB12
3.95/5  rDev +68.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cunning_stunt
2.33/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of HeartofMiami
2.02/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of jfettig
2.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of edthehead
2.5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Icemann383
2.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Zaphog
2.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Squire
3.46/5  rDev +47.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nice light gold color with white cap and decent lacing.

Pleasant aroma with hints of spicy, critusy hops on a mild malt base.

Definitely a malt based lager with hop accents but the whole seems as if was watered down to hit a goal of 99 calories. It genuinely tastes good and genuinely seems watered down. Gotta take off some points for that.

Thin texture.

I guess it's for someone who want's a low calorie beer in a comparatively costly brand bottle. I would choose a standard AAL light beer over this even for cooking.

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Photo of PA-Michigander
2/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of IckyT2012
2.74/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of redsoxjim
2.64/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JLK7299
2.75/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bushwack
3.19/5  rDev +36.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JordanlikesAles
2.5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AD17
2.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MartyIU13
2/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of DavesBeerReviews
2.5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Not much flavor but if it's all you have then it will work

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Heineken Premium Light Lager from Heineken Nederland B.V.
Beer rating: 2.34 out of 5 with 997 ratings