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

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RATINGS: 916   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   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.


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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holy (833) - - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle picked up in Hamburg... not my favorite, although I am becoming partial to pilsners... just not this one.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (254) - POLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Aroma: herbs and sulfur, some malty notes. Appearance: clear golden color, nice white head. Taste: medium bitterness (herbs), some malty backbone, aggressive taste with some iron. Palate: medium body and high carbonation, herbal finish. Overall: Classical German Pils, nice quality, but there are much better beers in this kind.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BMA (136) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
Looks thin and watery. Pale light yellow. Small white head. Small aroma. Hoppy taste with some bitterness. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esierra98 (3) - - JUL 11, 2014 does not count
It doesn’t seem really taesty and it doesn’t smell preatty good but it’s a nice taesty beer.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HammerTroll (318) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 6, 2014
Clear golden body, no head. Malty aroma, ordinary. Bitter taste, not bad. Thin body, average carbonation.
(Pivkan 0,5l bottle)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Raistlin (109) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2014
Pours murky golden color with minimal white head. Aroma is a bit grassy, slightly earthy, floral. Slight citrusy character, light bread, straw, some bitterness. Light body, medium carbonation, bitter finish. Really harsh after taste that lingers.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
LupusC (4) - FINLAND - JUN 25, 2014 does not count
In the world of pils, this an an absolute top. Draught or bottle, the crispy, herbal aroma with utopian golden colour make a combitnation worth testing. This is what beer is all about, no tricks or wanna-be-revolutions.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shaynsawchuk (425) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
500 mL can. Clear straw with a lacy white cap. Soft grainy malt, fragrant hop spice and floral notes. Crisp, dry and heartily bitter. A nice clean finish. Light bodied, full carbonation. Solid pilsener.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mateuszk (178) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle. Look exactly like all German pilseners - golden, clear with white head. In aroma malt base with herbal hops (plus sometimes skunk - why green bottles?). In taste bold malt base backed by solid and quick hoppy bitterness. Light body, lively carbonation, very drinkable. Solid commercial pils.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (1154) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
circinus (197) - SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle 33 cl from Systembolaget. Clear straw/light golden colour, white nice head. Aroma is a bit grassy, slightly earthy, floral. Slight citrusy character, light bread, straw, some bitterness. Light body, medium carbonation, bitter finish. Refreshing and balanced.


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