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Kaiser Pils - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

133 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.08%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A German-style Pils with pale gold color and good body, this crisp, clean and very bitter beer has pronounced hop aroma and is made with the famous Hallertau hops. Kaiser Pils is brewed with triple decoction mashing. A beer worthy of an Emporer.

(Beer added by: aaronh on 02-03-2003)
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Reviews by pezoids:
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pezoids

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this beer on tap at their brewery. Poured ultra clear and was golden yellow in color. Bright and glowing with a thin filmy head that left a small amount of lacing on the glass. Nice pleasant grainy malt aroma. The taste is light, yet sharp with an assertive floral-citric hop bite. Crisp and clean, light and tast with a light to medium body of malt. This beer has a pleasant bittersmoothness and overall very clean and enjoyable. A great American version of a classic style.

Serving type: on-tap

07-21-2004 13:39:58 | More by pezoids
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New York

2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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06-21-2014 13:16:20 | More by Jason13
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

04-13-2014 04:55:11 | More by SchmitzBeerFarm
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3.2/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle from trade and sampled with 3 other Penn beers side by side. Pours clear light golden colored with a small white head that recedes quickly. Sweet yet slightly skunked lager smell, some hay, maybe a little honey. Flavor is light and crisp hay with a honey sweetness in the background and the slightly unpleasant finish I get with any lager. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Overall a decent pils.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 02:22:35 | More by BMMillsy
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-29-2014 01:43:22 | More by beans923
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.6%

03-23-2014 18:42:08 | More by DanU
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

03-22-2014 04:02:53 | More by Lehighace06
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

03-06-2014 21:33:06 | More by dmorgan310
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bright yellow in color with absolutely perfect clarity. Poured with a tall snowy white foam that quickly reduced to a thick cap. Earthy herbal hop bouquet with grassy, lemon, butter and sweet biscuit notes. Medium bodied with rich, refreshing carbonation and a crisp, dry finish. Malty, biscuity flavors down the middle with herbal hop flavors around the perimeter that close in through the middle. Tangy lemony hop bite from the middle to the end with biscuity notes. Finishes crisply and dryly with a lingering herbal hop bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-12-2014 01:26:35 | More by IdrinkGas
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

11-23-2013 15:51:57 | More by PSU_Mike
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Pennsylvania

3.04/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Have a few of these in the "gourmet selection" variety case that I bought.
Kaiser is a thinner / lighter and more bitter counter-part to Penn Pilsener.
Probably more similar to Victory Prima Pils .
A text-book clear golden color when you look at the glass in front of a daylight lightbulb.
A nice looking foamy sudsy head that lingers a while . (is there anything more troubling than beer that loses it's sudsy foam quickly ?)

A bit too bitter for me (I don't get into big-hopped beers at all . give me the malt sweet-ness, please.)
Despite that, a good session beer with the low 5% abv .
Probably a good one with spicy foods.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2013 22:55:58 | More by Foam
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TeachChefs

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Kaiser Pils from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.