1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Spaten Pils - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

Not Rated.
Spaten PilsSpaten Pils

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

199 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 199
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 16
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu 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: xlperro on 04-12-2002)
View: Beers (17) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 199 | Reviews: 117 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by mzwolinski:
Photo of mzwolinski
mzwolinski

California

4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I really like this beer. First off, it's pretty. A pale gold in color with a typhoon of evenly distributed carbonation, swirling its way up to a massive foamy white head.

Second, it smells just like a pils ought to smell. A slightly sweet graininess dominates but is backed up by a tinge of herbal hop. Nice.

And finally, it's just lovely in the mouth. A bit of sweet malt at the start but the effervesence cuts this alot and leaves one with an overall very crisp mouthfeel. This impression is aided by what strikes me as a slightly lemony aspect of the hops at the finish. And then, just when I thought it was over, there's this really cool, slightly sweet cereal-like aftertaste. It tastes like Cheerios -- fer real.

My only complaint is the mouthfeel starts to get a tad bit sticky in the throat by the time you reach the end of the bottle. This isn't my favorite style, as it doesn't lend itself to a terrible amount of complexity. But Spaten does a damn fine job with it.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2004 01:38:40 | More by mzwolinski
More User Reviews:
Photo of ThomasKoren
ThomasKoren

Finland

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-05-2014 14:38:21 | More by ThomasKoren
Photo of Dougish
Dougish

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9%

07-03-2014 16:45:11 | More by Dougish
Photo of Dcbelkot
Dcbelkot

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-24-2014 20:32:21 | More by Dcbelkot
Photo of j_hollings13
j_hollings13

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-19-2014 15:24:23 | More by j_hollings13
Photo of zekeman17
zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

06-12-2014 17:44:42 | More by zekeman17
Photo of TX-Badger
TX-Badger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-09-2014 18:20:37 | More by TX-Badger
Photo of pixarnick
pixarnick

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-08-2014 18:44:17 | More by pixarnick
Photo of countrybat
countrybat

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-07-2014 23:11:10 | More by countrybat
Photo of WillAndSarah
WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

05-08-2014 01:07:39 | More by WillAndSarah
Photo of kgrichards
kgrichards

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

03-30-2014 21:34:37 | More by kgrichards
Photo of ZOSO2192
ZOSO2192

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-30-2014 18:50:29 | More by ZOSO2192
Photo of Fettpopps
Fettpopps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

03-16-2014 14:16:09 | More by Fettpopps
Photo of Storning
Storning

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

03-04-2014 12:40:43 | More by Storning
Photo of rcjennings
rcjennings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-02-2014 14:39:49 | More by rcjennings
Photo of JIMTRK16
JIMTRK16

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

02-26-2014 20:45:24 | More by JIMTRK16
Photo of DOCRW
DOCRW

Washington

4/5  rDev +9%

02-23-2014 01:53:07 | More by DOCRW
Photo of beaverapproved
beaverapproved

Texas

4/5  rDev +9%

12-12-2013 02:15:17 | More by beaverapproved
Photo of BWH999
BWH999

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-01-2013 16:12:32 | More by BWH999
Photo of brauseboof
brauseboof

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-19-2013 21:46:05 | More by brauseboof
Photo of Rich12x12
Rich12x12

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-05-2013 05:36:51 | More by Rich12x12
Photo of azorie
azorie

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

10-31-2013 15:34:19 | More by azorie
Photo of boomboxlos
boomboxlos

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

09-10-2013 01:40:06 | More by boomboxlos
Photo of Brewer1980
Brewer1980

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3/5  rDev -18.3%

09-09-2013 15:28:11 | More by Brewer1980
Photo of rph97
rph97

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

09-07-2013 22:01:28 | More by rph97
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Spaten Pils from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
83 out of 100 based on 199 ratings.