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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1001   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   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.


nissebajer54's rating

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nissebajer54 (12) - - MAR 8, 2013
Mysteriously low RB rating... this is simply one of the best hoppy pilsners in the world! Dry and crisp, with a refreshing hoppiness and long aftertaste, fresh and clean with hints of mineral (due to the Friesland water used) and some grassiness. Attractive, firm white head. A perfect beer to just enjoy, slowly on it´s own, or with spicy food. A lot better on tap in Germany than from an exported bottle.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
panyeti (8) - Wrocław, - MAR 25, 2015 does not count
Podobno ulubionym momentem wesel człowieka, który stoi za Jeverem, jest jak krzyczą "Gorzko, gorzko!".

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caribou43 (27) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 25, 2015
In my opinion, it is a good pils. Personnaly, I love the fact that a beer is bitter. It is a good one to start a night with friends or when the weather is hot.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ollemies (16) - - MAR 18, 2015
Nice pilsener, body bit too light though. Overall a decent pilsner. Would recommend once

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PietS (37) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2015
Smells like stale beer of a dancefloor, in a good way though. Bitter, dry, but fresh pilsener. Looks tasty as well. Overall a good pilsener, especially if you like the more bitter beers, but not very exiting.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (1441) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2015
500 ml can. Clear paler golden yellow, frothy white lasting foam. Muted aroma of lager malt and herbal hop. Taste has more bitter herbal floral spicy hop, slightly sweet grainy lager malt, some citrus. Average carbonation, light bodied, moderately hopped. Crisp clean hoppier classic German Pilsener. LF (Lagerboy Friendly)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (833) - SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2015
330 ml bottle from systembolaget backaplan Göteborg. Clear golden with white head. Smell is hoppy grass and hay. Taste is light malty with bitter dry hoppy grass and hay finish. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation. A really nice and bitter pilsener.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Listigovers (409) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Grainy aroma, piss yellow with a foamy white head. Taste was grainy, clean, slight bitterness, pretty boring overall. Light bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gopherfan99 (719) - CROATIA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle; pours a clear, pale gold with a white head; aroma is yeast and herbs with a hint of citrus; taste is a bit bitter with some malt, yeast, and hops; finish is short, dry, and bitter; I admit that I am not much of a pilsener guy but this one didn’t really get me excited enough to have a second one

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
flying_pig (1059) - SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2015
500ml Bottle from Whole Foods Giffnock (£2.39):
I found this one to be quite a poor beer when I tried it again here, it was actually terrible in places with far too much bitterness coming through and a really dry feel that didn’t help matters at all. The body was a thin one but this wasn’t anything too serious, it was the taste that was the real problem here with very little to it at all. I don’t think this one will be a beer I go for again.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
OOKPIKABLE (153) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
Pours very light straw colour. Tastes of grass at some hops. Not much going on here.


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