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Krušovice Imperial - Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.

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79
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295 Ratings
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Ratings: 295
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | 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:
Beer added by: Globetrotter on 09-03-2003

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3.86/5  rDev +11.2%
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.

Photo of tone77
3.46/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -28%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

bottled on 11.11.2013

Appearance - clear golden body with white head

Smell - grass, buttered biscuit, grain, slight amount of honey sweetness

Taste - grass, herbs, buttered biscuits, grains, that hint of honey sweetness

Mouthfeel - lighter end of the medium bodied spectrum, medium carbonation, crisp, clean, smooth finish, decent amount of hop bite on the tail end of the finish

Overall - very crisp and clean, unobtrusive beverage that I found to be refreshing. Perfect for when you need that post yard work re-hydration. Would love to try this fresh on tap.

Price Point - $2.50/16.9 oz bottle

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3.19/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottled 12/11/13.

Pours a clear golden orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of intense skunk that eventually dissipates somewhat, malt, grain, and grass aromas. Taste is much the same with grain and grass flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that is drinkable, but the initial skunk aroma coming from the bottle is quite potent and never quite goes away.

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2.96/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Random buy from Bevmo. Poured into a pilsner glass.

A: Aggressive pour leads to two fingers bleached head. Beer is a fairly rich golden. Good amount of carbonation, racing to the surface. Moderate to good head retention. Moderate lacing. Looks good so far.

S: Crackery malts. Slightly salty. Very grassy and slightly floral. Noble hops, but not overly powerful. Nice balance.

T: Muted a bit in the flavor. Green grape on the end. Has a strange astringent streak that runs through in the end. Synthetic, plastic flavor. Very, very dry. Displeasingly dry, almost. Malt just falls out and the strange synthetic flavor dominates from the mid point on. Splashes of diacetyl and a strange, overbearing bitterness on the aftertaste.

M: Very dry. Vigorously carbonated, but not overly so. Enjoyable.

O: Very good in every category except the one that truly counts; taste! Looks great, smells great, feels great, tastes...I don't know how to describe it. It's like an astringent plastic. Bad bottle, maybe? Everything else was so good.

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Krušovice Imperial from Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.
79 out of 100 based on 295 ratings.