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Krombacher Pils - Krombacher Brauerei

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BA SCORE
75
okay

314 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.38/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Tried on tap at Beer Revolution in Calgary, a classic lager start to the evening. I have also tried this in bottles. Classic German pilsener in the glass, a gold straw color with a smattering of white foam on top. Aroma was quite subdued, I do not possess the world's greatest olfactory sense but I can usually get more than this, especially from something on tap ... Faint cracker malts and musty hay-like noble hops on the nose, and more of the same on the palate. Fortunately I could taste more than I could smell, the aforementioned noble hops were prominent and fairly enjoyable, fresh grass and hay playing off some herbal notes like mild licorice and bitter watermelon rind. There is a grainy cracker-like malt backbone with hints of green grape fruitiness and a grain husk astringency. Aggressive carbonation along with a little metallic copper afterburn. Crisp and dry with less residual sweetness, DMS, and doughy character than most commercial Euro lagers. A decent noble hops showcase on tap (less fresh in the bottles I've sampled) and a pretty standard German pilsener for the purists, albeit one with a macro-brewed feel: Fizzy, harsh, and rather vapid.

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2013 04:05:43 | More by CalgaryFMC
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Lare453

Florida

2/5  rDev -39%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

12-27-2013 19:10:18 | More by kodt
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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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AaronBurr

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-20-2013 04:21:03 | More by AaronBurr
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Ciocanelu

Romania

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +22%

11-30-2013 03:08:13 | More by J_Dub
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JeanDuteau

Alberta (Canada)

3.19/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A Brownish-Amber beer with a very good head and good lacing after drinking. This was the first Pilsner that I managed to get a decent amount of foam with. The smell was good with a sweet overtone and a little bread. The taste was a bit of a let-down as there wasn't much there. You could feel the beer down the middle of the palate and it hit all the sensors, but it just did not thrill me. Overall, an okay beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2013 02:04:15 | More by JeanDuteau
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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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seanlanefuller

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -8.5%

11-12-2013 01:32:35 | More by seanlanefuller
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ste5venla

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-09-2013 17:54:08 | More by ste5venla
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Joakim

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-07-2013 21:15:29 | More by Joakim
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Anacross

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

11-03-2013 18:12:27 | More by Anacross
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -8.5%

11-01-2013 00:49:39 | More by brandonld23
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

10-29-2013 19:57:18 | More by carrollmel7
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TR0219

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-11-2013 03:18:10 | More by TR0219
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-07-2013 19:11:16 | More by MattSweatshirt
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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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Jame515

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-27-2013 03:37:53 | More by Jame515
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

09-26-2013 01:05:36 | More by cam477
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sd123

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-23-2013 01:58:23 | More by sd123
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tjsdomer2

Illinois

3.76/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Good foam. Typical straw yellow in color. Crisp bubbles.

Smell: More typical pilsner notes. Musty, German hops.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Similar to smell; lots of musty German hops. Heavier on the malt versus the hops. I definitely would have like a better balance. Mouthfeel has excellent bite and definitely a hoppy spritzy-ness.

Overall Drinkability: Pretty middle of the road pilsner, especially for a European one.

Serving type: on-tap

09-20-2013 02:13:25 | More by tjsdomer2
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

09-19-2013 00:25:49 | More by KStark
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Joel12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

09-14-2013 17:12:23 | More by Joel12
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rph97

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

09-07-2013 22:01:06 | More by rph97
Krombacher Pils from Krombacher Brauerei
75 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.