Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Pilsener
Freising, Germany


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RATINGS: 443   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Pours yellow with a thin wispy white head. Notes of pils malt, light herbs, lager yeast. Thin bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (1531) - SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2017
500ml Keg at Weihenstephaner Beer Hall, Berlin (4.60):
Another excellent beer from Weihenstephan and up there with some of the best pilsners Ive tried, mainly due to the fact that the beer looked good and had an excellent palate; the taste and nose werent bad either but nothing was really a standout from them. The beer was incredibly easy to drink with an excellent balance from the start and some nice sweetness at times that worked well with the subtle bitterness that featured throughout the beer. Its a beer that could probably have benefited from being just a touch stronger, particular with the nose but it was very pleasant from the start and one that Id definitely have again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (2343) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2017
Bottle pours a clear pale golden with a large white head. Aroma of sweet semibready malt with light german hops. Sweet beery malt, honey, caramel, light hop bitterness. Pretty average German macro.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wombat23 (1229) - Texas, USA - APR 15, 2017
33cl bottle. Pours clear pale straw with a small white head. Aroma of light malt and grains. Taste is light malt, grains, hints of apple juice, metallic notes. Light body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TEJA (2936) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2017
Sampled at the brewery restaurant. Lasting white head. Clear solid yellow color. Full rich malty aroma. Small to medium hop taste with a balanced bitterness and dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclefrito62 (240) - Stow, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2017
Pint at Pennisula Winking Lizard. Light white head. Straw in color You can taste the grain in this brew. A little carbonated, and a little bubbly on the tongue Little after taste too. Over this is a very drinkable pilsner.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (5043) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2017
On bottle from Vinmonopolet in Norway, on order. Clear Golden color, good foam. Low aroma intensity; malt, some Fruitiness, light hip note. Light body & complexity. Good bitterness & balance. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (1574) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2017
Clear sparkling golden with white head. Clean floral and cereal. Crisp, peppery and refreshing finish. Great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JuanCC (75) - Valencia, SPAIN - FEB 28, 2017
Botella en 99Cervezas. Color amarillo plido, completamente transparente y muy brillante. Espuma blanca y abundante, de burbuja muy pequea y aspecto cremoso. Buena carbonatacin, con pequeas burbujas subiendo desde el fondo durante bastante tiempo (casi como si fuera un cava). La espuma presenta persistencia y adherencia medias. Intensidad suave en nariz, donde mandan las notas de pan fresco. Algo de manzana amarilla al fondo y un punto muy tnue de pltano. Quiz algo de clavo y algunas notas ligeramente herbales. Complejidad media-baja, aunque notable para ser una lager clsica. De entre los sabores predomina el dulzor, presente pero suave, que viene acompaado de una amargor an ms ligero (pero igualmente evidente). El retrogusto hace salir al pltano para que acompae al pan blanco. El ligero amargo residual evita que el dulzor resulte empalagoso. Ligera en boca y algo frizante, Aunque redondeada en boca por causa del dulzor, lo que para algunos paladares podra resultar ligeramente empalagosa. A pesar de ello, es notablemente refrescante. Esta cerveza es la versin premium de la receta ms clsica del estilo ms extendido en el mundo: Pilsner. Siempre es un placer beberla. Adems, es una cerveza perfecta como iniciacin al mundo de las cervezas, ms all de las marcas industriales habituales. Y el hecho de que se trate de la cervecera ms antigua del mundo (que pueda demostrarlo) le aade un extra de inters.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biir (1197) - Berlin, - FEB 27, 2017
Bottle from Beerbaboon - clear golden color with white head. Taste is straw, malts, some faint hops. not very bitter. the taste of their perfect "Unfiltriertes" shines through here and there but to be honest this is only a well-made but average pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
M_Sack (667) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2017
Bottle. Clear straw with big attractive white head. A touch of banana initially, followed by wheat, biscuit and almonds. Reasonably bitter, spicy hops with a good biscuit malt backing. Refreshing beer without being at the level of most Weihenstepher's. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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