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

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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jrwhitney6 (370) - - JAN 8, 2013
Pours a straw color. Malt on the nose. Easy to drink. Hoppy, but not overly so. Good pilsner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydslip (256) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (2969) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sound67 (474) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (1069) - 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

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (568) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 17, 2015
This one is pretty mellow...low abv...good decent finish....nice solid beer...easy drinker....(#477)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesewelch (205) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sugahshark (96) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cutitoutdave (67) - - MAR 27, 2015
Pours light golden yellow from bottle. Not much on the nose, faint grassy aroma and hops. Taste very balanced between malt and hops, dry slightly oily aftertaste. Medium body with light carbonation. Overall refreshing, balanced pilsner, no major complaints, very drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
darkseduction (657) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2015
Vom Fass. Feutsches Standardpils ohne besondere Highlights, trotzdem gut trinkbar und erfrischend.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (5729) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 2, 2015
Ein nettes, recht würziges Pilsner mit einer ausgewogenen Bitterkeit, milder Getreidigkeit und vernünftiger Hopfung. Recht einfach zu trinken, erfrischend, nett.


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