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Brewed by Kronenbourg (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Obernai, France

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1512   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & bottle; Pasteurised.
First brewed in 1952.
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, maize, wheat malt, colour:caramel, hop extract
Kronenbourg 1664 is France’s No.1 selling beer and the UK’s second-biggest selling premium lager.
Kronenbourg 1664 is made with a unique blend of hops including aromatic hops from Alsace.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2005
Light yellow gold, very little head or lacing. Aroma was lightly sweet and vegetal. Thin palate, mostly smooth, some carbonation. Taste was thinly malty with a light sugary aftertaste. I guess you’d want to drink this on a really hot day. Not offensive, but not memorable either.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
highlandlad (1434) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - FEB 20, 2005
Had low expectations of this and was pleasantly surprised. No complexity but it’s a decent session lager. Poured a gold colour with a big head. Some buttery malt on the nose, and zesty hops. Creamy palate, light and quenching with a negligible finish. Buttery malt, minimal bitterness. (Bottle)

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
bark (255) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2005
The liquid is clear and pale yellow; the large foam is made of big bubbles, it dissolves quickly into a finger thick head.

The smell is pretty strong for a lager. There is a rather simple, sweet flavour of malt and fresh bitter hops, white loaf (from the adjuncts?).

The carbonation is fairly average. Quite fresh…

The taste is rather mild and a bit creamy; the bitterness is low. There are notes of white bread, some diacetyl. The finish is fresh. The short and soft aftertaste got sweetness and some bitter hops.

In other words: Yet another adjunct lager. I’ve seen worse.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joemacaluso (119) - Prairieville, Louisiana, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Good beer, seems very much like a dortmunder style, not too sweet, not too bitter on the hops. Good beer overall, better than many standard German Pils.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 13, 2005
Nice clear straw colour with big spritzy head. big hoppy aroma, hopyy tatse by dry finish. nice session beer.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2013 Draught. A yellow gold coloured lager with an aroma of grass and glass. The taste is mostly gassy with a dull malt flavour. There are definitely worse lagers out there. I could be forced to drink this again. Score 2.0
Subsequent ratings scored 1.8 and 2.0. Average becomes 1.9

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stew41 (1793) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - FEB 11, 2005
Nice medium gold. Standard issue nose, some malt influence, otherwise unremarkable. Fairly neutral palate, more malt flavours than one would typically expect from the genre. Slightly dry finish.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
heemer77 (5158) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - FEB 7, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2006 Nice deep gold with a thin white head. Aroma is the expected cooked carrots and green beans. Maybe some grass. The taste is very refreshing with carrots and some pepper spice. Not much else happening here.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerBlockaid (683) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 7, 2005
On Tap @ TSI(Jacksonville) A typical lager. Grassy, hoppy, wheaties....hey is that michael jordan? Light golden, lacing is good. Just not my cup o’ tea. But had to try it. Listening to :: Rush - Bastille Day::

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Jonathan3584 (323) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 6, 2005
I’m guessing mine must have been skunked, thanks to the green bottle -- when will that stop? This beer smelled awful and tasted just as bad. Very skunky. Not recommended.


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