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Brewed by Brauerei Rittmayer Hallerndorf
Style: Pilsener
Hallerndorf, Germany

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bitter 42 ist die Antwort: Handwerklich eingebraut mit groen Mengen Aromahopfen.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernest (7553) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is light to medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), moderately to heavily hoppy (lemon oil, lemon cleaner, flowers, resin). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately to heavily bitter. Medium body, velvety/watery texture, lively carbonation. Rather one-dimensional nose, huge dose of lemon oily hops, which even have some west coast US floor cleaner character. Gets a bit tiring quickly, but fairly clean and enjoyable. More bitter than the 42 IBU might make you think, and blinded I would honestly think this was made in the States. India Pale Lager, anyone? One of the more unusual breweries in Franconia...this and Smokey George seem to be aimed more at American beer geeks than Germans.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CloakedDagger (2277) - - MAR 21, 2017
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear - slightly pale - yellow with a small, white head. Nose is slightly sulphurous with flowery hops. Medium body, dry, grainy and grassy with a solid late kick of bitterness. Basically a hoppy Pils. 210317

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ischas (554) - - FEB 21, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2017 0,33 l Flasche. Aroma: hopfig, fruchtig, grasig. Goldgelbes, leicht trbes Bier, flacher, weier Schaum, Gardine in Ordnung. Geschmack: malzig s, angenehm bitter, leicht fruchtig. Nachgeschmack: Bitterkeit bleibt lange, immer im angenehmen Bereich. Gesamt: sehr gutes Pils, fr ein bayerisches uerst herb.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ritzn (1040) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2017
Golden with little white head. Aroma is corn, grass, flour, bonbon, juicy malt, maybe canned peach. Taste is rich juicy malt bittersweetness with lots of bitter herbs and fresh sourness on the tongue. Finish has more of the corn and some dust. Not boring but not my kind of beer. (Although I like Pils normally).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biir (1138) - Berlin, - DEC 20, 2016
Bottle from Grabsch - slightly over BB - golden color with nice head. Smell is fruity hops. Taste is typical pils-like, medium malty body, crisp bitter finish. Some fruity hops here as well. Very Good Pils.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drmet (907) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2016
L: -pours a clear straw golden with a medium to big,foamy,white head -medium to high carbonation visible S: -herbal,lemon,biscuity,grassy,nettle, to high bitterniss for the style F: -medium carbonation -light to medium body O: A good,still traditional example of a Pils.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maracuja05 (1023) - Mainz, GERMANY - OCT 14, 2016
13-10-16 // bottle. Pours pale clear golden. Solid foamy white head. Nose is typical for a pils. Taste is light grainy,malty. Then a solid floral, herbal bitter hop finish. Good pils.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (4298) - Troms, NORWAY - SEP 24, 2016
Aroma; pale malts, dough, grain, grass. Look; pearl head, clear pale golden body. Taste; hops, apple peel, bread, grass, fruit, malts - malted finish, but some hops around. Feel; normal. Overall; went well with my pea and flesh soup and kabanoss sausage. Pils, according to label, yes it is a pilsener. [33cl.btl 5.5% BB23.09.16]

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dirk_T (49) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2016
Nice clear golden color. Typical Pilsener smell and a little bit floral.. The taste is real aromatic and bitter. a real good Pilsener

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALIBALI (1448) - Kiel, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2016
Geruch klar untergrig pilsig. Optisch klassisch, daher mit viel guten Willen die 3. Der Trunk dann grasig floral mit einen kleinen Krutereinschlag, der auch ein wenig an belgische Flavours denken lt. Der Nachtrunk sehr rund und angenehm hopfenbitter. Klasse Pils. 0,33l Flasche direkt aus der Frnkischen, von Ratty, fr ungefhr einen Euro.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (15352) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 2, 2016
330ml bottle (HBF2016)
Lovely crisp fresh malty beer, lots of grains. Light palate, drinkability very high. Super sessionable. Nice fresh bitter finish. Very decent pilsner.


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