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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Pilsener
Aying, Germany

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The dry bitterness of classic pilsner makes this a perfect, pre-dinner drink. Although we borrowed the style from Bohemia, our pils is classsic Bavarian, made partially with barley we grow ourselves, a blend of fresh Hallertau and Tetnang hops and our unique St. Andreas mineral water. The vivacious color is reflective of the barley fields that surround our brewery. The head is light and thick and leaves a beautiful Bavarian lace on the empty glass. . In the mouth, our pils achives balance and roundness, without the hops overpowering the fruitiness of the malt.

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3.9
sharkydodson (1838) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - AUG 18, 2017
the aroma is malty and herbal with hints of flowers, honey and straw... the taste is clear and refreshening, malty and rather bitter, with notes of hay and candy... the aftertaste is bitter and dry... nice Bavarian beer...

3.4
rumproasts (6052) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2017
bottle (as Ayinger Bavarian Pilsner). golden with one finger head. grain and grass in the body. slight hint of buttered corn. typical German pilsner hops. clean and well made.

3.6
ttoadee (1608) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2017
Clear light yellow pour, finger of Rocky white head. Nose is good & malt. Evenly bitter. Middle is pils malt, herbal hop bitterness, touch of unripe apple or pear. Finish shows a growing, pleasent bitterness.

3.3
teddybeer (4168) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 31, 2017
Golden color, white head, good retention. Aroma with notes of sweet malts and cookies. Flavor is slightly sweet at the beginning, light marzipan notes. Light bitterness in the final.

3.7
Bill Becker (1906) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - JUL 19, 2017
On draught at Old Chicago.
Pours a straw gold with a finger of foam.
I smell noble hops and the familiar Ayinger yeast. Cracker malt.
Nice and hoppy, dry and crisp, with cracker malt that balances well with the hops. Somewhat spicy.
Delicious and clean Pilsner.

3.4
olio (10591) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2017
Tap @ Wirtshaus Ayingers, Munich.
Pours clear golden color with a small white head. Aroma is grassy hoppy and slightly grainy, some citrus notes. Flavor is grassy bitter and a bit buttery, grain and pale malt notes. Crisp and refreshing Pils.
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3.6
TAR (2793) - Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2017
Very fresh bottle. Clear yellow. Pasty and creamy white foam persists to the final drop. Saffron, lemon, flowers, minerals, honeysuckle, pepper, and new-mown hay encompass the aroma. Underlying blemishes of white grape, gravel, apple juice, and DMS. Fluffy and creamy carbonation. Refined malt paves the way with a luxuriantly-textured mouthfeel as it gracefully cradles the herbal-floral-spicy hop medley with a pillowy softness. Minerals come through and vivify the malt while amplifying the finespun lemony characteristics which soon develop. Malt is deceptively weightless with its layer of toasted baguette atop daintier hay dust dimensions. While it’s exquisitely balanced from start to finish, the hops are anything but shy as they generate a peppery-herbal scratch, yet artfully remain in lockstep with the polished malt. Quite clean other than a minor note of DMS and gravel. Not a trace of huskiness is evident, and the malt is rich in detail. Hay dust coats the tongue and enriches the dry, mineral-spiked finish as delicate floral notes linger alongside an uplifting “airiness” reminiscent of fresh baguette flesh. An effortlessly sluggable and notably mineralic pils that would be world class if the fermentation character were just a smidgeon cleaner. Lovely rustic malt character that elicits thoughts of standing in a field surrounded by fresh cut haystacks. And it’d be difficult finding better balance anywhere in the beer world. The purity of the water in this is virtually peerless and uniquely Bavarian. If Blaugies brewed a pils, I have a feeling it might resemble something close to this. Quite charming.

3.5
vinivini (3056) - Gomel, BELARUS - JUL 9, 2017
Bottle as Ayinger Bairisch Pils at 5.3% ABV. Brilliant effervescent gold. Tall frothy white head. Solid malt and spicy hop aroma. Light to medium body. Medium bitter grassy taste. Very clean. Good.

3.6
tia (2228) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUL 2, 2017
Tap at Metzger. Classic golden with big white head and foamy lacing. Floral, honey, a hint of sour grain. Nice honey and light bitter flavor.

3.9
ekstedt (6991) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2017
Draught at The Hanging Bat, Edinburgh, Scotland. Clear golden, medium white head. Grainy and bready malt aroma, herbal hops. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness.


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