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Brewed by Jever (Oetker Group)
Style: Pilsener
Jever, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unique in taste. The secret lies in the water, which is still taken from the same well used well over 100 years ago. The water from our well is unusually pure and soft. That allows us to add a touch more hops to create the Friesian-bitter taste that distinguishes Jever Pilsner from any other beer.

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndySnow (7313) - Huddinge, - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Wheat and hops aroma. Light. Slightly bitter, malt flavour.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
simontomlinson (205) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2017
Pure white creamy head stayed well on a very active golden golden body. Yeast & lightly malted aroma. Medium to thin bodied. Sharp & clean. Not much to this. Yeast, floral & quite spicy with a long bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (2928) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2017
Bottle. Clear Pale Yellow in colour. Large frothy white head. Herbal hops. Citrus fruity. Grainy malts. Bittersweet rather herbal hoppy malty pilsener. Bitter dry hoppy finish. OK. Very drinkable. (2017-02)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GvanGool (68) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2017
A lot of hop for a pilsner. And a lot of bubbles. And that's just what i like! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mieto (16) - Krakw, POLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Chmielowy zapach. Dość goryczkowe. Bardzo ładna bursztynowa barwa. Trochę męczące pod koniec ale i tak przyjemnie się pije.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cmacklin (1041) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 8, 2017
500ml can. pours a clear pale yellow with a large, frothy, long lasting, white head that laces. Aroma of bready malt, grain and grass. Sweet flavour of bready malt and lemon with a crisp, bitter, grassy hop finish. Light body with a watery texture and soft carbonation. Not normally a fan of pilseners but this was ok.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgrtnr (64) - Augsburg, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2017 500 ml bottle in flute. Pours bright golden with medium white head. Floral and hay smell. Hoppy aroma, but a bit boring. Quite bitter taste, also slightly metallic. Aftertaste is also quite bitter and intense. Carbonation soft, light body. Bitter finish. Jever is definitely different from the mainstream Pilseners. Not bad!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bebum (883) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2017
Crystal clear, straw color, tall, snow white head. Skunky nose dominates (clear bottle). Light body, moderate flavor, clean, refreshing palate with high carbonation and low heat, long and austere aftertaste. Very dry, moderate bitterness despite its reputation. Hoppy, herbal but evident malt in background. Surprisingly drinkable, particularly with food. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeardedAvenger (552) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle from Wine Rack, Burpham. Sweet and sour lager aroma, but not t to much so. Pale gold. Small bubbles. Fluffy white head. Theres some sweetness to begin with before a high bitterness rears its head in to the finish. Light bodied. Soft if oily mouthfeel. After the bitterness the finish is surprisingly abrupt. Certainly an original pilsner but I cant wok out if like it. Wasnt impressed on a previous occasion but more pleasant alongside carbonara.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (757) - PORTUGAL - FEB 14, 2017
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 5D). Bottle 50 cl - Batch L0811F 21416 (BBF 08.17). AROMA: low hop aroma with a initial grassy note that vanishes. medium-low grainy malt aroma with a slight honey-like quality. faint oxidation. APPEARANCE: light gold color and clear. medium-low white head with medium retention. TASTE: medium-low malty flavor with a slight crackery honey-like note. low hop note with a grassy note. medium-high hop bitterness with a dry and bitter finish. PALATE: medium-light body with medium-low carbonation. OVERALL: a regular german pils a bit on the bitter (and dry side).

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sissio (1525) - Orsenigo, ITALY - FEB 12, 2017
bottle @ home clear blonde, white head corn, sweet cereal, grain, light hops clean balanced taste with nice hoppy finish


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