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Trumer Pils - Trumer Brauerei Berkeley

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BA SCORE
86
very good

446 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 446
Reviews: 237
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 20
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trumer Brauerei Berkeley visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-11-2003)
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vcoggins

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

02-21-2014 21:28:55 | More by vcoggins
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

02-16-2014 04:15:49 | More by tylerstravis
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

02-11-2014 23:29:09 | More by waddellc2
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I purchased this bottle at Whole Foods in Fremont CA, poured from the green bottle chilled in a mug.

The color is golden clear with thick white cap and small bead with a good amount of lace. The smell is decent with a slight skunky yeast/hop odor with grassy odor and mild sweet malt presence, not great but the green bottle probably made the slight off aroma which is mild in comparison to the pilsner attributes. The feel is good with light body and medium bitterness with moderate carbonation and mild sweetness with a clean dry finish.

The taste is very good with slight hop flavor up front with low astringency and mild grassy aspect with gentle herbal noble type flavor with mild malt sweetness and gentle yeast in the taste with some low diacetyl in the finish making it seem smooth. I like the noble hop character I get in the taste which makes the hop seem less bitter in taste. Overall this is a pretty good pilsner, a nice example of the style and I think it is a good value if you like German lagers.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 01:49:40 | More by Slatetank
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5%

01-28-2014 04:29:18 | More by jaydoc
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javlin624

Texas

4/5  rDev +5%

01-17-2014 20:48:57 | More by javlin624
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Jotora

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -21.3%

01-08-2014 21:52:14 | More by Jotora
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logicerror

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

01-04-2014 23:53:26 | More by logicerror
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-28-2013 05:12:42 | More by Michaeldmanley
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MaxOhle

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-17-2013 06:14:40 | More by MaxOhle
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-13-2013 05:08:02 | More by XmnwildX12
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Rick778

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-07-2013 20:21:14 | More by Rick778
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-29-2013 19:30:59 | More by BillRoth
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spark3148857

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-24-2013 23:43:05 | More by spark3148857
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hayesjw

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

11-22-2013 23:19:56 | More by hayesjw
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crhea89

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-18-2013 04:03:31 | More by crhea89
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Curtis

Utah

4/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an absolute crystal clear. Very light gold. Decent head with lace that remains a few minutes. Mouthfeel is smooth, carbonation is perfect for this style. Aroma is a mild skunky, not pungent. Taste is right on. Touch of grain, crisp hops. Flavor does dissipate quickly -would be nice if it lingered a little longer. Could drink this all night and never tire of it.

As i get further down the glass, it seems a bit mild... so i dropped the rating a little. Still a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 07:40:25 | More by Curtis
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ste5venla

California

4/5  rDev +5%

11-09-2013 17:53:28 | More by ste5venla
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CMack71968

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-08-2013 17:44:13 | More by CMack71968
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Drink_LocalSD

California

4/5  rDev +5%

11-05-2013 18:56:17 | More by Drink_LocalSD
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MouthfulOfchris

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

10-24-2013 22:13:06 | More by MouthfulOfchris
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bvermilion

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

10-22-2013 05:50:32 | More by bvermilion
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ranger7

Texas

3.29/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought from Central Market in a Pick 6.
Poured from bottle into a pint glass.
(Review from notes)

A - Gold and bright. Great big white head, which proudly sticks around long after the first sip. Some good carbonation here, goes well with the style.

S - Skunky. Reminds me of a Heineken, which is not a good thing. Never been a fan of that smell.

T - Hop/floral front, smoother back.

M - Nice and carbonated, fizzy mouthfeel.

Summary - Kind of undecided on this one. Trumer Pils has a great presence (minus the smell), but it kind of disappoints me. Not as good as I was expecting, maybe I expected too much. Still though, an average pilsner.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 02:56:46 | More by ranger7
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hsus0225

Texas

4/5  rDev +5%

10-14-2013 02:45:53 | More by hsus0225
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ahalloin

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

10-11-2013 15:50:38 | More by ahalloin
Trumer Pils from Trumer Brauerei Berkeley
86 out of 100 based on 446 ratings.