The beer itself is one of the stronger lagers in South Africa with a clean, refreshing taste. It has a spicy hoppiness complemented by lightly kilned malted barley. There are also subtle fruity notes in the aroma and taste, adding to the depth of the beer. A dense white head and straw-coloured body characterise it.
Since establishment in 1870 in Amsterdam, there is one lager beer that defines the beer-making process that ensures consistent quality. Amstel Lager, named for the Amstel river that flows through Amsterdam, is made using legendary quality hops and barley. What sets Amstel Lager apart is the final ingredient in the brewing process. Although never seen, it becomes instantly recognisable in the timeless bold taste of every sip