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Hirter Privat Pils

Brewed by Brauerei Hirt
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Hirt, Austria


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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Brewed according to ancient Bohemian recipes and left to mature with a prolonged aging process, the Hirter Privat Pils has a different taste than a typical North German pils.

The soft mountain spring water used for brewing this GMO-free, non-pasteurized and purely natural specialty beer comes from the Hanslbauer spring in the water protection area directly opposite the brewery, underlining the beer’s pure, aromatic hop note and typical taste.

The Hirter Privat Pils is highly fermented, resulting in a naturally slender taste that beer connoisseurs often refer to as “semi-dry”. Slender on the palate, the beer has a harmonious, bittersweet finish. However, the delicately bitter note is never overpowering, but reveals its typically soft character as an integral flavor element. Another characteristic is the mild carbonic acid structure, which ensures optimum flavor. 12.3°

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hauxe (410) - Butzbach, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2016
Pours clear gold from the bottle and leaves a creamy white head that lingers for the duration. Grassy, floral aroma. Taste is a touch honey sweet, with a light bitterness arising near the end. Makes an impression that is at once soft, crisp, and harmonious. Pretty good for a pils.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
eunck (142) - Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2016
Clear golden with stable white head. More than average hop flavors and good bitterness. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
midovark (548) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - AUG 1, 2016
0.5 l bottle from a random gas station. A slightly above average pilsner; grassy hops in aroma and grainy malts in taste. Short finish, light body. Have had many worse.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wendigo (154) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 20, 2016
0.5l bottle. Malty aroma. Pale yellow color, low white head. Malty taste with yeast and some caramel notes. Light body, slick texture, medium carbonation and light bitter finish. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackBeerPG (319) - Darien, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Taste: super crisp clean dry finish, maybe a hint of cider. Crisp cracker nose. Gold, mostly clear, with a refine white head. Lite body, appetizer ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (5431) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 13, 2016
Sample at Waldo Hopfest 2016. Comes a pale gold with a decent white head. Mild aroma of malt, grain, and grass. Taste is similar. Decent enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PowY (174) - - JUN 7, 2016
500 ml bottle. Pours clear golden with a white head. The aroma is dominated by grassy hops. The taste is malty (grain) slightly sweet with some bitterness but also fruity notes (citrus and berries)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (3494) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is grainy malt with a touch of hops. Flavour is moderate bitter. Body is medium. Smooth and balanced Czech style Pils, pleasant beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tokyo9 (250) - GERMANY - MAY 10, 2016
Rich hop and malt aroma
Hoppy taste
Clear but not to thin
Fresh hop in finish

Refreshing pils.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlf (308) - DENMARK - MAR 30, 2016
clear golden, medium white head, malty aroma with some hops, malty taste with nice bitterness, hoppy spicy finish, lively carbonation, low sweetness

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