The ever-popular flagship brew of Dutch brewing giant Heineken International, founded in 1864 by Gerard Adriaan Heineken in Amsterdam. Crisp, clean and refreshing, this ever-popular beer is a classic European style Lager.
n Heineken’s early years, the beer won four awards, the two awards that are still mentioned on the label are the Medaille d’Or and Diplome d’Honneurs.
In 2014 Heineken celebrated its 150th anniversary. In 2015 Heineken won the Creative Marketer of the Year Award, becoming the second company to win the award twice.
The original brewery where Gerard Adriaan Heineken first started making Heineken is now the Heineken Experience Museum.