Brewed by Martens
Style: Pilsener
Bocholt, Belgium


on tap


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Previously brewed at Darguner in Germany.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MUbArAKKArAbUM (25) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2013
16Oz can poured into Stein. Nice golden color decent head little lacing, bread, cereal, very metallic. better than any macro swill but not by much

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (5866) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Light straw color with a very tall, tight bubbled white head. Chalky, floury malt scents. Hints of grassy to floral hops. Lightly sweet. Mild bitterness. A light lager with some pilsner tendencies. 3/11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (4061) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2016
This stuff is a solid okay. Nothing wrong w/ it and no off flavors but not really flavorful. It does have a nice perfumy hop character and interesting creamy texture but beyond that it strikes me as a little bit bland. Not the worst thing in the world, I must admit. I wouldnt complain about knocking a few of these back in whatever country its being made in currently.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrnkMcDermott (3047) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2015
After picking this up, along with some Baltic skunk juice, from an ethnic grocer thats going out of business, I find that in over 3 years, Ive only had one new rating from Germany. So this is worth something, especially as it ticks off one more German state for me. For a brewer in the former East Germany, theyre kind of far away to be slapping the word "Belgium" all over their can. Does anyone else think this has a Belgian character or just a neighborhood cheap German beer? Well, this does pour a decent pils smell, and the beer is a clean, golden color under a spongy head thats leaving some lace behind. Gotta say the taste is not bad, just not noticeable. Yes, it does start to leave a sugary taste on my mouth past the middle of the .5 L can, and the alcohol does start to hit a little hard. For a cheap beer thats usually found among the Baltic swill, I would have not trouble setting out a bucket of these at a gathering.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
drdisque (789) - Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2015
500 ml can from Polish deli near my house. Pours plain clear amber. Aroma is slightly ricey and sweet. Flavor is sweet, very lightly hopped. Very little funk. Aftertaste is sweet and weird. Not horrible, but not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2014
0.5L can thanks to my good beer buddy Cheap. I was surprised by the low ratings and comments on this one, I loved this German pilsner. Clean crisp taste, I could easily do another!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cheap (5545) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Found a 24 pack of 0.5L cans at my local distributor, Beaver Co Beverage for $19. Even warm from the can, this is not a bad brew, fairly smooth and easy going. Cant wait to try it cold. Does have some of tat mild euro pils smell when you first pop the can but its all smooth sailing after that. Glad I stopped over at the local PALCB distributor today! This was pretty good compared to that bitter nebraska IPA I had earlier, quite refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (13904) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2014
500 ml can poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of bread, graininess and light yeast. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of bread and light yeast with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
HIGHB4LL (837) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2014
500 ml can. Appearance: two fingers of white head, straw color, clear. Aroma: yeasty, light sweetness, slight honey. Palate: light body, average carbonation, sticky texture. Taste: not much, malty sweetness. Overall, nothing amazing, but definitely had worse. Drinkable for sure.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Bought these consistently for a month on sale@ 20 bucks for 24 16oz. Drank many with family and friends and all thought were good for that price point. Pours pale yellow with huge carbonation of white suds. Aroma sweet with slight say pilsener tang. Flavor likewise reflection. Good medium mouthfeel, some dry grassiness. Overall a worthy buy if price is right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foyle (413) - Wyoming, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Appearance: pours a thick white sudsy head which slowly recedes. Plenty of lacing. Color is light gold with plenty of carbonation. Aroma: funky yeast that is typical of euro lagers, lightly toasted barley malt, a hint of grassy hops. Mouthfeel: light, watery and crisp. mostly dry finish. Flavor: sourdough bread, sweet barley malt, grassy and earthy hop bite in the finish. Overall: pleasant and typical of the style.

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