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Paulaner Premium Pils - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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BA SCORE
84
good

335 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 335
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 11
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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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Raziel313

California

2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

09-11-2013 08:58:28 | More by Raziel313
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rx-beer

Puerto Rico

4/5  rDev +7.2%

09-02-2013 22:53:03 | More by rx-beer
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SteveB24

New York

3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

not a bad beer, pours smooth and golden with lots of bubbles and a nice head that dissipates a bit too quickly. i liked the strong carbonation. nice and dry, hops are noticeable fore sure but not overpowering. a bit thinner then i like, the aroma i found a bit looking. if you want a break from pretty much all types of ales and are looking for a basic, crisp lager. this is a good choice, for some reason it makes me think of a beer i would order at a restaurant. would probably buy again.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 05:12:15 | More by SteveB24
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spoony

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap in Vail, Colorado into a pokal glass.

A-The brew is very light in color, not quite golden-hued yellow. It is crystal clear with a decent display of chunky carbonation. The head on my pour was about one finger tall and white. The brew leaves decent-sized chunks of lace on the glass.

S-This brew is dry on the nose, nearly chalky, with a little bit of cracker and biscuit. Hops are floral and very mild, as you would expect from a pils.

T-The taste is also on the dry side, verging on chalky and metallic. The biscuit/cracker malts mostly dominate any hop flavors that might be lurking here and the result is very crisp and very bitey.

M-The feel is light (although pretty typical for the style) with a chunky, assertive carbonation. Easy to drink.

O-This brew is a decent example of a German Pils. As noted above, it packs a bit too much dry malt flavor that mostly overwhelms any suggestion of hops. The taste is so dry that it verges on metallic and grainy, and while that is sort-of what I expect from a German Pils, a little more hop balance or sweetness would go a long way here.

Serving type: on-tap

08-25-2013 18:44:36 | More by spoony
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Bieniek30

New York

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

08-19-2013 17:06:14 | More by Bieniek30
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Uniobrew31

Pennsylvania

4.64/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this one on tap at a great German beer bar.
served in a tall Pilsner glass by a bartender who knows how to pour a pilsner. perfect head and clear yellow body
smell was great, bread and spicy hops were prominent
taste was near perfect, fresh bread with a dry biting finish. great on a hot afternoon
mouthfeel was perfectly balanced between the malt and hops. resin on the back end
overall this was a great beer, I have had it in bottles and it doesnt compare to the draft version. definitly a "much better on tap" beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-18-2013 18:57:26 | More by Uniobrew31
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-14-2013 02:57:59 | More by EBeckett3
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stolzbinich

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-13-2013 00:11:54 | More by stolzbinich
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I picked this up at Giant Beer Garden and Eatery enjoyed chilled in a pub glass from the brown 11.2 oz bottle with best before 3/14 date.

The color is bright golden with great clarity and thick white cap with great retention and thick lace on the glass with fine bead. The smell is light and floral hops have a mild aroma when slightly warm with mild grainy aroma. The feel is very good with dry body and moderate carbonation and mild sweetness with a decent amount of bitterness to give a nice texture for the malt to contrast.

The flavor starts somewhat on the light side but builds with mild malt toastiness and subtle spice in the hop flavor as it increases in temperature with some mild yeast flavor and herbal hop accents which have a slight floral edge. The freshness is there and malt is not too mellow and the hops contribute with a nice balance of bitter and sweet. Overall I was not sure what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised with the flavor and drinkability of this pils.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 00:05:06 | More by Slatetank
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barczar

Kentucky

3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Best by 12/12.
Pours a chill hazed light golden with a frothy white head that dissipates a tad quickly, leaving spotty lacing.

Floral and slightly spicy hops accompany cracker-like pilsner malt initially, becoming fairly bready and a touch sweet at the finish. There's a hint of mineral character.

Flavor is more bready than anticipated throughout. There's substantial biscuity malt character, with mineral undertones, becoming cracker-like and dry at the finish. Slightly spicy notes surface in the aftertaste, along with a mineral tang.

Body is moderate, with fairly high carbonation.

Refreshing, but malt is more substantial and hop bitterness less present than in a pilsner. More of a helles, really. There's a bit of diacetyl that surfaces late. The tang was a bit offputting.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 22:13:05 | More by barczar
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-12-2013 00:27:21 | More by MarvinSnyder
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-09-2013 22:05:43 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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ghawener

El Salvador

5/5  rDev +34%

07-09-2013 13:52:51 | More by ghawener
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Abe_Froman

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-05-2013 11:21:38 | More by Abe_Froman
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -19.6%

07-01-2013 23:21:41 | More by mrfrancis
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jzlyo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-01-2013 08:49:02 | More by jzlyo
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JamLand

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-30-2013 17:23:16 | More by JamLand
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beerbtl

California

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-28-2013 00:22:38 | More by beerbtl
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-26-2013 15:20:21 | More by calcnerd
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EOC

Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-12-2013 22:03:16 | More by EOC
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herrburgess

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-11-2013 13:44:48 | More by herrburgess
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Miha

Slovenia

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-01-2013 23:37:42 | More by Miha
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Luiz0930

California

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-31-2013 07:29:04 | More by Luiz0930
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FilumDee

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-28-2013 18:15:52 | More by FilumDee
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scm2787

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

05-24-2013 17:45:40 | More by scm2787
Paulaner Premium Pils from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
84 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.