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Brewed by Gräflich zu Stolbergsche Brauerei Westheim
Style: Pilsener
Marsberg-Westheim, Germany

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle:   Translucent straw, light carbonation, small frothy white head, spotty lacing.   Grassy nose, yeasty, dull or stale, a bit bready and musty.   Similar on the tongue, decent malt base, but finishes quick.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Dull grassy finish.   Not as bright or crisp as others.   Clean, but very pedestrian.   Perhaps a bit heavier and more grassy than others.   Needs to be sharper/crisper.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillemsUrenkel (656) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - AUG 2, 2013
0,5 l bottle, in my opinion too much gold on the label. Pours pale golden, small short living head. More than average carbonation. Grainy and honey for the nose. Starts malty. Followed by cereals and low hops. Ends with long lasting light hop bitterness. Typical Pilsener out of central germany.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (2840) - Michigan, USA - JUN 19, 2013
500 ml bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly crystal clear pale straw color with a small white head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin lace that lingers. Minimal lacing clings on the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation retaining the thin head. Aromas of apple, pear, honey, grape, cracker, bread, floral, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of malt/fruity ester notes with a fair amount of hop presence; and solid strength. Taste of pear, apple, cracker, grape, honey, bread, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of light fruits, cracker, bread, honey, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Nice and pleasant balance of malt/fruity ester flavors with a fair amount of hops; with solid flavor robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth and lightly crisp mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a solid Pilsener. Good balance of malt/hop/fruity ester flavors; and extremely smooth to drink. A pleasantly enjoyable offering.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
neur0 (909) - GERMANY - MAY 22, 2013
(Flasche) Es hat eine etwas sehr hellgelbe Farbe, ist klar filtriert mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist süß, fruchtig-blumig, fast kaugummiartig. Der Geschmack ist anfangs nur breit, bitter, ölig und adstringierend, dann kommt eine Diacetylnote durch und etwas Süße.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (4083) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2013
(bottle) pours a clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of barnyard, cow manure, light brown sugar and rotten peaches, slightly oxidized. flavour is mostly pale malts, straw and barnyard, with a hint of cardboard, a light sweetness and a slightly minerally light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
after4ever (6263) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2013
500. Pours a hazy pale gold with a loose and sudsy whitish head. Powdered sugar and old wet dish rag on the nose. Watery medium body with somewhat sluggish carb. Shortbread cookie and wet grass on the mid palate. Long nutrasweet finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7182) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Bottled. Poured clear, bright golden with a short cap of white head. The aroma picked up lemon zest and grassy notes over a pinch of honey and some bready malts.. clean and refreshing feel to it. The flavor found grainy bread and a kiss of honey at the core.. tangy lemon zest laced throughout.. some white spices and yeasty notes on the edges.. grainy, yet refreshing finish. Light-bodied with low-moderate carbonation on the palate.. just an OK feel and flow.. aiight.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ccex (961) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2012
600 ml bottle found at my local grocery store for $2.49 pours a clear, pale golden color with white head. Aroma is mostly pils malt, with some gread, grass, and floral hops. Taste is silghtly sweet with a clean dry finish. Body is light to medium with slight carbonation. Very drinkable and refreshing, if not very memorable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thegreenrooster (3304) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Pour is a straw yellow with a large white head. Aroma is dry pils malt with a little burning in there. Flavor is again a light pale pils malt with a little burning flavor in the end. This must have gone bad somewhere along the journey.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7921) - Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2012
Bottle says 5.1, imported by Aiko. 500ml bottle. "Un pasteurized". **5.1% alc** It pours into my large pilsener glass a nice gold with a perfect white head. Nice carbonation bubbles. Smell isn’t outstanding but it is nice. Gets duller with each passing second. It is nicely herbal, plenty of noble hops. The flavor is good. Low bitterness with some fruity hop flavors, nice bready malt character. A good proportional pilsener. Definitely like the non-pasteurized part but as a pils it isn’t super amazing.


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