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: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

24 ounce can into a shaker glass

A- pours a nice dark straw color with a nice, thick half inch, white head. Head slowly dissipates leaving a nice lace around the glass.

S- sweet, cooked veggies, with a small but nice hop nose.

T- Beer is malty and sweet at first. I swear a slight banana like " ping" of flavor comes in afterwards. There might be a tiny, tiny, tiny bit o hop toward the end. Finish is abrupt but not dry. It just decides to be done. Just a small sweet, corny taste to remind you that you drank something.

M- not watery like BMC, there is a "thickness" to it. For a macro it is a good thing. It feels like this beer has substance to it.

O- This is my first sampling of Heineken EVER. That being said, it won't be my last. The beer seems to have more complexity than your typical macro swill. I won't try it in a green bottle: skunkiness isn't my thing. Give me a can of this and I will say " thank you" and appreciate the fact that it isn't BMC.

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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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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.
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