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Tucher Pilsener - Brauerei Tucher Brau

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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Tucher Brau visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 01-12-2003)
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Reviews by maltydog:
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maltydog

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Probably the most widely available beer in Nuremburg. Classic german pilsner - light, straw golden color, dense white head and extremely refreshing. Hop flavor is very dominant. This pils pairs extremely well with the beechwood grilled Nurnberger brats sold all over the city. Next time you are in Nuremberg be sure to visit one of the many snack stands (called Imbiss) located throughout the city and order "drei brats mit brotchen und ein Tucher Pils" for lunch. You won't regret it! If you would like to try this same experience in a "sit down" atmosphere, visit the famous Bratwursthausle which has been in operation since the 1500's.

PROSIT!

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2003 12:40:24 | More by maltydog
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hogrider

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-20-2014 17:39:58 | More by hogrider
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-27-2014 06:06:45 | More by dcmchew
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -14.8%

01-04-2014 05:32:34 | More by DamageCase76
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.31/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Tall half-litre bottle: BBD 15 Feb 14. Bought in a local cheap supermarket (B&M) and poured into an embossed 'Cobra' pint glass at home on 18 Dec 13.

Pale golden, bright and clear, very clean looking: on top a large white foaming head.

A hop bite to the initial taste, some hop esters in the smell, grains also. Better than a lot of the 'mainstream' German lager/pilsners in both aroma and taste. Once into it you realise It is sweeter than a lot of the well known German beers in this style, which is maybe why I've enjoyed it so (my sweet tooth coming through again).

Refreshing and somehow wholesome in it's make-up. Evokes memories of happy times in Nurnberg and Germany in general.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2013 01:23:46 | More by BlackHaddock
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

11-01-2013 18:31:02 | More by EmperorBevis
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Guatemala

3/5  rDev -14.8%

10-23-2013 04:16:55 | More by woscar
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TR0219

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-13-2013 19:04:30 | More by TR0219
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.56/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Feb 2014. Acquired a little while back from my local B&M. The bottle says Pils on the front label, and states that this beer is 'Kaltgehopft'.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A clear golden hue with medium carbonation. Yields a large head of creamy white foam that lasts for a couple of minutes before subsiding. Aroma of grassy, spicy hops with hints of light malt, pepper and faint fruitiness. More depth than the average macro lager.

Tastes of light malt and leafy hops, with a crisp bitter finish. Notes of grass/hay, subtle spice, mild grain, earthy yeast, a faint fruitiness and a hint of stewed hops. Dry, followed by a piquant bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with peppery hop oils stimulating the palate. Good body for the style, but a shade undercarbonated. Mildly astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of leafy, grassy hops, yeast esters and faint malt.

Rather nice - a tasty German pils and probably the best bottled version I've encountered over here. Looks good, while the aroma and flavour have a delicate hop character that suits the style perfectly. Decent body; could be more effervescent. The dry-hopping has a discernible impact on the flavour. Goes down all too easily - worth sampling if you come across it.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 21:50:30 | More by jazzyjeff13
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nkaran

Greece

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

09-19-2013 12:28:50 | More by nkaran
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

08-14-2013 03:05:16 | More by EBeckett3
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burnstar

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

08-02-2013 01:14:39 | More by burnstar
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-13-2013 08:47:41 | More by hansavijaticar
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vfgccp

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

02-18-2013 18:21:23 | More by vfgccp
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gnikola

Serbia

1.75/5  rDev -50.3%

01-17-2013 13:09:59 | More by gnikola
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Wantedandlisted

Ukraine

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

09-18-2012 21:32:38 | More by Wantedandlisted
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bigrzman

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Big soft white head, straw yellow color, almost no carbonation. Pilsners are vibrant not dead. However, the head is phenomenal.

S:Very clean with some grass notes. Correct to style.

T: Grassy grains, some spicy hops, and sweet pilsner malt.

M:Smooth and watery. Dry back finish. no carbonation.

O: Not bad not great. This good drinkable beer. Not the best Tucher product.

Serving type: can

08-01-2012 11:16:18 | More by bigrzman
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stevoj

Germany

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-27-2012 16:27:11 | More by stevoj
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Karpowich


3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-06-2012 20:23:44 | More by Karpowich
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stan66


3.85/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This Pilsener is refreshing, dry and crisp. It pours a nice yellow tone with high carbonation. Head is high with good retention. I enjoyed this in a hot day, so I find it very proper for thirst quencher. Nice beer, not the greatest but I can drink two or three easily.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2012 18:18:46 | More by stan66
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karait95

Mexico

3.78/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Very very light and clear straw yellow color with a medium to rich carbonation that forms a medium head that dissipates not too fast and maintain a permanent layer of small and compact bubbles.

S: Good aroma, malts and some hops also, with not many defects or incorrect variations such as too much alcohol.

T: Full malty body, very classic not very complicated but very straight as high should be.

M: Very refreshing and easy drinking beer, with a medium lasting ending not very bitter nor sweet with a little dry sensation.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 03:27:07 | More by karait95
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dasenebler

Maine

3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

.5L, in Germany, best before 7/30/11.

Standard Pils pour: effervescent, clear yellow-gold, with an above-average eggshell head and very good retention and lacing.

The aroma is earthy, lightly spicy, and of moderate hop dankness.

The flavor is just dandy and clean. This is a well-balanced and well-crafted Pils. Grainy malts combine with a woody-spicy hoppiness and a tea-like bitter finish. The mouthfeel is smooth and soft, with fine medium carbonation.

Well, what'd ya know? Another well-made Pilsner from Germany.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2011 22:38:07 | More by dasenebler
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katan

Colorado

3.7/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz into a pint

A - Pours a light golden to almost straw color. Head formation is light. Slightly hazy at times.

S- Pilsner malt all the way - sweet but yet grainy and astringent. Is there an easier style to judge?

T - Starts off with the strong pils malt bite. Turns to a more bitter and balanced flavor through the addition of some yeast breadiness. Some of the bitterness becomes overbearing at times. Strong retained pils aftertaste.

M- Light to moderate body. Beer is light, but the carbonation brings it back. Clean finish.

D - Easy and manageable ABV. Smooth drinking. Flavors get a bit wearing due to the strong bitterness at times.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2010 06:14:29 | More by katan
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jbphoto88

Texas

3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Crystal clear beer with just a touch of yellow discoloration. It looks like lightly steeped chamomile tea. A standard German head rises two fingers in a soapy white tower of foam.

Smell is lightly grainy with some Nobel hops in the background. Weak and watered down but not gone.

Taste is smooth and clean sticking to the Pils style. A stable malt structure with a delicate bitterness to the finish.

Just a simple good clean beer. Why mess with something as perfect as water, grain and hops. Tucher is a perfect example of a Local German Pils. Clean, crisp and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2008 18:42:34 | More by jbphoto88
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JEdmund

Kansas

3.93/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance
Golden yellow, lots of carbonation, and a full, frothy head; everything looks normal except the head, which is much healthier looking than I'm used to; (canned Sept. '07, so this is more than a year old beer); some healthy lacing left

Smell
A bit grainy, but not a whole lot of aroma; after it warms, aroma becomes bigger with bread notes appearing

Taste & Mouthfeel
First thing that strikes me are the hops--I can actually taste them! That's especially remarkable considering this is a year old (making me a believe out of cans). In addition to the hop bitters, there's some other bitters either coming from either the mineral content in the water or the yeast; it tastes somewhat sulfury, but not over-the-top or bad like say Heineken; body is light and smooth, with a slightly oily texture; malts become noticeable after it warms

Overall
A nice pilsener with character. I will definitely drink it again.

Serving type: can

10-07-2008 20:15:08 | More by JEdmund
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