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Grolsch Premium Lager - Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.

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1,575 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,575
Reviews: 638
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 18.71%
Wants: 22
Gots: 160 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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 jaemeno3
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mflamar
3.01/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of Foley67
3.27/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jharper2189
3.75/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The taste was little too bitter for my liking, as well was the smell.

Photo of Ingles1989
3.71/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rik83
4.74/5  rDev +52.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The best beer in the world

Photo of Hamme
3.66/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Serving type: bottle 30 cl.

L - The green bottle is one of my favorites. Somehow the green adds to the freshness.

S - Malty and hints of grass and hop.

T - The beer is pleasant bitter and the aftertaste is like fruit in your mouth. It is very satisfying and when i wound op drinking nearly half a bucket last August during an afternoon, i didn't mind at all.

M - The mouth feel is slightly on the watery side.

O - Grolsch Premium Lager is a great pick when you are in Holland, it is very reminiscent of German beers and according to some it is brewed by the German purity law.

Photo of etherealbrewer
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I have reviewed a few lagers under a different account and I have to say i'm unimpressed. It's possible the ingredients are of higher quality but the finished product has a mediocrity that matches U.S. macro lagers. A bit more honey than vegetable in the flavor and more skunk/ sulfur on the nose. However it is very quaffable and refreshing and sets it's own standards. Good not great. But great bonus swing top for homebrew!

Photo of LucitasMonti
3.56/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I find it a very nice lager. Refreshing and a cheaper option than any other special beer (1,1 eur). I like and enjoyt it! Bottles are indeed very useful :-)

Photo of PorterPro125
2.83/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Serving Type: 450 mL Swing Top bottle

While I don't typically go for mass marketed Euro Lagers, the Swing Top bottle was just too cool not to buy!

A- Pours clear, clean, and golden typical to the style. 1 1/2 finger of white head that quickly dissipated. No lacing.

S- Like most green bottled beers I've had, the smell of this one was not great. Skunky with a slight corn sweetness similar to what you would find in a Budweiser.

T- Corn-like sweetness that is mostly overpowered by the skunkiness. Mild (and I mean mild) hop profile.

M- Medium carbonation with a fairly weak body.

O- While not great, Grolsch is certainly better than your average American Adjunct Lager. Serve ice cold and drink it up before it warms.

Photo of HoppyBastard
3.01/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 15.2 ounce green bottle with swing top porcelain stopper and a rubber seal into a Shaker pint glass, "enjoy before" date 7-29-15.

APPEARANCE: pours a clear yellow color with 1 finger white head that dissipated quickly leaving a thin, broken layer of small bubbles, there was almost no lacing on the glass, medium carbonation.

SMELL: skunky, sweet and metallic.

TASTE: initially sweet then a skunky, mild hop profile, the 5% alcohol is imperceptible, not much else going on here, it tasted better cold and got worse as it warmed.

PALATE: medium carbonation and body.

OVERALL: I used to drink this before there were micro-brews because it was something different, my palate has really changed, there are better lagers to be had domestically and abroad, I would not but this one again, the bottles are great for home brewing but that is the best part about this beer.

Photo of fitweed
4.49/5  rDev +44.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ice cold, this s*** is taaaaaasteeeeeeree. Yum!!!!!!!!

Photo of dpgupton412
3.93/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

good cold beer. wife wants to keep every bottle for some reason.

Photo of 302BeerGuy
3.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

It have a slight taste of honey as the temperature increase.

Photo of Reds76
2.71/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bundy462
2/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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Photo of Wrolfsen
3.51/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MEVorp
3.46/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of woutervaneijk
3.12/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stephen_Woods
3.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of WillWillows
3.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pmorey
3.21/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of buckyp
2.97/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BillCheck
2.78/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Grolsch Premium Lager from Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
72 out of 100 based on 1,575 ratings.