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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Pilsener
Aying, Germany

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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The dry bitterness of classic pilsner makes this a perfect, pre-dinner drink. Although we borrowed the style from Bohemia, our pils is classsic Bavarian, made partially with barley we grow ourselves, a blend of fresh Hallertau and Tetnang hops and our unique St. Andreas mineral water. The vivacious color is reflective of the barley fields that surround our brewery. The head is light and thick and leaves a beautiful Bavarian lace on the empty glass. . In the mouth, our pils achives balance and roundness, without the hops overpowering the fruitiness of the malt.


4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
SNIAT (120) - Passaic, New Jersey, USA - AUG 7, 2001
Had this at Ayinger and between Forschungbrau, Andechs and Ayinger it came it a third (which is liking saying who was better: Mickey, Willie or ’The Duke’. If you go to Munchen, stop in Ayinger (they even rent rooms and the food is great).

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4354) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Looks fine, smells fine. this is a pretty tasty pils. Light, a good hop presence and bite and quite dry as well. Tasty and sessionable.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PetrZalio (17) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 20, 2009
One of the Best PILSENER of the World! It is South Bavarian style of Pilsener - it means more malty than North Germany Style. Very delicious hoppy and malty aroma with touch of fresh hay and corn. In palate suprisingly full body,it is malty, sappy with hints of minty of pressed hops cone. Long dry and sappy finish. Fresh carbonation (fresh und spritzig). Best aperitiv! Best served in the Centre of Ayinger Village in brewery biergarten Liebhard´s Keller (fresh drought). All products from Ayinger are ones of the best beers in Bayern. All categories (Hell, Export, Weiss, Ur-Weiss, Doppelbock). Especially Bräu - Hell.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeffwhalen (45) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2003
a potent pils, points for potentcy...biting taste in the back of the throat leaves me thirsty for more, that's a good sign

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2011
My Bottom Line :
This spritzy Pils promotes straw-like cereals onto a grassy, spruce-y hop character for a highly flavorful and refined tasting experience.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A sticky head of foam covers the clear pale golden.
-This is yet another world-class lager from Ayinger. Bravo! If only more ratings would come from a tap close to the source, not from bottles exported across the pond…
-The hop finish is long and highly pleasant, emboldened by the dryness.
-Every ingredient is clearly showcased from nose to finish.

On tap at Ayinger Speis und Trank, Munich.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonas (5469) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2003
Head retention could be better. Flowery hoppy / bohemian nose. Fullbodied with relatively low carbonation. Tasty and clean.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 16, 2004
bottled. pretty pale. custard aroma and some mango sweetness. very full-bodied with a good hit of bitterness. really nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nekronos (3594) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 25, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2006 For sure, there is no doubt this is a good brewery, but this beer was not as good as the lagres. I mean, it has not that sour smell, but it was ok after all. I liked it, it was clear and strong.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fin (7012) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2008
Had this at the Ayinger am Platzl, Munchen, Germany 26-01-08 A good clean tasting light golden pilsner that was really fresh and crisp, don’t normally go for Pilsners that much but this I’ll make an exception for.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (12741) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2010
Bottle at home. Clear yellow/golden - white head. Aroma of a nice citric hoppy pilsner. White bread. Egg. Nice hoppy. Nice bitterness. Grassy. Light body. Very refreshing.


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