Krušovice Imperial
Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.

Krušovice ImperialKrušovice Imperial
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From:
Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.
 
Czechia
Style:
Bohemian / Czech Pilsner
Ranked #282
ABV:
5%
Score:
79
Ranked #26,618
Avg:
3.48 | pDev: 14.66%
Reviews:
218
Ratings:
419
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 02, 2023
Added:
Sep 03, 2003
Wants:
  11
Gots:
  40
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Ratings by Nass:
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Rated by Nass from Florida

3.12/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
The pour is golden yellow with a copious amount of carbonation. The taste is white bread crust, grains, & light hop bitterness. Cheers! B-
Feb 18, 2023
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 3.5 by Mattias from Sweden

Dec 02, 2023
 
Rated: 3.25 by Dethark from England

May 08, 2023
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

3.47/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 500mL can best before March 16, 2023

On the pour a just over one finger fine white head that I could get over the rim of my pint glass formed then over a few minutes receded to a decently thick covering over a couple minutes. Body is a standard golden straw with scattered fine carbonation. An attempt at lacing is there.

Aroma is extremely light and clean, but has a touch of syrupy sweetness to it. Ma6be a touch of earthy hops are hiding in the back, but again the smell is very light.

Flavor is bigger than the aroma thankfully. The sweetness is still there, but not nearly as much as an AAL, and hop bitterness is present but light. Certainly a crisp light malty and mostly balanced beer.

Feel is refreshing and mostly dry with a high carbonation and a crisp, refreshing, easy drinking feel. Medium finish but it's quite light.

Overall this is a decent Czech lager, obviously I've had better lagers, but this is pretty nice and actually unique for a pale lager. There is definitely room for improvement but this is actually malty and hoppy and a lot better than a few other pale euro lagers, I'd actually call this a pilsner.
Oct 15, 2022
 
Rated: 3.85 by cbcrunch from Wyoming

Apr 04, 2022
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Reviewed by Strid from Sweden

3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
An okay Czech lager, a little pilsner-like with good bitterness, but also a little too sweet for my taste.
Relatively easy to drink, too bad that that sweet sticky-taste destroys it a little.
Feb 26, 2022
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
"Best before 7/13/22"; drank 2/24/22 @ the Yarchives.

See-through dull orange appearance.

A violent pour yielded a nice, noisy off-white head; decent lace.

Dry biscuit, bitter hops & faint cream notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Biscuit & faint cream flavors up front; bitter hop notes on the finish.

Bold, and not awful, but it's a touch abrasive. I'd have another in a pinch!
Feb 25, 2022
 
Rated: 2.78 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 17, 2022
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Reviewed by Peach63 from New York

3.7/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Golden yellow with a 1/2" white head, which fades to a wisp. Light lacing.

Aroma of bread, light caramel, grass

Taste is malty, cracker, slight sweetness, light bitterness.

Thin to medium body, light carbonation. Dry finish.

This is a pretty decent Pilsner.
Feb 14, 2022
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Rated by Borzov1982 from Russian Federation

4.61/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Its a first line of a Czech beer.
Oct 04, 2021
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Reviewed by dcscientist from Colorado

4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This is a real Czech pilsner, and you can tell the difference from American versions. Interestingly this one is even a little bit higher ABV than normal Czech ones, coming in at 5%, hence the "Imperial" in the title. Nice and dry, with just a hint of sweetness. Went great with my lamb shank dinner.
Sep 13, 2021
 
Rated: 3 by NorbertB1974 from Germany

Aug 13, 2021
 
Rated: 3.64 by Daneve76 from Australia

May 26, 2021
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Reviewed by BubbleBobble from New York

3.71/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75
Pours a clear golden yellow (save a stray floaty or two) with a big off-white 1.5" head that leaves big streaks of lacing. Nose is malt forward, estery, lightly sweet, and a little hot, along with some spicy hop and damp field and hay. Taste plays sweet (caramel, toffee) as well with a mild touch of diacetyl; hop presence is mild, spicy, and earthy. Mouthfeel is moderate but with great, crisp carbonation. This beer looks and feels great but is a little to sweet for my taste; still, it's worth seeking out and doesn't run too pricey at all.
Mar 21, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by vladn from England

Jan 17, 2021
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

3.54/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Clear gold appearance with an average size head and a fair amount of lacing. Modestly sweet, straw-like aroma with a metallic edge. Mild, herbal hop taste complimented by grainy malts. Aftertaste was dry and slightly bitter. Medium bodied with an average length finish. An unpretentious pils with a name that reminded me of a Simpsons cartoon clown.
Jan 03, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by digitalflood from New York

Nov 05, 2020
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

3.9/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Crystal clear golden pour, with a finger of sudsy white foam and thick lacing. Aromas of cereal and pilsner malt, honey, and buttered biscuit. Taste is much the same but with a touch of caramel and mild dankness/skunkiness. Feel is malty, more sweet yet has a skunky feeling finish. Solid pils
Oct 06, 2020
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Reviewed by Kboot658 from Wisconsin

4.61/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75
excellent beer. Pours great, a thick frothy head. The taste is excellent a little sudsy for a lager but that's ok. Great Golden color. Right up there with Potosi gold if not better. It not to dark it's not to light.
Sep 17, 2020
 
Rated: 3.04 by Mebuzzard from Colorado

Aug 30, 2020
Krušovice Imperial from Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.
Beer rating: 79 out of 100 with 419 ratings