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Krombacher Pils - Krombacher Brauerei

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Krombacher PilsKrombacher Pils

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BA SCORE
76
okay

345 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.02%
Wants: 4
Gots: 27 | 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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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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killianf


2.5/5  rDev -24%

03-18-2012 16:47:07 | More by killianf
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rbthuffman

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -24%

01-10-2012 07:51:51 | More by rbthuffman
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fisherman34

Manitoba (Canada)

2.63/5  rDev -20.1%

Medium gold in colour with lots of carbonation. Aromas begin with sulfur, then eventually reveal some honey malt and grassy hop notes. Some grassy and spicy hop flavor notes are there, along with some more light malt notes on the back end. Its got a bitter soapy finish too, which isn't as clean as I'd like. Slightly below average for the style.

10-21-2005 20:21:07 | More by fisherman34
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

2.65/5  rDev -19.5%

Bland pils but creamy mouthfeel as a pils ought to have. OK with overpowering strong meat. Fizzy, bit of malt and bitter hops altogether. Metalic residue yet from bottle and not can. Lace remains. Difficult to finish quickly.


most popular beer in Germany they told us?

05-13-2004 02:59:09 | More by Sammy
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tconboy

Minnesota

2.65/5  rDev -19.5%

Bottle offered to me at a dinner party in Germany.

A: Pours a clear straw yellow with a head that quickly fades

S: Smells like cereal

T: Not too strong a taste, not too offensive, not bad for a pilsner.

M: Light carbanation, light feel

D: Easy to drink, I could have a few of these.

12-20-2008 21:28:08 | More by tconboy
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allboutbierge

Austria

2.65/5  rDev -19.5%

When I opened the bottle I immediately thought 'damn, my first skunked beer in Germany'. Luckily, that was not the case. Nevertheless it made me very reluctant to take that first sip. When I did I was relieved that it was still 'good'. Color is pale and has the color of urine the morning after a hard night's drinking. Not something that makes you go yum. Taste is drinkable. Its nothing great nothing bad--a perfect 3. Herby flavors are there along with a dominate but lightly bitter hop profile. Mouthfeel is comparable to memories of American macro-lagers and not of any German Pils ive had before.

11-14-2003 20:53:44 | More by allboutbierge
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taylocd

Alabama

2.73/5  rDev -17%

Poured from 11.2 ounce bottle to pilsener glass

A - clear bright gold with fluffy white head that dissipated quickly, but left respectable lacing

S - slightly fruity aroma which seemed a bit surprising, but not bad

T - no bitterness; malt sweetness was the most prevalent/powerful characteristic

M - little zip from carbonation; sticky finish

O - beer was good and an enjoyable, easy drinker

I picked this one up as a mixed-sixer to sample a brew that I first had on a trip Germany. It was a pleasant trip down memory lane, and a decent brew, but nothing outstanding.

01-31-2012 02:31:35 | More by taylocd
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

09-26-2013 01:05:36 | More by cam477
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Ciocanelu

Romania

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

12-08-2013 18:14:39 | More by Ciocanelu
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

01-17-2013 12:52:44 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

330ml bottle. Footed Pilsner glass. Golden color, clear appearance, headed by white close crown. Slight honey & citric aromas & slight sulfur notes. Grainy & pale malty upfront followed by earthy bitterness. Light body. Moderate to high carbonation. Watery texture. Clean, slight harsh, bitterness & light metallic hues in the middle resolves in a long bitter finish. Refreshing & very easy drinkability.

04-21-2014 10:28:02 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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LukeGude

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

08-12-2014 03:58:13 | More by LukeGude
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Kaveman

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

08-26-2013 02:30:21 | More by Kaveman
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Saind

Netherlands

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

01-06-2014 22:52:35 | More by Saind
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nheinzie57

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

12-19-2012 02:18:51 | More by nheinzie57
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heliocopter

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

06-18-2014 22:34:40 | More by heliocopter
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DominikG


2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

06-16-2014 16:23:08 | More by DominikG
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maviola

New York

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

06-10-2012 21:20:38 | More by maviola
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Caskaway

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

02-04-2014 00:26:17 | More by Caskaway
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CreightonSM

New York

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

06-10-2013 17:25:29 | More by CreightonSM
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Brent

Kentucky

2.8/5  rDev -14.9%

Fairly average pilsener. Bottle is a lighter shade of brown, needs to be a little darker, as mine had a slighty light-struck (skunky) aroma. OK, but nothing special.

09-11-2001 09:08:47 | More by Brent
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garymuchow

Minnesota

2.8/5  rDev -14.9%

Aroma has strong shot of fresh hops initially, and the sweet/sour quality of many of this style. Slight malt quality.
Huge full white head with decent stability. Water clear with gold color.
Intial taste is fresh malt, slightly sweet. Middle starts to take on bitterness,which increases to dominate with a long somewhat dry finish. Long bitter lingering on the tongue.
Fairly thin, somewhat watery. Has a refeshing quality and mildly crisp.
I really liked the initial flavour. But ultimately the bitterness to the exclusion of malt didn't allow enough balance to make it pleasing throughout.

12-18-2003 03:08:10 | More by garymuchow
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MsNitch

France

2.83/5  rDev -14%

Krombacher Pils 4.8%

adhering to the Reinheitsgebot

A: A very bright, caramel to hay color with spritely bubbles and a robust head

S: Grains and yeasts followed, slowly, by a malt or two.

T: For sure a pilsner with a very pilsnery, pils pop. She starts with that bitter and carbonation then lager yeast, grain and a lingering grassy coating.

M: harsh and dry

O: Like taking a yeasty roll in the hay this Pils embodies that simmering hot summer day when you were too stupid, too poor and too sweaty to linger in the beer isle. The problem with his beer boys and girls is that as soon as the chill haze wears off, so does the delightful bitter carbonated refreshment that first excites you. Not unlike young love, this beer is good for a quick July night under the stars, just make sure that there is plenty of ice in the cooler and a more then one.

08-29-2012 19:16:37 | More by MsNitch
Krombacher Pils from Krombacher Brauerei
76 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.