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Brewed by Wernesgrüner Brauerei (Bitburger)
Style: Pilsener
Steinberg-Wernesgrün, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 493   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Wernesgruener comes from one of the oldest breweries in the world and also to the group of breweries with the longest experience of brewing Pilsner. Wernesgruener is the Pils legend. Wernesgruener is anywhere: in Germany, in Europe and even in America, Asia and Africa.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dirkules (629) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2004
Grainy with a faint floral nose. Skunky (green bottle) and there are certainly malts, florals and hops. Decent

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - OCT 30, 2004
Bottle from Aldi’s. White head, sparse lacing, carbonated, transparent, and a pale yellow hue. Skunky and malty aroma. Yuck. Malt flavor. Smooth mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fuyajo (229) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 19, 2004
Not being a fan of this style of beer, I was expecting it to taste uber skunky, but to my surprise, it wasn’t bad at all! Crisp and decently flavorful; a great summer-day beer or just a decent alternative to the heavy, dark beers that I typically enjoy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3856) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2004
Pale with a very soft pleasing finish.Very easy to drink with a smooth delicate aftertate.Definitely one of the best German Pils i have tried-and that is good.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
thedm (4924) - Fort Wayne, USA - AUG 20, 2004
This bottled brew from Aldi’s super market poured a medium sized head of finely sized mostly lasting white colored bubbles that left behind a minimal poor. The body was very softly carbonated transparent and weak yellow in color. The aroma was mild slightly skunked slightly malty and slightly astringent. The mouth feel was mildly tingly and astringent with a lingering poor aftertaste. Perhaps this bottle was not as fresh as it should have been. After all, it was green. The flavor contained notes of adjunct astringent malt and slightly off. Further samples did not help.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrManning (2003) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2004
Run of the mill Pils. Sparkling gold body with white frothy head. Some hoppy aromas, but corn and can both present. Perhaps this would be better on tap or in a bottle. Taste is mild hops sweetness. Bitteraftertaste with a smooth mouthfeel. Ordinary.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2004
Yellow and clear, this poured with minimal head and no lacing. Smells lightly malty, a very slight sulfur. Body is crisply carbonated, biscuit malt, mildly hopped at the end - just a little dryness. Not bad. Thanks Marge!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skip (206) - Indiana, USA - JUL 16, 2004
Tart and fizzy but not necessarily unpleasnt. I have found some sediment in some bottles, but I am not sure that that is a sign of advancing age.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2004
Pleasing mid gold colour, with light carbonation. The head didn’t last. Biscuity malt and herbaceous green hops in the aroma. Much the same flavours, with some flinty dry hop and a touch of bitterness. There’s a rusty iron undercurrent too. Although the finish is clean, the hop profile isn’t entirely convincing; it is a bit soft and lacks in definition. My personal preference is for a rather more aggressive bite, but this is undeniably fairly well balanced and a pretty decent pils. As it was quite near the BBE date, I wonder whether a little of the zip had ebbed away. 500ml bottle from beersofeurope.co.uk. BBE 31 July 2004.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2004
Well, another Euro type pils that has the character of a lot of its ilk. There is a clean grassy aroma and hint of noble hop followed by a good balance of malt against the residual bitterness of the hops. I had this in the snow, so it wasn’t a typical beer for the climate, but good nevertheless.


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