Heineken is a pilsner style import with a very subtle, malty aroma. It’s Grassy and floral hops dominate up front yet subside in the presence on the malts. This leaves a nice, drinkable and crisp lager. Heineken Lager Beer Buy Online
It’s all a long way removed from the humble origins of the company in 1863. Gerard Adriaan Heineken was so appalled by the depravity and drunkenness caused by gin drinking in Amsterdam. He told his mother he would make healthy beer for the masses if she would buy a brewery for him. Mrs Heineken dutifully broke open her piggy bank and bought De Hooiberg – the Haystack – brewery, the largest in the Dutch capital, with records going back to 1592.