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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

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 09-11-2001

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#42,712
Reviews:
171
Ratings:
575
pDev:
16.27%
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3.83/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 fl oz. can, with canned on date 04/30/2014, and best by 04/30/2015 printed on the bottom of the can. Acquired this oddity as part of a mixed six pack from the local Binny's, my first encounter with any beer from this brewery.

Poured into a miniature Victorian carriage adorned pint glass.

A - It pours a nice bright golden yellow; lightly cloudy with some big sediment floating in the glass to my surprise. Three big fluffy fingers of thick white head that stays for a while and leaves behind good fluffy lacing.

S - The aroma is simple, yet pleasant. Sweet honey, bread, and malt. Grainy & husky.

T - The taste follows the nose - grainy, wheaty, corny, husky. Light bready / honey sweetness.

M - The feel is crisp, grainy, & clean. Lightly malty / papery / husky on the finish. Solid carbonation; very easy drinking.

Overall, a prime example of the style. Simple, yet refined. Definitely a german pilsner I wouldn't mind slamming all day during the heat of summer.

Krombacher Pils -----4/5.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.4/5  rDev +0.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Drank in a Stein at Belfast NI Oktoberfest 2014

Appearance – A good amber golden colour with decent CO2 activity in the glass. This beer raised a great head that lasted well over the average 3-4 minute marker. There was also a lot of heavy lacing from this beer.
Smell – The nose in this beer was very much dominated by the malt profile. The hop aromas were somewhat lost as the beer was served in a Stein glass. There was some evidence of solvent in the aroma but it was not enough to be a problem for me personally.
Taste – The malt aromas from the nose were very noticeable in the flavour of this beer and the lost hops finally came through here. There was a decent amount of mild sweetness from the malt and a nice bitter finish from the hop. This beer was straight up and did what it set out to do and it did it very well.
Mouthfeel – The CO2 gave great tingle in this beer that had very nice body and amazing linger.
Overall – This beer is pretty damned good. The flavour profile is pretty much exactly what a Pilsner in this style should be. Of all the German Pils I have had the pleasure to drink this is one of the best.

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4.32/5  rDev +27.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

draft pint at local tavern. straw-yellow in color. 2 fingers of head, good lacing all the way down. decent german pils, nothing special. drinks easy. could have a few of these. grass/husk aroma. earthy hop notes. decent balance and drinkable.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

05/09/12 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. A bit heavy on taste & texture. Some flavor which I can't place was a bit up front.

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2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Good ! when i want to drink al lot of beer

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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2.95/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.12/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Krombacher Pils from Krombacher Brauerei
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 575 ratings
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