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Brewed by Grolsche Bierbrouwerij Ned. (SABMiller)
Style: Premium Lager
Boekelo, Netherlands
Serve in Lager glass

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1895   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The company’s best selling lager. Filtered and force-carbonated.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - FEB 12, 2003
crisp aroma of freshly mowed grass. starts sweet and adjuncty, mild hops come in the middle, stays gassy

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Anonmatel (22) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2003
It's better than your average Macro Swill thats for sure, but still falls short of being a good beer. Nice creamy head, not overly carbonated like most Macros can be. Taste is a little skunky, but thats to be expected from these damm green bottles. It's not the best lager on the market, but it's definatly not the worst.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WabashMan (1018) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2003
I am occasionally tricked into buying this, and I'm always disappointed.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
IslandHaole (1091) - Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, JAPAN - FEB 11, 2003
Many years ago, this was my beer of choice when out on the town. Now it is just another plain thin Lager in a beer world already overpopulated with this style. Certainly better than American macro swill and given this as a choice, I will always take Grolsch. Can often be skunky. Like Motelpogo said, the best part of this beer is that the bottles are great for your homebrew!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
raymow (1039) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2003
Pretty good - reminds me of Heineken. Lightly hopped with an interesting aroma and taste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pwyman (71) - Hubert, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2003
Thoroughly enjoyed it. Good head to it, went down smooth. Light hoppy flavor and not over powering.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dorwart (2441) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2003
I used to be a big fan of this stuff. Boy have times changed. Actually it is not that bad when you compare it to the other major brews in its class. Ok head which does not last long. Light gold/straw color. Slight aroma of nothing special (non skunky). Light crisp taste with a smooth, clean finish. A decent lager for the price.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Trappist (286) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 5, 2003
Well it is good if you are on a budget, and it is better than Heineken. However it is good on a hot day, and compaired to most commercial lagers it is better.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ferox (84) - Newcastle, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2003
Bought some of the massive 1.5 litre bottles. One of the best mainstream Lagers in my opinion. Good head, nice palate. I bet if it was brewed by some Belgium micro-brewery, everyone would give it 15+ out of 20. But it's a popular beer, so the beer snobs seem to dislike it.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikeyj80 (22) - USA - FEB 1, 2003
good cheapish beer. If drinking more than 'just a couple' then this could be worthwhile.


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