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

Photo of Budinetz
1.01/5  rDev -57.2%

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

Photo of MadElf25
1.06/5  rDev -55.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

i can barely drink regular heineken let alone Heineken Light. its basically flavored water and yellow die in a bottle, also due to its light colored green bottle you tend to get one that is skunked at least once a day at the bar. there is no good smell to it and it tends to make you sick if you try to put them down to quickly, i personally suggest that you steer clear of this beer if you can.

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Photo of jasonjlewis
1.12/5  rDev -52.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Dude, this beer is the wateriest crap I'veever had. the head dissapates immediately. The only way it could be worse is if it was completely flat. There is really nothing constructive to say about this beer. It's slight skunkiness due to the green bottling makes it undrinkable. It has almost no flavor. It tastes like slightly skunked beer flavored water. Do not drink this beer. There is nothing constructive to say about this. I guess if you want to appear cool but don't like the taste of beer you can waste 30 dollars a case on this shit.

I got it cause it was 1 dollar for a single.

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Photo of JMC37B
1.12/5  rDev -52.5%

Photo of thebeerman25
1.18/5  rDev -50%
look: 1 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

appearance-drank it out of hte bottle so who knows. likely yellow

smell- smells quite gross

taste-doesnt even taste like beer to me. tastes like horse piss mixed with mountain dew

feel-i dont even know. pretty much like water

overall-worst beer ive ever had. not even a get drunk beer cause theres under 3.5 percent so you gotta drink more to get drunk. very bad beer.

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Photo of MmmIPA
1.2/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Now I told myself and other people that when I started drinking better beer that I would never go back to drinking swill again but this bottle was free.Thanks to Lisa,Now I may go back to reviewing macro beers just to see how they are now that im converted.If there free and or very cheap, I'll get em.

White head and light yellow body and some bubbles.Fine rim around the glass.

ASS or is that skunk.I dont know how people will spend around 30 bucks and buy this and not buy a case of lionshead or Yuengling lager for cheaper.I dont smell jack in this stuff.

I guess im tasting rice.I dont know what to taste but malt and hops now.

Goes down smooth and is sorda refreshing.

I wouldnt have again.It is nasty and not worth to have again.

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Photo of JoLight
1.22/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

The beer poured a clear, more so golden than straw color with a frothy, thick white head that retained fairly well.

It smelled like regular Heineken (pale malts, light hops, etc.), but was very skunky and off-putting. Although the aroma was very light, there was a nose full of stale/skunked malts and water. It was almost sickening.

For the taste, it was almost unbearable. It tasted much like the aroma- skunked malts and stale hops with carbonated water.

I hope that keg was old, because if it was fresh, then may God have mercy on the brewers who made this garbage. I believe this is the first beer I've ever had that I simply could not finish nor find anything positive about.

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Photo of CraigTravor
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of chefduff2
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of NOLANDMAN
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of Mebuzzard
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of bsopko
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of Lettsgo3
1.25/5  rDev -47%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Over priced excuse for a good beer

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Photo of osant37
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of Herky21
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of Satchboogie
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of XmnwildX12
1.25/5  rDev -47%

Photo of mikeg67
1.26/5  rDev -46.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pours straw out of a keg with a thin, bright white head. Aroma is of grass and a little cereal. Palate is extremely thin and watery. taste is non existent. It was the only beer available at my friend's Birthday party. I poured out the glass into the sink after the first sip. Do not try it at home!

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Photo of mig100
1.27/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

Photo of mrfrancis
1.3/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

I picked up a bottle of this to complete a mix pack at a supermarket.

A: Pours a very pale, clear gold with a fizzy white head that disappears in a matter of seconds. There really isn't much in the way of lacing, and I guess I shouldn't have expected there to be.

S: Very mild aromas of grain husks, lemon, minerals, and straw are present on the nose, though they only emerge once the beer has settled in the glass and started to warm a bit.

T: Fleeting suggestions of mineral water, lemon, straw, grass, grain husks, and cooked vegetables wash across the palate. Obviously this isn't the freshest bottle in the world. The finish is very quick and clipped with lemon and mineral water notes.

M: Very light in body and very dry. Carbonation is extremely spritzy. This feels more like mineral water than beer.

O: I'm really not impressed with this light lager. I think this may be a style that I should just avoid in the future, as it has no appeal to me.

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Photo of JayS2629
1.33/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Big fail! Just as skunky and terrible tasting as regular heineken just more watery.

A- Light pale yellow with fizzy foamy head that fades fast and leave no lace.

S- Big skunk with hints of corn, rice, and faint musty, earthy hops.

T- Sweet corn and malt overpowered with must, skunk, and bitter grapefruit. Nasty.

M- Light, crisp, refreshing, watery

D- I can't drink it at all. Poured it down the drain.

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Photo of rye726
1.33/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Like most beers in this category. Heineken does a better job on marketing than brewing. This is a super-light weight coming in at just one tenth above gas station beer. Not much of an aroma. Some bitter hops and grainy yeasts as well. The taste is no different. Watery body and soda pop like carbonation. I can't beleive what this sells for at the store.

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Photo of beerprovedwright
1.36/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Good three finger head of soap suds like bubbles, but the color is very light, a 3 on the SRM beer color chart. Lace is thick and clinging. Faint smell of straw and wet wheat. Flavor is light and very bland, not much taste here at all, maybe a little corn flavor. Much like water with a little fizz in my mouth. Not worth the price, in fact I would not take one if it was available with other free beer.

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Heineken Premium Light Lager from Heineken Nederland B.V.
2.36 out of 5 based on 974 ratings.
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