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:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 09-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
564
Reviews:
167
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
16.42%
 
 
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11
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128
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Ratings: 564 |  Reviews: 167
Photo of Rilesmiles
3.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Winston3737
3.87/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AmitC
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Washuffizi98
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of DaveBar
3.32/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at the LCBO for around $2.20 for a 500ml can. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass.

A- Opens well and pours a 2" high white head that lasts for 4-5mins before film out. Rather light gold colour and filtered clear

S- Not much here at all

T- Not bad. Has a green bite to it. Pretty much a North American mass produced brew with a European hop flavor to it. Nothing to write home about.

M- Just like a North American mass produced brew.

O- Good but not great. Will not buy again but I'm not saying it's bad or anything. Just average

Food Pairing

This ok brew went ok with............ Pretty much anything you would pair a Bud with. Kind of disappointing really.

Enjoy

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Photo of 4ster
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of swgwilt
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Gajo74
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden color with a big foam head. Grassy nose. Malt aroma throughout. Light bodied and crisp. Malt taste with a decent amount of hops. Slightly lemony finish. Overall a decent middle of the road German Pilsner .

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Photo of Tivlavrie
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of breadwinner
3.94/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Maybe I just got a fresher bottle or something, but I think this better this its rAvg, with a good bready pils malt character quite present. I'm sure there are scads of better examples in Germany, but as far as imports go, I thin you could do a lot worse than this.

Update: got an older bottle and the pils malt and hops had definitely fallen off some, but it didn't turn into anything undrinkable. Really just a toned down version of itself. Gonna leave the score for now, as I have a feeling fresh it could really be quite nice.

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Photo of KStark
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of chinabeergeek
3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bought in beijing

clear golden straw, some head that soon fades to ring and a few wisps. lacing is splotchy but sparse.

aroma has the prerequisite noble hops up front, and is otherwise clean. the malt is toasty, and there is some breadiness, but they're pretty faint and in the background.

flavor is about right for a pils, but seems to cut off and become dull for a moment somewhere in the middle. there's still a decent bitterness to be had into the aftertaste, but something is a bit blunted.

the feel manages to be smooth without being totally watered down, with a carbonation that is sharp at first but backs off quickly.

nothing to write home about, but more than acceptable.

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Photo of carrollmel7
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of CurtisD
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of clarknova
2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of scootercrabb
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of SonOfKyuss
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of cambabeer
2.98/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnnyBarman
3.16/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a lager glass. Slightly dark golden, with about a 1/2 inch of head. Left a fairly substantial ring, some lacing.

Nose is typical pilsner - bitter hops, light malts. Nothing distinguishable.

A surprisingly malty pilsner, with notes of honey. Finishes with leafy hop bitterness, but not nearly as much as I'd expected. Almost pushing into blonde territory.

Lower carbonation, slightly creamy. Smooth.

Not bad, very knock-backable. Nothing special, however, and not one I'll actively seek out again.

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Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.33/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Segelstrom
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Naerhu
3.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

White dramatic head with lively long lace and gold body.

Extremely reserved aroma.

Rich malt, bit of a sharp twang, long trailing hop bitterness. With this much bitterness, I am very surprised I did not detect more hops on the nose.

The is a light beer where the hops grab you tongue and does the hula. This is a bright and nice beer.

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Photo of Pmicdee
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mytu420
3.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of k47k
3.9/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Krombacher Pils from Krombacher Brauerei
3.41 out of 5 based on 564 ratings.
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