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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Pilsner is one of the world’s most popular beers and there are many interpretations of this style. The great pilsner beers of Germany, specifically Northern Germany, are the inspiration for our second lager - Hans’ Pils. These beers are known for being hoppier than the average pilsner and ours is no exception. In fact, at 52 IBU’s, it is hoppier than many pale ales. The featured hop in this beer is the spicy and herbal Tettnang Tettnanger hop. German pilsner malt yields a pale golden color and provides the perfect support for our blend of German hops. Our house German yeast strain ferments clean and dry which further adds to the authenticity of Hans’ Pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Roonai (245) - - SEP 14, 2013
bottle shared by deyholla- thanks! Pours hazy yellow gold with minimal white head that dissipated completely. nose is strong yeast and straw. Taste is similar with lots of carbonation, some lemon, a bit of funk and wet straw. NOt a super big fan of pils’ in general, but its ok for the style

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (3812) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Location: Draft at Ginger Man (Houston), 8/20/13

Aroma: The nose is grainy malts, with some grass, and a little bit spice
Appearance: Cloudy golden color with a frothy white head and some mid-plus lace
Flavor: The flavor is grassy and a little bitter, light sweetness, and some noticeable spice
Palate: The body is medium, it has a tingly feel, lively carbonation, and a dry finish
Overall Impression: This is a pretty tasty Pils. It is not an amazing beer, and the carbonation hurts the drinkability a touch, but it is still quite tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman (920) - Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Pours straw yellow with a large white head. Smells earthy and spicy. Taste is quite bitter for a pilsner, but has the classic earthy hop notes. Light-bodied with a smooth texture and active mouth-carbonation, Real Ale Hans’ Pils finishes with a lingering earthy spice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CarloOG (57) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2013
On tap-Hazy gold pour with a half inch white head. Slight hop aroma. Refreshingly crisp with a good dry bitterness at the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1625) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2013
can from texas santa pimptastkx, pours straw yellow, grass and hay nose. def a german pils with light bitterness, hay continues. light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DenverLogan (773) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Poured from a can driven up from Austin. In an Eku tulip glass it’s straw gold with large head and lace. Aroma of grassy hops, fresh bread dough, hay. Flavors of straw and floral hops, herbal juice, slight kumquat, bitter bruit rind. Overall flavorful and somewhat bold but with significant bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9544) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Can poured a hazy gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of straw, graininess and spicy hops. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of straw, spicy hops and light earthiness with a smooth dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
brewballs (190) - USA - JUN 18, 2013
Again everybody tends to make a big deal about this beer. It’s all hype! Flavor is forgettable. It is too typical. Texas is yet to make a brew I’m proud of. With the exception of Real Ales Sisyphus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
docsteigs (524) - Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Very refreshing lager with stronger than expected bittering profile. Nose is Euro hoppy, pour very nice thick head, beer straw colored and somewhat cloudy. Taste is very bitter pilsner with good malt character. Finish is clean and satisfying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
csbosox (1221) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - JUN 11, 2013
12oz can served in Spiegelau Pilsner Glass. Light straw color, fluffy and long lasting bone white head. Aroma is quite spicy and floral, with a touch of crackers and seemingly clean fermentation characteristics. Clean, cracker-like flavor with a long, lingering finish that is mildly fruity and quite floral and spicy, once again more hops derived than off-flavors from fermentation. The finish is rather bitter, in fact bracingly bitter, due to the dry finish and simple malt bill. This beer really highlights Tettnang Tettnanger and delivers the hop bitterness and dryness that are the hallmark of a German Pils.

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