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Grolsch Premium Lager - Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.

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BA SCORE
72
okay

1,524 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 1,524
Reviews: 624
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 18.71%
Wants: 18
Gots: 122 | 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:
No notes at this time.

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

jhenson1, Dec 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

jminch, Dec 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

jsisko01, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of bobhits
2.35/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This was a gem of a beer when I was 19 and trying to get into beer. It was full flavored, creamy, and just wonderful. Fast forward about a thousand beers and well...

Pours with a hint more color than a bud light, a hint of depth to the color with decent head and a touch of lacing.

The sour/skunked aroma is unmistakable but to this beers credit that seems to be ok. Faint grains and cereals make up the malt backing.

I want to rip this beer for the failings but it is full of flavor. It has some interesting pear and perhaps lemon puckering flavors. Just enough sweetness to balance things. It isn't awful.

Well carbonated and rather drinkable. As long as you don't hold this to high standards you won't be disappointing.

bobhits, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +29%

Gregwa, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +29%

graybayou, Dec 15, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

nmann08, Dec 14, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

valkyre65, Dec 13, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

KC9LDB, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev +29%

murf1087, Dec 12, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Hatshep18, Dec 11, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Brown120, Dec 10, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

JDWEX1117, Dec 08, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

kornkid8600, Dec 08, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Rochefort10nh, Dec 06, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

dowen44, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

whallgren, Dec 04, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

bigred89, Dec 04, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

fuzzcherry, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +29%

PhatAtUT, Dec 03, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

djrn2, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +29%

papawu76, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of rangerred
3.03/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

swing top bottle poured into an imperial pint.

Pours a clear gold with a healthy white head that slowly fades into a thin film. Decent lacing and plenty of bubbles coming from the bottom of the glass.

Not a hint of skunkiness in the aroma which surprised me. Instead there is a pleasant mixture of bready malts and honey along with some earthy hop aroma. Nice.

The taste starts off with the same bready taste found in the smell but unfortunately, it fades away to nothing rather quickly. There is a slight hop bitterness but not on the level of a pilsener.

Overall I was somewhat surprised by this beer. I would've rated it higher if not for the flavor fading so quickly. A great thirst quencher, though.

rangerred, Dec 01, 2011
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

ROGUE16, Dec 01, 2011
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1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

rab53, Dec 01, 2011
Grolsch Premium Lager from Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
72 out of 100 based on 1,524 ratings.