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Brewed by Bryggeri Helsinki
Style: Pilsener
Helsinki, Finland

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Bryggeri Pils on uskollinen eteläsaksalaisille esikuvilleen. Kullankeltaisen värin taustalta löytyy herkullinen maltainen runko ja kaiken kruunaa upea humalointi saksalaisilla lajikkeilla. Note: The first batches were brewed by Saimaan Panimo.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Draught @ the brewpub, Helsinki. Rated on on 3.6.2013.
Pours a slightly hazy yellow colour with a firm white head. Aroma of strong grassy hops, mild citrus and hay. Flavour of grainy malts, strong grassy hops, bread-like malts and some fruity yeastiness. Light bodied, very smooth mouthfeel and soft carbonation. A clean and tasty pils.
Earlier Rating: 4/20/2013 Total Score: 2.9
Draught @ HBF 2013. Pours a cloudy orange colour without a head. Aroma of strong hay, grains and bread. Flavour of sweet juicy mango, grassy hops and some biscuit. Light bodied, dry mouthfeel and a grainy grassy finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2826) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Tap at Brewpub, Bryggeri Helsinki. Originally rated 12072013. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, grain and hops. Pretty nice.
Earlier Rating: 4/19/2013 Total Score: 3.2
Draught at HBF 2013, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, grain and hops. Pretty nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20330) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2013
Draught@Bryggeri Helsinki, Helsinki. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is slight floral notes, some sweet malts, mild bready notes and some herbs as well. Flavour is sweet malts, mild floral and grassy notes. Quite much on the sweeter side compared to the HBF version, but still a refreshing brew.
Earlier Rating: 5/12/2013 Total Score: 3
Draught@HBF2013. Golden colour, small white head. Aroa is mild floral and grassy notes along with some grains, bready malts and fruits. Flavour is fruity, brutally grainy along with some herbal notes. Clean and quite pleasant pils.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (2975) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - JUL 8, 2013
On tap at the brewpub
My first of four samples indicates to me that the people behind this brewpub know their stuff. As a bonus it was on the cheap side (for Finland) which means if I had to spend more time in the area I would know where to go to stretch the budget. This might be their best beer or at least the one on tap at the time.

Aroma / Appearance - The coppery base and wispy white head sparkle with a bit of carbonation. Black pepper, cinnamon, and malts contrast with the hoppy bite. It is on the earthy side rather than floral as a good fresh beer of this style should be.

Flavor / Palate - The hops and malt ease the flavor profile into a waiting throat. Semisweet caramel bites carry the bitter transition to a hoppy finish. It lingers in the throat like an hour long sunset. To find something this good I usually have to go to brewpubs that specialize in Germanic styles.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brandman (2076) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2013
Draught @ bryggeri. Semi hazy yellow body, white head. Nice herbal german hops and toasty crispy malt. Floral aftertaste. Nice pils.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thellgren (273) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 2, 2013
0.4 l draught @ Bryggeri Helsinki. Very good. This has plenty of hops to make it tasty, but not too much to scare away those who don’t like really dry beers. Goes very well with herring and other salty fish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
3fourths (8029) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2013
From draft and unfiltered at Bryggeri Helsinki.
Lightly hazed gold body with a soft white head. Softly doughy nose at first with a clear development of lemon and spice. Couple that with a clean profile, small addition of yeast, smooth baked biscuit and light honey-flavored malt, stunning lemon oil hop flavor and pithy bitterness in the finish only growing more intoxication as it warms and opens. Quenching, hoppy, balanced. Better every time I drink it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (2149) - FINLAND - MAY 28, 2013
Draught@brewpub. Yellow w/slight haze. Pale malts on nose, german lager yeasty profile. Body is light, quite soft and nice. Bitter, tasty. Pale malts, hoppy remnants. Overall a very tasty, at least when fresh, well made clean pils. I’m suprised of the quality of the beer these guys make, feels very authentic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3169) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2013
Draught @ brewpub. Unclear golden in color, thick, creamy white head. Looks great. Lots of grain in aroma, light fruitiness as well. Flavor has hay, grainy malt, citrus, yeast. Smooth mouthfeel. Light bitter finish. Nice brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tide (1788) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 10, 2013
Draught at the brewery. Hazy golden color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, grass, malts and earthy notes. Nice crispy body with some hops too. Bitter finish with citrus and grass. Very nice, enjoyable pils.


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