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Heineken - 0.0 (N/A)
« on: October 16, 2019, 08:51:31 PM »


I like it.  It's clean and fairly crisp but with a hint of something extra going on (sort of a light, fruity maltiness).  So far, my favorite N/A beers have been those that emulate mass market lagers.  They seem to taste more like regular beer than do the IPAs, etc. that I have tried, although some of them are pretty good in their own right (e.g. Bravus Brewing's Oatmeal Stout).

I think maybe this is getting kind of popular?  I went to a show downtown last week, and the bar adjacent to the venue had it on the menu but was sold out.  I've also seen some advertising outside of bars, etc.

The packaging is somewhat discreet, which is also nice. 

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Re: Heineken - 0.0 (N/A)
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2019, 12:19:34 AM »
I haven't tried it yet but if somebody handed me one I'd drink it.  Cheers.
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Re: Heineken - 0.0 (N/A)
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2019, 01:00:51 AM »
I like Heineken.  If it tastes like Heineken I'd be willing to try it.  Haven't seen it but also not looking; have seen a lot of advertising on TV.
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Re: Heineken - 0.0 (N/A)
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2019, 01:17:48 AM »
When I went to Amsterdam, Heineken was everywhere. The barkeep would pour 10 or 12 at a time, take a knife-like tool and run it across left to right removing foam that had risen above the rims of the glasses. Each was a perfect beer. Liquid to the government line with foam above it to the top edge of the glass.

I’d try it just for the memories.


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Re: Heineken - 0.0 (N/A)
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2019, 01:30:54 AM »
BTW I'd like to thank you, narcout, for these periodic reviews.  Most of us aren't necessarily going to make the change you've made for now, but for that reason we have no real impetus to investigate these things.  Should we at any time want to go for a non-alcoholic option, it will be great to have some guidance from someone who understands beer rather than having to choose blindly.
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Re: Heineken - 0.0 (N/A)
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2019, 05:50:06 PM »
I don't know that it really tastes like Heineken, but it does taste like beer which is good enough for me at the moment.

Yeah, no problem.  Truthfully, I don't think many people here care about N/A beer.  And it's somewhat of a selfish endeavor - it's hard to go from reading every single post to not participating at all, and right now this is the only way I can do so that works for me.
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Re: Heineken - 0.0 (N/A)
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2019, 06:26:11 PM »
I don't know that it really tastes like Heineken, but it does taste like beer which is good enough for me at the moment.

Yeah, no problem.  Truthfully, I don't think many people here care about N/A beer.  And it's somewhat of a selfish endeavor - it's hard to go from reading every single post to not participating at all, and right now this is the only way I can do so that works for me.

I'm in kinda the same situation, so I really appreciate your reviews.
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Heineken - 0.0 (N/A)
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2019, 07:05:15 PM »
I think it’s great that you write these reviews. I would like to try this one.
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