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Brewed by Brauerei C.& A. Veltins
Style: Pilsener
Meschede-Grevenstein, Germany

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common

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RATINGS: 587   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Crisp, clean, classic German Pilsener


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
461er (11) - Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle. Nice golden color. Well-hopped and bitter.Its okay, but I prefer some other pilsener.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Barnoloid (139) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Draft pint. A textbook pilsner, with average noble hop taste, significant carbonation. Crisp, drinkable and refreshing. Not going to blow you away by any means but sticks true to its’ style.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmgreenuk (4103) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2014
Tap at the Pure Bar and Kitchen, Birmingham. Poured a clear straw colour with a round white head. The aroma is yeast, light malt. The flavour is light bitter sweet with a watery light hop bitter palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Translucent straw with a thick foamy white head. Medium-light body with very high carbonation.

Aroma: salty minerality, doughy pilsner malt, spicey herbal hops like tettnang or spaltz.

Taste: sharp carbonation, french bread maltiness, herbal hops, stoney hard water.

Very carbonated even for a pils, with expected high minerality, but has a nice malt and hop profile.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Osprey87 (1405) - WALES - JUL 14, 2014
Keg at the White Horse, Richmond. Clear pale amber, slightly sparkling, small white head. Body is light, very spritzy. Taste is tangy tonic water. Light, malty lager.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WheatKing (1279) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle. Straw, white head. Nose is lemon hops, some floral. Flavour is simple malt, hay, and lemon. Classic Europils, not as good as (German) Becks, doesn’t have the marbly mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rozsoma (462) - HUNGARY - JUL 8, 2014
Fruity citrus aroma, light creamy white head, soft carbonation, száraz tiszta íz. Klasszikus észak-germán pilzener. Nincs is jobb az ilyen forró nyári napokon...

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonathonsti (7) - - JUN 24, 2014 does not count
500ml bottle. Pours a clear gold. NIce white head. Sweet malty taste with some hop aftertaste. Another session beer. decent.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
titvs (81) - PORTUGAL - JUN 22, 2014
Review according to BJCP2008 guidelines (style 2A). Can 0.5 l - Batch unknown. AROMA: slight sweet, grainy aroma mixed with DMS in the background. some sulfury notes. very faint hop aromas. APPEARANCE: pale straw color and very clear. creamy white head with médium-low retention. TASTE: slight malt notes with médium-low bitterness that persists in the aftertaste. very low to none hop flavours. PALATE: light body with low carbonation. a bit watered down. OVERALL: a watered down german pilsener that lacks the noble hops character.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaKeAFC (498) - ITALY - JUN 22, 2014
On tap, tulip. Bright yellow color with a short fluffy white head, fizzy. Straightforward German Pilsener, smoother and very drinkable, refreshing. Mild bitterness, thin body.


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