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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#44,848
Reviews:
175
Ratings:
594
pDev:
16.52%
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Ratings: 594 |  Reviews: 175
Photo of Ant777uk
3.55/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

The first beer that I ever was drunk on during my German exchange when I was 14...so of highly sentimental value.

Great foamy head for a pilsner, usual colour, aroma is complex and well cultured.

Taste is surprisingly good, in comparison to most pilsners. It has a courageous kick, and a very intertwined malt and hops flavour. Great. I love the malty bitterness that kicks in after the initial sip. Not as flowery as a Czech pilsner, and crisper, drier and more natural/pleasant tasting malt than a Polish one...and generally more smooth.

Brings back memories

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Photo of monkist
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not really that much to comment. A bit watered-down version of the German Pilsner, therefore a bit easier to drink but leaves a bit weird, sour aftertaste and you keep looking for a decent body. I gave it a good 3, thinking that I might have overrated it...

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Photo of Whatsman87
5/5  rDev +47.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of LeftoverCrizack
3.57/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gmann
3.69/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale straw color with a slight honey hue. The head is white and wispy and leaves some spotty lacing.

The aroma is clean and grassy. Some cracker malt notes.

The taste is crisp, crackery with grassy and peppery hops. Nice Pils flavor.

The feel is light and crisp. Lightly dry and bitter. Very drinkable.

Very nice Pils. Very refreshing.

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Photo of HermitDan
3.59/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Makeitadouble
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Krombacher Kellerbier - This is an Amber beer that is very reminiscent of a wheat beer. Hazy , grainy and semi sweet this beer is a nice smooth german go to . do to how filling it was I could only have about two before I started feeling full and sluggish. its a very Basic beer. At 5.1% ABV

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Photo of bankboy66
3.78/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a hazy yellow with one finger head into a Pilsner glass. Subtle malt smell. Taste is also not overpowering either malts. A little on the watery side but there is still flavor here. A proper German pils that is very drinkable.

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Photo of hychenglao
4.1/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of badgerbeer1
4.15/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer, albeit from a macro brewery, highlights that Americans need a better easy to purchase, go to beer. I love this beer. It is clean, very tasty and gives me the feel if drinking real beer without breaking pocketbook. I wish an American Macro could make a beer of this quality. Love it

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Photo of Bunman3
3.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bb-magic
3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mishi_d
3.18/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BSEDS
4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Johncanadian
4.82/5  rDev +42.2%
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 +23%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Cristoph
3.35/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thebeers
3.89/5  rDev +14.7%
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%
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 +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mothman
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
3.42/5  rDev +0.9%
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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Photo of Andrewharemza
3.13/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of danflux
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jontom
4.75/5  rDev +40.1%
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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Krombacher Pils from Krombacher Brauerei
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 594 ratings