Grolsch Premium Lager - Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.

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1,652 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,652
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 18.71%
Wants: 25
Gots: 238 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

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Photo of KinkyEconomist
3.52/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A pretty good take on Eurolager. Minimal skunkiness, crisp taste, not much bitterness or aftertaste. Pours a really pretty golden straw color, which I enjoyed, with a nice foamy head. I'd rank it a notch above Heineken. Nothing fantastic, but a great beer in its class.

Photo of anon
1.45/5  rDev -53.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

I bought this for the bottle. Otherwise it's terrible. :-)

Photo of Andrewharemza
2.74/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours golden yellow and clear with medium small white head. It smells like bread. It taste like bread and corn. It’s a bit watery but very crisp,clean and refreshing as well.

Photo of dmurray50000
2.39/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Standard Euro lager - nothing special

Photo of BIll_Currie
1.85/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

not very good. better out of bottle though

Photo of drmeto
2.68/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

L:
-pours a clear golden with a medium-big,quickly dissipating,white head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-grainy,spicy,earthy,doughy,honey
T:
-honey,pepper,grainy,grassy
F:
-high carbonation (overcarbonated),light-medium body
O:
Best dutch Macro Lager.Average overall

Photo of vulgora
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Its just another green bottle beer .
have you had Heineken?,beck's ?,st. Pauli girl ? stella? budda beer lager? all taste basically the same to me , the bottle is bad ass but like budda beer lager is just another green bottle beer in a sleek bottle.

id rather drink pbr, natty ice ,OE this kind of beer is so overrated and overpriced

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev +29%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the higher quality European pale lagers out there.

Photo of aussiebeer
1/5  rDev -67.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Yep, quite possibly one of the worst beers I've ever had

Photo of lucasldoria
2.89/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Typical Lager beer, with nothing to priority over others. In the smell and taste, light touches of hops. The finish is slightly bitter and metallic.

Photo of joe12pk
3.81/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Mine had a small amount of skunk but this is still a very good lager.

Photo of RossR
4.06/5  rDev +31%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap in Amsterdam and it was quite nice. Very smooth and drinkable for more than one pint. Good beer for a casual drink.

Photo of Devonkohrihm
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A typically table beer. It's suitable for casual beer drinkers.

Photo of gumbee86
2.83/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Not bad for a euro pale lager. Mildly hoppy. After taste is a bit bitter.

Photo of Italianopabonnie
4.64/5  rDev +49.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Good tasted
Good scent
Good color
Beef it's not strong but it's not for everybody

Photo of storage
4.37/5  rDev +41%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The default beer of many in the Netherlands especially in the local region of Twente.
Fun fact: If you ask for a beer in Twente you will get a Grolsch beer. (many people have this beer stocked at home)
For me it is the go to beer if you just want to have a cold one! Excellent Lager.

Photo of Beeeeeerman
2.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I've had quite a few of these over the years but nothing spectacular.

Photo of priwen
3.79/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear, lemony yellow appearance with a creamy white head. Good carbonation. Aroma of bready malt and fruity hops. Good malt flavor with the hops adding some nice bitterness. I get a hint of lemon from the hops. Medium mouthfeel. Semi-dry finish. Enjoyable. Overall, a very nice beer. It has a little more malt flavor than other in the style. Definitely worth trying.

11.2 oz bottle
Best Before: Mar2115
Served in a Pilsner glass

Photo of Urk1127
4.4/5  rDev +41.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Slightly skunks bottle but regardless excellent beer. Very clean smooth.

Photo of hophugger
2.71/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

rated from previous tasting notes

Photo of UPBrewer92
1.86/5  rDev -40%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

I've only tried this once, but the one I had was definitely a skunky beer

Photo of FRANKIE65
3.18/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had this at a dinner last night...other choices were Canadian, Blue, Coors Light, ugh. Was actually surprised by this one. Was expecting "Heineken like skunk" but, the bottle must not have been light struck. Would I buy at a store - no, would I have it again in the same circumstances - sure. Actually preferred the taste, and, mouthfeel over the Smithwick's red ale I had the night before.
Since I had it from the bottle, had to guesstimate at the look.

Photo of JustinPStewart
3.88/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Ya, is really goood.
Ricola!!

Photo of nelsonsaigon
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Saigon (bottle)

I am neutral on this beer.

Photo of 12teen60ten
3.75/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

. A very decent session lager in my opinion. A step above the other global brands for me anyway. Not the best but not anywhere near the worst. I really do enjoy Grolsch. Never out of a can! Always, always out of a bottle.

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