King's Pilsener | Gold Crown Brewery

7 Ratings

Brewed by:
Gold Crown Brewery
Ontario, Canada

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by the42ndtourist on 09-23-2002

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by jimbotrost:
Photo of jimbotrost
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a beer to be "thrown down' definately a quencher. Purchased a 6 at the brewery, 6 dollars Canadian, cheap for Canada. The pour was straw colored, white head, nothing special but there, very faint grassy malt nose, light on flavor, but it did have some. Did not leave any aftertaste or lingering flavors. For the price, I would purchase it again.

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Photo of Sammy
3.1/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Unpasteurized and they warn you to keep it cool. Slightly better than average pils, with pleasant taste that could go anytime, particularly on a warm evening. Head was modest. Had after 3.5 years, under the new brewmaster and it had a bit more taste, though still light mouthfeel.

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Photo of the42ndtourist
3.7/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One if the paler pilseners I've seen, this poured with very little head. The smell was straightforward and fairly simple. The taste, however, had something different. I would most closely identify it as a pear flavour. It's simply something nice that I haven't noticed in other pilseners.
A good drinking beer, I think.

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Photo of ThirdCoast
3.48/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type - Bottle, about 1 oz poured in to a plastic cup to see color, rest done directly from the 341mL bottle.

A: A nice gold color, with slight head the disapates quickly.

S: Earthy tones, easy on the nose.

T: Not much of a taste. I agree with the other reviewer, a light pear flavor.

M: Stings a bit but goes down super smooth.

D: I would drink this again, well i am i bought 6 for $6 CAD. It is a smooth beer that would be a great party beer b/c its not an aquired taste.

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Photo of matt7215
3.92/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

341 ml bottle from the brewery. availible for a buck a bottle and quite fresh 90% of the time.

aromas of light malt lager, some noble hopping behind the malt. very fresh and floral with the barley coming through.

the flavour is clean and crisp, malt focused but there are noticable hops in the finish. solid all around and quite palatable with no adjunts or off flavours.

a touch thin but pretty solid overall and hella drinkable.

at $6 a 6er you simply cant beat this in the ontario market.

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Photo of pootz
3.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottled: Unpasturized and fresh from the brewery.

Pour puts a standard looking all malt Pils in the glass..pale gold crystal clear...but this one has a decent rocky cap and this reduces to a nice lace and surface film.

Aroma is not Pils..missing the floral bouquet...we get biscuit malt, lemon-cider and some grass on this a helles.

Moderate malts, medium-light body, peppery mouth feel, bready-cidery character.

Starts with decent enough biscuity pils malts then some modest saaz hopping joins to balance givng a cidery effect mid palate...finish is crisp, clean and dry with a light biscuity after taste.

A standard all malt pilsner with fair taste....when fresh this is very tastey and refreshing... at the price *( buck a beer) at least as good a deal as Steam Whistle or Stone hammer pils.

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Photo of TerryW
2.67/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pale yellow gold. Pours a finger of white head that settles to a thick long-lived layer of foam and moderate lace. Lots of bubble action. Very sharply carbonated – be prepared for the bite. Best to let it sit and breathe some first.

Smells quite sweet and fruity. Not much by way of flavour unfortunately. Nothing really to distinguish it. A slightly bitter finish.

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King's Pilsener from Gold Crown Brewery
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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