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

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RATINGS: 1416   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.


Lambister's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lambister (205) - - DEC 1, 2012
33 cl bottle. Golden pale color with pretty small white head. Nice malty and wheat maybe even some rice in aromas. Neutral nose but all in all good mass lager. Great refreshment.


2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rocketman06 (5) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 6, 2014 does not count
Smells like rubber tire. I’ve smelled other beer like this and they have been better. Taste is ok.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
htzpah (70) - - JUL 4, 2014
Fantastic beer I drink as a session. Can drink all day with meals or while watching France lose to Germany, and be reminded of one decent thing the French can brew, even though it pales in comparison to German offerings.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerbaaron (1124) - Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Clear pale golden with a minimal white head. Sweet grain. Corn. Bread. Vaguely fruity. Mild dryness. Watery. Goes down quick and easy. Ok.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BLADT (451) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle pour. See through gold. Thin head. No lacing. Nose is lemon grass, straw and some corn. Comes across as sweet. Light body, mostly neutral. Better than expected hop presence: some mild, pleasant, bitterness. You can do a lot worse in this style.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
POLK (2006) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2014
thin but slightly lemon and lovely soft pilsner although it is somewhat boring.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dacrza (484) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2014
DATE REVIEWED: June 21, 2014... GLASSWARE: Blanche de Chambly pokal... OCCASION: Willow Lake orientation day...APPEARANCE: cascading bubbles round out a clear golden body; thick white head--exhibits excellent white cloudy lacing... AROMA: fragrant Saaz with soft lemongrass and some wheat yeasts--fresh and energizing (and unexpected)... PALATE: soft, almost creamy champagne-like (unavoidable comparison?) and smooth; light, clean, dry aftertaste... TASTE: a bit maltier than anticipated; refreshing with some fruitiness and honey accents... OVERALLL: a surprisingly strong profile for a beer--a French beer, at that--I had long forgotten since our trip abroad in ’03..this beer poured fresh, presented well, cleansed the palate as a pilsner is apt to do, and offered just enough flavor to elicit a satisfied night....

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RedSox2004 (1200) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Pale yellow, tons of bubbles. Grainy malt, with corn and cardboard. Light body, huge effervescence.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ianwelby (405) - SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Basic enough lager but it meets the bitter/sweet balance quite well. As these sort of beers go it’s one of my preferred ones.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (918) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden amber with finger thick white head. Aroma: Corn, herb,grassy, spicy, slight citrus notes and light malt. Taste: Low/medium bitterness and sourness with low sweetness. Palate: Smooth medium thick texture, light body, average carbonation, abrupt bitter, slightly sour malty, spicy corn finish. Comments: Ok and glass lace. Rating is for bottled version 5.0% ABV.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
miquelcrush (1073) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.


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