Krombacher Pils | Krombacher Brauerei

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Krombacher Brauerei
Germany
krombacher.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 09-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
559
Reviews:
165
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
16.47%
 
 
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Photo of mishi_d
3.18/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BSEDS
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Johncanadian
4.82/5  rDev +41.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am not in any association with krombacher but Best pils on the planet
Read the ingredients and the water they use.
Enough for me.... try it out

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Photo of lawlmartz
4.17/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Cristoph
3.35/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thebeers
3.89/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear gold with a thick lush white head that leaves solid lacing.

Wet hay hop aroma. Clean tasting with some slight bready malt; a hint of cornand skunk; wet hay hops again; and a crisp aftertaste.

Medium bodied. Decent carbonation. An all around solid pilsner.

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Photo of mjwellman
2.27/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This must be the German equivalent of a Budweiser. Absolutely the worst German beer I've ever had. No aroma. No taste. Carbonated water

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Photo of taigor
3.71/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mothman
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
3.42/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

P- Poured from a 12 oz bottle,into a Cigar City pint glass.Bottled on 10/06/16 ,best by 10/06/17.

L- Frothy white colored head that stands 1 finger tall,with good retention and sticky lacing.Gold / straw colored body with very good clarity.Low amount of carbonation.

S- On the nose I get grain,wheat,lemon,and grassy notes.A little bit of earthy hops as well.

T- On the palate I get spice and earth hops up front,lemongrass in the middle,and light wheat,grain,and barley on the back end.

F- The mouth feel is a bit thin,with a moderate amount of oxidation on the tongue.Smooth finish.

O- This is a decent pilsner.Not my favorite style,and not my favorite version of the style.It's not a terrible beer,but it is also not something I would drink again.But if you're a big fan of pilsners,by all means give it a shot.

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3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of danflux
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jontom
4.75/5  rDev +39.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very good Brew. Delightful and enjoyable. Goes down smooth like any good German beer.

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

12oz can. Served in a willi becher glass. Pours a medium golden yellow body, one finger thick white head, fair retention, thick lacing. Smell is slightly perfume-y, crisp grain, touch of noble hop, slight white grape must. Flavour is sweet and crisp barley sweetness, light floral hops and a bit of earth on the finish. Solidly constructed beer, very drinkable with good flavour. Mouthfeel is medium-lighter bodied, appropriately carbonated, mild to minimal bitterness on the finish.

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Photo of sephyrott
2.08/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of windowside
3.41/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.38/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of porters4life
3.83/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sweemzander
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kvadiat
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Winston3737
3.87/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dexterk1
3.29/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Oleg85
3.52/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothmanscott
3.35/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark straw producing a 3+ finger of somewhat lasting, frothy, white head that leaves substantial clumps, rings & webs of lace. Aroma is thin pilsner malt, dry grass & a hint of honey & lemon zest. There is a faint mineral note in the background. Taste is light but clean pale malt, cracker, some lemon, honey & grass. Somewhat dry but not as much so as many of the German Pilseners I've tried. My guess would be that Noble hops are responsible for the bitterness in the finish & aftertaste.

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3.4 out of 5 based on 559 ratings.
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