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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Pilsener
Freising, Germany

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RATINGS: 454   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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Blockley (104) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 28, 2009
500ml Bottle @ Home

The Weihenstephaner Pilsner is a decent brew, certainly not the best pilsner, and leagues above other so-called ’pilsners’ I have tried. The appearance is a bit lacking, a clear yellow (a bit off, perhaps) with a fluffy white head that looks great at first but soon recedes to nothing. Typical pilsner aroma and flavour, nothing really outstanding, remarkable or bad. A bit too watery. Nice finish. I would buy it again, but I’m in no hurry.

2.6
angryrobot (32) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 27, 2009
500ml bottle, poured into Weihenstephan wheat glass, big fluffy head, damn this looks good, pity the rest of it is just ok. If you can imagine the ultimate middle of the road German Pilsener, then this would not be to far off it. All the normal sweet grain & noble hop aroma. Well balanced sweet/bitter flavour, only not as pleasant as i hoped. Appropriate carbonation, though slightly watery. All in all not bad, but wont revisit

3.5
CH-303 (2252) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 8, 2009
Appearance: Clear yellow, bubbles. Some white head. Aroma: Hops and malt, quite standard. Taste: Nice hops and malt. Smooth. Good bitterness. Info: 330ml bottle, 8/9-2009, 206/300

2.6
Davros (3187) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 30, 2009
Crystal clear pale gold pour, small head. Grainy and biscuity malt aroma. Next to no hops. Off-putting cardboard. Exactly the same flavours, with a harsh unpleasant bitterness. Carbonation too high, too watery.

3.2
Nordcore (1500) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Apperance; Yellow, clear with a minimal white head. Aroma; Sweet malty with a hoppy note. Flavor; Nice malty, with some sour sence, quite good and fresh pilsner. Light bitter ending.

2.5
charlotte (5387) - rødovre, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2009
Draught.Clear golden colour with medium white head.Aroma is hoppy and malty with fresh mild bitter mouthfeels,fresh hint of straw and corn and mild finish.

3
Plovmand (8316) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2009
Bottle. Clear yellow with a medium bubbly white head. Malty and light classic german pilsner hopped aroma. Light bitter flavour with some hops and corn. Medium bodied. Finish is quite bitter. Hoped for more.

3.2
Defreni (3227) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2009
Flaske: Meget lys gullig pilsner med et fint skumhoved. Let drikkelig og mindre bitter en forventet. Bestemt en god sommerøl.

2.7
kappldav123 (6100) - GERMANY - JUN 18, 2009
The bottle looks really good, the beer in the glass also. Starts hoppy and fresh, the finish is a little bit more moldy, modest sourish. A bit unbalanced. Not bad, but also not really good!

3.2
yespr (45508) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 18, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is vague grassy and crisp hoppy with a light sweet caramel malt note. Mild cornish and light acidic flavoured with a light sweetness showing through. Bitter and light conish flavoured finish. Dry and light sweet lasting malt flavoured into the far finish.


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