Primus | Brouwerij Haacht NV

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Haacht NV
Belgium
primus.be

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 12-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
100
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.13
pDev:
16.93%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
19
For Trade:
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Ratings: 100 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of kylehay2004
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DucksFan16
3.45/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

06/24/2017

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Photo of Robertas
2.77/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of brianfromireland
3.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Typical euro-lager but something a little different. Easy to drink, good character for a lager and was very refreshing as it was served very cold on a such a hot day. I would drink it again.

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Photo of LeftoverCrizack
2.64/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
2/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Just pilsener, nothing special.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.22/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A typical Euro lager, but it went very well with fries at Frietkoten in Chicago's Ogilvy Transportation Center.

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Photo of bcm75
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of M_C_Hampton
3.59/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of calcnerd
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beerinabottle
4.31/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 54V4G3
3.03/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Momon
2.59/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of YvesB
3/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Richie71
3.35/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.08/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap 11/13/2015 at Doherty’s Ale House in Warwick, RI, served in a tapered pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a large foamy white head that fades quickly and leaves a spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains lager yeast, adjuncts, light caramelized malts and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of lager yeast, adjuncts and a thin malt character followed by some malt sweetness. The hops presence is extremely mild and there’s a decent balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Not very flavorful, goes down ok, not too filling, mild kick, decent representation of style, this is just a mediocre beer at best.

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Photo of BenBreeg
2.85/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dizzy242
3.58/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zekeman17
2.5/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of patre_tim
3.72/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Straw gold, no carbonation, topped with 4 fingers of fluffy white head.

Hay, straw, molasses, very much like a German pils.

Hay, straw, molasses, glue, light fruitiness.

Light body, almost no carbonation. Like drinking hard water in texture.

Found in a quick mart in Vientiane Laos, drank in Chiang Mai Sept 11th, 2015. Nice brew, not your typical Belgian, but like Juliper. Kind of what I imagine most modern Belgians are drinking in contrast to their grand parents generation.

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Photo of Andrewharemza
3.02/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From bottle, Pours a pale yellow with a medium head. A sweet aroma of malt and soft hops. Clean and modest. Flavour is smooth and malty with soft hoppiness. Very smooth and easy drinking.

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Photo of whitehanddream
3.17/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Stinkypuss
2.8/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Light colored straw yellow beer with a white head that retains well. Aroma of caramelized Pilsner grains and corn. The taste has creamed corn, Pilsner grains and leafy hop. Slight sourness as others have mentioned, but it's only briefly. Fizzy yellow beer that is not expensive. A more or less agreeable euro lager.

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Photo of EmperorBevis
2.33/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Canned avd purchased as part of four pack from budget supermarket B&Ms The mouthfeel is the best thing
solid with keeping a easy drinking pils
NO aroma
dull flavour

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Photo of Uniobrew31
2.9/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked this up off the sale rack for 20 buck per case. Not bad but I wouldn't pay full price for it. slightly better than Stella but in the same vein.

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Primus from Brouwerij Haacht NV
3.13 out of 5 based on 100 ratings.
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