Heineken Lager Beer | Heineken Nederland B.V.

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

Appearance: Light golden with a white head that recedes too quickly but leaves a decent lacing.

Smell: Not much, a mild sweetness

Taste: A bit malty with a mild sweetness like the smell had. There's a slight off-taste, like most malt liquors.

It's a little unique to be an average bland beer, but it's not worth writing home about.

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look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Ap: Golden pale color. Much darker than the average pale lager. Very honey like appearance. 1/2" of head which dissipates over the first few minutes.

Ar: Not as skunky as the bottled versions. Very sugary presence. Smells faint and generic.

Ta: Sigh...the can is much better and while not great, it is rather pleasant. I lean towards Hollandia but Heineken does have a more robust flavor. Thick syrup-like presence but fulfilling. Mild metallic aftertaste which I guess replaces the skunk from the bottle version. Overall a generic taste but it brings a nice bite. Alcohol is noticeable.

Mf: Mildly carbonated, with a faint presence of hops. The carbonation isn't heavy and over-powering. Mild while remaining crisp and refreshing.

Ov: Heineken is a step up from the average adjunct lager, but it still is a generic beer. At this price point, you can easily find a better beer or accept the inexpensive BMC lagers willing to get you just as drunk without breaking your wallet. Hollandia is extremely similar and much more affordable but there are always beers light years ahead of this one.

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Heineken Lager Beer from Heineken Nederland B.V.
Beer rating: 2.72 out of 5 with 4,978 ratings
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