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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2010
Bottle 500ml. @ home.
Clear light to medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, grain, hay - straw, light bread. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20091223]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 18, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is vague grassy and crisp hoppy with a light sweet caramel malt note. Mild cornish and light acidic flavoured with a light sweetness showing through. Bitter and light conish flavoured finish. Dry and light sweet lasting malt flavoured into the far finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2003
A light yellow beer wth a small fast disappearing head. The aroma is slightly sour and slightly sweet with notes of brewmash. When drinking it, the brewmash hits you at first, then a slight prickling sourness. It is slightly flat with a slight bitterness to round off the impression. All in all an average beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2006
Bottle. Clear yellow coloured with a white head. Sweet aroma of malts, fruits and grain. Flavour of malts, fruits and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2009
Bottled@(apparently) Delirium Café, Gothenburg 2006. Clear golden colour with mediumsized creamy head, that leaves nice lace. Aroma is grassy hops, some slight earthyness as well as mild notes of cardboard. Flavour is quite the same, but the grassyness is stronger.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2006 (Bottle 50 cl) Pale golden, limited head. Very soft and malty, quite sweet and low on hops. A very pleasant Pilsener. 010205

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2004
Bottled. Pale golden, creamy head. Dry and lightly grassy. Crisp, soft bready malt character and balanced bitterness. A good, thirst quenching pilsener, perhaps with less than average bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23376) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear very pale yellow color with a longlasting white head. Malty and bready aroma with some hints of hops. Sweetish malty and bready flavor. Has a smooth mouthfeel, with a long bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22460) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
26th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 3. Bottle at the posh brewpub. Bright clear pale gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and crisp. Clean pale malt, little nutty. Light touch of vanilla. Whisper of hop spice and citrus. Semi dry and light finsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21679) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Draft. Crystal clear golden color, fluffy white head. Aroma of peppery and lightly grassy cereal. Taste is peppery straw, crisp finish. Decent.

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