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Cobra Beer
Brewed at Brouwerij Palm

Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Burton-on-Trent, England

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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
lokis333 (351) - Bir˛ai, LITHUANIA - JUN 3, 2016
Light clear gold color with frothy white foam. Aromas, generaly malty with notes of sweetcorn, paper, carboard and ight lemon. Although romas are very weak. Palate, medium body with thin-ish texture and high carbonation leaving boozy finish. Taste, is sweet and alcoholic of light malt, with tones of sweetcorn, paper and light grass. Overall, it is okay, not amazing.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
josanguapo (989) - SPAIN - APR 9, 2016
From Carrefour Camas. In Teku glass. Zapping HD films (Vida de Adele, Invencion Hugo, Norte y Sur) Better than average pilsner. Neutral in nose. Medium carbonation and body. Herbal balanced taste. Alcohol not much bothering. Big head that dissipates quickly

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (845) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Pours vibrant gold good head well carbonated aroma alcohol corn very clean tasting some metallic and hint of the Belgian yeast notes decent

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strut1066 (6) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2016 does not count
Pale yellow, hazy, quite gassy which makes the head not last long. Grass and hops on the bouquet , initially sweet on the palate but follows with a nice tangy bite to it and a nice mouthfeel,similar to some Belgians or German helles. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (397) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Butelka 750ml. Slomiany kolor z biala obfita kremowa piana. Zapach zdominowany przez chmiel cytrusy i lekko ryzowy finisz. Smak polslodki chmielowy ale z lekko wyczuwalnymi drozdzami.Nie jest zle .orzezwiajace. lecz rozczarowuje brakiem glebi zapachu i smaku.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
melush (2657) - SPAIN - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle 75cl / Botella 75cl. @ El Corte Ingles, Sevilla, Espańa. A: Golden / Dorado. T/S: Malt, sweet, alcohol / Malta, dulce, alcohol.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pinball (11896) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2015
75 cl bottle from palma clear yellow small. White head. Very mild aroma. Lager. Flavor is boozy malts with some yellow fruits and some hops. Carbonation is agressive . Tastes like a Belgian blonde pilsner if that existed.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (2256) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 17, 2015
Pours a clear glden color, topped with an avergae sized white head, quickly settling. Aroma is malty, a bit grassy with wet paper notes (though not too strong). Taste is sweet, malty, some presence of alcohol can be felt, mild bitterness. Not unpleasant, though, to be fair, nothing extra.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1831) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
750ml. Drank from a Tulip. I would like to marry this with a Vindaloo or a very hot Phaal curry - either one would be a palate fuck I am speculating . This strong Cobra equivalent (to the usual Cobra lager drank with curry @ most UK Indian restaurants ) is tight ! There is nothing flashy here - a boozy ,malty and easy to chug honest hight boot Lager. It is cleaner than some typical strong potent lagers . A bit of bready notes , toffee , maybe floral red apple . This ain’t that bad you snobs.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Towey1989 (1654) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear straw colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of lots of grassy hops, lemon, some wheat, slight yeast, cereal and sweet grain. Taste of sweet grain, cereal, some lemon, a hint of grapefruit, wheat and grassy hops. Light bodied and a fizzy carbonation. A dry, chalky finish with subtle grassy hop bitterness. Slightly more flavourful than a standard lager but the finish and aftertaste aren’t nice. Taste of chalk and cardboard on the palate too. Not worth the £3.99.


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