Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Pilsener
Freising, Germany


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RATINGS: 424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Golden-yellow and bright, with 32 bitter units and quite hoppy compared to most of the other Pilsners our Weihenstephaner Pilsner comes up with a distinctive aroma of hops with a pleasant bitterness. This combination provides a balanced mix and guarantees great enjoyment. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (5384) - Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2011
Thanks to my boss who brought this bottle back from Germany, poured a straw color with aromas of bread, malt and a touch of grass. Flavor was the same as the aroma, and a touch more of hops than I was expecting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
neur0 (1111) - GERMANY - NOV 13, 2011
(Flasche) Farblich ist es mittel bis hellgelb. Es ist klarfiltriert und hat eine weiße Schaumkrone. Das Aroma wird von einer süß-honigartigen Note dominiert. Im Hintergrund ist ein bisschen aromatischer Hopfen zu riechen. Der Geschmack besteht aus einer starken Bittere, die anfangs schlank ist dann ein bisschen breiter wird. Im Abgang ist noch eine leichte Süße zu schmecken. Im Ganzen ein recht gutes Bayerisches Pils.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
es la cerveceria mas antigua y la mas tradicional,por eso todo lo que producen es bueno y la pils tambien esta por el libro,olor tipico a malta y sabor bien balanceado con malta y lupulo en la cantidad justa recomendada

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ogivlado (7254) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 24, 2011
Bottled 500ml. -Pale golden coloured, medium sized white head, dusty grainy nose. Sweetish malty, bitterish grainy and brewing cereals with hint of salt in the finish. Boring and ordinary pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2011
On tap at Weihenstephaner Restaurant in Berlin: Clear golden beer with a white head and a delicate aroma of freshly cut grass and hay and a tiny not of citrus. A little watery, slightly sweet flavor with medium bitterness and a herbal, grassy dry finish. Soft carbonation. Not bad, but I prefer the hefe-weizens of Weihenstephaner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 13, 2011
Looks just like German lager ought to look . Yellow-gold with a white head that slowly subsides in the glass. Aromas of classic German pilsener malt, flowery and with hints of cut white timber. Good mouthfeel and lovely swirling bubbles. Plenty of lingering bitterness. Clean, tasty and an excellent quaffer. A little bit simple but bang on for a lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kristall-König (2733) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2011
Herb-würziger Geruch, erinnernd an ein Helles. Geschmacklich ebenso, zusätzlich etwas Malz in der Mitte. Bitterer Nachhall. In meinen Augen nicht so richtig ein Pils. Anscheinend keine Paradedisziplin der ältesten Brauerei der Welt.Test vom 23.3.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (5612) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2011
Clear yellow colour. Smells like a pilsener with some lemon notes to it. Tastes a bit like iron/rusty, water and malts. Mouthfeel is dry and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (14298) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2011
Bottle @ home, shared with DutchDrebus. Clear yellow color, small white head. Don’t smell or taste that much other than the standard pilsener smell and taste. Carbo and body average as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Psytron (1956) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2011
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