Brewed by Brauerei Grieskirchen
Style: Pilsener
Grieskirchen, Austria


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   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".

Lightrider's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lightrider (326) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle into an ale glass. Aroma is a lite hoppy grass. Pour is a honey color with a white head. Taste is a warm malt bitter. Finish is a crisp bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cthulhu (496) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - SEP 26, 2015
50 cl bottle. Straw colour with medium frothy head.Weak grain aroma.Mild sweetness with malt, grass and grain and some nice hints of hops.Light body with neutral finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
efeesse (281) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 31, 2015
Beer with light color, light body, soft carbonized, (bought a 50cl bottle on Bavaria trip).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (11578) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle from trade with Sebilinz, many thanks! Das Bier hat eine klare goldgelbe Farbe und eine fingerbreite weiße Schaumkrone. Der Geruch ist grasig hopfig, getreidig malzig. Der Geschmack ist getreidig malzig, leich grasig hopfig, dezent bitter, im Abgang süß malzig.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ffaoe (356) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Light malt aroma. Golden in color with decent head. Light balanced flavor of malts/hops. Light, refreshing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5433) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Pours a clear gold body with a one finger frothy white head. The nose is typical Euro lager, light pale malt, slight DMS, minimal hoppiness, and a bit of doughiness. The flavor isn’t the cleanest Pilsner, but it’s not bad, especially for being a green bottle Pils. It could use a bit more hoppiness, but it’s still quite drinkable. Light bodied and easy drinking with soft carbonation. Meh, much better than expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joejames (374) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours clear yellow, one finger quick white head. Very little lacing and not much retention. Aroma of bread and hay. Taste is slightly bitter mostly sweet pilsner malt. Light bodied, fizzy carbonation, thin mouth feel. Finishes slightly bitter and dry. Tasting notes of biscuit, herbs, grass and slight green bottle skunk. Not bad but nothing special.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2072) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Interesting that they call it bitter. It did taste a bit Heinekiny and wasnt as enjoyable as a German pils.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
andrew_drinks (234) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle. Pale gold, half an inch of foamy head. Doughy malt aroma, not much hop aroma despite the label! Medium high carb. Rich sweet bread malt, some chalky notes, sulphur, soft bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (5920) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2014
Ein klassisch simples Pilsner, das durchaus was im Angebot hat. Frisch und mildhopfig mit nur wenig Bitterkeit, dafuer etwas Getreide, Reis und eine kernige Brotigkeit. Vollkommen in Ordnung, wenn auch nicht besonders.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (5926) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2014
Bottle brought back home from Austria. The beer has got a clear light golden colour with low head and medium to crisp body. Aroma of hops and grass. Taste of mild hops, mild citrus fruits, grass and hay. Medium bitterness with a relatively high carbonation. Refreshing and easy to drink, yet nothing special.

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