Brewed by Brauerei Eichhorn Forchheim
Style: Pilsener
Forchheim, Germany


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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TAR (2779) - Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Vom fass at Brauerei Eichhorn Forchheim in Dec. 2012: Luminous blonde. Broken but creamy white foam adorns the glass with beautiful lacing. Solid aroma of lemon, toasted hay, pepper, melon, pungent herbs, and rich pils malt. Soft body. Firm and snug carbonation. Assertively hoppy and lightly salty with a grassy bitterness scrubbing the palate alongside a surge of bright minerals and fervidly peppery hop spice. Distant metallic zing comes and goes as the coarse toastiness takes hold. Quite lean at the core, though ample floral succulence aids in rounding out the body. Finishes leafy and peppery in its bitterness, with softening shades of sweet honey-kissed hay and toasted baguette. The framework is certainly here as it’s free of defects and the hops are nicely layered, just would appreciate a brighter hop bouquet. Still, it’s a lovely Franconian pils.

mR_fr0g (13190) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
Bamberg Jolly Day 2 25/01/2014. From tap shared at the brewery. Light golden yellow coloured pour. Aroma is nutty sweet cereal, wet grass. Flavour is sweet cereal, some buttery diacetyl, but its not too overpowering. Finish is crisp wet grassy hop and lasting bitterness.

madmitch76 (25344) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
25th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 2. Tap at the brewpub. Bright clear gold beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is smooth and light. Sweetish pale malt. Floralness. Balancing light peel bitterness. Crisp finish. Decent drinkable pils.

AndySnow (8001) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: At the brewpub.
Appearance: Clear light yellow colour with a white head.
Aroma: Buttery diacetyl, malt, hops.
Body: Medium body, heavy carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, hops, some fruit, butterscotch.

Theydon_Bois (20460) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2014
Day 2 of the post Xmas Bamberg Jolly, tap at the brewery - Forchheim, 25/01/14. Clear golden with a moderate off white head. Nose is bread dough, citrus twinge, orange, biscuit notes. Taste comprises caramel, faint butterscotch, grassy. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp semi drying close. Solid pils.

rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2014
Draught at the brewpub. Clear golden beer with a rich offwhite head. Malty bready aroma, grainy, wheat, biscuits, some cereal notes. Malty cereal flavor, grassy, hay, bready, biscuits, toffee notes. Quite nice.

harrisoni (19187) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Vom fass at the brewery. A touch of butter bready aroma. Ok bitterness but slightly diacetyl.

BelgiskOlklub (1083) - Viby J, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2013
Draught af Braurerei Eichhorn. Clear golden body and a large white lasting head. Soft aroma of malt and a well balanced hop aroma in the finish. The taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Oily texture.

3fourths (9357) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2013
draft at Brauerei Eichhorn in Forchheim. same perfect appearance as the helles - huge rocky white head on a sparkling rich gold body. the German hops are spicy and mildly juicy, then become a bit more sweaty / stenchy, musty and pungent (cheese rind) with dried grass notes throughout. smacking, crisp and light-bodied with frothy, full, soft carbonation. lemon / citrus oil comes into play as it breathes more. leaves a pleasant mineral and hop acid buzz in the mouth.

blipp (9598) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Draft. Pours clear gold with a fluffy white head. Clean pale malts, light floral hops, and a super clean and crisp finish. Tastes very fresh.

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