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Brewed by Fürstlich Fürstenbergische Brauerei
Style: Pilsener
Donaueschingen, Germany

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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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The Fürstenberg Premium Pilsner, one of only a handful of "Premium" designated premium beers in Germany and long thought to be the first German Pilsner brewed in accordance to the Czech Pilsner method has an alcohol % of 4.8. Water is actually taken from the source of the Danube river deep in the Black Forest!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (4502) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 2, 2015
*Old rating, best before 09/2011. Schön frisch-herbes, trockenes Bier. Feinherb im Nachgeschmack, würzig mit trockenem süffigem Körper.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HippyHop (338) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 14, 2015
I didn’t like this stuff quite as much as my buddy Tiki below, but I do like the finish. Overall it’s pretty much just pale grain and....pale grain. But at the risk of degenerating into ambiguous macro taglines, this stuff has a nice clean taste to it - like it’s brewed with Rocky Mountain spring water. And the vented can is a great bonus!....ahem. Anyway, this stuff is aight for a generic pils. I wouldn’t brag about it to my friends, but I wouldn’t kick it out of bed either.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
assousa (17) - - DEC 19, 2014
Pouco aromática, espuma pouco persistente. Aparência bastante clara e leve. Sabor agradável e refrescante.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11806) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Flasche at Buoni near the Berlin Tiergarten. Pours gold with a white head. Aroma of malt and herb. Flavor is herb with a little grass and decent bread. Fairly dry.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Arve_Christian (3424) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 19, 2014
On tap at kneipe in Wiesbaden. Golden color, good foam. low aromas . Ok intensity,some grassy notes, mostly boiled vegetables and som malt with a very small hop note in the end. Medium body & complexity. Ok bitterness. OK enogh

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Freaky_tiki (673) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
I’ve been dreaming of the possibilities of pilsners lately. I love to start the session off with something intense (imp stout in the dark months; hop bombs or saisons in the bright months) & the end the session with crisp lower booze brews & I think a pilsner would fit the slot nicely. Except I’m having trouble finding the pilsner of my dreams. This one pours nice, with a cap that sustains throughout the entire drink (a rare sight that should warrant higher appearance scores below my review) & a groovy, almost flowery finish. The crispness could be ramped up. Pretty decent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (1084) - USA - AUG 15, 2014
Drunk on draught in Konstanz. Pleasant no thrills pilsener. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Pale yellow, thick white head; this disappointed - a thin pils with less bite and flavour than one would expect.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (2593) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
Pours a light straw with a moderate white top. Aroma is light straw and cereal malts. Taste is light grains and a small hop bitterness in the end. Solid German Pils.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3741) - austin, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2014
Musty and very bitter aroma. It’s pale yellow with a thin white head. The taste is just bitter, no sweetness.


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