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Tuborg Pilsner Beer (Green / Grøn) - Tuborgs Bryggerier A/S

Tuborg Pilsner Beer (Green / Grøn)Tuborg Pilsner Beer (Green / Grøn)

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164 Ratings

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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 2.63
pDev: 21.29%

Brewed by:
Tuborgs Bryggerier A/S visit their website

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dogbrick on 10-03-2003)
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Photo of cyrenaica

Ontario (Canada)

1.3/5  rDev -50.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

500ml can
4.6% ABV

I tried this beer on February 11, 2008 after purchasing from my local LCBO outlet. The beer poured a translucent gold colour with a thin white head. The aroma was very grainy. The mouthfeel was watery with little carbonation. The flavour was as grainy as the aroma. Not a pleasing beer to my palate.

Serving type: can

05-12-2008 04:56:25 | More by cyrenaica
Photo of flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

1.3/5  rDev -50.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Clean & chemically with some malts.

Pours a hazy, golden yellow colour that looks like urine. It has plenty of carbonation that settles and a pour head that disappears very fast.

Chemical type flavours with some corn & hops plus a slightly off taste. Has a strange & unpleasant aftertaste as well.

Thin bodied with lots of fizz. Quite smooth overall with crisp but slightly dry finish.

A very poor beer & only just drinkable.


Serving type: bottle

12-17-2010 19:46:28 | More by flyingpig
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Quebec (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -43%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Can: Poured a bright golden color lager with a small bubbly white head with average retention. Aroma of light sweet adjunct and corn is not as bad as expected but no great either. Taste is dominated by adjunct with corn note easily distinguishable. Another cheaply brewed lager with no interesting feature.

Serving type: can

05-14-2010 17:35:37 | More by Phyl21ca
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Alberta (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured a 500-ml can into a draught glass.

Appearance - pale gold brew with a white foamy head, disappearing in minutes.

Smell - corn and hops. Not a lot going on here.

Taste - pretty neutral at first, then the taste of tin, then a medium bitter finish. Not great.

Mouthfeel - it is smooth except the taste of the can is a distraction.

Drinkability - not a lot of beers still taste like the can but this one certainly does. I'm a little put off by it and probably won't get it again.

Serving type: can

02-21-2009 02:19:16 | More by DoctorStrangiato
Photo of Martmeister90


1.78/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

The one i reviewed was brewed by Ringnes in Norway i think, and I think thats why it doesn't get so good grade from me. i recall tasting a one bought in Denmark, and if i recall correctly, it was better than the one im reviewing now.
The apperence of this beer is OK. it has yellow/gold colour.
In my eyes its the taste that ruins it for me. it tastes like cheap generic lager.
if you like Tuborg Grøn, i would not recommend drinking those bought in Norway

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2011 10:41:47 | More by Martmeister90
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United Kingdom (England)

1.83/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Green 275ml ring-pull bottle, brewed and bottled in the EU for Carlsberg UK Ltd. So God knows where it has been brewed, but I don't.

When I was courting my (now) wife, her hospital social bar had bottled Toburg, I loved it. That was back in 1975 in Germany. Sadly this review is about a beer I no longer know.

Poured into one of my Veltins Pilsner glasses, giving myself a deep cut on one of my fingers as I did.

Very pale golden yellow and I mean very pale. The white head stayed. To be fair the beer was crystal clear and clean looking.

My score for lager/pilsner aromas are always 3, unless I can actually detect a real smell, this beer gets the normal 3.

Insipid, tasteless and boring, there is nothing to this beer at all. It has a metalic nasty dryness if anything.

The dryness and metalic feel is more prominent in the aftertaste and mouthfeel. Cardboard and fluff also come to mind.

Just about the worst beer I have ever had.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2007 21:03:40 | More by BlackHaddock
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1.83/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Where I come from, Tuborg has somekind of classic status. Now, being a bit older and at least a little bit wiser, I wonder how that happened. Tuborg green (or "grön" as we say here) is a bad beer. Smell and taste is sweet, grainy, doughy in a, I would say, almost musty way. The whole beer feels half-baked, unfinished ("unripe" - green!). It was pretty ok once when I tried it together with crisp bread with ham and mustard. But otherwise, avoid this beer.

Serving type: can

10-27-2008 00:23:27 | More by simonjohansson
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New Jersey

1.85/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Came out of a bottle with a strange pop-top that reminded me of the plastic pull-off from an orange juice carton. Poured fairly carbonated, 2-finger white head. The beer had a generic off-yellow color. Smell was standard, grainy malts with some bitter-ish hops. Smelled like the basement of my fraternity house the morning after a party. Taste was like that of any light macro, but slightly worse: watered down, runny, a little gritty, with a kind of funky, bitter-ish aftertaste. Not enjoyable. I think this is suppose to be a session beer, but I was definately done after one.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2007 18:57:39 | More by micahgoldfus
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Ontario (Canada)

1.9/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This pale Euro lager is made in Turkey. No to slightly annoying aroma, alevel above a bit skunky. Yellow body with fast fading white head. A bit thin and burning mouth feel, some taste of malts, and some other astringency. A beer for homeless alcoholics.

Serving type: can

12-17-2009 00:19:56 | More by Sammy
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New York

1.9/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a rather pale straw body with plenty of carbonation. Produces a bright white head that disappears quickly, leaving only a ring of residue clinging to the glass and body. Aroma is lacking - smells slightly like wet grass. Taste is almost non-existent, slight bitterness. There is a crisp mouthfeel when served just above freezing, but overall it's thin and watery. Drink it fast and cold. Wouldn't reach for another.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2010 01:23:02 | More by cpone
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1.9/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Poured from a can into a Hoegaarden pint glass in low altitude Galway, Ireland, on October 25th, 2010. Pours a five finger head that collapses in seconds. It's a clear urine yellow, but at least it doesn't appear over-carbonated. Unappealing.

Smell: One light note of stale barley.

Taste: A flat note of barley, unpronounced, a slight hint of water, and a nearly pleasant upshot of cream in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Not enough cream on the open. A bit too wet, especially through the finish, but not as watery as other garbage lagers.

Drinkability: Hey, it's cheap, innit?

Serving type: can

10-25-2010 20:39:55 | More by kojevergas
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New Jersey

1.98/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Tuborg Pilsner

Served up at the Dubliner in Reykjavik

Appearance- Watery yellow with little carbonation and no head.
Smell- there was a faint smell of sweet corn and sugar. Not much aroma.
Taste- I think this is beer flavored water or its non alcoholic. There is a light tinge of sweet syrupy malt and nothin else.
Mouthfeel- watery!!!

Overall- That was a waste of $10 bucks. I could have drank from the sink in the wc.

Serving type: on-tap

08-22-2005 22:26:18 | More by NJpadreFan
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1.98/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured a golden color with a white fine head that went away pretty quickly, leaving a ring around the edge and that's about it. Smells a little skunky, with a hint of citrus. Cascade maybe. Not too bad. The taste is all of hops, and not very pleasant. Not good at all. Mouthfeel is very watery, not too great either. All in all, I won't be getting this again. I should have known from the green bottle. Oh well, waste of another $2.50

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2005 13:53:33 | More by Kulrak
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Alberta (Canada)

2.03/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

From a 500 ml green can. Pours out a clear straw hue, creamy white head with moderate retention.

Clean grainy aroma, some corn in the background.

Things go downhill quickly in the flavour department, veggies and some industrial flavours dominate, an aftertaste of asphalt.

Mouthfeel is caustic and contains something of a chemical burning sensation, not very friendly at all.

Well then, here's a big pass here, makes me question what additives managed to make their way in here to give off this sort of result. It's crisp, I'll give it that, however I question whether this was attained through natural methods. The burning sensation still hasn't gone away either.

Serving type: can

03-17-2010 02:56:36 | More by IronDjinn
Photo of GMB


2.03/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

The front label of this bottle of Tuborg Green proudly displays the words "Copenhagen, Denmark." But close examination of the back label reveals that this brew was produced in Rajasthan, India.

The beer pours a pale straw body with a thin fizzy head.

The nose is of untoasted grains and rust.

The taste follows the nose. Rusty metal and grains up front with a bit of metallic twang on the back end. The mouthfeel is thin and watery, just like the beer.

As a general rule, it's a good idea to stay away from all the Tuborg products available in India. The sweet malt liquors and lagers available here, in their hop-less sweetness, have a kind of charm. This one fails even to deliver on that level. If you must drink something and this is your only option, you still might pause and ask yourself just how thirsty you are before trying it.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2012 13:50:47 | More by GMB
Photo of wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

2.05/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

500ml can poured into pint glass july5 2010

A clear pale yellow with a fast falling fingers worth of head that left no lace

S skunky sweet grains and some sour corn

T sadly it tastes as it smells but with more adjuncts and some dry cereal

M thin and on the flat side

D I like better flavor in my beer, tastes like our macros in North America and that's nothing to be proud of

nothing worth trying here I can only imagine how skunked a green bottle of the stuff would taste, I wouldn't go looking for this beer if I was you

Serving type: can

07-06-2010 04:28:45 | More by wordemupg
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2.1/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

In-flight. I will hand it to Scandinavian Air: they serve only Scandinavian beers, even if they are pale lagers. Not a Bud or Heinie in sight. This pours out a big meringue head that keeps you from getting to your beer for a while. Smell is very sweet, in Rolling Rock territory. Sweetness is not as evident in the taste however. Maltiness is a little hard to taste until after a few sips. Then some malt and hops come out as you swallow. But it also comes across a little too thin.

Serving type: can

02-01-2005 19:08:22 | More by DrunkMcDermott
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2.13/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

A beer by the producers of Carlsberg, a beer for Danish kings... I bear little hope for this
beer. The bottle looks just like a Carlsberg bottle with the boring green and it is very
slightly better than the Carlsberg but it is still way below par, in my opinion. I shared this
bottle with a few of my colleagues; we just passed it around and no one liked it particularly.
The beer is overly highly carbonated and is watery tasting on top of a typical lager taste
something like the Carlsberg but not exactly. It had an especially tangy mouth feel and although
it was drinkable and a little refreshing, I will probably not order this beer again. Good thing
I did not have to take the full bottle, or I may just empty more than half of it.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2007 18:16:10 | More by basica
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2.2/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A pale, cloudy yellow color with a finger of head. A fair amount of bubbles visible.

A mild smelling beer. A grainy smell... barely.

Taste is mildly bitter, metallic and dried grain. Puckers the mouth a bit. Not really enjoyable.

Crisp texture. Moderate carbonation.

Not impressed.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 11:08:57 | More by Fatehunter
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Yukon (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours straw yellow with actually a decent head and pretty good lacing

Smell was quite faint in all regards, but dominated by a stale malt and slight skunk

Taste followed from the nose, mostly stale, wet cardboard and heavily overcarbonated. Nothing different from any other generic Euro lager and nothing really particularly offensive about it

I wouldn't recommend this

Serving type: on-tap

05-29-2009 10:05:41 | More by EatsTacos
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2.28/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

can into a pint glass...Pour a of light see through piss water, light white head, gone pretty quickly...Aroma is light malt on the front with the of so familiar pilsner of an American macro skunk on the back...The taste is lightly skunk, a little hops mostly just dead start to fine...Weak feel, easy to drink but there is no point.

Overall, this beer is nothing special at all, dont look to find or drink. On a positive note I drank this at the same time as a Carlsberg and this blows it out of the water. But I rated carlsberg an F so its not saying much.

Serving type: can

07-03-2010 11:01:46 | More by jrallen34
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2.3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Clear golden colour with a few centimetres of white head.
S - Grainy and cooked corn aromas. Touch of herbal hops.
T - Again grainy and cooked corn.
M - Slick, oily mouthfeel. Medium carbonation.
D - I know this isn't the most exciting style out there but there are better shit boring euro lagers out there.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2007 10:49:37 | More by brendan13
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2.38/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer is a pale gold color with a medium thick white head. Rather bubbly too. The aroma is fairly sweet with just a little hops. Light-bodied with a light hops flavor and an underlying sweetness that turns more sour toward the end of the glass. The finish is somewhat dry. This is an uninspired beer.

Serving type: can

10-03-2003 13:19:44 | More by Dogbrick
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Alberta (Canada)

2.38/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

33cl brown bottle, best before date on back label, 4.5% alc.
This beer is a pale gold color with a thick head, thick bubbles that look good right after the pour, then fade away. The aroma is kind of sweet with a little hops mixed in. Light hop flavor and balanced with some sweetness. Taste has a bit of sourness toward the end of the glass. The finish is somewhat dry. Thin, almost watery mouthfeel. Average, but nothing special. Thanks to Carson for bringing this back.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2005 13:20:57 | More by BigBry
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Quebec (Canada)

2.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Presentation: Tonight, I review a green Tuborg tall boy. Even if Tuborg is a big player in Scandinavia, it is not found everywhere here in Canada. It also seems to be a more important usual to see the golden label rather this one.

Appearance: It is typical of the macro: a pale straw color with a short living white foamy head. It is really nothing to stop the press here.

Smell: The aromas remain me of your average eurolager and/or macro pilsner. I suspect a use of adjuncts.

Taste: It is not my bag. It is watery with some chemical bitter aftertaste. It is not exactly what we can call "fine and delicate".

Mouthfeel: Way too carbonated. It got a major lack of personality.

Drinkability: We can call it beer, but not premium quality beer. It is drinkable only once or maximum twice per drinking session.

Serving type: can

04-04-2006 02:32:59 | More by Barraclou
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