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Grolsch Premium Lager - Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.

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1,546 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,546
Reviews: 625
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 18.71%
Wants: 18
Gots: 131 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001)
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Photo of mamaraza
3/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of Nathan451
3/5  rDev -3.2%

It's a crisp beer that's way better when its cold than when it warms up. I think the cost is only justified if you're getting the bottles. because you don't see those Spring-top/flip-top/spring-top bottles anymore.

Photo of Phigg1102
2.85/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
3.16/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of BastardFromABasket
2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of grahuba
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of Stazi
1.92/5  rDev -38.1%

Photo of TomJarman
1/5  rDev -67.7%

Photo of ThaJokerWild
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of dr_boost
3.96/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of Jasper4646
4.24/5  rDev +36.8%

Photo of Stigh
3/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of Hayley_86
3/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of mr-jj
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.06/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Best before 3/6/15.

Pours a clear gold with a foamy khaki 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 malt, grain, sugar, and slight grass aromas. Taste is much the same with grain and grass flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is drinkable, but it gets noticeably worse as it warms up.

Serving type: bottle.

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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of WholeLottaTricks
1.76/5  rDev -43.2%

Photo of DrMindbender
1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

Photo of CalebDouglas
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of GentleKnight1
2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of sgregory
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +45.2%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.03/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

When I was first getting into real beer, I liked this a lot, maybe it's the bottle, but it always seemed just a little nicer than what was in my parents fridge. Revisiting it this weekend was uninspiring. It's heavier in malt than I remember, seemingly stale and under carbonated, and definitely light struck in its once distinguishing green glass. Skunks for sure, this may be a little older than optimal, but it's heavy as these lagers go, more sturdy and definitely with more malt flavor. I bet this is much better fresh at the source, but it doesn't travel real well in my experience. More filling than it should be, just quite unremarkable compared to my nostalgia.

Photo of JasonJessel
3.72/5  rDev +20%

Grolsch Premium Lager from Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
72 out of 100 based on 1,546 ratings.