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Krombacher Pils - Krombacher Brauerei

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Krombacher PilsKrombacher Pils

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BA SCORE
76
okay

327 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 327
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 16.72%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Krombacher Brauerei visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 09-11-2001)
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RadfordBrewing

Illinois

1/5  rDev -69.6%

03-01-2014 15:28:29 | More by RadfordBrewing
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Beerboi1123

Georgia

1/5  rDev -69.6%

03-01-2012 04:11:59 | More by Beerboi1123
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pixieskid

Germany

1/5  rDev -69.6%

12-06-2011 07:15:28 | More by pixieskid
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David1122


1.25/5  rDev -62%

10-09-2012 17:54:14 | More by David1122
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DanielCole


1.25/5  rDev -62%

07-28-2014 19:34:56 | More by DanielCole
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namdiez


1.25/5  rDev -62%

07-27-2012 04:03:22 | More by namdiez
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banesong

Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -62%

04-22-2012 12:16:30 | More by banesong
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Heminoolo

Estonia

1.5/5  rDev -54.4%

09-23-2012 12:08:46 | More by Heminoolo
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CAMRAhardliner

Ontario (Canada)

1.88/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer looks good. A deep gold, its pretty dark for an international pilsner. The head is pure white and lasts the whole glass. Thick patches of lace stick to the glass.

Now for the bad...

The aroma is grainy and sweeter than a usual mass market pilsner. Theres also a sickly fruity accent. The taste is too sweet for the style with the same weird fruit/estery off flavor and some cooked veggies. Some hop flowers show in the middle but get lost in the weirdness. The mouthfeel is light with moderate carbonation and a saccarine feel coating my mouth. The finish is conspicuously lacking in bitterness.

This beer is not very tastey. Not enough hops, even for an international pilsner, also some funky off flavors. Just a notch or two above undrinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2006 01:55:52 | More by CAMRAhardliner
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usafboy

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -39.2%

02-09-2012 03:57:58 | More by usafboy
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Lare453

Florida

2/5  rDev -39.2%

12-28-2013 04:09:54 | More by Lare453
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

2.03/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Typical pils pale yellow color, decent white fluff atop, soft and creamy.
Aroma, Every way ordinary, mild, slightly grainy, cornmeal, sweetish, zestless. Taste, ....eh. Flat, dull, ...so much so, it makes W. seem like a Rhodes scholar. Something unpleasant in the mouthfeel, too, something sickly, and thoroughly unpalatable. Light bodied, but not too light, there's an ample amount of malt here, but the flavor is off-putting as all-get-out!
Perhaps this better in some other format, or, undoubtedly, when fresher, as any beer is...but this sample was unsatisfactory!

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2004 21:19:21 | More by feloniousmonk
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PhillipJFry

Korea (South)

2.3/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A Has a clear golden color, and only average carbonation, which left me surprised at its impressive head.

S Nothing that you haven't smelled before.

T Tastes like any German macro-lager, pleasant but non-threatening.

M Refreshing, it would work well for pool sides or BBQs.

D Easy to drink, which is about all that it has going for it.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2010 15:17:18 | More by PhillipJFry
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ticklechicken

Korea (South)

2.3/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - golden with a big foamy head that dissipated quickly with some lacing
Smell - initial spiciness with the pour, which settles into a yeast scent
Taste - yeast, spice, and a little malt with a bitter aftertaste
Mouthfeel - thin and well carbonated
Drinkability - Unfortunately I poured this before it had enough time to chill properly, so this might have affected my experience. I'm a mere Acolyte and this is my first Pilsner review, and I have to say I think this isn't the beer style for me. The bite of the bitterness really isn't to my liking, but that said, you live and learn.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2011 10:43:45 | More by ticklechicken
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ipogios

Cyprus

2.4/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Average German beer with nothing special to make you want to drink this beer in the pubs or with food. It's one of those not-bad-not-good beers which you would go for an alternative if there was one but wouldn't refuse to drink it if there wasn't any other beer...

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2002 09:03:07 | More by ipogios
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Drew966

Florida

2.42/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Krombacher Pils pours a pale yellow with a fluffy white head from a brown 500 ml bottle. The aroma is very mild, a hint of hops maybe. Malt dominates the flavor at first, followed by a metallic hop taste. More malty than hoppy. I'd pass and try something else.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2006 15:06:36 | More by Drew966
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valkyre65

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -24%

06-30-2012 20:00:36 | More by valkyre65
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falconxman

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -24%

01-08-2012 06:27:32 | More by falconxman
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XmAjOX

Germany

2.5/5  rDev -24%

09-24-2012 17:42:54 | More by XmAjOX
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djura

Serbia

2.5/5  rDev -24%

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clarknova

Germany

2.5/5  rDev -24%

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petluo

Finland

2.5/5  rDev -24%

05-16-2012 10:19:23 | More by petluo
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mwar

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -24%

07-12-2014 18:21:48 | More by mwar
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Malone47

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -24%

04-14-2014 13:14:28 | More by Malone47
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bootsdomino

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -24%

08-19-2012 13:35:18 | More by bootsdomino
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Krombacher Pils from Krombacher Brauerei
76 out of 100 based on 327 ratings.