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Brewed by Fürstlich Fürstenbergische Brauerei
Style: Pilsener
Donaueschingen, Germany

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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Fürstenberg Premium Pilsner, one of only a handful of "Premium" designated premium beers in Germany and long thought to be the first German Pilsner brewed in accordance to the Czech Pilsner method has an alcohol % of 4.8. Water is actually taken from the source of the Danube river deep in the Black Forest!

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (6495) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - SEP 22, 2016
On tap: The aroma consists of mild florals, cereal notes, and grass. It’s a transparent gold with a two finger white head that fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. There are some thin soapy rings left on the sides of the glass with each sip. The flavor starts with mild sweet cereal notes with a hint of honey. The finish has light-moderate grass and florals. It’s light bodied with light-moderate carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bierdimpfe (550) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 6, 2016
Bright pale straw color with a high amount of activity. Slightly frothy white 2 finger head, lasting around 10 minutes, with a good amount of legs. Aromas of faint metal, sweet grains, and noble spices. Flavors of sweet malts, lemon, herbal spices. Slightly grassy and bready with a nice sharpness. Slick light to medium body with prickly carbonation. Light finish that lingers a little, ending with a grassy noble spicy feel and faint citrus. Overall average in quality. A little faint but still enjoyable. Decent flavors with good balance. Slightly flat with passable freshness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (12332) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Draught. Pours clear yellow with a large, frothy white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is grainy Pils malt and spicy hops. Flavor is clean grainy Pils malt, medium spicy hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maakun (4224) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2016
Tap at Red Ant. Clear golden with white head. Herbal hops up front with some green leaves and grass, light cardboard, dust, paper, moldy wood. Light bitter and sweet. Over light bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
massingasetta (681) - München, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2016
In the world of Pilsner Beers this beer is not very remarkable at all. The Premium would imply something special and for me this genrally implies a richness to the taste, perhaps a special bitterness or aftertaste or even a special note to it. I cannot find this specialness in this beer but it is not in any way bad.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yourilevesque (1504) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 17, 2016
Une autre petite bière de correction. Allez, je suis en Allemagne alors qu’un de mes élève lui, est dans le champ! Liquide jaune paille à la tête moyennement mousseuse. Effervescence moyenne et je dirais faible pour le style. Une bière typiquement allemande où les malts légers se font taquiner par de doux houblons européens et floraux. Picottement agréable sur ma langue attribuable à une effervescence plus marquée dans ma bouche que dans mon verre. Délicate amertume en fin de bouche. Saveurs discrètes, une bière qui se boit tout de même très bien en ce chaud après-midi de juin.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChadPoole (350) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2016
Pours clear gold with a decent white head. Aroma is grain, grass, and fruit. Taste is a balance of sweet and bitter with a metallic note. Light body with medium carbination. Good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caribou43 (717) - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 7, 2016
I drank this beer during one of my trip in Freiburg. It is a classical pils, yellow body and gold, regular carbonation, white and thin foam. The taste is watery, bitter and hop, malt but it is the hop that it is dominated like almost all the real pils, drinkable. I drank this beer in a restaurant on the tap, with a nice view of the city.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tokyo9 (250) - GERMANY - JUN 5, 2016
Earthy malt aroma
Citric taste/finish
Very good balance between malt and hop

A good pils.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ComradeK (1158) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2016
Draught at The Bavarian Bier Cafe. Pours a clear medium gold, with a large white head, which lasts pretty well and leaves good lacing. The aroma has floral and spice hops and grainy malt. Spicy and light floral hops up front give way to caramel and white bread malt in the mid-palate. More spice finishes it off. A reasonable but uninspiring pilsner.


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