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Brewed by Fürstlich Fürstenbergische Brauerei
Style: Pilsener
Donaueschingen, Germany

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   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!


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HeistAlmighty (1043) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 21, 2014
500ml can. One of the nicer looking clear beers I’ve seen. Lively carbonation, gold colour, whipped cream head that lasted a long time. Aroma and taste aren’t too special, slightly hoppier lager than usual, cardboardy grain malt. Creamy but slightly watery body. Overall, it was a beverage.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Headbanger (3051) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle (Old Notes)-Pours a clear yellowish golden with a small head. Aroma of grains, sweetness, and malt. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew was not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
waiake (2) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 16, 2014 does not count
500ml cans bought Pinehill, Auckland: foamy head which fades quickly, slight aroma & nice taste. good drop glad I’ve got 3 more

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rok1024 (919) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - MAR 23, 2014
Clear golden appearance with medium head. Malty and grassy aroma, semi dry finish. Decent and enjoyable Pilsener.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (1736) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 20, 2014
500ml can, somewhere in time. From old notes.
In short: average pilsener.
Another boring pilsener, nothing remarkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (1707) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Catch up rating. Pours pale gold with a an airy short-lived head. The aroma is grass and some crackers. The taste is a pleasant mix of herbal, earthy noble hops and doughy pale malts. The bitterness is moderate but lasts a long while in the finish. The mouthfeel is light and prickly with carbonation, a little too much fizz here.This is a nice pilsner. Nothing particularly striking, but good balance and a competent hop profile. Worth trying.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (5705) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 4, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein klares goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch hopfig, getreidig, grasig. Geschmack hopfig, grasig, lang anhaltende Bitterkeit.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maneliquor (2791) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 26, 2013
Not much to say here. A touch hoppier than most of its still but nothing to write home about. Not too shit is a positive

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
teorn88 (1916) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
5L mini-keg. Gold with a film of head. Smells like pilsener - grassy. Maybe a little sweeter than some. Nicely carbonated. Smooth. Mild. Tastes like it smells, grassy and grainy. Not much going on.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
uckelman (197) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 2, 2013
Pours clear, golden. Small bubbles, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, grainy. Flavor is grains, hay. Bitter, sticky finish.


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