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Uber Ursa Pils - Atwater Brewery

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Uber Ursa PilsUber Ursa Pils

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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-10-2011)
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TheBeerDad

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-07-2014 00:41:56 | More by TheBeerDad
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seedyone

New York

3/5  rDev -11.5%

07/27/11 Thicker than your usual pilsner. A tad more bitter

"An interpretation of an original pilsener. Clean, strong, dry, hoppy. Brewed with two-row and Cara pils malts, with Magnum Tettnang and Herkules hops.

All that and I am not impressed.

06-04-2014 22:51:39 | More by seedyone
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cdoan4

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -11.5%

04-30-2014 15:04:30 | More by cdoan4
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clager

Michigan

3/5  rDev -11.5%

04-04-2014 00:45:22 | More by clager
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MikeRusso

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-03-2014 03:39:53 | More by MikeRusso
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h4ger

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-01-2014 02:29:59 | More by h4ger
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leadahmer

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

12-07-2013 01:08:11 | More by leadahmer
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Beerdanza

Michigan

3/5  rDev -11.5%

11-12-2013 23:48:48 | More by Beerdanza
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downeyj4

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

09-20-2013 18:28:55 | More by downeyj4
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Brendog9

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-02-2013 00:50:13 | More by Brendog9
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

07-29-2013 04:01:48 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

07-14-2013 06:04:26 | More by RedneckBeerz
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GinsuDave

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

06-28-2013 02:28:43 | More by GinsuDave
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Paul_Apsley

Michigan

3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-22-2013 11:05:11 | More by Paul_Apsley
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HardyA

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-08-2013 23:50:05 | More by HardyA
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schmityl


3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

01-14-2013 00:39:52 | More by schmityl
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-25-2012 22:36:49 | More by ejimhof
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sneaks2210

New York

1.75/5  rDev -48.4%

11-14-2012 21:33:48 | More by sneaks2210
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Hard to really know what to say about this one. This is a style that you don't really see a lot of, so who can say what is closest to style guidelines and all. This one strikes me as pretty good. A bit boozy and burning. Spicy edges to it a bit. Thick grain and hearty tones that stay consistent and firm. Even though this is a bit thicker, I find it quite easy and pleasurable to drink. I could deal with more of this. Glad I had a chance to try this one.

08-25-2012 18:08:26 | More by RblWthACoz
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

07-09-2012 02:46:43 | More by Gregwa
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jeanphony

New York

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-15-2012 23:42:50 | More by jeanphony
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bigkingken

North Carolina

4.18/5  rDev +23.3%

Pours a deep golden color with a healthy, frothy head with a fair amount of haze. Can smell the hops eminating as it is pouring. Extremely floral nose with grapefruit and a touch of sweetness pouring through the odors. Very sweet at first immediately turning to notes of bitterness and malt. All the traditional pilsner flavors are there, but they’ve taken the best ones and boosted them. Thin mouthfeel with the perfect amount of carbonation. Flavors continue to linger, meld and change for as long as a minute after it goes down the hatch. I really liked this one, but haven't had many imperial pilsners.

03-14-2012 15:28:12 | More by bigkingken
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StoutHunter

Michigan

3.55/5  rDev +4.7%

I picked up a bottle of Atwater's Uber Ursa Pils a couple weeks ago for $2.59 at The Lager Mil. I was in the Pilsener mode and I haven't tried this beer yet so I decided to give it a shot, so lets see how it goes. This bottle was notched May 2011, I wish I would have checked that at the store before I bought it, I hope it's still good. Poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a Pilsener glass.

A- The label is pretty typical for an Atwater beer and is pretty plain and nothing that will catch your eye. It poured a slightly cloudy golden orange color with three fingers worth of fluffy white head that died down to a thin layer that stayed till the end and left some nice lacing. This is a pretty good looking Pilsener.

S- The aroma of this beer starts off with loads of malts that have a low amount of sweetness and impart a lot of biscuit, bread and grainy aromas. After that comes a light amount of fruits like apples and pears. At the end I pick up a light amount of earthy and grassy hops. A pretty straightforward and nice smelling Pilsener.

T- The flavor of this beer is pretty close to the aroma, it starts off with loads of malts that taste slightly toasted and impart those typical Pilsener malt and biscuit flavors and they have a light amount of sweetness. After that comes the hops which impart some grassy, earthy, and a slight bit of those fruits that I picked up the aroma. The hops impart a high amount of medium bitterness. The finish is slightly bitter with a grainy, and earthy hop aftertaste. This Pilsener tasted good and it had some good balance to it.

M- Smooth, medium bodied, and it had a high amount of carbonation. The mouthfeel was nice but the carbonation could be toned down a little bit.

Overall I thought that this was a good beer and a slightly above average Imperial Pilsener. This wasn't a very complex beer, but it did have some nice simple flavors and aromas that were just as they should be and pretty well done. This beer has pretty good drinkability, usually these Imperial Pilseners can be pretty bitter and not that drinkable but with this beer the bitterness is kept in check and I could see myself having two or three of these. What I liked most about this beer was the appearance, it looked really good poured into a Pilsener glass. What I liked least about this beer was the higher amount of carbonation and the fact that they call this an Imperial Pilsener, this beer was more American Pilsener then Imperial Pilsener, it didn't have the high amount of bitterness and hops that I associate with that style. I would buy this beer again when looking for a good Pilsener, but at $2.59 it's a little pricey for what it is. If your a Pilsener fan this beer is worth giving a try but don't expect this beer to be as intense as most Imperial Pilseners. I think this beer held up pretty well and wasn't to affected by the age, but I would still like to try a fresher bottle. Atwater has been hit or miss for me lately and this beer proved to be more hit then miss, all in all it was a solid Pilsener that was pretty smooth and had a good flavor, good job with this beer it's got just about everything that I look for in a American Pilsener.

01-17-2012 04:16:33 | More by StoutHunter
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev +0.3%

Atwater Uber Ursa

Pours a clear pale gold color with a white foam collar and plenty of lacework. Aroma is grassy and piney, with hints of bready malts underneath. Lots of hops and a good level of bitterness, the Atwater take on an Imperial Pilsner tastes alot like an IPA. Citrus, rind, alcohol and malt sweetness all mix pretty well together. Mouthfeel is at a light/medium. Overall, a decent big pilsner, with bright hop character.

12-11-2011 02:26:19 | More by Stinkypuss
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david131

California

3.95/5  rDev +16.5%

A- A lightly hazed yellow-orange liquid with a few streams of rising carbonation. The white head is on the thinner side but provides uniform coverage and has decent retention.

S- Biscuity malt, apples, pears, and a touch of grass. Simple and clean.

T- The hoppiness hits right up front then the malt sweetness comes through on the finish. Much hoppier than the aroma lead me to believe.

M- Smooth but abundant carbonation with a longering bitterness on the finish.

O- Very flavorful considering the "lower" alcohol content for the style. Tasty.

12-02-2011 04:30:05 | More by david131
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Uber Ursa Pils from Atwater Brewery
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