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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Pilsener
Freising, Germany

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RATINGS: 403   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Slightly bitter, mild, with a fragrance of hops - our pilsner is a cut above the ordinary. A beer with character.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (1450) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Bottle. A- Corn, grains, lemon, subtle banana. A- Yellow color, clear liquid, white head. T- Grains, corn, faint citrus. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, balanced finish. O- Better than a lot of pilsners I’ve had. I like the lemon and soft banana on the nose. Which it would translate into the taste more but overall this is nice.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
greks (298) - GERMANY - NOV 26, 2015
0,5 l NRW-Flasche aus der Brauerei Weihenstephan. Klares, hellgoldenes Pils mit einer wunderschönen Schaumkrone. Riecht hopfig, leicht würzig. Im Antrunk süß, Weizenaroma, dann nur leicht bitter. Herb-würziger Nachgeschmack. Könnte ruhig etwas bitterer sein.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (3024) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of grainy malt, hay, grass, some fruity notes, hint of hops. Flavour is slightly sweet with an above moderate bitter finish. Body is light. Fairly decent Pilsener with a good bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ilovedarkbeer (2689) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Pours a straw color with a medium sized soapy white head. Notes of butter, earth hops, slight ammonia, and dirt. Not great

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (1778) - Asturias, SPAIN - NOV 8, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2015 On Tap. @Deutschland, Oviedo. 06/11/2015. Color amarillo dorado, sabor malta, cuerpo medio.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MetalNHopHead (1209) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - OCT 20, 2015
A footed Pilsner glass full of Weihenstephaner’s Pils is a lovely sight. Effervescence and the snowy head make it a beer to lust over. In the aroma, you get cereal grains and earthy hops - not much, but par for the course with the style. Flavor follows the same suit yet with a more pronounced bitterness than most Pilsners. The lively appearance might make you think this beer will be spritzy. In fact, it’s extremely smooth and light-bodied. This is one you’ll polish off in no time. Good thing too since Pilsners get kinda shitty when they’re warm. Luckily, this one never got the chance to change temperature. I drank it too fast.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ciocanelu (911) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - OCT 18, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2015 Clear golden color with white head. Light bready malts and some earthy hops in the aroma. Very balanced taste. You get a bit of malt and also some hops but nothing stands out. Body is quite soft for a pilsener. Not really my style of beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (10889) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Bottle at Winking Lizard. Clear golden color with a medium white head that diminishes steadily to an outer ring. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of herbal hops, malt and fruit. Light-bodied with a mildly spiced hops character and notes of biscuit malt and fruit. The finish is mildly bitter with a hoppy aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (688) - - OCT 10, 2015
Tall, white, lasting head, abundand and tiny bubbles, clear straw color. Light body, mild flavor, low heat, avg length. Moderately bitter, off-dry, low acidity. Hoppy, floral. Delicate and enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

0.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Cousin_Larry (784) - - OCT 2, 2015
Aroma is skunky corn. Pours nicely with bright yellow color and small head. Flavor is straight skunk.


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