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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: 642   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Bottle: Filtered
Crisp, clean, classic German lager


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pobenohne (504) - Northern Liberties, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2005
11.2 oz bottle. Dig the raised letters on the brown glass bottle, but not enough to award a bonus point. Clear pale yellow beer, thin head. Clean and mild to taste light body; lots of bittering hops, little to no residual malt sweetness, surprisingly soft texture. Loved this beer back in the Berlin days, good to find it for sale in the US.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Flanfl (158) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - APR 22, 2015
Bottle. Pale yellow compur. Big lasting white head. Light floral aroma. Pils malt. Crispy floral flavour. Medium bitter finish. Creamy body high carbo. A common pilsner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
klm1 (351) - - APR 18, 2015
Golden yellow with white head. Aroma of malt, exaggerated carbonation, low bitterness. Nothing special.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
PriorL (2459) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 2, 2015
Found back quite some tasting notes, among them, this one. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: metallic and quite bad, not expired though? TASTE: fruity, bitter, metallic again, plain bad

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1508) - Piss-ant Valley, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
Draught/Keg @ The Brewery Tap. Brentford -West London . Ok so I met my mother who was in the area buying spirtual art pictures of owls , they are her ’spirit guide ’ in a Shamanic context -if U believe in such concepts . Any way , I never drink @ the Tap but my Mom wanted too cause its closer to the Hippy ass art gallery . IMO my reluctance is its a boring Fullers pub with low boost mundane brews ..run by weird Australians ...and anyone with a palate in Brentford drinks @ the excellent Magpie And Crown pube ... That’s a fucken pub right there , a pub with good craft and a friendly rough around the edges ambience ! bro if youre in my hood go there ! I don’t even rate beer now, the practice is dead to me- try just boosting your fave beers for a few months without thinking about nuances and shit -its liberating . ...I think the act of rating beer was smoke screening my alcoholism in a charade .Look, im a sophisticated drunk @ weekends !. So I got this Pils @ the boring Fullers owned TAP..it was this Pils or Low Boost Golds - I like PIls’ anyway . My Mom got a large Bordeaux as she was in the mood to boost fast , we talked about this that and nothing too ... VELTINS PIls arrived in its own pint mug glass ,im a fan of such glasswear ,they’re classy boheimian. Any wAy , this is tight ass shit if you like PIss ant delicate PILs’ ,but this was not brewed in an obscure mountain town , no its very macro , very dry , very bready and a tad sweet . Better than a LOW BOOST GOLD in the piss ant Brewery TAp ? Big time !

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cthulhu (29) - - APR 16, 2015
33 Bottle at a disco.Spruce notes and persistent bitter , medium carbo and thin texture. Not bad but nothing special .

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Daanminator (215) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2015
Ik ben blij verrast met dit Duitse biertje. Het drinkt makkelijk weg. Verder is het niet speciaal ofzo, gewoon goed.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sjohnh (353) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015
Straw colour, bit of white head, bit of lacing. Medium / light body, not overly carbonated. Little aroma. Hint of herbs. Dry finish. Clean and refreshing - not exactly overburdened by taste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JorgeLee (1340) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2015
On tap in the Queen’s Head, Hammersmith. Came pale golden, bright with a decent white head in a stylish tankard. Quite a clean lager, crisp, some moderate bitterness from German hops. Not unpleasant but a bit safe.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Renobob (1085) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 27, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 50cl. Pils de base, amère et acide. Peu agréable à boire. Pas bonne quoi.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84 (1407) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Aromas of stanky grass, grain, cracker. Clear gold with a fully lasting white head. Dry, sharp hops, earthy. Light bodied, crisp, very clean.


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