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Paulaner Premium Pils - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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358 Ratings

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Ratings: 358
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 12
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website

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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Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +7.5%

jaydoc, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of nmann08
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

nmann08, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of Andonato
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Andonato, Dec 10, 2013
Photo of BillRoth
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

BillRoth, Nov 29, 2013
Photo of RandomExile
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

RandomExile, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of DavidGross
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

DavidGross, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of dcmchew
4/5  rDev +7.5%

dcmchew, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of SicemWT
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

SicemWT, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of outsider
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

outsider, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of offthelevel_bytheplumb
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.

offthelevel_bytheplumb, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of ZEB89
4/5  rDev +7.5%

ZEB89, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of sb3000
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.

sb3000, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
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.

Fatehunter, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of nodder
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

nodder, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of tjsdomer2
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: White cotton foam that thins out into a delicate layer of lacing; almost like a lid sealing the rest of the flavors.

Smell: Lemon and a bit of caramel. Subtle and fresh. Fairly citrusy overall.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Sticky caramel biscuit-ness with a hint of lemon soap. Very sudsy and clean. Maybe a tad sticky in the finish, but it's fantastic overall.

Overall Drinkability: Excellent balance for a pilsener; hit's all the right notes.

tjsdomer2, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

micromaniac129, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

BlesstheHarvest, Sep 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

campfirebrew, Sep 26, 2013
Photo of ChipMurray
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

ChipMurray, Sep 24, 2013
Photo of stakem
3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

11.2oz bottle into a pils glass. The brew pours a clear light yellow color with a finger of white head. The cap fades slowly leaving a full wall of lace on the glass. Rising bubbles maintain a thin film and a swirl revives a half finger and paints spotty lace.

The aroma is a mix of fresh cereal-like grain sweetness somewhat footy and cheesy with sulfur and herbs. The hops present themselves with a touch of grass and minerals. Overall a pretty typical smelling pilsner offering.

The flavor is malty with a bready to biscuit grain character that provides a soft sweetness contrasted by zesty herbal hops that are grassy and mildly rindy. Some carbonic quality and mineral across the back before finishing sweet with that fresh grain appeal.

This is a medium to lighter bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. Balanced, crisp and refreshing to say the least. This is not my favorite in the style but not bad by any stretch. I would drink this again.

stakem, Sep 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

KingBiscuit, Sep 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Mantooth, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of Raziel313
2.25/5  rDev -39.5%

Raziel313, Sep 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

rx-beer, Sep 02, 2013
Paulaner Premium Pils from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
84 out of 100 based on 358 ratings.