Brewed by Einbecker Brauhaus
Style: Pilsener
Einbeck, Germany


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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Einbecker Brauherren Pils is the slightly tangy Premium-Pils-specialty from Einbecker Brauhaus AG, which is highly regarded by both Pils lovers and real connoisseurs. The unique Einbecker-bottle stands out among other beers on the market, especially with over 600 years of Einbecker experience in the art of brewing fine beers behind it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BillKismet (3602) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 28, 2002
Blonde-gold in color with a large creamy and frothy head that eventually breaks up into rather unappealing chunky islands. A funneled pilsner aroma with a feint malt presence and a flavor that is a tad skunky with some malting as well give this beer some depth. It is an okay german pilsner--but as my rating should attest, I think little of this style.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Bronstein (175) - Göttingen, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2002
Nothing but bitterness. Nearly impossible to get rid of that nasty taste. Nice to look at, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5966) - Tau, NORWAY - SEP 24, 2002
(Sampled bottle): Lovely hoppy aroma (Saazer and Hallertau?), moderate head, distinct bitterness but not unpleasant (and I’m not a hardcore hophead), very refeshing. I’m sure it’s even better on tap. A decent pils!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - AUG 20, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2003 Update: The first time I bought this one, I thought it was a little thin and a bit grainy, but somehow enormously drinkable (I finished a six over conversation with my father). It led me to believe that Pils in the more austere Rheinland style was perhaps better than I thought. Having always admired the Einbecker Maibock, I was shocked upon later purchases to find that the Pils weren't nere so grainy as I first thought--actually, there's a ton of sweet pale malt here, followed by flowery hops, then a really substantial hop bite to end it. I was astonished by how much the malt profile resembled the Maibock, though this one had a tiny bit of DMS (a bad flavor, perfectly placed here). Wow. What a tremendous Pils. Old: This is the pils that has made me reconsider the style. I have always thought of pils as a bit too austere, and in keeping with its North German heritage, a bit S&M--teasing and hinting at what it has and what it won't give you. This Saxon pils is certainly austere: very hoppy with light malt and a grainy/hoppy finish. But it is really something special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
YogiBeera (2554) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2002
Hoppy, grassy aroma - a little bit skunky. Yellow with a small head. It is hoppy but weak with a light bitter finish. I enjoyed it a lot while reading the ’Weekly World News’ finding out, that ’Mexican Crater hides spacealien city’

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10913) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 23, 2002
clear golden colour, fine head, strong herbal aroma, full-bodied with a long dry bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beloved Beer (278) - California, USA - JUL 19, 2002
very good pils. it has some depth and substance. hops dominate. a little bitter. a good pils

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2002
One of the best German pilseners on draught. Very good head and very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2002
This is a very funny pilsener. Very german.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDIPSO (5133) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 29, 2002
Nothing spectacular here. Light straw color with a fluffy white diminishing head, minimal lace. Quite grainy and sharply hopped. Thin powdery mouthfeel. Lacks smoothness.

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