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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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that quickly died down and left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderately strong aromas of skunk are present in the nose—likely due to the green bottle.
T: Like the smell, the taste has some skunked flavors, but these are somewhat muted and masked by notes of corn, grainy malts and grassy hops. A light amount of bitterness is present and this lingers through the aftertaste.
M: It feels light-bodied and a little clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The skunky nature of the aroma detracts from this beer, but overall it's not that bad compared to other beers in the style, particularly since the hop bitterness helps to mask this and the flavors of adjunct malts.

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A: Pours a pale yellow color with close to 2 fingers worth of head that recedes to a tiny cap within a minute or two

S: Lightly fruity with some graininess and huskiness. Bready malts also come through, but the major players are the grain and husk notes

T: Almost the opposite of the nose, with the fruitiness coming out more and the graininess taking more of a backseat in comparison. Some lightly sweet malts come out as well and helps out the fruity notes

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: Not the most complex beer, but a nice Euro pale lager. Easy enough to drink with nothing off-putting as long as it's decently cold. I wouldn't turn it down if offered

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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
2.75 out of 5 based on 4,899 ratings.
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