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:
1,849
Reviews:
664
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
18.71%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
386
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0
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Photo of nater919
2.09/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of The_Unwritten_One
4.24/5  rDev +36.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of SkylerShores
3.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JuiceMan818
3.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of user785335
3.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of anthony-s
3.58/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DerwinWentworth
2.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tyronegangsta
3.26/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nbmayhem
4.4/5  rDev +41.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Keo_Mitchell
2.52/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Straw color, refreshing look. Bread, grass, grapefruit, hint of alcohol. Light body, bitter finish, lingers B+. Great paired with a meal, not complex

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Photo of OompaMentor
3.08/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tottel
2.2/5  rDev -29%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of KellyGaudreau
2.94/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ealanjones
2.71/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kubishark
2.14/5  rDev -31%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

I'm almost convinced people only buy this for the dumb pop-cork bottles. It looks like a sort of dark yellow/straw color with moderate carbonation. Smells pretty skunky and grassy, not getting much of appealing malt or hop aromas. Taste is dry and bitter and a bit like hay. Pretty unpleasant to me. The feel seems almost gritty and sticky, but maybe that's just in my head because of the taste.

Overall I don't think I'd like this very much even if I had it from a can instead of the green bottle. And I'm someone who is a pretty big fan of euro pale lagers. But when it comes to Grolsch, I honestly think I'd rather have any other euro pale lager or even most AALs. Yes, I think Budweiser is a better beer than Grolsch.

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3.44/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.43/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.42/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of yaron73
3.85/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from supermarket in Warsaw.

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Photo of Dosdeespuma
4.25/5  rDev +37.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Excelent beer, i love the presentation, great smell and delicious.

By dosdeespuma.com

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

As usual the grolsch beers look very underwhelming. AAL level gold appearance, nice 3/4" white head. Aroma is super skunk, possibly the most, ever.

Taste keeps hitting the skunk notes like I'm into. Light bodied but just tons of yeast skunk. That really all there is here, there is barely any hops or malt to the beer, its a total one trick pony.

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Photo of the_awesometeer
3.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The beer is a clear straw color and had a thin head that lasted most of the drink. Medium amount of carbonation. The aroma is very mild. I get a toasted malt sweetness with a very light hint of floral hops. The taste is still a sweet toasted begin but the bitterness of the hops come through more. The beer is thin and does leave my mouth a little dry.

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Photo of Patches826
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Grolsch Premium Lager from Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
3.1 out of 5 based on 1,849 ratings.
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