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Krombacher Pils - Krombacher Brauerei

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Krombacher PilsKrombacher Pils

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BA SCORE
75
okay

314 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 314
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 16.46%
Wants: 3
Gots: 17 | 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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bkrbdan

Texas

3/5  rDev -8.5%

05-04-2013 17:09:05 | More by bkrbdan
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timontheroad

Colorado

3/5  rDev -8.5%

05-26-2013 18:28:18 | More by timontheroad
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vinicole

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

06-29-2014 15:25:05 | More by vinicole
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MaxOhle

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-09-2014 04:55:34 | More by MaxOhle
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Guinnsslvr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

11-18-2013 03:00:25 | More by Guinnsslvr
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stella77artois

New York

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

02-18-2014 17:19:43 | More by stella77artois
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KrisDLSmith

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

12-31-2012 04:47:05 | More by KrisDLSmith
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ronin926

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

09-04-2013 16:19:39 | More by ronin926
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Harkrank

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

12-23-2011 22:36:00 | More by Harkrank
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MouthfulOfchris

Texas

3/5  rDev -8.5%

05-06-2012 14:36:26 | More by MouthfulOfchris
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MikalMick

California

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

06-29-2013 23:00:50 | More by MikalMick
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Wsherry1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

10-03-2013 02:22:23 | More by Wsherry1
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DerBayer

Germany

3.85/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I really enjoyed this beer with its typical clean hoppy bitterness upfront followed by a soft malty finish.

Looks like a sexy blonde as w3ell when poured that gives big head ;O) Just kidding but the drinkability of this served cold in a Pils glass on a warm summer night was immense!!!

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2010 18:50:13 | More by DerBayer
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decimator

Ontario (Canada)

3.15/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Poured a clear gold with a 3cm white foamy. The head reduced to a 0.5cm foamy cap that lasted a while. Good amount of lacing is produced.

S - Grassy at first with a backing of light malts and light citrus notes.

T - Mild sweetness, very light tang, and a mild bitter finish.

M - Good carbonation. Crisp finish. Some slipperiness.

D - A bit light in flavour, even for a Pilsner, but still a decent one to drink.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2010 02:48:24 | More by decimator
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

3/5  rDev -8.5%

11-27-2011 01:26:52 | More by supermeniscus
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WankelEngine

Illinois

3.16/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured from an 11.2oz can into a glass

A: Pours a lovely golden color with light haze. There is a solid cap of foam on top interspersed with medium sized bubbles. Moderate curtains of lace.

S: Smells of grain and light caramel. Some moderately potent noble hops give the aroma a good, crisp character.

T: Grains are prominent again, and provide most of the body for the beer. A little bit of toffee sweetens the deal up a bit before being cut back by a decent dose of noble style hops and a slight flavor of alcohol. Finish is fairly long for the style (which is still fairly brief) and consists mostly of a lingering floral hops and light malt.

M: Fairly thin, bordering on watery. Carbonation is medium-low but foamy and effervescent, which combats the watery-ness.

O: Nothing special. Easy drinking enough and better than BMC, but not a remarkable in anyway.

Serving type: can

03-05-2013 21:18:59 | More by WankelEngine
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petluo

Finland

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

05-16-2012 10:19:23 | More by petluo
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rph97

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

09-07-2013 22:01:06 | More by rph97
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djura

Serbia

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

12-20-2012 09:17:19 | More by djura
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Vyronian

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +29.6%

09-07-2012 19:25:05 | More by Vyronian
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Beric

Illinois

3.3/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Serving: Bottle, poured into footed pilsener glass
Served: 9 Jun 13

Appearance: Looks like a pils. Nice and golden-yellow with a big foamy white head that slowly collapses over the course of drinking it. Laces for a while when the head is still present. After the head dies down, so does the lacing. Looks great for a pilsener.

Smell: Smells 'beery' and boring. There's a hint of a hop smell, but you really need to search in order to find it. There seems to be some sort of smellable aroma from the noble hops.

Taste: Tastes bready and dry. There were some astringent tastes on the front end, but towards the middle of the glass, the stronger tastes seem to have mellowed out a bit. Maybe these tastes originated from the age (it was a few months past the "best by" date). The taste is not very complicated and the weird flavor and dryness does not leave the most positive impression.

Mouthfeel: Feels light(er) like a pils, but the medium carbonation really makes it spritzy. Refreshing, and invites subsequent sips, but mostly in order to counteract the dryness of the taste.

Overall: A decent pils, but by no means the best from Germany or the most representative of the style. Very easy drinking. Very cheap and widely available in Germany, which gives it a poor reputation in Germany as a 'Fernsehbier' (television-beer). I would not seek this one out.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2013 12:46:46 | More by Beric
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MarkoNm

Slovenia

3.4/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, light golden color and a generous white frothy head with decent retention.
There's not much going on for the nose, just subtle malty and grainy aroma in the back.
The taste is gentle, sweet at the beginning, followed by nicely balanced body.
The finish is decently bitter (nice).
Smooth and easily drinkable. Enough taste.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 15:57:20 | More by MarkoNm
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

09-04-2012 01:34:41 | More by amstokesdb9
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Acforster2

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-24-2013 08:02:34 | More by Acforster2
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Daredevil

Switzerland

3.05/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

this runs under "Premium" in the shop where I bought it, but my best guess is, this being the same brew ... quite surprising quality for a canned lager (to start with), there is everything you would expect from this type of beer: a nice foam, a hoppy smell, a balanced taste (between hops and malt) and unfortunately also a sour aftertaste ...

Serving type: can

12-01-2007 20:14:57 | More by Daredevil
Krombacher Pils from Krombacher Brauerei
75 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.