Heineken Lager Beer | Heineken Nederland B.V.

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Heineken Lager BeerHeineken Lager Beer

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Heineken Nederland B.V.

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 01-29-2001

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3.5/5  rDev +27.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of KYGunner
3.4/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The color is very pale and yellow, as the style name implies. The color is very simple but my pint was poured with a magnificent creamy head and held very nice lacing.

The scent is also quite simple with light breadiness and malts. Cereal type grains are present but very light.

For as harsh as the reviews may be I find a lot of taste in this lager. Strong cereal grain and smooth bread or cracker dryness compliment each other. Easy feel and light complexion make this a decent beer for a mass market.

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2.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -36.4%

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5/5  rDev +81.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This was my dad's beer, along with Samuel Adams so I grew up drinking this, he also bought me and my brother a 24 oz each for doing some yard work so the beer is still fresh in my mind, appearance is wonderful, and brings back great memories of siting out watching the beach with my Fiance and my friends, I dont know why but the green bottle just looks so, beautiful on the beach, The appearance has the looks of a fine pilsner, the smell varies, but last time I had it It smelled delicious, with alot of hops, almost tree like, the taste is the best part of it though, it taste like God giving you a kiss, they use alot of hops in making it so if your like me and you love that grassy taste you will love Heineken, just the right amount of bitterness, almost spicy, Mouth-feel is pretty good too, overall this is my Favorite beer, If I was a richer man I would drink this everyday, absolutely love it, and I believe it to be the best beer outside of heaven.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Heineken - one of two of my father's favorite beers. When ever I eat out, if there is no microbrew to choose from this is one of two I will always choose as a backup. This review is for my Dad...we loved calling these things "green lizards" :)

Out of the bottle it pours a beautiful golden yellow - I truly like that shade of what I call "beer-yellow." The smell is your typical lager - mostly hops and barely - although at times I would say there is distant citrus smell. Taste is above average - not much, not spectacular, but better than most other lagers. Mouthfeel is close to perfect - just the right amount of carbonation with no aftertaste or stickiness. Overall, it's better than most lagers I've had, not the best, and I'm always happy to pick one up and think of my dad...

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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
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