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Brewed by Brauerei Fässla
Style: Pilsener
Bamberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9292) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 24, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2014 Impressions from the schwemm:
-A ring of foam stands above the transparent golden.
-Dry hay and herbal supporting hops make up most of the flavor profile.
-Very clean and lean-bodied, very drinkable.
-Aroma and flavor are consequential, no surprises here.
-Herbal hop bitterness lingers amicably.

On tap a couple of times at the brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
diabel (1680) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2006
On tap at the brewery. Frothy, white head, which diminishes mostly. Clear, yellow body. Aroma of light hops. Lightly bitter initial flavour, moderately bitter finish. Nice, refreshing pilsener, but not fancy or superinteresting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5594) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2007
Aroma is slightly grainy, honey, tree bark, grassy hop with a small hint of baked bean. Taste is a good mixture of malts, balanced honey, grainy sweetness with grassy and hints of peppery hop. Dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15492) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2009
50cl bottle @ Bamberg. Pours clear yellow with a small creamy white head. Lots of freshness in this one. Crisp, nice hop profile and dry. A bit of bread, herbal and grainy notes. Very nice and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4630) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2010
Bottle. Pale golden beer with a fairly strong head. The aroma is nicely dry, and the flavour is dry with a slight fruity feel. Overall a nice drinkable pilsner.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (12718) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2013
Bayrischer anstich at Fässla. Golden with a lasting white head.Aroma of malt and herbalhops, with plenty of DMS. Dry flavour with lots of hops and a rather bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21802) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
25th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 2. On tap at the Brewpub come comfortable hotel. Clear pale gold beer, small white head. Smooth palate. Light fine carbonation, manages to provide a light sting. Smooth malt, slightly tangy. Nice peel underneath provides a little bitterness. Light dry finish with a very mild bitter linger.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8957) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Bamberg jolly day 2 25/01/2014. Draft at Fassla in the morning. Bright light golden yellow coloured pour with a nice lasting white froth. Aroma is earthy nobel hop with a light veg note anf green apple. Flavour is nice clean pils, nobel hop and lager yeast. Medium.light palate. Solid grassy bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (6448) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle from Fristo Getränkemarkt in Bamberg. The beer has got a clear deep golden colour with an steady low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and straw, followed by a taste of mild, yet bitter hops, light malt, bread, barley, grass and mild citrus fruits. Refreshing and easy drinkable with quite a high carbonation. Good and solid beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TAR (2657) - Marshall (Asheville area), North Carolina, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Draft at Brauerei Fässla: Luminous flaxen golden. Pleasant but simple aroma of lemon zest, honeysuckle and toasted hay. Soft carbonation sits snugly on the tongue. Subtle lemony acidity precedes a vibrant grassy hop expression. Mineralic and snappy, though a mild note of DMS (lettuce) muddles things. Crackery pils malt is gently glazed with sugar and aside from a very minor grainy brashness, is polished and nicely textured. Cleanly bitter finish is pleasantly coarse in its leafiness, with lingering lemon balm and lemon pulp. Slippery residue lasts well into the aftertaste to plague the malt structure. While this - or any Fässla product, for that matter - isn’t something I seek when in Bamberg, it’s far from unpleasant. Aside from a few minor imperfections and being overly restrained, it’s highly drinkable, with an appealing softness and good hop flavor. Serviceable.


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