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

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 978   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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.


666seth's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
666seth (222) - California, USA - JAN 24, 2003
Nice pilsner!! Very tasty, nice hoppy bitterness with some floral undertones. good balance with malts. Try!


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Satyroneto (139) - - DEC 25, 2014
Cor amarelo palha e translúcida; espuma branca de média formação e média/baixa persistência com bom lacing; Aroma herbal, floral e de mel. Com o aumento da temperatura ficam mais intensos os aromas floral e de mel que são muito agradáveis; Sabor de biscoito no início com meio levemente alcoólico e bom final amargo digno de uma pilsen; retrogosto amargo e alcoólico de médias intensidade e persistência; Corpo leve e baixa carbonatação.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (6865) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
[6721-20140909] Can. Straw and grainy yeast aroma. Slightly hazy, pale yellow brown body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. More straw and fresh grainy yeast in the flavour. Medium body. Easy to drink on a late summer afternoon. (7/3/7/4/14) 3.5
(c/o tuqueboy, w/ him, jercraigs)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ametras (508) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
500ml can. Clear blonde with a thin frothy white head. Flavors are bread, sweet cereals, grass, citrus and honey. Light to medium body, high carbonation, creamy texture.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cantabrian (883) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 6, 2014
Crisp indeed, we have to admit, but that Kräuter mix on the aroma and flavours are repellent. I remember having hated this beer in another life. I just tried it again to make sure, maybe I could have learned to appreciate... but no, not this.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
craighill (23) - GERMANY - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle from supermarket. Clear, straw-coloured, with big white head. Aroma consists of hop bitterness, herbal notes, perhaps some flowers? Taste is mostly a strong but generic hop bitterness. Also some cereal, perhaps bread-like, flavours in the second row.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Magela (70) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - DEC 2, 2014
Not surprised. It has a strog hoppy nose whith a hoppy taste. Bitter without a markee touch. The nose resembles vanila and the tastehas a spiced end. Good for the day to day life.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (1439) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 1, 2014
Nice beer! Pours clear pale straw with tons of foamy head that lasts forever. Lots of clumpy lacing. Nose herbal. Flavours are grassy, some Cheerios. Taste light sweet light/med bitter. Lightish body with lively carbonation and a lasting bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adamnowek (278) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2014
Pretty bitter, but not overpoweringly so. Really light and refreshing with a head that lasts quite a long time.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Henrik85 (18) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2014
Nice aroma. Quite bitter, almost to the point where it becomes overpowering. Perhaps a little too bitter for my taste, but pretty nice overall.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joeneugs (3498) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 8, 2014
12 oz. green bottle. Best by 0615. I thought this would be ok since it’s a reasonably fresh bottle by German import standards, and it was kept in cold storage, but no… still skunky. It pours a nice clear golden yellow color with a small white head. The aroma is skunk and aluminum with some pale malt and spicy hops underneath. The flavor is better with strong noble spicy, floral, earthy hops, hints of skunk and pear fruit with a little pale malt sweetness before a medium bitter finish. Very nice mouthfeel. This is probably pretty good stuff when fresh.


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