Grolsch Premium Lager | Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
Netherlands
grolsch.nl

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,863
Reviews:
667
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
18.71%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
396
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Atg1095
3.58/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheDoctor
3.12/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Serving: Bottle
Best before: Feb-20-2018

A:
Pours a crystal clear pale straw with lazy champagne carbonation and a puffy white mousse that is easily roused. Just about ideal. (4.5)

S:
The aroma is light hop spice, cereals and general "beeriness". (3)

T:
Flavor is similar. Toasted/sweet cereals and grassy hops thrown in. (3)

M:
Medium carbonation light-plus body with a relatively dry finish, a little lingering twang of something. (3.25)

O:
This is a decent enough beer for what it is.
Right off the bat it looks spectacular. Nice head, nice web of lacing, clear as glass. The rest is possibly less impressive, but still not terrible. Somewhat grassy, somewhat grainy, a touch corny (a little too tangy in this way as you drink it), nifty bottle, drinkable, and not bad at all on a hot day. Still, though, not my preferred choice among the "Green bottle beers" . (3)

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Photo of nobledust
3.22/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Wrigfen
3.08/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jh0104
3.49/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tstromer
2.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Reminds me of a Heineken in my opinion with a slight barley note difference. Love the swingtop bottles too!

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Photo of Kurmaraja
3.14/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DutchGermanguy
3.7/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A really nice dutch lager beer. It has a nice bitter taste to it.

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Photo of davidward
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A good mainstream Lager.

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Photo of pcbnumber1
2.87/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of thommo_nk
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I like this beer, one of the first beers I tried as a teenager. Decent euro lager, one of the better Dutch lagers and is an excellent alternative to Amstel or Stella if you can find it.

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Photo of desint
3.06/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of LukeB
3.43/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlueSpader
3.52/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acmurphy696
3.7/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Granted, Grolsch doesn't look like anything special. The head is decent, but the smell possesses a hint of skunkiness. That said, I have always loved the taste of this beer, which has a stern bitterness with a hint of something tart. It goes down nicely too.

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Photo of bankboy66
3.65/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of apartin
3.75/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ajdemma
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of crob3888
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fthegiants
1.9/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of sjrider
3.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of meanmutt
2.88/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of monkist
4/5  rDev +29%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.42/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mishi_d
2.56/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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3.1 out of 5 based on 1,863 ratings.
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