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Brewed by Brauerei Keesmann
Style: Pilsener
Bamberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ein Pils der Extraklasse, nach überliefertem Familien-Rezept gebraut. Seinen edelherben Geschmack verdankt es sorgsam ausgewählten Hopfensorten.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
imdownthepub (11490) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2008
On tap at Keesmann Brewpub, Bamberg. Pale yellow gold with white head. Lowly flavoured Pils, thin, light malt with a hint of lemon hop, but in general quite underwhelming.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy101 (5338) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 9, 2008
This pilsner pours a light gold color from a 50cl bottle. Small sized white foamy head with decent retention. The aroma is grassy and hoppy. A medium to light bodied pilsner. The malts are grassy and with a touch of cereal. The hops are spicy and floral. Crisp and clean. Light and refreshing. Decent pilsner. There is a touch of a vitamin like taste at the finish. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is crisp and clean. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2008
Golden with an OK head. The aroma has notes of straw, malt and flower. The flavour has a light bitterness, notes of malt, fruit, flower and it ends on a slightly dry, citrussy-bitter note. It’s a very refreshing pilsner.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 30, 2008
Pours gold with a nice white head. Smells of some sweet malt, touches of pepper and spice. Tastes crisp and dry with some earthiness and a touch of grassy hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8639) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2008
Draught at Brauerei Keesmann in Bamberg. Light lemon yellow colored body with a white head. Nose if light malthouse wort and very light and dusty yeast. Very mild... taste is wet, cold, and then crisp, with some more of this wort flavor up front and then more drying and hoppy in the finish, crisp even, greenish hops. Not bad.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
koentje67 (8) - BELGIUM - APR 10, 2008 does not count
Draught in Bamberg, the German beer walhalla! One of the better German Pilsners. Sparklingly refreshing in taste. Very nice hoppy taste and finish, no overpowering alcohol. Light and becoming.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
renffisch (869) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2008
half draught, 18th camra bf battersea. Light golden colour frothy head. Wet Cardboard in the nose. Dry hoppy flavour with quite a bit of citrud thrown in. Perfectly f izzy. Very fresh in taste. Like!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6749) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 15, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2013 Bottle (BB March 2014). Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is clear light yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), moderately hoppy (flowers, herbs), with a hint of DMS. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Still decent five years later...bright hops and good balance. Could be a bit cleaner and more vibrant, but this is a refreshingly solid, quaffable pils.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2008 Bottle from allison arms, had at home. Aroma is excellent, bready, biscuity pale lager malts, with a great grassy german hop backing. Taste is similar really nice and clean. Excellent beer, really suprised me. RERATE: Bottle thanks to ronnie. What a pils, so just uttrly tasty, super drinkable, excellent carbonation, clean and balanced, i’ll need to have a few more of these before i can decide of its a 5 or not.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbrat99 (132) - Shanghai, CHINA - NOV 28, 2007
Sampled on draft in Bamberg. Clear golden/straw color. Nice creamy white head with great lacing. Aroma of toasted malts and noble hops. Light bitterness up front with medium body and some hope character in finish. A wonderful pils in the land of rauchbier.


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