Heineken Lager Beer | Heineken Nederland B.V.

BA SCORE
65
poor
4,896 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:
4,896
Reviews:
1,377
Avg:
2.75
pDev:
25.09%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
1,375
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 4,896 |  Reviews: 1,377
Photo of fthegiants
1.75/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of jmg480
2.3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Narthax
1.5/5  rDev -45.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Gemini6
3.31/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Dtown266
2.86/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Hot summer day go to beer after yard work or during Impromptu BBQ.
Drink this one Ice Cold, do not let it warm up the as the smell intensifies and become unpleasant.
Really does not pair well with any food. Empty mouth feel. I will pick these up to keep in fridge for guest who do not appreciate craft beers.
Still not a bad beer only mass produced beer will intentionally drink

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Photo of jmaskell33
3.1/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dream
1.65/5  rDev -40%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of cburnham
2.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Jay007
3.63/5  rDev +32%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sirmartinez
1.9/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Tastes like midlife crisis and failure. It's popular on hot summer days because it's widely available and advertised well. The beer itself is just bland, has no character, barely any taste, is too metallic and overcarbonated. I have low expectations from pale lagers, but sorry, this was not enjoyable.

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Photo of Vetbidder
3.56/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light colored see through brew. Scent of bready malts with slight grassy hops. Funny how this became a very tame flavor since i first started taking these from my dad back in the 80's. Slight hop character on the taste with bready malts in through the finish. Some sweetness in there. To me the hops also impart a slightly metallic flavor. Well carbonated.

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Photo of jsbirnba
2.21/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of redcloverkid
2.27/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of craigbelly
3.19/5  rDev +16%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of meanmutt
2.68/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Docksidebars
1/5  rDev -63.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of SuomenAmerikkalainen
2.81/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Tennessee51
4.36/5  rDev +58.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is my favorite beer! It has a good powerful effect and it has a good crisp taste. It also has a good look. I loved this beer back in college! My motto is: Drink Heineken....you'll feel fine again!!

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Photo of EmeraldMist
3.6/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 4

Look - Poured from a can, crystal clear golden, two and a half fingers of bone white head. No lacing.

Smell - Bubblegum or candy-like sweetness, faint grass

Taste - Wonder bread malt body, syrupy sweetness, very very faint grassy hops.

Feel - Thinnish with not a whole lot of carbonation. Really the only downside, not very crisp.

Overall - Reminds me of Genny cream ale in some ways. A tasty anytime beer. More carbonation wouldn't hurt, though.

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Photo of Duff27
2.85/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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

Photo of AnkualiZer
3.08/5  rDev +12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
3.75/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Carter_T
3.21/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nater919
2.39/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
2.75 out of 5 based on 4,896 ratings.
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