United Dutch Breweries
Brewed at Hofbrauhaus Wolters

Style: Pilsener
Breda, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Brewed by Oranjeboom, the Netherlands until 2004.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
radioseer (299) - Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Clear yellow color. Watery taste and notes of straw. Nothing offensive. Very bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BucannonXC5 (1163) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Type: 500ml can (16.9 oz.) Glass: Lagunitas mason jar From: Barons Market in Alpine, Calif. Price: $5.99 for a 6-pack Purchased: Oct. 2, 2015 Consumed: Oct. 2, 2015 Misc.: Canned on April 9, 2016 Poured a copper, pale, clear color with three fingers of white, frothy head. A good deal of bubble streams shooting straight up from the bottom of the glass. No lacing on the sides of the glass. No retention on the top. (Sight - 3.25) Smelled honey, corn, butter, grass, cereal, wheat and light sourdough bread. (Smell - 3.50) Tasted much worse than the nose, mainly getting farm smells. Particularly hay, grass, faint manure, cereal, corn, wheat and maybe a touch of honey. (Taste - 2.75) Light body. Thin texture. Soft carbonation. Abrupt, grassy finish. (Feel - 2.75) As bad as I was expecting it, this was not good, even for the price. Oranjeboom is much better. (Overall - 2.75) 2.96 69 C-

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
asedzie (735) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Can from TJs. Brewed in Germany according to the label. Nose is barley malt and mild, herbal noble-like hops. Flavor is bready and very pure tasting barley malt bill - which is very nice for this price range in the US. Good balance between a tea-like hop flavor and mildly sweet malt. A good seemingly adjunct free lager that might just be a bit excessive on the hop extract - but that is expected for the price. This beats almost every US macro lager right out of the gate. I suspect that this the kind of cheap and readily available barley driven beer that most Americans rave about after visiting the continent after a lifetime of watery corn and rice crap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nephilium (1571) - Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Light grainy aroma, with hints of sweet malt, not much in the way of hops. Pours a clear light amber with a quickly fading white head. There’s a touch of grassy hops, but not enough to balance out the sweet grainy malt. Light bodied, with just a slightly sweet finish. Not a good example of the pilsener style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (3416) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Can in Seattle, from Trader Joe’s. Alright European pils, rather tart and crisp compared to cheap American versions. Lagering sour, clean, but macro. Just ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (1234) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Aroma of yeast, pours a pale golden color with a light body and a sweet grain taste. A light grain finish:

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ogre71 (180) - Utah, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Disappointment not good Peter’s Brand Germany Pilsener/Lager 5.0%. No head very flat no bubbles. 

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
jamesewelch (233) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 4, 2015
16oz can from Trader Joe’s, about $1.20 for single can, poured into pils glass

Aroma: light grainy, slight cracker, somewhat spicy/noble hops, clean

Appearance: gold, very clear, white head

Taste: light bitter

Palate: medium body, creamy, light bitter finish

Overall: Not a lot going on in this beer. Hops are very subtle, too subtle for style. A slight bitterness in finish, but that’s about it. Body and color is good, but just lacks a bit in the taste. Nothing horrible, but just nothing in the taste to comment on either good or bad, just a lot of things missing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
geologyguy (1104) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAY 26, 2015
good malty smell, taste is all malt, smooth but uneventful...very much a generic beer

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
solidfunk (5971) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Some kind of random, mildly offensive lager. Had a tall can of this at a friend’s place last night. Tastes like adjuncts. From trader Joe’s.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
micmillon18 (35) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2015 Poured into a dimple mug from a 16 oz. can. Aroma - Next to nothing on the nose. Hay, something faintly sweet?Appearance - Clear golden color with sticky, soapy head. Taste - Sweet notes of corn, white bread. Grassy hops make an appearance but they do little to balance the bigger sweet flavors. Cooked vegetables (DMS?). Metallic notes and grainy notes linger on the palate. Palate - Thin and light bodied with snappy carbonation. Overall - On par with other mass produced lagers. Cheap ($6.50 at Trader Joe?s) and easy drinking. You shouldn?t expect much more.

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