Brewed by Kulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Pilsener
Kulmbach, Germany


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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A truly great Pils, a little maltier and more ‘Bavarian’ than the rest. The 6-packs are brand new for the American market.

666seth's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
666seth (229) - California, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Average Lager beer not much here. Missing the hoppy bitterness that a Pils should have

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mile (3830) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle. Light golden, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish aroma, light herbal hoppyness. Body is light to medium, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish flavor, light herbal hoppyness. Finish is average, malty - lightly grainy and dryish/lightly sweetish with light herbal hoppyness. Nothing wrong - nothing special. Could be drier with more bitterness (if marketed as "truly great pils").

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
puboflyons (3119) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 24, 2016
From the 11.2% bottle. Clear, straw yellow pour underneath a modest white foamy head. The aroma brings out a good toasted malt and bread character with a little soapiness and some cut grass. Light body. Toasted malt character for sure in the flavor with a clean and crisp grassy hop finish. Refreshing on a 85 degree day. It is a Pilsener and pretty straightforward.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Moravius (1130) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 16, 2016
Dose (50 cl) aus dem Sanlitun Friendship Store, Peking. - Goldgelb, klar, üppige Schaumkrone. - Geruch sehr hellmalzig-süß mit zu milden, schwach floralen Hopfenaromen, etwas kalkig. - Antrunk überwiegend malzsüß mit Weißbrot. Die schwach zitronige Hopfenherbe ist sehr zurückhaltend. Ganz schwache Gummi-Anklänge. Mild rezent, weich im Mund. Im Abgang schwach krautige Herbe. - Malzbetontes Pilsener des bayerischen Typs mit sehr schwach ausgeprägter Hopfung und ein wenig billiger Anmutung. Trotzdem sehr süffig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (1237) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - FEB 21, 2016
On tap at Growler and Gill. Aroma of bread and hops. . Appearance is pale gold with persistent head . Tasting hops, sweet malt, hay, a bit of pepper. Palate is crisp and clean with a nice malt balance. Overall, a very good pilsener.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiveacestx (930) - Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle - Light yellow, small head, light creme aroma, a grass taste and a bit metallic. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
snoworsummer (4802) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Draft at the Gnarly Barley. Pours hazy dark gold with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like pale malts, faint corn, booze, and light beer. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet corn, pale malts, and bread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2016
bottled, golden pour with short foam, aroma is sharp cheese with some prickly hops in the body of the flavor , ok light finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gubihumle (584) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2015
Flaske. Farven er strågul og skumkronen er hvid og cremet. Aromaen er humle, græs og let malt medens smagen er humle og malt. Er lidt mere bitter end de fleste andre pilsnere. Men netop dette er det gode ved den.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Calisky (2497) - ALSACE, FRANCE - DEC 9, 2015
Couleur dorée, très légère mousse. Nez malté, céréales, léger miel. Gout malté, céréales , houblonné herbeux assez sec. Fin avec petite amertume et note douce (un peu miel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hens (736) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - OCT 6, 2015
0.33L bottle. Light hop and white bread aroma. Pale yellow. Medium size white hat on top, disappears. Corn, vegetable soup, lightly malt felt somwhere. Quite reserved taste. Bit watery also. Bitterness is ok in finish, but that is not enough.

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