Krušovice Imperial | Královský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.

Krušovice ImperialKrušovice Imperial
BA SCORE
3.46/5
375 Ratings
Krušovice ImperialKrušovice Imperial
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Globetrotter on 09-03-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,986
Reviews:
195
Ratings:
375
pDev:
14.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 375 |  Reviews: 195
Photo of Lemke10
3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This pours a clear golden yellow color with a fizzy white head. The scent is sweet and malty with little hints of citrus added. The taste is sweet and grainy. The texture is smooth and light but could use some improvement. It finishes a little chewy and chalky. This is an overall average Czech Pilsner.

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Photo of Foley67
3.05/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Robertas
3.36/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thirstygoat
2.93/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mytu420
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.55/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of harryhops
3.52/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of BcCraft710
3.9/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HappyHourHero
3.46/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured a big, foamy, off-white head leaves a few thick strands of lace. Transparent golden colored beer holds a few streams of briskly rising bubbles. Pungent herbal and floral hops in the aroma with a touch of pale malt. Light pale malt based flavor with an overriding hop tea flavor throughout. Mouthfeel is light, and finishes almost airy. A decent Pils. One sip it's tastes ok and the next it's pretty good. I would say go for it.

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Photo of zoso1967
3.66/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a lovely Golden straw color with a decent white head that has good retention. Lacing is somewhat poor, but the nice little bubbles trailing up my tall pilsener glass keep me entertained. It gives off the aroma of soft floral hops and bready malt. This is a very clean smelling brew. Taste is nicely balanced with soft herbal, sweetly grassy and flowery hop flavor mingling with white bread malt sweetness. Firm bitterness, but lacking some of the spice and zing of other Czech pils. The finish is dry and fairly clean with just enough sweetness. This is a light bodied and very quaffable beer. Not the best example of the style but quite tasty.

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Photo of mrasskicktastic
3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Clear golden brew with a sizeable white head, impressive amount of lacing. Meidum carbonation is present.

S - A sweet malt, faint hay and faint herbs.

T - A lightly sweet maltiness with some underlying pleasant hay hops and a touch of heather, several extremely faint nuances mesh to construct a very pleasant flavor. I think I can detect distinguish hints of clover, mint and anise from this bulk taste. These flavors are extremely faint, but make for a very complex pilsner.

M - Medium to thick body, fairly smooth, in spite of high carbonation. Leaves mouth feeling dry and ... clean?

D - I've partaken in this fantastic brew at a local Czech run bar and I still think it is worthwhile. I have had and will have again.

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Photo of BierFan
3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a half liter bottle into a pint glass. Born on date of June 17th, 2009.

Appearance: Sizable off-white head. Clear yellow body. Real good head retention, spots of lacing.

Smell: Little malt sweetness, light grassy hops.

Taste: Biscuit. Lemony and grassy hops leave you with an appropriate level of bitterness.

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Photo of Zylod
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shadman
3.03/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

New beer club @ trackside liquor store, this is one of july's offerings.

Nice, rich golden amber, perfectly clear with a rich, foamy head.

Slightly spicy, floral hoppiness with a prominent grainy maltiness.

Sharp hop bite with aforememtioned grainy malt. Not quite in balance, but decent for a Czech Pil.

Medium bodied and quite smooth after the initial hop bite.

Decent pilners, will probably quaff a few of these while in stock this July.

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Photo of Exeter
3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mishi_d
3.6/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BostonHops
3.41/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle served in a standard shaker pint.
bottled date: 04-15-10.

pours a clear, pale golden-yellow with a big (almost 3 fingers), puffy white head that demonstrates modest retention and lacing.

nose is mild, mostly consisting of a grainy/malty aroma with some faint hoppy notes loitering in the background. more of the same transitions to the flavor, with a decided but not overwhelming bitterness to it. crisp, light-bodied mouthfeel. could easily do a few of these. overall, nothing to go wild for, but a nice, unobtrusive pilsner - admittedly not one of my favorite styles. you could do worse.

original review on: 08-26-2010

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Photo of Sigmund
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml can, bought in Prague. Golden colour, large & thick head. Hoppy and fruity aroma, some flowers there too. Flavour is pleasantly balanced between the malts and hops - both elements are present and plentiful to a much greater degree than many other so called "pilseners". Nice.

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Photo of SmashPants
2.47/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Format: a standard 330mL brown bottle with a pretty standard Euro macro label.

Appearance: looks like a cheap lager too. No head either

Aroma: smells of sweet malts and a touch of hops. A bit cheap.

Taste: tastes like it smells. A fairly poor-quality Euro lager.

Aftertaste: lingers for a short period before fading. Fair for a lager.

Mouth feel: moderate in body with a moderate carbonation. Feels a bit flat.

Overall: there are better lager / pilsner beers available in this price range. I don't think I'll be bothering with this one again.

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Photo of DMarlinJ
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of brutalist
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of zenithberwyn
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of MisterClean
2.42/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

22 oz from total wine I think.

A - Pours light amber in color with no head.

S - Honey, buttery, with malts.

T - Honey and bittering hops.

M - Too much bite from the saaz hops. A little too astringent for my palate.

D - Might want to rethink the recipe.

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Photo of elricorico
3.03/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Deep gold in colour with a finger of white head. Head falls to a thin cap, but leaves some lacing.

Fresh grain smell, quite light in the aroma department. A spiciness that I can't pin down is in there as well.

A little weak in the malt, kinda cracker like. Hops seem a bit soapy, and leave a strong shampoo like aftertaste. Not my thing. Gets better as it goes, taste evens out, malt starts to balance things.

Average pilsners mouthfeel. A little too sharp in carbonation, and the body is quite light. Not watery, but not satisfying.

Wouldn't buy it again, but wouldn't really avoid drinking it.

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