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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Bayrisches Bier. Brewed according to the German Purity Law of 1516.

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3.1
User37895 (3085) - - DEC 27, 2006
Poured a crystal clear pale golden yellow with hues of straw yellow, lots of carbonation bubbles continually rising to the surface, lots of head, and darned pretty lacing on the way down. Head retention was a little weak after a few minutes, but this is as good as a pilsner can look, especially from a bottle. Aroma was bready, doughy, grainy, grassy. The flavor followed suit but finished with a metallic and acidic mouthfeel behind the nicely hopped finish (a very nicely balanced pilsner, malts there but not "sweet" or overly honey-like). Would love to give this another shot on draft in Bayern one day.

2.6
dwedin (249) - Happy Valley, Oregon, USA - NOV 15, 2006
Bread, grassy hop aromas. Sublte malt flavor with a sharp bitterness but still satisfying. Very crisp finish with lingering sour bitterness.

3.3
Svesse (8803) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2006
(Draught at Man in the Moon, Stockholm) Colour is pale yellow with greenish tinges, firm white head. Fresh, malty and bready nose with distinct notes of grassy hops. Fresh malty taste with a clean, grassy, hoppy bitterness in the finish. Long, almost metallic, bitterness, but still with a smooth mouthfeel. Dry all the way through. Medium body, falling through somewhat towards the end. Very nice and clean pilsener.

3.3
Kinz (3786) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - SEP 16, 2006
Light yellow, decent carbonation, OK head. Full aroma, quite bready, hint of floral hops. Full bready malt flavor, grass, hay and floral hops, a bit of sourness on the finish detracts a bit. Overall, a nice pilsner except for that somewhat out of place twang on the finish.

3.6
Geiserich (4621) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 2, 2006
Botteld: Intensive, very (grassy) hoppy aroma. Very pale golden color, lively carbonation, frothy head. Flavor is nice malty, grassy and light fruity hoppy. Light grainy notes. Dry, light to medium bitter finish. Very pleasant pils with aroma hop.

3.2
luckygirl (1222) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2007 Beer is clear, pale and light gold. Head is average-sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing.<P>The aroma is pleasant, clean.Malty with a light-to-moderate toasted grain; Hoppy with light herbal, resin/pine notes; Yeasty with a light note of dough.<P>The flavor is light-to-moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter with a longish, lightly bitter, trace acidic finish.<P>The body is light, the texture is watery and the carbonation is lively.

4.2
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - MAY 22, 2006
I was blown away by the taste on this pils. I wasn’t expecting such a balanced attack of malt and hops. The hop profile on this is creeping in on pale ale territory and it’s incredible. Aroma is grassy, slightly spicy and very enticing. Reminds me of how the inside of a brewery smells. Appearance is a light hazy yellow. Mouthfeel is very clean, very refreshing. Flavor is nice and bitter, with an emphasis on bitter. In fact, I can’t recall the last pils this bitter, if ever. Simply exquisite.

3.4
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2006
Decent pils - On draft at Bier Stein. A very nice appearance, golden with a nice cloudy white head, that settles down in to a smaller ring, and leaves some nice lacing behind. Acidic lemongrass aroma, with some mustard seeds. Malts are fresh and biscuity, clean and very drinkable.

3.6
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - MAR 24, 2006
From a 1pt. 9oz. euro brown bottle with a lot/package number on the back label. Made a good appearance, poured a pale straw golden with a large foamy, bubbly topped white head that settled into a thin, semi-sticky thin lacing, good carbonation. Had a lemon grassy nose with a pale grainy malty background. A crisp, smooth medium bodied mouth feel, good drinkability. A nice dry pilsener taste, a subtle lemon grassy with some herbal notes, soft, rolling bitterness, a buried nutty flavor, a dry, sweet graininess and a dry grainy, lemony finish.

2.9
bridge (659) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 16, 2006
Pale yellow with lots of medium to large bubbles. A sherbert lemon aroma, with a bit of a tripel-like spice. Not too much aroma comes through on tasting, just a bit of biscuit, but some strong bitterness - astringent and shallow. However, this seemed to mellow as I poured the bottom half of the bottle. It has a bit of a metallic mouthfeel, and it attacks the tongue and froths up. Not bad.


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