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Krušovice Imperial | Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.
Czech Republic
krusovice.cz

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Globetrotter on 09-03-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,791
Reviews:
195
Ratings:
375
pDev:
14.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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7
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Ratings: 375 |  Reviews: 195
Photo of PaulietheBrit
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

pours clear and golden, finger of tight off white head falling quickly with no lacing
smells a little buttery, earthy hops
taste is subtle, quiet, grassy hops and smooth malt, somewhat dry, moderately bitter finish

nice pilsner.

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Photo of DoktorEd
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Bottled on Feb 10 2014, this pilsener poured a nice, radiant amber color with lots of carbonation that continued to rise to the top. The head of the beer came out as slightly thick, but dissipated rapidly.

Very light to drink, not a bad initial impression, somewhat sweet and hoppy but finishes with notes of bitterness. Overall not bad, especially at 16.9 ounces, but not something I'd personally go running back to.

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Photo of DoubleJ
4.1/5  rDev +18.5%

It's been seven long years since I last tried a beer from the Imperial Brewery. This time, I have decided to change color, going from the low alcohol dark beer to the mild alcohol pilsner. From a 500 ml foil-wrapped bottle, on to the beer:

This beer starts off with a great intro. A bright golden body, lifted with lively bubbles from bottom to top, and a thick creamy head which retains well. The aroma offers a slight note of diacetyl, and also offering notes of crisp grass and a kiss of honey.

Pilsner is pilsner, right. Not here, as this Czech Pilsner offers many little subtleties which give this beer a character above the pack. Little notes include grass, honeysuckle, the pleasant Saaz hop bitterness, and a note of diacetyl. The flavor overall is soft yet pleasing, and its softness continues into its mouthfeel, which is note only soft, but light. And a half-liter? That won't be enough, and I'm not dying of thirst here.

I certainly don't expect an imported lager to have the same freshness as it does in its home country. That said, I was very surprise with what I got out of Krušovice Imperial. I'll be returning to this Czech beer, but I guarantee that it will be within seven years.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.16/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of Michaelcbyrnes
3.89/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was a very fresh beer, it had been bottled less than a month ago.
Nice choppy head which diminished slowly and left nice lacing. It was a deep golden brass color.
It smelled sweet and malty with a slight grassy hoppy under tone
Taste went from a sharp clean hop bitterness to a full malty round mouth feel, but then finished dry and a little harsh.
This is a nice beer in its look and aroma. It is unfortunate that although it started well it finished rather harshly which really unbalanced the beer and sullied what was a very promising Czech Pilsner.

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Photo of tone77
3.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a rich golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is grassy, malty, some sweetness. Taste is crisp, grassy hops, some malts, a bit dry at the finish, not quite as flavorful as the smell would have indicated. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.28/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

Krušovice Imperial from Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 375 ratings
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