Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Pilsener
Freising, Germany


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RATINGS: 446   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kurtos (197) - Sydney, - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear fizzy yellow. Aroma. aroma is that of custard banana. Taste. is similar to aroma. Overall. good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alvaro78 (462) - Sevilla, SPAIN - MAY 22, 2017
Aromas suaves a leva y malta Cristalina y espuma persistente EN boca suave y limpia de trago largo y agradable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7621) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2017
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a bright yellow color with a huge soapy foamy yellow-white head that lingered and left minimal lacing. The aroma was grassy, perfumey and crisp. The flavor was grassy and grainy with a bit of grape. Medium length finish. Medium body. Meh

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danjs5 (207) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2017 Crystal clear straw pour with light typical pilsner bready aroma. Big frothy white head reducing quickly. Very pleasant taste which is consistent throughout. Well balanced. Fine and subtle palate. Creamy mouthfeel. Simple easy drinking no frills quality beer. Transports you to a German ale house.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (1544) - 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 (2384) - 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 (1287) - 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 (2972) - 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 (256) - 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 (5077) - 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 (1606) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2017
Clear sparkling golden with white head. Clean floral and cereal. Crisp, peppery and refreshing finish. Great!

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