Kronenbourg 1664 | Brasseries Kronenbourg

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Kronenbourg 1664Kronenbourg 1664
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasseries Kronenbourg
France
kronenbourg.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,494
Reviews:
504
Avg:
3.18
pDev:
19.5%
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
319
For Trade:
0
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Photo of George2744
2.99/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of BamfBacon
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Oleg85
3.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of whatname
3.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 6runscoot
2.83/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of pcbnumber1
2.9/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jonbonfondle
1/5  rDev -68.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of BellinghamBiker
3.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Buck89
3.71/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nobledust
3.83/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jbehlar
3.64/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beaulabauve
3.64/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of davidward
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A well balanced, malty European Lager.

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Photo of Sexmortus
3.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jhart96
3.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Satsuma
3.44/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucular
3.29/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jrfehon33
3.52/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hendryxdp
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Zzzzzzzz. At a French restaurant and wanted to try something French.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
2.78/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of zbooks
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of liquorpig
3.12/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SGR1220
3.75/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gajo74
3.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

When I was in high school, my French class went on a student exchange trip to France. One of the highlights was the fact that, while still teenagers, my friends and I could still sit at a bar or cafe and order alcohol without being carded. This is what we often drank, so I decided to give it a try for nostalgia purposes.
Pours a golden straw color with visible carbonation. The large foam head retained well and was pleasing to look at.
In the aroma there was a fleeting scent of grass and lemon. However, this quickly passed and was replaced mostly by malt sweetness.
Similarly, the taste seems to have a predominantly toasted malt like characteristic. It is also fairly clean and even has the slightest touch of grassy and herbal hops for balance, although definitely not as biting as, say, a German pilsener. The body is light and the carbonation fizz ads crispness.
Overall, this brew is easy to drink and not terrible for a macro lager. However, im not sure if I would make it a session brew simply because it's a tad too much on the sweet side, not enough hops punch, and not too interesting.

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Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.79/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Kronenbourg 1664 from Brasseries Kronenbourg
3.18 out of 5 based on 1,494 ratings.
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