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Brewed by Grolsche Bierbrouwerij Ned. (SABMiller)
Style: Pale Lager
Boekelo, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 1977   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered and force-carbonated.
Premium Lager / Pilsner Since 1615
Ingredients: Water, Malted barley, Hops
The company’s best selling lager.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
whiterabbit81 (244) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 7, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2005 boring skunky cliche european lager. Don’t even bother

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - APR 5, 2003
Predominantly bought for any larger drinking freaks that might land at the pad, so that the bottle may be recovered for my own brews. It’s a larger, indiscernible from the rest, say except for…..well the bottle I guess!!!

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 4, 2003
Bottled:Light yellow coloured. Not much of a head. Aroma is wery well hidden. Some faint notes of skunkyness is present. Flavour lives fully up to the aroma, which makes this beer consistent. Water and skunk is the dominant factor on the palate. This beer is a rather unpleasant acquaintance. Had 2 bottles, and the second was equally bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AustinMilbarge (681) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2003
Small head diminishes to thin film fairly quickly. Fairly bitter aroma, typical of a mass produced lager. Fair amount of carbonation. Golden color. Sort of a watery bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dougal (130) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 31, 2003
A decent Dutch lager, better than Heineken but not as good as Carlsberg. Crisp flavor, better out of the flip cap bottle than the six pack. Doesn't have an amazing shelf life either so watch out.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoped (18) - Arizona, USA - MAR 31, 2003
Tasted on 2/27/03. Light, clear, bright straw color. One inch head quickly diminishes to a thin layer. I can smell the grain and hops with a slight citrus odor. The taste is clean and slightly metallic at first with a good hop flavor.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
80skid (65) - New York, USA - MAR 24, 2003
Tastes like Beck's with that clean, dry taste but not as skunky probably because its a lager and not a pilsner. Good beer to get drunk off of if ur willing to pay a little more as it's better than bud, heinekin(not sure how to spell it), and the like.

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Suttree (5882) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 22, 2003
Ah, that familiar green bottle skunk. A little canned corn in the flavor. Why bother, other than to get the cool flip top bottle?

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Panzuriel (1722) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2003
Somewhat skunky due to green glass. Rather pale yellow beer with a fizzy head. Somewhat skunky bitter yet tasty malt body. Light and clean texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewboy (152) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2003
I've sampled both can and bottle. The rip top it's not as much fun as the plop-top bottle, but tastes the same. An easy drinking Premium lager although rather gassey for a long session on it.


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