Grolsch Premium Lager

Today’s beer is Grolsch Premium Lager

Alcohol: 5.0%

Cap Type: Twist-off

Cost: $1.75 (Purchased at grocery store)

Name: Named after the town of Groenlo which was the then known as Grolle.

Brief History: The brewery was found in 1615 in Groenlo.Currently is the second largest brewer in the Netherlands, after Heineken. Grolsch is the 21st largest beer provider in the world, and in 2007 was purchased by SABMiller for 814 million pounds. 3.2 million hectoliters of beer is produced annually by Grolsch.

Now let’s get to the beer!

Style:Euro Pale Lager

Appearance: Comes out as a gold/yellowish color with very little head. It had an average about ofcarbonation.

Scent/Smell: Slightly spicy hops, quite grainy, and has a slightly skunky smell towards the end.

Taste: Quite grassy and hoppy. Taste like that of an average European lager.

Mouthfeel: Average carbonation, very light body and somewhat smooth.

Drink with (food): White fish, lobster, shrimp, pork, light cheese, lightly spicy food.

Grade: B-

This is a solid Dutch beer. Something that you would expect from a macro-brewer. Wouldn’t have any issues sitting at a bar and ordering a couple after a long day at work.

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