Brewed by Brauerei Grieskirchen
Style: Pilsener
Grieskirchen, Austria


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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
The Grieskirchner Pilsner is the flagship of the brewery Gries churches. Anyone who has tasted the bitter delicate hop aroma once, will not easily be persuaded to an alternative.

Through its delicately tart hop aroma is very digestible. The Grieskirchner brewers affectionately call it their "Zechbier".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (10312) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 18, 2011
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilburs, Fort Collins, Colorado. Somewhat hazy, light golden appearance with a small white head. Lightly floral/grassy hoppy, grainy pils malty aroma. A little watery and a bit thin. Light grassy, floral hoppy, light pils malty flavor. Disappointing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 11, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. Light straw yellow pour with a smaller white head with decent lacing. Aroma is a little bit floral, and some funky pils malts. Lighter palate. Taste is not unpleasant - sweet malts, floral/herb, and a touch of hops to make it a little interesting.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheSponge (342) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2011
11.2 fl oz bottle purchased at Central Market in Mill Creek, WA. Pours a VERY PALE straw color with a white head. Aroma: Wheat. Flavor: Wheat, and a hint of sweetness. Meh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 6, 2011
Pours a clear and pale yellow beer with a white head. The aroma is malt, straw and notes of hops. The flavor follows the nose with a higher level of hops. The palate is dry with sweetness and some bitterness. Overall a beer below average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ernest (7030) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2011
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (flowers, herbs), with light notes of soap and DMS. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately bitter, slightly husky. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, slightly metallic. Ample hops in the nose, but also light, watery, husky, and metallic. Blah.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2011
Pours yellow with a white head. Aroma is malt, grass, DMS and fruity notes. Flavour is malt, DMS, sweet fruity notes and grass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (8879) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 31, 2011
bottle. faint nose (grains, vitamins, light hop pungency). crisp and vibrant but more from transparent hop bitterness and fizzy carbonation. rough malt edge. light flavor of stewed grains, minerals/vitamin yeast. watery texture. rough finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (12189) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2011
Pale golden with a small white head. Weak aroma of grain and cardboard. Sweetish thin flavour of malt with a bit of herbal hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dedollewaitor (15070) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2011
Bottle @ Odense Summer Tasting, 2011. Pours clear yellow with a small creamy white head. Malts. Hay and grain. Clean. Quite bland though. A bit thin body. Ends dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drpimento (2769) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2011
Not bad, not great. Let it sit out of the fridge for a few minutes before opening. Poured with a medium sized, fine, white head that mostly subsided soon and a little lace. Color is a clear, straw yellow with some small bubble trails. Aroma is malt, grain, hop, fresh cut grass, and a hint of skunk. Flavor is clean, similar to nose, malt stands out and so does the carbonic acid. Body is good and crisp aided by good carbonation for style. Finish is like flavor and has some length. Serviceable beer. Would work as session.

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