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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: 1135   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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Roisterer99 (24) - - JUL 8, 2002
I found it very bitter but still enjoyed the drop.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeardedAvenger (488) - 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 (734) - 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 (1480) - Orsenigo, ITALY - FEB 12, 2017
bottle @ home clear blonde, white head corn, sweet cereal, grain, light hops clean balanced taste with nice hoppy finish

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
GeorgePratt (62) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Aromas of wheat and spices. Pours golden with a white head. Taste of wheat and a bitterness with a slightly metallic finish. Just okay.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumpelmies (164) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 14, 2017
Bottle. Dark gold. Nice head. Aroma is very hoppy, earthy, skunky and grassy. Taste is hoppy, earthy, grassy and bready with a hint of lemons and spicyness. Long lasting dry and bitter finish. Good carbonation. Crisp, clean and refreshing. This is indeed an unique German Pils and Im always happy to have one.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexmate (118) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2017
Lovely clear golden colour with a fluffy white head. Medium carbonation. Not much going on with the aroma or taste. Some hops, slight wheaty woody taste typical of German beers, I didnt really detect any herbs, some lemon balm and grass. Went down very easy, but was unchallenging. Price Paid: 1.50 on clearance (out of date).

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (1079) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2016
Cold 500 ml bottle served in a Monchshof tulip. Aroma of grass and muted cat pee. Sparkling gold with a white head that disappears to a skim. I have been wanting to try this for some time after reading a detective novel set in Hamburg where the protagonist drank it regularly. Grassy and herbal, pronounced bitterness, light bodied. Lends itself to both sipping and quaffing. Id be quite happy if it was my local brew.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jzi (310) - POLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czlowiekwiadro (790) - POLAND - DEC 23, 2016
zapach przyjemny, świeży, zielony, trawiasty i ziołowy z nutami słodowymi, całość dopełnia lekki aromat zielonej butelki. kolor jasnego złota, klarowny, piana biała, średnia i skąpa. w smaku pełne, słodowe, trawiaste, zielona butelka, trochę kurzu i piwnicy ale w pozytywny sposb. goryczka wyraźna, długa, ziołowa z lekkimi nutami pestkowymi ale znowu w dobry sposb. całość pozostawia bardzo lekko dziwne uczucie na języku. nasycenie średnie do wysokiego.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gorkogrlo (349) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 18, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2016 On tap. Pours pale color with small white head. Aroma of grains, earth, grass. Flavor profile is also grainy with some grassy and metallic notes. Light body. Watery. Dry and some kind of bitter finish. Overall: nothing spectacular.


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