Brewed by Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus
Style: Pilsener
Grafenhausen-Rothaus, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Ein kräftig-elegantes und spritziges Bier, mit feinem Hopfenaroma, abgerundeten Geschmack und hoher Rezenz.
Sold as Rothaus Pils Tannen Zäpfle in 33cl bottles and as Rothaus Pils in 50cl bottles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (1303) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2016
360 ml bottle. Pale yellow gold color. Large frothy white head. Grainy malt nose has bready, grassy notes. Sweet grainy malt flavor. Some lemony citrus as well. Refreshing classic malty Pils character. A nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gubihumle (540) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2016
Farven er lys gul, med en hvid skumkrone. Aromaen er humle, brød og citrus. Smagen er som en pilsner bør smage. Den er god.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (4068) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 18, 2016
En fût au Row 34. Une belle robe dorée. Un nez de houblon noble, des notes sucrées de céréale. Une bouche soyeuse, facile, agréable et tout de même très gouteuse. Difficile de trouver meilleure bière de soif.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Velkyal (320) - Gordonsville, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2016
Ever since Kardinal Hall opened here in Charlottesville, this has been my go-to beer, by the litre of course. It pours a delightful rich yellow, bordering on golden, topped with a good firm inch of driven white foam. The aroma is classic noble hops, floral, grassy, touches of lemon, in the background is a cereal note. Taste is lightly bready, with a touch of digestive biscuit, and a good solid hop bite, like a sweet lemon, with a clean bitterness that demands more drinking. Body is medium, and the drinkability is superb. If there is a finer German Pilsner on planet earth, I am yet to drink it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SDalkoholic (2318) - Linda Vista, California, USA - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle from Sprout’s: Poured a sparkling gold with rapid rising carbonation bubbles while a thin white foam cap rested on top. Aroma is subtle and has harmonious balance between the floral hops that suggest a hint of spicing while a minor nose of wheat or hay like malt evens things out. Where the aroma feel short, the flavor of the does not. Bold wheat and grain flavors dominate the drink with minimal taste of the yeast or hops added. The flavor of Rothaus Pils is unique and has an undeniable flavor that most other Euro or American pils fail to pull off. Certainly will be remembering this beer as one of the better Pilsener styled beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DraftDodger (932) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2016
Copenhagen 7/2 2016. 33 cl bottle from Meny. Drawing of beer serving girl with two pitchers of beer in slightly naivistic style on the label. Reminds me of propaganda posters from the 1950ties. Pours clear pale yellow with big white head. Settles as 1 cm thick layer of foam. Lacing on the side of the glass. Aroma is pretty neutral. Sweet corn and a little hoppy bitterness. Medium carbonation and watery palate. Taste combines sweet corn with pronounced bitterness. Crisp and fresh. Kind of old fashioned and German but in a very positive meaning of the words.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (4824) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
Pils herbacée, aromates du chef, bonnes céréales à la fois croquantes et mielleuses. Bon conditionnement. Facile à boire avec le burger maison du Row 34.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pityu (500) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 3, 2016
Bottle - Clear pale straw colour, small white head, average retention. Vibrant herbal and grassy hop aromas with some hay. Taste is ruled by herbal and grassy hop bitterness, malty taste is quite simple and shy. Light body, medium carbonation, crispy texture, dry finish with long bitter aftertaste. Nice german pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (936) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Poured from tap at Karls Sausage Kitchen golden straw color with a nice one finger white head. Aromas of straw hay grass and a mild spice. Taste is nice medium thin mouth feel with notes of grass and a lingering bitterness. Classic pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gueggi (8) - - JAN 30, 2016 does not count
Der beste Aromahopfen aus Tettnang und der Hallertau, heimisches Malz aus Sommergerste und reinstes Quellwasser aus dem Hochschwarzwald verleihen jedem Rothaus Pils seinen einzigartig würzigen und frischen Geschmack.

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