Brewed by Fürstlich Fürstenbergische Brauerei
Style: Pilsener
Donaueschingen, Germany


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RATINGS: 181   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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
teorn88 (3489) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
uckelman (344) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Pours clear, golden. Small bubbles, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, grainy. Flavor is grains, hay. Bitter, sticky finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jann3 (156) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2013
Clear golden body, white quickly disappearing head. Rather soft carbonation. Aroma is malty and sweetish but the taste has pleasant bitterness; hoppy flavors of grass and herbs. (0, 33l bottle at the TXL Airport lounge.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (2461) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2013
0,33 l bottle BB 10/13 Golden clear color, frothy + creamy white foam head. Aroma: bread, hay, cereal, herbs. Taste: light sweetness, medium bitterness. medium body, oily feel, average carbonation. bitter, dry and long finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackisle (973) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2013 light bready malts, grainy hops and yeast, all together light aroma, foamy white head, clear pale golden, fresh, smooth and clean taste, light hops, light body, smooth bitterness in the finish, light but tasty pilsner

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ken1 (1116) - DENMARK - SEP 8, 2013
A fruity and bitter flavor with a watery aftertaste. Color is amber with a white head.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Raistlin (158) - London, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2013
This bee has golden colour and pretty big white head. However, head disappears quickly, which was a bit of a disappointment. It has lighter taste with just bit of bitterness at the end. Its a nice sipping beer that does not overwhelm with hops. Not bad for right occasions.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
MichaelAwesome (4982) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2013
Bottle shared with McTapps. A tough one for sure. Bit of grains, the rest is just dull and full of cheap bitterness. No way in drinking that one again.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
McTapps (4993) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden colour with low head and crisp body. Unpleasant nose of bitterness. Taste of bitter hops, old barley, grass and old citrus peel. Hard to drink with a very dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
czar (5013) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 6, 2013
pours clear pale yellow with a nice frothy white head, some retention and lacing. bready and lightly sugary malts, bit of corn, hay and grass, maybe some apple juice. faint nobleness and flowers. average carbonation, light body - slightly watery, short but present and almost bland herbal-citrusy finish. meh - DP.

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