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Brewed by Champigneulles (TCB Beverages)
Style: Pilsener
Champigneulles, France

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.65   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Can and bottle: Filtered.
Marketed as Karlsquell Bier, Karlsquell Beer and Karlsquell Pils. Often with the slogan: "First Quality Pils".
Originally brewed by Ottweiler/Karlsberg, Germany at 5% abv, production moved to Martens, Belgium, in 2001, then to TCB-Beverages’ Champigneulles brewery in France with an abv of 4.7%.
Ingredients: Water, Barley Malt, Wheat, Hop extract, Caramel colouring.


0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
kyuss (21) - BELGIUM - MAR 24, 2005
Cheap as hell, tastes like shit. Although I have encountered people that like it (a bit).

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
fraans (31) - ostend, BELGIUM - JAN 12, 2005
Oh my god, is this beer ?!?! I wouldn’t call it that. I think it’s the cheapest beer available in Belgium, and u can taste why!!! Good luck.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ungstrup (29226) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2004
A light yellow beer with a huge white head. The aroma is a boring malty one. While the flavor is dry with notes a straw and the body is thin.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2004
Clean bitterness with a hint of citrus and something sweet in finish. A little too sour and fresh for a pilsener. Lacks the hops

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2004
Pale golden coloured. Really bad aroma with fishy notes. Extremely weak and watery flavour and mouthfeel.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JorisPPattyn (7889) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 8, 2004
Part of a double test. Tasted as "Karl Pils" (bottled) and "Premium Pils" (sic- canned) with identical labels, very much alike to Karlsquell pils label. Both brewed for Match/Profi a.o. by Martens. I’m convinced they’re identical, despite the differences indicated below <P> Karl: Very clear gold, medium off-white head, not persistent. Premium: Very clear, pale gold; good off-white head, leaving lace. 4/5 Karl: Chaff, whiff of sewage or puddled rainwater. Premium: Chaff, bit yeasty. 4/10 Karl: Grainy, rather sweet taste. Premium: Dull, grainy taste, livening up in the finish. 4/10 Karl: Very light, powdery, some carbondioxide titillating. Premium: Very light, powdery, carbondioxide titillating. 2/5 Karl: Dull pilsener. Premium: dull pilsener 8/20 I think they’re the same. The can seems to keep it better. Or do I like the dissolving metal coating? </P>

1.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2004
Ligth yeasty aroma. White frothy head. Normal blond body. Light bitter flavour, little bit salty in the finish. Watery texture, flat mouthfeel. Dish-water.

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Nate (3710) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2004
Mild hops aroma, bit sweet. Metallic. Dull dark amber clear with no head. Med-heavy watery body. Low carb. Unremarkable taste. Light hops flavor, mostly watery bitterness. No sweetness. Bland bitter finish & after.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
jerohen (1993) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2002
Below average, typical supermarket beer. No good.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
bierkoning (10172) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2002
Hay and strong barnyard aroma. Neutral taste, watery and skunky. Slight bitter, metallic aftertaste. It’s cheap and it’s really bad!


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