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Style: Pilsener
Wijlre, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanBerg (59) - Alkmaar, - DEC 13, 2006
Very, very nice full bodied pilsener. The taste is hard to describe but it’s really authentic and hoppy. The commercial description says: ’strong taste, dry aftertaste’, and that’s right. I only drank this beer in bottles, I’d like to try it on tap.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle from Jan Linders, Eindhoven, on December 13, 2014.
As I can remember the bottle only had a neck label, from which I wrote down "Brand Up Urtyp Pilsener" at 5.5% ABV, this entry looks to be that one though.
Clear straw yellow color, fluffy white head. Malty, grainy scent. Malty, a bit hoppy taste. Bitter aftertaste. Weak thin mouthfeel, low bitterness.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
zvikar (3624) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks kerenmk. Pours yellow with a small head, aroma of grain, honey, corn, flavor is bitter with grain, sweet with herbs, light bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RW80 (807) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2014
33cl bottle Appearance: Crystal clear light gold, with a white fluffy head of 2 fingers. Aroma: grass, grains, light herbal tones Taste: bready malts and a light but a bit dusty gass hop finish comming from the Saaz hops. Thin body, average carbonation. Refreshing good pilsner.Probably the best Pilsner you can find in a Dutch Supermarket.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pjotrbeer (2) - - OCT 13, 2014 does not count
Suberb pilsener. Nice bitterness very refreshing, some citrus tones. How a pilsener should be.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kerenmk (2595) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks vipinvelp! Clear pale gold with white head. Almost no aroma, then after it sits in the glas old saaz hops. Very bitter, malty and a little grassy hops in the mouth. Light body, very carbonated, a little malty finish.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
tomer (1804) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - SEP 2, 2014
At a tasting, thanks kerenmk, smallish head clear pale yellow colour, aroma of water, yeast and skunk, sweet strange fruity flavour with some yogurt, quite bland. Yuck.

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tabletopjoe (15) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Better than the average pilsener. I love drinking these in footed pilsener glasses in the summer, on any random Dutch terrace. Great for quenching the thirst. Very drinkable, and the bitter finish keeps me coming back for more.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjik83 (659) - - AUG 19, 2014
30cl flesje op verjaardag Alcoholpercentage van 5,5% Uitgeschonken in Rolduc glas Pilsener conclusie: goed bitter balans, niet verkeerd qua smaak voor een pils. Echter op een verjaardag een paar up's drinken gaat je tegen staan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wouterlip (31) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
Net iets meer alcohol dan gewone pils. Heerlijk bitter van smaak maar wel fris. Goede dorstlesser. 10082014

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (1232) - NORWAY - JUL 15, 2014
Very pale straw colour. Clear. Foamy white head. Moderate hop aroma. Good hoppy bitterness in taste and aftertaste. A very decent pilsener. A bit waterish mouthfeel. Good drinkability.


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