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Paulaner Premium Pils - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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319 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.37%


Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2001)
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Reviews by OatherS:
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OatherS

Kansas

3.35/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle has plain white label.

Appearance: Nice thick head, pours to a champagne appearnce. Very light in color with lots of bubbles.

Smell: Slighty skunky aroma, very German smelling if you have had experience with lots of German beer.

Taste: The flavor is not too impressive, not very noticable. Somewhat bland in comparison to other pils I have had, but still OK.

Mouthfeel: Surprisingly somewhat flat tasting, not bubbly in the least.

Drinkability: As has been mentioned by other reviewers, this would make a good intro into foreign pils varieties as opposed to the american macro "pils".

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2005 01:14:12 | More by OatherS
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-04-2014 19:43:16 | More by BradMacMullin
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-02-2014 17:11:24 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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Loco_Joe

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-16-2014 13:27:01 | More by Loco_Joe
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beergoot

Colorado

3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very pale, light straw color to the body and topped with a soft, foamy white head. Crisp, bright light grain notes in the aroma; dry grass. Slightly herbal flavor with a rather mild, light grain taste with a fairly bold hop bitterness. Light, crisp, clean and dry mouthfeel.

Nothing extraordinary as far as things go yet definitely drinkable and refreshing. Classic light malt and hop bitterness combination that will certainly satisfy folks looking for this traditional style of lager.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 00:29:57 | More by beergoot
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DOCRW

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-23-2014 04:10:13 | More by DOCRW
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javlin624

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-10-2014 07:34:37 | More by javlin624
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SoCaliC8

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

01-17-2014 11:44:04 | More by SoCaliC8
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ChrisMyhre

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-15-2014 15:07:14 | More by ChrisMyhre
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-08-2014 18:37:51 | More by LXIXME
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Saind

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-06-2014 22:52:20 | More by Saind
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-02-2014 03:15:53 | More by PhillyStyle
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-29-2013 04:29:47 | More by jaydoc
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

12-21-2013 01:07:04 | More by nmann08
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Andonato

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-10-2013 01:59:38 | More by Andonato
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-29-2013 18:24:04 | More by BillRoth
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RandomExile

Maryland

3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: pale gold, straw, translucent; fluffy white head, fades within a few minutes, but leaves a persistent, latticed lacing
S: fresh, paper/straw
T: bitter, moderate hops, grassy/herbal/straw, faintly reminiscent of mate`
M: light-bodied, smooth, moderately carbonated, just edging into dry, yet coating
O: Excellent pilsner, light and grassy.

250mL / Pilsner Glass / Schmankerl Stube, Hagerstown, MD

Serving type: on-tap

11-23-2013 00:43:20 | More by RandomExile
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DavidGross

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-19-2013 02:07:56 | More by DavidGross
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dcmchew

Romania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-12-2013 20:17:37 | More by dcmchew
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SicemWT

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-12-2013 04:45:55 | More by SicemWT
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outsider

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-10-2013 00:02:37 | More by outsider
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offthelevel_bytheplumb

Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into my Pilsner Urquell footed pilsner glass. Pours a clear golden with a creamy three finger head that leaves mild lacing behind. Had aromas of grainy cereal, sweet honey, and grassy hops. The mouth looses those grassy hops and enhances the sweet honey. Grainy and sweet all the way down, and a touch of bitterness finishes it up. This beer just slides down the throat with ease, and the honey aftertaste lingers for a long while.

Overall: A little less hoppy than I expect out of a german pilsner, but that did not ruin this excellent beer for me.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 20:12:41 | More by offthelevel_bytheplumb
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

10-26-2013 03:04:45 | More by ZEB89
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sb3000

South Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A great beer from a legendary brewery!

Pours a faint straw blonde with chalk white head that leaves very slowly.

Aroma leans more toward malt than hops. A slight wet dog and sweet corn impression.

Mouthfeel is crisp, clean and refreshing,

Tastes very similar to the aroma. Malty with a faint dank hop note. Some corn notes at the back of the tongue.

Final thoughts...a very tasty beer, but I would prefer a better balanced malt/hop character. Still an above average example for the style.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 03:26:09 | More by sb3000
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured two fingers of head on a clear, light straw colored body.
The aroma is a good dry grain with a touch of lemon.
The taste is quite smooth. A little mild bitterness throughout. It has a nice balance.
The texture is a little fizzy with a light body.
Enjoyable and easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 05:12:35 | More by Fatehunter
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Paulaner Premium Pils from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
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