Heineken Lager Beer | Heineken Nederland B.V.

BA SCORE
65
poor
4,897 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor
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Heineken Lager BeerHeineken Lager Beer
BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 01-29-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,897
Reviews:
1,378
Avg:
2.75
pDev:
25.09%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
1,376
For Trade:
0
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Photo of kotocar
4.34/5  rDev +57.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Rating this beer high, on this website, makes me "less than" than the vast majority of beer fans here. Who are we kidding though? We all know exactly about this beer, because of it's popularity that we don't even need to review it. I review beers mainly for myself, so that when I go back to a beer I can see if I liked it or not. With Heineken I know what it is.

It's a good beer in the cheap lager category. I consider it a macro brew, made for the masses, and a step above most American Lagers. It's crisp, it goes down easy and its slightly sweeter than other vastly produced lagers.

For some reason, I always taste banana in this beer. And I like that, I suppose.

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Photo of AtaraxiaDnB
3.65/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heddar33
2.42/5  rDev -12%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of toddsschneider
3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JamesGrove
3.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of DarkStar75
4.33/5  rDev +57.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Heineken is a great beer...one of the best. Its a great beer because its simple, real beer. Good water, malted barley, hops..that's it, what beer is supposed to be..no corn, no rice, no fancy citrus ultra mega hopped BS or whatever the latest fad is either. Ya'll can drink whatever floats your boat. I'll have another Heineken.

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Photo of AngusOg
3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of chippo33
3.3/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
2.38/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeerAndFilm
1.82/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of CharlesK
1.64/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
2.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of monkist
3.8/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PeteyR
2.45/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Not bad but should never be a 1st choice for someone. Skunk smell can be a little much but if you drink it cold it's not bad on a warm afternoon.

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Photo of Beer_Weeb
2.13/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Heineken is an ok-tier beer. I think the taste is just a little too bitter to me. It reminds me of tea that is over-stepped, you can tell there is something pretty good underneath, but the bitterness is too strong to really enjoy it fully.

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Photo of tvenne
3.25/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of joshautry
2.06/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of bkwhoppa66
2/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ronjohn
4/5  rDev +45.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Golfontap
2.94/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 94rocker1
3.1/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rizzy17
3.5/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of petermethot
2.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bshefftz
2.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2.57/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
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