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Brewed by Jever (Oetker Group)
Style: Pilsener
Jever, Germany

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RATINGS: 939   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unique in taste. The secret lies in the water, which is still taken from the same well used well over 100 years ago. The water from our well is unusually pure and soft. That allows us to add a touch more hops to create the Friesian-bitter taste that distinguishes Jever Pilsner from any other beer.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Strangebrewer (847) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2014
can. Poured clear straw coloured with a lasting bleach white head. Light and sweet hay-ish aroma. Body is initially light and crisp but finishes sticky and dry. Grainy malt flavour, peppery note , slighlty sulphuric.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mainuh_man (112) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2014
0.5L bottle. Pours clear straw color with a thick white head that lingers with decent lacing. Aroma has lots of herby hops and minerals (iron and sulfur). Mild sweetness at beginning with some hints of nutty malt, transitions very quickly to herby hops. That lasts throughout, then it goes sweet again, then finishes with a long, dry, hop linger. Light body with a slick/oily mouthfeel and average carbonation. Overall, this beer is a standard german pils, definnitely better than most. Lots of herby hop aroma and bitterness, less pronounced malt aromas. Unidimensional, but quite refreshing.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Inbreak (2072) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
27.07.2014, tap @ Papadopoulos, Lübeck:
Small slightly fizzy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, hay, light malts, weeds, minerals, caramel. Taste is slightly dry mineraly, hay, light malts, weeds, grass, minerals. Longlasting bitterness, dry mineraly mouthfeel. Meh!

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
JohnnyPlaga (11) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Worst beer I have ever tasted. Disgusting is the only word that can accurately describe this beer. Aftertaste of dirty gym socks. Tasted on tap 08-30-2014 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gorm (1179) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2014
Klar lys gyllen farve med minimal lyst skum. Lukt av gress, sitrus og lys malt. Smak av gress og humle. Frisk bitter ettersmak. Import.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nilsas (1350) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2014
Syrlig duft av humle og malt. Lys gyllen farge. Tynn hinne skum. Frist syrlig smak av humle og malt med en liten søtlig ettersmak.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saintjulien (121) - - AUG 30, 2014
hay, golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (713) - Dover, Delaware, USA - AUG 29, 2014
11.2 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured golden, clear with a medium white head. Aroma of malts, cereal and some hops. Taste is slightly bitter, but mostly grain and malts slight notes of hops. Easy to drink refreshing, quite OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (1347) - BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
Very classic and typical northern German Pilsener with 19th-century roots, still brewed with the same water and a rare, Frisian hop variety. Dry and crisp, clean maltiness paired with a long, agreeable, dry hop bitterness in the finish. One of my favorite Pilseners, though it is said to have declined in bitterness throughout the years.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
matt7215 (2169) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
This recently hit the Ontario market and quite a few beer geeks went nuts for it. Personally I’d take pilsner urquell or bitbuger over this every time. I do like that’s it’s only $1.95 for 500ml.


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