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Weltenburger Pils - Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg

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BA SCORE
85
very good

121 Ratings
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Contract brewed by Brauerei Bischofshof

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 02-14-2003)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Dentist666
4.15/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear golden beer with excellent white head, lingering for a very long time and leaving lots of laces. Nicve floral hops aroma, good part of salty malts. Taste is actually bitter: malt into somewhat citrusy and mineral body with great hop final accord. Good carbonation and medium body.

Photo of DrDemento456
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Spot on for the style, clear bright yellow in color with a full half inch of sticky white head.

S - Somewhat skunky with an herbal hop note and some cracker like malts.

T - Not really loving this something about it tastes off, skunked off. It's like a cracker like sour dough taste mid palate. Finish is great with some herbal hops.

M - Can't bash the mouthfeel it's light, somewhat refreshing, and crisp.

Overall I guess I like my Pilsners more malt forward with less skunked lager or pilsner yeast. Still not bad for the $1.75 I paid for it.

Photo of godlessape
4.53/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I bought a case of this at an insanely low price--never heard of it, but had to jump on it. As it turns out, a wise move.

Appearance: It pours a slightly hazy blonde with a fine dense cloudy white head that stays on and leaves lacing.

Smell: Invitingly strong malty Teutonic notes that ends with a bit of spicy, almost peppery hop finish.

Taste: Sweet malt and just as the nose told you; a peppery hop sizzle at the very end.

Mouthfeel: Very light.

Overall: Very satisfying. This is a great German Pilsener--a perfect example of what a Pilsener should taste like. One day when I take my dream beercation to Germany I'll be pouring a lot more of this stuff down my neck.

Photo of sethcroisant
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a straw yellow. nice head with excellent retention

S- spicy hops and a little salt. cracker-like malt

T- light malt up front with some spiciness from the hops following directly after. salt adds some twang that enhances the hops. crackery grain in the end. is "crackery" a word? TOO LATE

O- nicely done by weltenburger. interesting brew

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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1/5  rDev -73.5%

Photo of dansmcd
3.43/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Clear straw coloured body, with two fingers of glowing white head which hangs around for the duration, nice lacing.

S - Mild grassy hops, salty malt and citrus.

T - Follows the nose with a touch more intensity, a pretty typical German pils character of dry cracker malt, some lemon and grassy hops.

M - Thin body, high carbonation. Refreshing.

O - Crisp and clean, lacking a little in character but it's an easy drinking warm weather guzzler and it does that well.

Photo of Derek
4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A classic German Pils.

Very clear, light yellow hue, pours with a huge white head, great retention & lacing.

Strong Saaz aroma... very steelie and metallic, floral, with a bit of lemon zest. Hints of fresh sour dough bread.

The hops are upfront and linger as well. Bitterness is somewhat restrained. Floral hopping has a steelie mineral quality with a hint of lemon zest. Refreshing sour dough bread from the malt. No sulfur or diacetyl... very clean.

Light to moderate body has a slight acidity and a very crisp finish.

Very drinkable and an excellent example of the style.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Photo of JMWEB2
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Straw yellow colored body, 1 finger head displays decent retention and some lacing.

S: Noble hops are dominant, also some sweet malt in there.

T: Sweet malts with the crisp noble hop finish, a nice clean flavor.

M: Very light and refreshing, easy drinking german pilsner. Medium to high carbonation.

O: Very drinkable pils, certainly not the best, nothing unique here.. but I'd have a few.

Photo of evlu1441
3.23/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It pours a hazy, pale, golden colour with a nice foamy head on top.

Some light caramel notes are present in the aroma. There is a nice crisp kind of grainy smell going on in the background too.

The flavour is kind of mild. Grainy up front and slightly sweet with some fruity/toffee notes coming through. Nice hops come through in the background.

Overall, this isn't doing much for me. It's an okay beer, but quite forgettable

Weltenburger Pils from Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
85 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.