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Brewed by Brauerei Grieskirchen
Style: Pilsener
Grieskirchen, Austria

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lightrider (344) - 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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlf (308) - DENMARK - SEP 7, 2016
Clear golden with medium white head; aroma is malty; taste is malt forward with some hops and low bitterness

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydslip (344) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Pale straw colored beer with a thin foamy bright white head. Fairly weak nose of cereal grain, refined sugar, and light musky hops. Flavor is similarly mild, and pretty straight forward, with a cardboard-like bitterness bolstered by sweet light malt. Fairly standard pilsener, a bit lighter than most, but otherwise unremarkable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kraddel (6146) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2016
Pours clear blonde, small white head. Smell is weak, some malts, some yeast. Taste is rather bitter, but furthermore very weak. Mild lageryeast. not very tastefull at all. Very watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2016
It’s quite a nice pils but is pretty run of the mill .. Hold yellow gold .. Grass and medium skunk .. Solid mild bitterness .. Light end .. I once hit myvheadcso hard I damaged a brain

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (10198) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2016
Draught @ Fischer Brau, Vienna, Austria. Pours yellow with a white head, light lacings. Aroma of malt, grain, grass, hay. Flavor is light sweet, malty, hint of corn, light grain, hay. Medium body, average carbonation, light bitter finish. Nice and clean. 120816

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
muzzlehatch (4746) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 18, 2016
12 ounce bottle from some mediocre, smelly liquor store in Rockford that isn’t worth remembering. Pours a rather dull dark amber-gold into my König Pilsener glass at slightly above fridge temperature, leaving little head...aroma is mostly malty (biscuit - light sourdough), I don’t get the DMS that some others have mentioned; it’s pleasing enough but nothing special....rather sweet, bit of honey, reasonable malt presence at the front though it thins out quite a bit at the finish, little hop character noticeable...drinkable enough but forgettable.

It’s funny, I was drinking this regularly a couple of years ago, wasn’t rating stuff, wasn’t really looking out so much for new beers, and I was fairly happy with it. It came from a different - and more reliable - beer purveyor, but still I suspect some of it is just me, and rating. Rating makes one more critical - THINKING about it, rather than just swilling it down; and even though I had rated thousands of beers, it’s easy to get out of the habit of thinking critically. Easy to loosen one’s standards when one isn’t focusing on the same things. We could apply such standards to far more things we experience in life, and we would generally be better off I think.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDIPSO (5597) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Clear lighter straw color with a diminished white head. Dry malt and grassy hops aromas. Why is the first quaff of the day always seem better than what it might actually be. The first sip brought lightly toasted malt, sweet pale malt and a nice balance of bitter/acidic hops. Later sips bring out some watery areas, with grainy to doughy parts. Still a decent warm weather quenching type pils. 7/10

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
msbernac (1912) - Krakow, POLAND - JUN 5, 2016
Draught Aroma-bread, grass, Appearance-golden, clear, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-light body, slick feel, lively, long finish, Overall-very drinkable

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Michael27 (803) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2016
Vom Hahn im Biergarten in Wien getrunken. Leicht trüb und etwas dunkler alsverwartet. Sehr mild im Geschmack.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Augdraught1981 (263) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - APR 14, 2016
Pours a rolling rock colored clear and pale, with a thin white head. The aromas are sweet, light grain, and a tad skunky. The taste is fairly dry, watery, and very smooth. This is a very subtle & refreshing pilsner, almost like a very clean light beer, and just what the doctor ordered after cutting some grass. Overall light, refreshing, subtle, and smooth with little to offer personality wise, but highly drinkable and good. It’s amazing to me, how similar this is to an American mass produced lager, or even light beer, but how much more points it gets for being an import.


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