Brewed by Brouwerij Palm
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Londerzeel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Contract brewed for Cobra Beer, formerly by Kielce Brewery and Rodenbach together, now only at Palm / Rodenbach.
Sold as Krait Prestige Champagne Lager in North America.
Double fermented to be twice the beer, King Cobra is a unique lager, specially brewed to be extra smooth.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rasmus40 (12436) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light fruity and corn. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish. 270315

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
saxo (14423) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, grass, straw, hops and has a semi bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (11906) - DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle, 7.5%. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, grainy, fruit, little cardboard and hop. Flavour is malt, fruit, hop, grainy, card board, medium sweet , little metallic, warming and a little bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HenrikSoegaard (11131) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Frothy White good mistly lasting head. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Lighgt bitter flavor. Short light bitter finish. Watery palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Camons (6808) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle @ Johns. Pours light golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt, grain, little grass. Flavor is light sweet, malt, grain, sugar, corn. Medium body, lively carbonation. 270315

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
serialver (25) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2015
Looks like a normal golden piss coloured larger. Smells wheaty. Clear rice taste with barley tones and malt finish. Refreshing and deceptively strong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flying_pig (1059) - SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2014
750ml bottle as a gift, purchased in Morrisons Supermarket, Glasgow:
I wasn’t quick sure about this one at all really, on the one hand it was quick strong and fairly basic but on the other it was easy to drink despite the strength and seemed better than what you usually get from an imperial pilsner, it wasn’t great but it was certainly a decent effort. I’m not entirely sure it’s a beer I’m realistically likely to pick up again but it is another off the 1001 list and I did manage to finish it easily enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wimpyjoe (5090) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle from Morrisons. Given the powerful name and elaborate bottle I expected better than the bland tasting slightly dry lager that’s clearly stronger than but perhaps lesser than regular cobra. Has a weak pale golden appearance with a small bubbly head that disappears fast. Aroma is slightly sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
edsspoon (654) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2014
Big 750ml bottle - pours hazy straw colour with a big bubbly head which gradually fades away. Aroma of fruits, malts and alcohol. Some acidity and a hint of banana. Taste is malts, mild bitterness, some fruits, banana and bubblegum. Light body, light carbonation. I spent £5 or so on this and it was definitely not worth it - especially when I discovered it was infact brewed in Burton-on-Trent - it travelled much further to get to the distributor than it would have to send it straight to my house.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2622) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle from morrisons. Hazy yellow beer with small head and lively carbonation. Aroma of sweet grain and a little spice. Taste is sweetish malts, cereal grain, some spice and a little alcohol warmth. Ok beer.

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