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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
FrankJohansen (3617) - Sabro, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2006
Can. Pale yellow colour with a small moslty diminishing head. Weak aroma and taste of hops and malt. Watery body.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - MAY 29, 2005
Pale yellow body, with a small white head. Grainy nose, some stale hops. Waterish, foul flavor.

   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).

   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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ungstrup (34658) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2004
Pale golden coloured. Really bad aroma with fishy notes. Extremely weak and watery flavour and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JorisPPattyn (9505) - Ursel, 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>

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
diabel (1680) - 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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Nate (4200) - 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.

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