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Hofbräuhaus Traunstein Fürsten Pils

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Brewed by Hofbräuhaus Traunstein
Style: Pilsener
Traunstein, Germany

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hofbräuhaus Traunstein Pils is fresh and sparkling with a light slim body. Brewed with exclusively the best Hallertau aroma hops which brings a gorgeous, young and sassy bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (1110) - HONG KONG - JUL 22, 2015


330 ml bottle bought at Great Food Hall in Pacific Place, Admiralty.

Pale lemon yellow colour; Half finger head and residual soapy white foam which fades in 20 seconds; Fair sticky lacing with very slight carbonation; Pungent smell of lager malt, with slightly choking floral, grains, strong molasses, thick bread, yeast, light lemon and grass; Close to medium sweet taste of lager malt, with light grains, floral, light molasses, strong bread, biscuits, yeast, strong lemon, strong bitter hops and grass; Close to light body. Thin, dry and fairly crisp palate; Mouth feel is pretty malty, more lager than a Pils, in a pretty thin and dry background. Strong floral, fairly grainy, very biscuity. Neat sweetness to balance the very lemony hops. Pretty nice!... Hoppiness is floral, lemon and grass in nose, and a lot stronger in taste. Bitterness is strong , dynamic and tasty for a lasting, fairly high astringent sweet bitter finish; Dry after taste, Crisp and quite bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one feels like somewhere between a Premium Lager and a Pilsener, due to its rather light body and thin palate, but make no mistake it has a malty and rather wholesome backbone, and being topped with a lively hoppiness. A good one among the average German Pils, easy and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reggiedunlop (3470) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Pours a clear pale yellow with a thick foamy white head...lively...nice lacing and retention. Aroma is very subdued but has mild straw and noble hoppy spice. Flavor is significantly hoppy with spice and earthy/grassy notes...mildly minerally. Mouthfeel is medium and lively...a little slick...Finish is dry and earthy/grassy/almost resinous.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (9899) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2014
Many thanks for this bottle to Beerhunter111. Poors clear and golden with white head. Herbs and grass aroma. Clear hop aroma and nice fitting bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (11067) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein klares goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch hopfig, getreidig, grasig. Geschmack hopfig, grasig, lang anhaltende Bitterkeit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6660) - ITALY - NOV 30, 2013
chiara buona schiuma un po grossolana buona persistenza leggere note erbacee lieve miele d acacia piuttosto secca amaro medio

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8428) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Had this at Hopfingerbrau, Mitte, Berlin, Germany Sunday 17th November 2013 Clear gold, busy carbonation. Decent enough refreshing pils, touch metallicy in mouth leaving a tinny bitterness. It lacks sweetness which is good. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wolfbass (996) - Firenze, ITALY - SEP 2, 2013
Prendo una media alla spina di questa birra per mandar giù un bel panino farcito e dopo il terzo, quarto sorso mi dico: era meglio l’acqua...

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (11223) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2013
Tap @ Ortnerhof Ruhpolding. Pale blonde. Malty bready flavor. Well hopped with grassy hops. Medium bodied. No specific aroma. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 7, 2013
Draught @ Lindenbrau, Berlin. Pours clear yellow with a white head. Grass, grain and bread. Dry and bitter. Medium bodied. Clean.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2012
It’s golden with a white head. The aroma has notes of malt, straw, light fruit and a touch of vegetables. The flavor has a light sweetness and notes of malt, white clover flower, straw, light bread and the finish has a pleasant, dry bitterness.


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