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

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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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1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Jfishback13 (275) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2011
Bought under the name of Krait Prestige champagne lager at a decently hefty price. Tasted like over carbonated miller to me. Just a sad, sad beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flying_pig (1004) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
edsspoon (537) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2388) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1514) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 18, 2014
Cervesa molt gasificada i amb poc aroma, és refrescant. Cerveza muy gasificada y con poco aroma, es refrescante.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
markextrae (1322) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2014
shared bottle at a pale lager tasting. poured a yellow golden colour with a white head. grains, malty, some fruit notes, lemon, lemon peel, some sweetness, some hops. ok

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle @tasting. Pours yellow, Almost no nose at all, big caramel palate with some vegetable and floral notes, ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (4244) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Clear golden yellow, thin white head. Aromas of cereal and grains. Taste is sweet, something herbal. Sticky finish. OK, inoffensive enough.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BenH (2506) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma of cereal, grain and straw. Taste of cereal, yeast, honey. Sweet and sticky. Not great

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Graham77 (281) - Cumbria, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2014
750ml bottle. Very mediocre. The hopping style does nothing for this strong lager. Brewed with rice and yet cost £5-99 a bottle, need I say more. It is quite smooth, fairly unpleasant, sour and not as nice as the bottle it came in. Do not pay £5-99 for this. I wouldn’t pay £3-99.


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