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Jubiläums German Pils - Aktien-Brauerei Kaufbeuren AG

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38 Ratings
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 18.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Aktien-Brauerei Kaufbeuren AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 08-04-2003)
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shanny1981

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

06-01-2013 19:54:56 | More by shanny1981
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luvND

Pennsylvania

4.47/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

P: Authentic HB glass stein at Zum Schneider in NYC
A: Clear straw yellow/golden, big white foamy head with great lacing
S: Noble hop, a little grass, crisp
T: Wow, just great. A little biscuity up front and then just the right amount of hops for a good german pils
M: perfect for style
D: All day
Notes: We had walked several blocks from the subway to find Zum Schneider and it was really hot and humid, so i was parched when we got there and this is what i got, so situation/environment may have something to do with why this beer seemed so, so good to me, a perfect setup for a german pils to shine. That being said, i would gladly get this again as i think it is a great rep of the style.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2008 03:12:34 | More by luvND
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meeekyh

Colorado

4.38/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 1 pint 0.9oz bottle into a tulip glass. A vigorous pour reveals a nice, white head and a slightly-cloudy, pale-straw coloured beer.

The nose is bready, grassy and just a bit of fleshy fruit and popcorn. The taste is a nicely estery and yeasty. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean with good carbonation and a nice roundness with very little aftertaste.

A very drinkable beer at a reasonable price.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2009 00:43:27 | More by meeekyh
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HopHead84

California

4.28/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

10/24/10

Thanks to largadeer for this bottle. I'm always excited to try a fresh German Pils

A: Appears straw golden and perfectly transparent in the glass. The white head rises two fingers high in the tulip and it displays excellent retention and some scattered lacing. This is a very nice looking beer.

S: Grassy, herbal, and slightly floral, the hops sit atop a grainy white bread and slightly crackery malt profile. The aroma is clean, devoid of fruity esters or diacetyl, with a trace of sulfur. A whisper of DMS lurks beneath. Awesome.

T: Opens crisp and dry with a moderate clean bitterness. Hops are grassy and herbal, and the malt is grainy and mostly dry, with ephemeral sweetness midpalate that quickly fades, leading to a moderately bitter, crisp, dry, and clean finish with a trailing bitterness. No fruity esters or diacetyl here. The mouthfeel is dry and crisp with a lower high level of carbonation.

Overall: My first beer from this brewery and the bar has been set high. A fresh German Pils is a rare thing in this area, and this is a beautiful one. I wish I had a fresh supply at hand at all times.

I know I initially thanked Chris for the bottle, but as I finish my review and consequently my glass of crisp refreshing lager beer, I can't help but think he's incredibly selfish for knowing how good this is and not bringing me two bottles of this drink.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2010 22:26:27 | More by HopHead84
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largadeer

California

4.22/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle purchased at Gourmet Haus Staudt.

What a beautiful pils. The head on this beer is outstanding, dense and frothy, leaving sheets of lacing. The body is clear and golden, typical of the style.

The nose has a dominant lager yeast character, mildly sulfurous, reminiscent of honeydew. Quite bright and clean. Crackery pils malt shines through, as do grassy hops.

Firm, crisp and crackery on the tongue, this is very dry and flavorful, almost peppery. Herbal and grassy hop flavors are plentifully present, but at a nice balance with the crackery malt. A hint of sweet malt appears briefly mid-palate, though the finish is remarkably dry. Bitterness is moderate-to-strong, northern German in style and certainly punchier than your average pils. A great pils, I'm again impressed with this little-known brewery.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2010 02:39:08 | More by largadeer
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DefenCorps

Oregon

4.18/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

About fucking time. From State Line.

Pouring a crystal clear straw yellow with a dense, white head with excellent retention and nice lacing, this is a great looking pilsner. The nose is rather excellent. A light, dusty, rustic, bready pilsner malt character is present, with a mild peppery, grassy, lightly lemony hop character. Perfectly balanced, this is closer to the Sunshine Pils end of the pilsner spectrum, rather than the uberhoppy Prima Pils. The lager yeast character is excellent, though just a little DMS is present.

The palate opens with a bready, mildly cereal sweetness, with a beautiful doughy malt character and a little cotton candy. Crisp, and cracker-like, there's also a little of melon, ripe cantaloupe-like. The hop character is excellent. Light, earthy, mildly lemony with a firm bitterness, this is excellent. Drying with a firm bitterness, there's some lingering yeast and melon character. Quaffable beyond belief, this is almost as good as their Hell. Highly recommended, I need to grab a case for the summer.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2011 23:50:59 | More by DefenCorps
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rousee

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a slightly apricot tinted gold -- forms fairly quickly into a 1/2 inch cap that settles within 60 secs. and fades to 1/8 inch (1-2mm) .

A simple malty nose with a hint of grass coming through. Nice malty taste with some salt elements and a slight sweetness. It does not have the bite that so many of these styles of beers seem to have which is actually a plus.The finish is a neutral, balanced and slightly dry. This is the kind of beer that you could use to pursuade some non BA's into becoming more into their beer.

Mouthfeel is very nice and balanced. Drinkabilty is the one category where this one excels you could drink a bunch of these w/o even realizing it. That makes this one kind of dangerous cuz you could have a few too many before realizing that you have. Almost all 4's here -just a real nice German Pilsener. A little overpriced though.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2004 15:29:29 | More by rousee
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.08/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours straw colored with slight haze & 4 fingers of of white head. Average lacing & head retention

S: Sweet malt & perfumy hops

T: Big malt up front, then citric & floral hops. A slight grassy/lemon taste follows. finishes a tad to sweet with hinsts of straw & lemon, still very refreshing

MF: Medium bodied, slightlty undercarbonated & great balance

Drank very easy, quenching & just what you'd expect from a German Pils

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2006 06:16:12 | More by russpowell
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John_M

Oregon

4.08/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a bottle at State Line a week or so back.

The beer pours a solid gold color with impressive head retention and considerable lacing. The nose is all pilsener goodness, showcasing light honey, bread dough, straw and white pepper. The flavor profile replicates the nose pretty closely in this well crafted beer, and I enjoyed the light cracked pepper bitterness in the finish. Drinkability is just exceptional in this beer, with the beer both refreshing to drink and surprisingly flavorful (for the abv.). The beer is a bit soft on the palate, but with a crispness in the finish that is quite thirst quenching.

Another solid beer from the folks at Aktien. Perfect for the current warm weather...

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2011 16:54:59 | More by John_M
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womencantsail

California

4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks, Chris.

A: The beer pours a clear straw color with a couple fingers of white head.

S: A nice sweetness to the nose with lots of cracker and bready malts. There is a light hoppiness to the nose with plenty of floral and spicy characteristics. A bit of yeast and a light lager yeast aroma, too.

T: Probably a bit better in terms of the flavor. A slight sweet apple note followed by lots if yeast and cracker malts, along with the bread and biscuit notes. Just a hint of hop bitterness and a nice floral flavor.

M: Light to medium in body with a medium carbonation.

O: A really nice crisp pils. Very easy to drink and easy to enjoy on a warm evening.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2011 06:35:28 | More by womencantsail
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mmmbeer

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle, 4.9% as per the label. It pours a crystal-clear, yellow/gold, with low carbonation and a finger of bone-white head that leaves little lacing. Sweet corn/veggie aroma with mildly spicy hops - thankfully it tastes better than the bouquet implies. On the palate, there are noble hops that taste green, lightly citric and skunky, imparting a light, yet sharp bitterness. In addition, there are sweet, toasted, almost molasses malts, with husky grain, lemon?, grapes?, and a light metallic flavor. Smooth, medium body, with equal carbonation and finish; crisp and refreshing - great for a warm summer day. Overall very pleasing - a good malt base and tasty noble hops seem to give it hints of Dortmunder influence. Would try this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2007 01:04:07 | More by mmmbeer
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wrightst

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

06-01-2014 13:18:30 | More by wrightst
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ZachRusk

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-22-2013 18:39:39 | More by ZachRusk
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Reidrover

Oregon

3.7/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First time I had seen this German brewery in Oregon.
Comes in the pint bottle, brown euro-style. Old fashioned style label.
it pours quite livelly into my pint mug, nice enough honey golden colour with a goodly sized white head.Leaves quite a bit of lace.
I liked the aroma of this one very malty yet the hops still show through well..its very fresh.
For a pilsner the taste is much more pointed towards the malts than usual, and its good not overlly sweet, some nice hops in the back.Buttery , honeyish tasting beer.Quite remarkably smooth.
Felt very nice on the palate
Good drinkable malty lager..I liked this , it reminded me of Ayinger's Jarhundertbier..though maybe not as excellent.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2004 03:54:09 | More by Reidrover
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Brenden

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have no idea how she got hold of this but I tried this at a friend's house.

The color is typical of a pils, a pale golden amber. Head retention and lacing are pretty nice. Carbonation is lively but settles; it looks inviting enough.

The smell is hops up front, very earthy. Sort of an herbal note alongside the grassy hops smell. Nothing too complex.

The taste isn't perfectly balanced but not terribly unbalanced. There is a sweetness I hadn't been expecting that throws it off just a little. Hops are still prevalent and the earthy, herbal tones are in the foreground as well. A little bit of a flowery, malt taste almost as an afterthought. Pretty tasty, but hardcore hopheads will find the sweetness distracting.

This one is dry. Once it settles, the carbonation acts lively without being overactive. It's crisp and light to medium-bodied. Finish is dry and combines light hops bitterness with a lingering sweetness.

Overall a nice one to try.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2009 18:03:45 | More by Brenden
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BeerZack

North Carolina

3.63/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden straw color with small white head.

Sweet honey and bready malt smells with a good dose of Saaz on top.

Sweet bready flavor thats almost balanced by grassy and woodsy hop bitterness, but still comes off a bit too sweet. Just a bit off balance.

Smooth yet vibrant carbonation is not quite creamy, but still feels very nice. Very drinkable and close to being really nice, but slightly misses the mark. Would definitely try again.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2008 04:21:07 | More by BeerZack
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Hibernator

Massachusetts

3.63/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Jubilaums German Pils
16.9 oz brown bottle
Served in a St. Sebasiaan tulip

Pours a yellow cloudy haze. Patterns of sticky lace decorate the glassware.

Funky German pils apple juice yeast and light fruit nose.

Clean tasting with a very soft mouthfeel. Toasted grains with an apple cider zing. Nice drinkability level and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2006 22:02:33 | More by Hibernator
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Halcyondays

California

3.63/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16.9 oz. bottle,

A: Standard Pils straw colour, with a smaller than average white head. Nothing special about it, but nothing bad or off-putting either.

S: Bread malt, white sourdough bread baking, really no hops to speak of.

T: Bready malts with earthy hops at the end, possibly Hallertau.

S: Smooth, dry, and crisp, a little sweet at the end for a pils, but nothing too off-putting, overall, very good.

D: Good drinkability, not the best pils in the world, but not horrible either. A good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2007 04:20:29 | More by Halcyondays
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plaid75

New York

3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a light straw hue with a two finger foamy white head. There was good retention and good sticky lacing.

The smell featured a light grainy malt with a solid spicy noble hop presence.

The taste consisted of a doughy grainy malt with a balancing noble hop spice. Some grassy elements as well. A bit shallow however.

The mouthfeel was average for the style with a brisk carbonation.

Overall a tasty and easy drinking pils.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2007 00:59:16 | More by plaid75
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marcobrau

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very soft, very herbal and delicate pilsner with a lightly spicy nose; crip toasty middle, and dry finish laced with minerals. Rather oxidized (with some protein globules evident), but a tasty pilsner lurks beyond the oxidation. Otherwise, it's a fairly normal straw colored pilsner with average head that falls to a ring of foam. I would love to try a fresh bottle of this pils. (Points taken off appearance due to protein sediment.)

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2006 01:24:08 | More by marcobrau
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CharlieMopps

Virginia

3.55/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pale golden straw color, topped by a fluffy white head that clung to the sides of the glass and dissipated at a moderate pace.

S: Clean profile, light grainy smell.

T: Very subdued pilsner, with pale malt providing a grainy flavor, backed by a slightly spiced, but mostly just a subtle bitterness from the hops. Clean and drying finish. Pretty straightforward pils, but not enough to stand out.

M: Mouthfeel is watery with a silky characteristic, carbonation seems to be agreeable for the style.

D: Easily quaffable, this beer has no real offensive tones at all, but doesn't do much to keep one coming back. While I admire the relaxed nature of this beer, I can mostly see it being used as a fall-back if you run out of your other pils. Still, worth a try, in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2007 20:03:40 | More by CharlieMopps
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aztraz

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev 0%

06-09-2014 13:36:55 | More by aztraz
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Gusler

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer after jilting the 500ml brown bottle resides but briefly in the pilsner glass a luminous gold with a monumental creamy white head and after its demise the left over lace a thin sheet to conceal the glass. Nose has a nice crispness, clean and fresh, quite appealing to the olfactory and ocular senses; start is lightly sweet, nicely malted with the top light on the palate. Finish has a fair to middling acidity, the hops delectable in their spiciness, quite dry and lingering aftertaste, a nice thirst quenching beer for a hot late summer day in Arizona.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2004 18:49:02 | More by Gusler
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-30-2011 21:12:46 | More by cdwil
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Bellonc

Spain

3.5/5  rDev 0%

11-01-2013 12:10:52 | More by Bellonc
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Jubiläums German Pils from Aktien-Brauerei Kaufbeuren AG
80 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.