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:
1,843
Reviews:
663
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
18.71%
 
 
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34
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384
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3.57/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

appearance:
lagery. basic apple juice yellow tone. thin dissapearing head. some odd small lace tho.

smell:
smells like it looks, it has a sweet note something like the apple juice is appears similar to. grains and hops present in there. slightly sweet an bitter smelling.

taste:
medium carb levels out to a lagery bitter, some sweet fruit hints in there mildly,
pretty short flovoured, ends up with nice dry feeling left behind, really refreshing,
grain is dominant in the after taste, over all a nice taste.

mouth:
sharp to start, not a heavy carb but a good level. I find it reminds me alot of
carlberg lager, not so much on the grassy notes , but similar, I find carlsberg almost like drinking a pint of the football pitch. this euro lager has simialr qualities, but
in a more hopped way. with a better overall balance.

overall:
this beer had been something I had tried a long time ago, from a flip top,
which was room temperature, and light struck. so naturally my first impressions
were not great, and I avoided buying it in choice for others. After some discussion the other night with a friend who drinks it regularly, I grabbed a can of it, and much to
my surprise, the lager I had hated, turns out to be very good when given the proper
treatment , (being poured properly, and chilled at least slightly) ...I will be adding this to my regulars I think, as the taste is considerably better than I had remembered.
a good clean euro pale.

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look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

First off, got it in the flip-top at Trader Joe's. Score. Saving for bottling the next batch.
Second, served it in a pint glass.
A- Light, golden orange. One finger head that dissipated quickly but left a thin film as it was agitated.

S- Sweet malt, light grass, light citrus.

T- Grassy, sweet malt.

M- Light bodied, definite cripsness, a little dry.

O- Basically a Heineken. Maybe a bit more bitter after-taste. Not my favorite but glad for the flip top regardless.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head that gradually died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles in the center of the glass and a collar around the edge.
S: There are aromas of grassy hops, a bit of biscuit malts and some hints of skunk in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that there is a light to moderate amount of bitterness and this lingers through the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: From its appearance in a green bottle, this might seem like another mass produced beer, but it's hardly skunked and there's a rather high amount of bitterness for the style, which helps to mask the other flavors.

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Grolsch Premium Lager from Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
3.1 out of 5 based on 1,843 ratings.
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