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Krušovice Imperial - Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.

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286 Ratings
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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s. visit their website
Czech Republic

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Globetrotter on 09-03-2003)
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Photo of Michaelcbyrnes
3.86/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was a very fresh beer, it had been bottled less than a month ago.
Nice choppy head which diminished slowly and left nice lacing. It was a deep golden brass color.
It smelled sweet and malty with a slight grassy hoppy under tone
Taste went from a sharp clean hop bitterness to a full malty round mouth feel, but then finished dry and a little harsh.
This is a nice beer in its look and aroma. It is unfortunate that although it started well it finished rather harshly which really unbalanced the beer and sullied what was a very promising Czech Pilsner.

Michaelcbyrnes, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

AlexAfonin, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of tux_alin
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

tux_alin, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of spycow
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

spycow, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of DrkLgr
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

DrkLgr, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of sephyrott
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

sephyrott, Oct 24, 2014
Photo of JKV96
3/5  rDev -13.8%

JKV96, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Hellpop65, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of Niceroad77
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Niceroad77, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of marzenfannm
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

marzenfannm, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of Maxb611
3.7/5  rDev +6.3%

Maxb611, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of mhuber
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Clear, golden color. Crisp, refreshing with just a slight hint of maltiness. Kind of your run-of-the-mill pilsner. A good beer for a hot summer day.

mhuber, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of PaulietheBrit
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

pours clear and golden, finger of tight off white head falling quickly with no lacing
smells a little buttery, earthy hops
taste is subtle, quiet, grassy hops and smooth malt, somewhat dry, moderately bitter finish

nice pilsner.

PaulietheBrit, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of DoktorEd
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Bottled on Feb 10 2014, this pilsener poured a nice, radiant amber color with lots of carbonation that continued to rise to the top. The head of the beer came out as slightly thick, but dissipated rapidly.

Very light to drink, not a bad initial impression, somewhat sweet and hoppy but finishes with notes of bitterness. Overall not bad, especially at 16.9 ounces, but not something I'd personally go running back to.

DoktorEd, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of DoubleJ
4.1/5  rDev +17.8%

It's been seven long years since I last tried a beer from the Imperial Brewery. This time, I have decided to change color, going from the low alcohol dark beer to the mild alcohol pilsner. From a 500 ml foil-wrapped bottle, on to the beer:

This beer starts off with a great intro. A bright golden body, lifted with lively bubbles from bottom to top, and a thick creamy head which retains well. The aroma offers a slight note of diacetyl, and also offering notes of crisp grass and a kiss of honey.

Pilsner is pilsner, right. Not here, as this Czech Pilsner offers many little subtleties which give this beer a character above the pack. Little notes include grass, honeysuckle, the pleasant Saaz hop bitterness, and a note of diacetyl. The flavor overall is soft yet pleasing, and its softness continues into its mouthfeel, which is note only soft, but light. And a half-liter? That won't be enough, and I'm not dying of thirst here.

I certainly don't expect an imported lager to have the same freshness as it does in its home country. That said, I was very surprise with what I got out of Krušovice Imperial. I'll be returning to this Czech beer, but I guarantee that it will be within seven years.

DoubleJ, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

alienlifeforcecube, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of Lion088
3.16/5  rDev -9.2%

Lion088, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of brongladest
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

brongladest, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev -13.8%

cfalovo97, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of KristijanG
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

KristijanG, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of Oidmoe
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Oidmoe, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of sokol_1993
3/5  rDev -13.8%

sokol_1993, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of wrightst
3/5  rDev -13.8%

wrightst, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of tone77
3.46/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a rich golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is grassy, malty, some sweetness. Taste is crisp, grassy hops, some malts, a bit dry at the finish, not quite as flavorful as the smell would have indicated. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

tone77, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Stuckey_Stuckey
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Stuckey_Stuckey, Aug 09, 2014
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Krušovice Imperial from Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.
80 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.