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Heineken Lager Beer | Heineken Nederland B.V.

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2.72/5
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4,996 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 01-29-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,499
Reviews:
1,393
Ratings:
4,996
pDev:
25.37%
Bros Score:
2.93
 
 
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39
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1,440
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I have never been impressed with Heineken. I always thought it was over priced and over rated. I always had it from the green bottle and sometimes found it to be slightly skunky.

This is the first time I have ever had it from a can. Typical lager in appearance. Bright golden yellow color with a foamy white head. Lots of carbonation. Medium bodied. This is a little heavier than comparable American lagers.

It has a pleasant, slightly sweet smell.
The taste is sweet and malty with a slight hop bitterness in the finish.
Ice cold, this beer hits the spot, as it warms up, it becomes less enjoyable.

Overall, Heineken is a nice beer.
Better from a can than in a bottle.
A little pricey for what you get, but not bad at all.

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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
Beer rating: 2.72 out of 5 with 4,996 ratings
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