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Würzburger Hofbräu Premium Pilsner

Brewed by Würzburger Hofbräu (Schörghuber)
Style: Pilsener
Würzburg, Germany


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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Würzburger Hofbräu Premium Pilsner has been the undisputed market leader in its core area of Lower Franconia for decades. It is brewed from the very best raw materials; it is elegant and delicately bitter in taste. In terms of sales focus, this beer comes top of our list. The classic visual appearance of the product is a defining element of our overall brand, Würzburger Hofbräu, and therewith of our company's whole image.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (477) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - SEP 15, 2015
BBD 2/16. Pours a clear golden. World class head volume, retention and lacing. Outstanding light pilsner nose. A touch of noble hops and hints of lemon over a subtle grainy biscuit. Light medium body with a smooth texture. Superb carbonation with a nice burst of effervescence in the middle a finely bubbled rush in the finish. The flavor profile is almost world class. It is moderate in intensity, slightly complex and perfectly balanced. It begins with a slight noble hop flavor, more herbal than spicy, that flows into a mild subdued bitterness. The middle allows a light grainy biscuit to achieve balance. As the finish approaches, lemon notes are evident. The finish is crisp.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (2742) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2015
0,5 l bottle hay, cereal, citrus, herbs, golden, clear, frothy and creamy white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, slick feel, average carbonation,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mister_Li (254) - GERMANY - SEP 2, 2015
Klares goldgelb mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Hopfig, malzig, im Abgang etwas herb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydslip (267) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Light straw-colored beer with a medium fizzy bright white head. Nose of sweet corn, hay, and cracker. Flavor is mildly bitter with some lemon and a touch a sweet malt to buttress it. Well-balanced and not complex, this is a quality pilsner, although not my favorite style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (3037) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2015
330 ml. bottle, shared at brew club. Pours a thin, poorly retained white head, over a clear yellow (SRM 3) body......nose is Pils malt, hints of cereal, light hops....taste is slightly sweet with Pils malts, finishing with light bitterness.....mouth feel, light body, no alcohol, high carbonation. This is a fairly typical German Pils. BJCP 8/3/15/4/7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sound67 (570) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2015
Maker: Würzburger Hofbräu (Schörghuber), Würzburg, Germany *** Beer: Würzburger Hofbräu Premium Pilsener (on tap, 500ml) *** Style: Pilsener *** ALC.VOL.: 4.9% *** "Würzburger Hofbräu Premium Pilsner has been the undisputed market leader in its core area of Lower Franconia for decades. It is brewed from the very best raw materials; it is elegant and delicately bitter in taste. In terms of sales focus, this beer comes top of our list." *** Colour: Deep golden yellow, clear; medium white head. *** Nose: Floral hops and lemon, some malt; no bread nor plaster notes. *** Texture: Medium body, active carbonation, still a bit watery. *** Taste: Bitter hops, floral notes and lemon at the start; malts for balance in the background. More bitter in the middle, even with some pinewood notes and herbs. Bitter hoppy finish with lemon, malts. Lasting bitter aftertaste. *** Impressions: Polished, excellent Pilsener type beer without the woeful wet plaster notes that mar industrial Pilseners (Warsteiner et al). Agreeable lemony note throughout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (1174) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Draft from a few days ago I forgot to rate. A solid, balanced Pilsner. Very drinkable and great with dinner. I'd get it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (631) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 17, 2015
This one is pretty mellow...low abv...good decent finish....nice solid beer...easy drinker....(#477)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesewelch (216) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Notes from BJCP tasting session, 2-4oz sample from 12oz bottle

Aroma: grainy, sweetness, a slight noble/spicy hop

Appearance: pale straw, brilliant clarity, off white head with good retention

Taste: medium bitterness which lingers to aftertaste, grainy, dry

Palate: medium body

Overall: Not a bad pilsner, but nothing stands out. Very refreshing and crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sugahshark (100) - POLAND - APR 11, 2015
Podane/Served: Footed Pilzner, 8°C Partia/Batch: 13.10.15, 0,5l bottle
Aromat/Aroma: Delikatny, świeży zbożowy, lekko ziołowy, miodowy. / Delicate, fresh grain, light herbs, honey.
Wygląd/Appearance: Słomkowa klarowna barwa. Drobna, puszysta, średnio trwała piana. Lekkie koronkowanie. / Straw clear colour. Fine, fluffy, medium lasting head. Some lacing.
Smak/Taste: Czysty wyraźny charakter słodowy, mocno chmielowy, nieco metaliczny (nie żelazisty), goryczka chmielowa spora i nie zalegająca. / Clean distinct malt character, strong hops, slightly mettalic (not iron), quick and strong hop bitterness.
Odczucie/Palate: Wodniste, orzeźwiające, wysokie nasycenie, nieco szampanowe. / Watery, refreshing, high carbonation, champagne feel.
Ogólnie/Overall: Lekki i stylowy niemiecki pilsner. / Light and stylish German pilsener.

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