Grolsch Premium Lager | Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.

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Grolsch Premium LagerGrolsch Premium Lager
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:
1,844
Reviews:
663
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
18.71%
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
384
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Gkruszewski
2.72/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Tripp655321
1.59/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

The bottle is so damn neat (ornate molded glass, and swing top lid). It is super clear with a straw color, and a wonderful fluffy head. Smells terrible! Smell is that of sunburned beer (skunk butt). Taste is skunky, and sweet. I want to like it because it is unique... Alas I do not. Feel is very carbonated, fluffy almost. The beer almost seems like it "reacts" to saliva and foams up in te mouth... Interesting. Interesting and unique beer, that would be wonderful if only there was some more malt and hops flavors and smells, and if the beer was just a little less skunky.

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Photo of Griphon
2.88/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of pkalix
2.73/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Jesterr44
2.96/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dreizhen
3.3/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of edthehead
3.08/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Stardusthotel83
3.75/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cunning_stunt
4.2/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of s4s
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DavesBeerReviews
3.56/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

An old time favorite lager that goes great with Haloumi cheese

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

Photo of Bissrok
3.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: Amber, clear, and a trace of white lacing. 16 oz green bottle with an EZ cap.

Smell: Sweet, citrus, herbal

Taste: Sweet, sour, a little bitter, a little skunky.

Mouthfeel: Carbonated, light, and smooth.

Overall: It's a light, mild beer, but it has a kick of bitterness and it's easy to drink. It never
overpowers the tongue, and you can drink it all night long. When I'm in it for the long haul,
this is the kind of beer I want in front of me.

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Photo of AAG
2.35/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of Beerwithoutallthehops
1.58/5  rDev -49%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

I have been trying to sample a few news beers this year, this is one of the beers I wanted to sample.

Bad choice. Like so many other "beers" this is all about the hops. Hey folks, there are other ingredients. Really.

Too bitter and too minerally for my taste. After taste was flat. Not much character to it to talk about. Flat liner.

Those who like this beer, best of luck, you can have them all.

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Photo of Hazen
3.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of beerinabottle
4.22/5  rDev +36.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DucksFan16
3.06/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of CBrodbeck
2.89/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of headlessparrot
2.83/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of contika
2.57/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of COR8RFAN
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ant777uk
2.02/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Brewed in Holland, I love the corked bottles, though review this time is from can...

Used to drink this quite a bit as a youngster.

Amber colour, reasonable head.

Fairly uninspiring malty aroma.

Grolsch has quite a unique taste that fizzes around and changes for quite some time. It is a good bitterness, and quite a balanced flavor. Though it does not really stand out and has nothing to distinguish itself from about the other big 9 commercially produced lagers. Also, better from a corked bottle, definitely...

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Photo of Boo-urns
3.53/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Grolsch Premium Lager from Grolsch Bierbrouwerij N.V.
3.1 out of 5 based on 1,844 ratings.
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