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Brewed by Grolsche Bierbrouwerij Ned. (Asahi)
Style: Pale Lager
Boekelo, Netherlands

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2056   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered and force-carbonated.
Premium Lager / Pilsner Since 1615
Ingredients: Water, Malted barley, Hops
The companys best selling lager.

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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
YnotABeer (96) - Missouri, USA - MAR 1, 2004
average beer but pricey. crisp, classic taste with some hop presence. light and refreshing as expected; best when very cold. nothing stands out, but worth trying and keeping the bottles.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JMerritt (1941) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2004
I got one of those mini kegs of this for a party. Poured golden with a large, sticky and loosely formed head. Aroma was of wet straw and other grains. Taste was a perfect match: wet grains, light hops, and a lightly acidic aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
swiseman (489) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - FEB 25, 2004
For a common lager, this is quite good. decent aroma, average-good initial head and an aftertaste with hints of bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Winefly (60) - KEW, AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2004
This is my kinda beer. Its got the lot and is far superior for mine, than the Heineken. It has a good solid taste and leaves a good after taste. I liked it.

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2004
Really not that interesting. Golden colour with big but not lasting head. Aroma is virtually not existing. Flavor is under average.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Spanner (60) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - FEB 3, 2004
Only madmen pay extra for the swing-top bottle! Fine light lager with few bubbles-and a pop top! Spanner.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hershiser2 (2800) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2004
This is a very average beer in an overpriced container. The smell was not inviting because there was virtually no smell, other than a faint hint of a beer. Not really worth trying, because of the price, because it's not something I would see someone wanting to drink when they want a tasty brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (17068) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2004 Can Good lager with hoppy aroma. This gives some personality to otherwise light to medium bodied "basic lager". Finishing flavor is average and moderately bitter. (5/3/6/3/11 2.8)
Re-rated, bottled, alc. 4.5% ABV (BB 03/2005)
Normal lager color with a good white head, lace. A bit skunked hoppy aroma. Medium bodied, sweety malts - almost like sweet corn - flavor with decent hoppy bitterness in the finish. Should be better when fresh. (5/2/4/3/10 2.4)

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
becksgenius (110) - Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2004
In the same class, as heine, and pilsner urquell. maybe even becks. quite skunky upon opening, and not something i really enjoy, but in a pinch it does fine.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - JAN 19, 2004
Not skunked: Clean clear color, hoppyy aroma, smooth sweet finish, not a bad lager. However it's greatest asset (it's supercool bottle) is also it's greatest downfall as it is often skunked.


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