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Brewed by Warsteiner Brauerei
Style: Pilsener
Warstein, Germany

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RATINGS: 2124   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Classic German Pilsener


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ineedbeer (1474) - Oakland, California, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Aroma is grainy with a touch of sulfur and some light corn notes. A hint of a herbal hop aroma. The aroma is fairly clean but there is some light fruitiness as well. Pours a super clear yellow-gold with a thin white head that quickly recedes to the edges. Decent lacing and medium legs. Flavor starts with slightly sweet malt notes - grainy with some corn to it. A low floral hop flavor is also present as well as a light sulfur note. Moderate bitterness in the finish. Crisp, medium light body with medium carbonation. Low hop astringency and no alcohol warmth. Overall this beer isn't impressive but it is clean and to style. I may be imagining it but there seems to be some light esters in the aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanhunter_4 (180) - La Crete, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 10, 2016
330 ml bottle poured at the creperie in Edmonton. Pours cloudy yellow with a white head that dies very quickly. Smells faintly of grass. Taste is slightly hoppy with a bit of a corn and grass. Just okay. But it was free so....

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adamnase (293) - Kronoby, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Canned, 500 ml. Pours clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grainy, grassy, malty, cardboard. Taste is hoppy, grainy, malty, and somewhat drier and more bitter than I expected from a pilsener, even a little metallic.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Antonio369 (50) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2016
500 ml, can. Poured clear golden yellow, with a two finger white head that disappeared quickly. Aromas of cardboard, some malt, little citrus and floral essence. Taste pretty much continuation of the aromas. Not much going on here. Light bodied, with a short cardboardy finish. Overall a boring pilsner.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
WhatDaddy (42) - Volos, GREECE - JAN 25, 2016
0,5lt bottle @ Valentin - Curious Bierkneipe, Volos, Greece Clear golden-yellow color, white foam that’s not lasting very much. Aroma z bit sweet/honey, taste also bit sweet with bread, very little bitter, reminds me that aluminium taste (pasteurized?). Light carbonation

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
melush (1867) - SPAIN - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ El Corte Ingles, Madrid, España. A: Golden / Dorado. T/S: Malt, sweet, slightly bitter / Malt, dulce, ligeramente amargo.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenWesthof (195) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2016
Classic German pilsner. It has that classic German ’bitter’ taste, while other Euro lagers/pilsners have less bitterness and more sweetness.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gala122 (22) - - JAN 7, 2016
German pilsner beer. Light yellow. Particolar bitter taste. Fresh beer to drink every day.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (454) - Berlin, - JAN 6, 2016
Oft getrunken und für okay befunden. Ein recht charakterloses, aber frisches Pils ohne Missklänge.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Werckmeister (1570) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JAN 3, 2016
0,33l bottle at home. BBV 01.06.2016. light yellow clear shiny color, medium big white head. smells of tobacco, cardboardish, a bit skunky, some light nuts, below average smell. medium body, medium carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of tobacco, light cardboard, a bit citric, some sweetness. finishes light dry and with some citric and tobacco notes. not too great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
OzarkElmo (308) - Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Pours a very clear light gold with moderate head, with good lacing remaining. BB 15 July ’16. For me a pretty good pilsener. Can definitely feel it’s German. Above average - Prost!


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