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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Pilsener
Freising, Germany

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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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.


EithCubes' rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5437) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle. Clear bright golden with a frothy bright white head. Malty and bready with firm but lowish metallic bitterness, really only come to realize the full force of it in the aftertaste. Good if slightly soapy hops here, and as good for volume drinking as their Helles. Medium-full body.


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6223) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Clear golden and a lot of carbonation rising rapidly. A white head leaves thick lacing. The aroma is skunk and a bit unpleasant. Fruit under that is fruit cocktail. A little sulfur, too. The flavor also has sulfur along with that fruit. Rich and sweet malts. The flavor is an improvement over the aroma. Spice and some grain. Earth and sugary notes. Sugary spiciness to the finish. I ended up liking this. Appearance and aroma will pull my score down.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (2379) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2016
Goud helder bier met een goede witte schuim kraag. Ruikt hop, fruitig. Iets te fruitig. Smaakt als een pilsner, muf, hop.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (9230) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 20, 2016
Classic pils - clean and crisp, slight bread and perfume in the nose. Slightly sweet and ever so slightly bitter flavor.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavidAust (169) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 14, 2016
500ml bottle. Straw gold. Well carbonated, good crisp clean mouthfeel and palate. Good for the style - just not my favourite style. But for a hot day or BBQ with mild seafoods - all good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (3204) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2016
from bottle, clear light pale colour with a white head. nose of pale malts, citrus, cut grass, grains. bread. ok bitter for a pilsner. slight fruity. nice pilsner

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (1053) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 8, 2016
0.5l bottle. Clear light yellow body, white head. Aroma of bread, grains, orange zest and hay. Taste of bread, hay, orange zest and floral hops. Very nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (2893) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2016
On tap at P&P Charleston. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is light malt, light body, low carbonation, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is light malt and light soapy hops. Pretty bland.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grzesiek79 (3821) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Many thanks for this beer to kevnic2008. piwo swietnie wygladajace ladna zlocista barwa piana trwala i puszysta. Mnostwo babelkow. Zapach kukurydzy słodkiej, jabłka i trawy cytrynowej. Smak lekki orzezwiajacy lekko slodowy i lekko gorzki. Ogolnie jest sporo lepiej niż przy ostatnim piwie od Weihenstephan po którym się bardzo rozczarowałem. Klasyczny i jakościowy Pilsner

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiamiBarman (53) - Miami, Florida, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Not exactly a great beer for some grand analysis but I would definitely drink this at the beach happily. Drinkability is very high. Straw gold color with not much of a head. Lively carbonation with streaming bubbles buzzing up towards the top rather nicely. Light bodied with a slightly bready aroma that doesn’t do much. The malt imparts a gentle sweetness to it that the hops can’t overcome in bitterness. The aftertaste is very clean with seemingly low bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (4427) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2016
(Weihenstephaner Pilsner) Bottle 500 ml at home as Weihenstephaner Pils, served into a lager glass, ABV 5.1% Golden yellow colour on the body, clear, with lazy activity in it and a good sized but a bit thin white head sitting on top. Good retention. Aroma of malts and hay, taste follows but more clean, some grass in there too, with light bitter finish. Medium thin body, good carbonation. Nice thirst quencher and high drinkability.


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