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Brewed by Kulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Pilsener
Kulmbach, Germany

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A truly great Pils, a little maltier and more ‘Bavarian’ than the rest. The 6-packs are brand new for the American market.


Voivod's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Voivod (304) - Como, - JUL 29, 2003
Golden colour with a generous head, really lasting. The flavour is well balanced and quite malty, with an hoppy finish, with the right amount of bitterness. Really nice.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
EAGLE82 (161) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
Not a good Pils. Pretty standard appearance and aroma and a somewhat industrial taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
massingasetta (361) - München, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2015
This beer has everything you expect in a slightly bitter Pils, with very little frills. This makes the beer very drinkable, yet still one would expect more variance from a beer from Krombach. This is a non-nonscence Pils that has absolutely no frills.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (2615) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 18, 2015
bottle @ Party Source / Bellevue KY --- Clear medium amber with a foamy 2" white head, bubbly bands of lace. Good looking (like the 1950 era beer ads). Aroma of malt and corn. Taste is malt that adds floral hops on the swallow, showing a bit of clay as it moves on to a lingering bittered finish. A light brew, but a reasonable pilsener.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (939) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Semi sweet light malt aroma, pils malt, light floral and fruity hop. Clear, golden yellow, white head. Crisp, refreshing, light citrus flavor, mild hop bitterness, clean.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Diabobale (271) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - NOV 10, 2014
Una buona pilsener con un buon grado alcolico. Aspetto molto limpido e dorato, corpo medio, luppolatura giusta

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
YantarCoast (365) - Moscow, RUSSIA - NOV 9, 2014
500ml can from local booze store. Pours pale gold with a small white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of floral hops. Well balanced and drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cazort (553) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2014
(Bottle) From State Line Liquors, MD. I was pleasantly surprised by this one...the commercial description hints at being maltier, and I agree, it’s a little maltier than typical for a Pilsner. Still pleasantly hoppy though and not too heavy. Very enjoyable. Among the best of the bottled German Pilsners I’ve tried in the US.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6578) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"a pretty good example of the style. bready but still crisp with even a little bit of a hop bite. overall, a refreshing and well balanced beer. especially good in summer, though i just had one and it’s 34 outside!"

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (4552) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2014
The 6th and final Lager/Pilsner on 15th Sep 2014 during a tasting session with my son. This was the best of a pretty poor bunch! half litre bottle: BBD 2nd Mar 2015. Good looking brew, golden, clean and bright with a full white crown: just like a Pilsner should appear like. The nose was thin, like most in this style, there was a hint of hop bitterness but nothing much. The taste was a crisp hop bitter flavour and very little malt sweetness compared to the other brews we shared during the evening. A good solid Pilsner although it only stood out because the others were so sweet and bland.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2726) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 15, 2014
Can from Petit Marché in Imazato. Shared at my Summer Plunder Tasting as a palate cleanser. It pours a crystal clear gold with a foamy white head & a sweet sugary light malt aroma. Medium bodied with a round mouthfeel. The taste is sugary sweet light malts and a sharp mildly bitter finish. OK, it served it’s purpose and for 100 yen for a pint I felt satisfied.


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