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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,759
Reviews:
676
Ratings:
1,913
pDev:
18.33%
Bros Score:
3.19
 
 
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34
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424
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Photo of JasonBatz
3.43/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OldSchoolMike
4.04/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Holy guacamole. I used to love this beer, especially in the porcelain-stopped bottles that, while, green, were usually fresh back in the day. Nicest overtly-bitter beer I have ever had. Now nearly impossible to find around here, and I'm not certain that I would trust the freshness even if I found it. Too bad.

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Photo of dctarga
3.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of BenHoppy
3.58/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nat1975
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of megamick
3.39/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It's aight. That's about what I can say about it. Not bad but nothing special.

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Photo of dandy14
3.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jbehlar
3.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bajengurkan
3.19/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Khaack
2.92/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Sam_S
4.03/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

its a pretty good euro lager. the 1.5 liter swing top really caught my eye.

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Photo of Libeertarian
3.29/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From notes taken 05/14/17:

Dull cuprescent honey amber, light peachy pink in indirect light, metallic and very clear, capped with light, fluffy, uniform, fine-bubbled lemon-white to beige head of lower-moderate retention. Smells a little skunky, green bottle and all, but sweet graininess is the main aroma. Palate is still sweet grains but also some biscuity as well as harsh grains, more skunk, and floral and metallic to almost chemically hops. Lighter medium body, watery, refreshing, medium level of tingly carbonation that smoothens to silk by the finish.

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Photo of oddy
3.68/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thenameisjohn
2.19/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of choll
2/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Didn’t like it. Oh well.

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Photo of insouciantx
3.17/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Asics
4.24/5  rDev +36.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mike_Smelly
2.24/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Zanico
2.99/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ILOVEHAM
2.56/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeerBobber
3.76/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold color with lots of visible carbonation and a finger of bubbly white head.

Has a typical euro lager smell, a bit funky with a bready and watery smell.

Flavor is more of that European pilsner coming out with just a hint of that skunk found in a lot of green bottle beers. The taste is just so middle of the road yet just a bit above the "other guys".

Mouth is really light with an easy finish.

Overalll this beer is really not a bad buy if you are looking for a lager/pilsner beer from Europe. Nothing really stands out on this one but it still does have a nice flavor to it. Plus the character of those big green bottles with a porcelain stopper in the wire cage gets coolness bonus points.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Grolsch Premium Lager from Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
Beer rating: 3.11 out of 5 with 1,913 ratings