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Brewed by Gulpener Bierbrouwerij
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Gulpen, Netherlands

bottled
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available

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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Château Neubourg has a noble bitterness and characterized as excellent. Lager with character, perfect for the connoisseur. And besides it is bottled in a beautiful, elegant bottle, which would fit with a fancy dinner. Ingredients: water, barley malt, hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SimplySike (875) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2012
Blue bottle 33cl. Poors yellow with white head. Aroma malts, grass, some sweets. Taste Bittersweet. Bitter in the after taste. Good pils.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (3763) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2012
Tall, thin blue bottle (33cl), nicely packaged beer, obtained in Holland during a resent beer buying mission. Third beer in my 23 Oct 2010 ’Pilsner/Lager reviewing evening’. The brew had a best before date of Apr 2011 and poured into a ’Veltins’ stemmed tulip. Score of three for a non-smelling lager/pilsner, the beer however looked fine a typical Czech Pilsner even down to the way the head lost its depth straight away. Crisp, dry and refreshing, again just like a true Czech Pilsner. Mr average to be honest, in almost all aspects.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ChainGangGuy (4373) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2012
11.2 ounce bottle - $7.00 at Taco Mac in Canton, Georgia.

Appearance: Good heavens, is all I can grumble when the bottle is set before me. Pours out a very slightly hazed gold body with a small, hasty, white head.

Smell: Grainy-scented malts, a little sweetish in the nose with a thin hint of stale dried herbs. Rather unappealing.

Taste: Sweetish pils with a hard-hearted graininess. Modestly bitter hops giving a taste of banal dried herb. Then, a little bit of astringency catches your attention just as the sweetness kicks back into the gear in time for the less-than-crisp finish.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Bleh, what a complete waste of seven bucks! If only Gulpener had put half as much time and effort into the beer as they did the embossed blue bottle.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
vipinvelp (2176) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2012
Bottle. Clear bright yellow color, small but stable white foam head. Aroma of fruit. Taste is bitter, spicey and fresh. LAsting texture, a beer to remember.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchDrebus (4003) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2012
Bottle @ home. Clear, pale yellow colour. Smells a bit grainy, malty and grassy. Reminds me of Japanese pilsener somehow. Tastes grainy, malty and grassy also. Good carbo, medium body.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bhjones1 (6) - - JAN 27, 2012 does not count
Aroma a bit skunky. Nice appearance, golden (dim light so a bit of a guess) clear, white nice head. Taste malty and light bitter. Light body and mouth feel. Average carbonation. Bottle. Not worth a repeat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PotjeBier (1688) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2012
(From Notes:) On tap. Golden blond color. White head, good lace. Aroma’s of malt (sweet) and mild aromatic hops. Flavor is lightly sweet & lightly bitter. Finishes mildly bitter. Clean tasting & flavorful pilsner, one of the better ones from NL.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BobEvers (282) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2012
Fles 33cl (blauw) Kleur: Lichtgeel, met een mooie witte schuimkraag. Geur: Fruit, mout, beetje muffig. Smaak: Licht zurig, met een bittere nasmaak. Redelijk veel smaak voor een pilsener, maar niet lekker.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierbeek (97) - Beek, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2011
33 cl bottle. Gold-yellow colour, big stable white head. Aromas of malts and some fruitiness. Taste is very nice: bitternes and spicey. Very creamy texture. Both presentation ( nice blue bottle) and taste make this beer one of the best pilseners.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Countbeer (4423) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle: Medium to bigger white head that disappears slow and leaves a white fluffy head on top of a clear golden colored beer. Smell: skunked! (haven’t smelled that for a while!) Hints of dust, malt and herbs. Taste is very malty with a bitter, dusty and light sweet touch. Where bitterness is most present next to the dominating maltyness. Malty herby light hoppy bitter aftertaste. Low to medium carbo, light tingly/spicy mouthfeel, low to medium body and a texture between watery and creamy.


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