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Krombacher Pils - Krombacher Brauerei

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Krombacher PilsKrombacher Pils

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357 Ratings
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Ratings: 357
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.33%
Wants: 4
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Krombacher Brauerei visit their website

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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4/5  rDev +21.6%

swgwilt, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +21.6%

jadams11, Mar 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

ssimpson89, Mar 28, 2013
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3.36/5  rDev +2.1%

Bought in Sarajevo, at a neighborhood grocery store. Pours clear golden color with a creamy head that leaves decent lacing. Smells slightly grassy with a touch of sour aroma. Moderate carbonation, some hop bitterness and decent presence of malty sweetness. Smooth and drinkable but not outstanding, nothing to distinguish this beer from other similar ones, just an average German pilsner.

Mesha, Mar 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

markallmon, Mar 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Ford, Mar 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Zachtheporter, Mar 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Poupae, Mar 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

grumpygerman, Mar 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Satyr179, Mar 09, 2013
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3.16/5  rDev -4%

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.

WankelEngine, Mar 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

awalsh, Mar 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

SonOfKyuss, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of rangerred
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Poured into a footed pilsener out of a 330ml bottle.

Pours a clear medium gold with a hefty one finger white head. Average head retention but nice streaks of lacing clinging to the sides of the glass.

Aroma is mostly of floral noble hops along with a little bit of cracker from the malt sneaking through. It is fairly weak overall, however.

The flavor is much more impressive with the aroma with a lot of bread and cracker malt flavor propped up nicely by noble hops. There is a moderate, crisp bitterness that is quite drying leaving just a slight stickyness on the lips.

Overall, a well-made German pils but it doesn't necessarily stick out among the many others out there. Worth picking up for something different.

rangerred, Feb 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

wbolden0412, Feb 06, 2013
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3.01/5  rDev -8.5%

Pale yellow golden color. Poured a 2 finger head with good consistency and medium retention, leaving laces in the glass.
Expected light aroma of grassy hops and notes of malt.
Malty flavor with a medium hopness that rapidly dries your mouth. Hints of earth and minerals. Aftertaste is dry and bitter.
Body is light, just a bit watery with medium carbonation.
Not a bad beer, depends to what you compared it, still lacks personality (maybe a general flaw of most pilsners, off-course partially you have to attain to the proposed style).

FLima, Jan 26, 2013
Krombacher Pils from Krombacher Brauerei
76 out of 100 based on 357 ratings.