Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Pilsener
Freising, Germany


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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Golden-yellow and bright, with 32 bitter units and quite hoppy compared to most of the other Pilsners our Weihenstephaner Pilsner comes up with a distinctive aroma of hops with a pleasant bitterness. This combination provides a balanced mix and guarantees great enjoyment. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2017
Malty nose. Large pale head. Pale golden color. Malty and hoppy taste. Well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dorkenstein (509) - - JAN 23, 2017
Aromas of hay and apple juice. Taste is apple juice, straw, some banana peel. A nice bready finish kicks in, followed by a honey sweetness and grassy hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ronaldtheriot (1889) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - DEC 22, 2016
Weihenstephaner Pils has a thick, stark-white, crackling head, a clear, straw appearance, with some sediment chunks and fairly heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of sharp, slightly syrupy malt, and a sweet white bread. Taste is the same, with a grassy hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Weihenstephaner Pils finishes crisp and refreshing. RJT

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
YantarCoast (1246) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 21, 2016
500ml bottle from Piligrim in Moscow. Pours clear gold with a medium-sized white head. Aroma is grassy hops, grain, malt. Taste is the same, with biscuit notes, and mild bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickd717 (4557) - Sofia, BULGARIA - DEC 3, 2016
33cl bottle. Brilliant clear yellow-golden with a lacy white head. The aroma is nice, grassy, crisp, some hay, black pepper, bread, and honey notes. The flavor is very crisp and polished with a great grassy/peppery hop kick, otherwise dry. Pretty light and crisp on the feel, but not watery. Very drinkable. This should be rated better. It is a top-tier pilsner, as Id expect from this brewery. Exactly on point for the style, just very well done and flavorful. People must not be getting fresh bottles or something.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6719) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 1, 2016
From a bottle. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Bready nose. Flavors of biscuit with a bitter hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tezminator (164) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 29, 2016
Beautifully balanced German Pilsner. Moderate flavour of of peppery spice. Finish is some proper grain with a lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBHansen (901) - Kge, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2016
Bottle @ Germany w Mrs B. Appearance: pours clear yellow with good white soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste: grain, hay, bread and some floral notes. palette: medium to strong hoppy aroma, average carbonation, medium body, medium sweetness, balanced by a medium bitterness, average duration and a watery texture. Overall: quite good pilsner

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jury (259) - RUSSIA - OCT 25, 2016
Приятно& освежаю& пиво, легкий солодов& аромат, во вкусе чувству& и горчинк& и сладост& среднее послевк& Срок годност& до 07.04.2017. (Bottle 0,5/ 5,1%)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (1212) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2016
500ml bottle into weizen glass. Crystal clear pale amber beer with large crown of foam and fine steady carbonation. Laces well. Sweet wheat nose with just a hint of peppery grain. Surprisingly flat mouthfeel. Slight sweet grain taste which becomes more bitter and grainy into the finish. Almost tastes like rye bread by the end. Looks magnificent, nice refreshing pils.

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