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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Pilsener
Freising, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Slightly bitter, mild, with a fragrance of hops - our pilsner is a cut above the ordinary. A beer with character.


Kurtos' rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kurtos (95) - Sydney, - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear fizzy yellow. Aroma. aroma is that of custard banana. Taste. is similar to aroma. Overall. good beer.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
monkeychugg55 (834) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Clear golden with a small head. Nice lacing. The aroma is bready pils malt with some light floral hops. The flavor is similar. Nice clean pils.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (843) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2014
50cl bottle at home. Clear golden with a full white soapy which didn’t last too long. Light to medium body with ditto carbonation and a buttery mouthfeel. Medium bitterness with some sweet tones. Malts, grain, grass and some honey. A great pilsner!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fugitive (1306) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle. Color yellow with medium white head. Aroma malt, grain, bread. Taste sweet, corn, grain.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (5967) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Grainy malty base, with light grassy notes and hints of sweetness. The finish could be cleaner. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zoret (54) - Badalona, SPAIN - JUL 11, 2014
Aromes de gra, mel, flor blanca, molla de pa... Sabors dolços inicials amb una lleugera cidesa i final herbaci.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6154) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is light yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain, cracker), lightly to moderately hoppy (herbs, flowers). Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. A clean, crisp, northern German style, a la Bitburger (but cleaner than Bitburger is today, i.e. no DMS here). Enjoyable but very by-the-numbers and ordinary.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
paulocerto (25) - BRAZIL - JUN 6, 2014
Aroma e sabor de cereais. Amargor de uma pilsner no gole e no retrogosto. Bela cerveja para um fim de dia de trabalho duro.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (2487) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2014
Bamberg Jolly Day 3 26/01/2014. Bottle shared at the Weihenstephaner Am Dom in Freising. Aroma is nice lemony zest, some grassy hop and clean pils. Crystal clear pale yellow, with a frothy white head. Flavour is clean light pils malt, lemony grassy hop in the finish. Palate is crisp with light sweetness. Very enjoyable.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (849) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2014
BB 13.02.15. Poured a clear pale golden colour with a big (4+ finger) head that persisted and laced well. Carbonation moderate with large bubbles forming trails. Aroma of sweet malt, larger yeast but no obvious hops. Taste slightly malty sweetness but dominated by a sour bitterness. Light body. Crisp, light with a long mild bitterness on the finish. A nice pilsner.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
venom666 (309) - Alicante, SPAIN - MAY 26, 2014
Weihenstephan Pilsner is a classic pilsner. Thin bodied and with a pronounced bitterness from hops.


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