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

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RATINGS: 1103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (5152) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2007
First time Iíve seen this in the beer store. Green 12 oz bottle and when you pop the lid there are hints of vegatable boiled cabbage, sharp at first. Pour is like any other ubiquitous american lager. In the glass, the aroma becomes much more acceptable and clean. Taste is slightly bitter pilsner that build slowly to a medium bitterness. A more oppressive pilsner, like most of the ones considered ígoodí. A mild beer with a building climax of a back in throat bitterness. Good average carbonation and it is welcomed. Personally I like pilsners that are a little laid back, but then would it be a pilsner? Warsteiner Premium Verum is much more acceptable than this as far as bitter impressions go. On par with DAB, St. Paulie and Bittburger.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaxiDriver (1678) - Stadland, GERMANY - JUN 11, 2007
Bottle. Strong and heavy hoppy, grass, light citrus, slight hint of soured milk. Small white head, frothy, mostly dimishing, a yellow clear body. Heavy bitterness, finishing flavor is medium bitter, a long duration. Medium body, vey dry texture and lively carbonation. A very tasty pilsener

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2530) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2007
ENJOYED ON TAP AT 9TH AVE FOOD FESTIVAL NYC 2005. WATERY AND REFRESHING. SOFT AND BARELY CREAMY/OILY. PEPPERY FROM THE VEGETABLE NOT THE SPICE. PERHAPS RED? TASTE OF LATE SUMMER BURNT GRASS. CLEAN BITTER FINISH WHICH UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES IS QUITE SUITABLE. TINY TIGHT BUBBLES THAT ARE A HIGHLIGHT HERE. EEEHHH OK.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aracauna (3454) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2007
Pours a perfectly clear, very pale yellow topped by a creamy, white, small-bubbled head. Soft malt in the flavor, not quite dry. Peppery hops. Fairly subtle beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Embrouille (2835) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 5, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2009 Bottled 33cl. It pours a nice yellow beer. Rich aromas of hay, biscuits, rather bready, grassy. Some nice barbecue smoke on the nose. Ií m very pleased with this pilsener at this point. The flavor is bready, malty, then it turns grassy. Rather strong and aromatic bitterness. Again some hay. A clean bitter finish follows. A very enjoyable pilsener. After several samplings: The hop profile isnít exactly impressive. But I really like this beerís strong bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Russo (2006) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2007
Can. I could try in Hambourg during my trip arround Europe. Very bitter beer, yellow golden color with a nice white creamy head, aroma is pour barley and flavor is dry bitter, like mouthfeel.. Pude experimentar em Hamburgo durante a viagem pela Europa; Cerveja bem amarga com coloraÁ„o dourada e uma espuma grande e densa, aroma de pura cevada e sabor seco e amargo. O mesmo sabor fica na boca!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - MAY 16, 2007
Pours a slightly hazed macro yellow with a big puffy billowy creamy white head. Though the head went down quite a bit, it stuck around. Hmmm, skunk. For shame. I will try to not penalize this beer too much for it, poor green bottle. Grainy with peppery hops. Very dry with perhaps a bit of sulfur? Not really offputting, though maybe itís just the skunk. A nice rich fully body for a pilsner, though itís still liquidy and refreshing. Really nice. The flavor is in line with the nose. Alas, the skunk. Dry grainy malt with some light sweetness. Peppery peppery hops. Really dry and refreshing. A clean peppery finish with a lingering bitter aftertaste. I just donít see how this is a different style from Bohemian pilsners, but oh well! Iíd look for a 6er of this if it was from a freshly opened case and I were heading to the beach.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - MAY 14, 2007
Nose of spice & yeast, grain & cereal. Not skunked though from a green bottle...horay! Pours a light yellow gold. The ultra stiff rocky white frothy head is fully lasting and leaves light lace. Great balance. Pretty bold finish for the style. The light body is creamy and soft. This brew is really an excellent example of the style.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gottalottaibu (243) - charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2007
draft. golden yellow with some nice carbonation and a big white head. grassy aroma with little skunk. light mouthfeel with some floral tastes and a slightly bitter end. nothing really stood out to me with this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rocbyter (2067) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - APR 29, 2007
On tap at My Place in Newtown, CT. Spicy aroma of grains and yeast. Clear golden color with a large white head. Starts with light malts and yeast with a mellow spicy finish.


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