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Würzburger Hofbräu Premium Pilsner - Würzburger Hofbräu AG

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159 Ratings

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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 16
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002)
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Reviews by rsdaugherty:
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3.8/5  rDev -1%

Bottle into a pint glass
A - Light golden straw color, 1+ finger head faded quickly to a thin layer 3
S - Hops, bready florals with yeast and grassy notes 3.5
T - More pronounced taste than most other pilsners, bready start to bitterness on the floral hop finish, mild citrus, a very good example of the style 4
M - An overall light brew, moderate carbonation 3.5
O - Very drinkable 4

03-04-2011 04:28:57 | More by rsdaugherty
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +2.9%

Poured into a pilsner a lighter straw color with a fluffy blooming white head that left multiple rings of lace as it settled pretty quickly.Aromas of bread dough and light floral hops,a tinge of mineral/iron came thru as well.Lighter and almost delicate on the palate,light honey sweetness with that bread dough element are the dominant flavors,a leafy hop note becomes more present as I drink more.A pretty darn good pilsner,more delicate than most American versions,a nice quaffer on a seriously hot day.

08-04-2010 20:41:21 | More by oberon
Photo of RoyalT


3.1/5  rDev -19.3%

Appearance – This one poured a light, hazy yellow in color with a huge, fluffy, white head.

Smell – The light noble hops and grain were smothered by skunk. Too bad, because otherwise it probably would have had a nice aroma.

Taste – The hops here are good. They are light and easy but get stepped on by the heavy-handed grain. The grain isn’t bad, it’s just too heavy for the style. The finish though is nice with a bit of sweetness at the end.

Mouthfeel – The mouthfeel is good and light just as it should be.

Drinkability – This is a bit grainy for the style but a nice effort nevertheless.

09-20-2004 18:34:49 | More by RoyalT
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South Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +0.3%

Poured from a 12-ounce bottle, was a little cloudy with a great deal of carbonation and lacing. Nice hop taste that stick with you. Better than some of the more popular and famous German pilsners I've tried. A good choice for the price ($8.99 for a six pack)

11-12-2007 19:16:45 | More by wrenegade
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4.4/5  rDev +14.6%

Presentation: 11.2 oz green long neck bottle with no freshness date.

Appearance: Straw yellow in colour with a wonderful Brussels style lace.

Smell: Spicy mix of European noble hops the are a bit herbal and lemony. Grain is in the back ground.

Taste: Moderately bodied with an exceptionally smooth and crisp mouth feel. Slightly assertive spicy bitterness leaves a tingling bitter trail with herbal and lemony notes. Light yet fresh grain hits the palate with a mild husky astringency which seems to dry this beer up in the finish.

Notes: Its all you want in a typical German Pilsner, I’d choose this one any day over the mass marketed beers of the same style . Good drinking all around.

04-17-2002 20:41:36 | More by Jason
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-20-2013 02:59:55 | More by Guinnsslvr
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

09-12-2012 20:04:42 | More by wattoclone
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-11-2011 22:37:52 | More by xdefeatsy
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District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -21.9%

12-15-2013 23:38:55 | More by dcbeers
Photo of GratefulBeerGuy

New Hampshire

2.17/5  rDev -43.5%

11.2 oz. green bottle > Pilsner glass

This is a totally clear yellow-gold color with only mild carboantion for this style. Looks a bit too mellow....the crown rises low and falls quick as a lacy-white sheeth.

Aroma's of: Gentle Bavarian yeast, sour...nut metallic(uh oh) Stale corn and fresh husks with a a cesar salad scent in the hops.

This has a thin, flat malt flavor that struggles to achieve crispy wheat...more like canned corn and stale bread! Metallic, sour yeast runs wild all over the place....nowhere to hide! There's a green peppers flavor to the hops, finishing with a white rice flavor.

Light, nearly crisp at first but a bit to lifeless to be refreshing. Not a great bottle.

06-19-2008 21:57:12 | More by GratefulBeerGuy
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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%

Appearance-Poured from a bottle to pilsner glass. About 2 1/2 fingers worth of pure white head settles into a fine mist. Perfectly clear with a yellow tint.

Aroma- Pilsner is a smell all its own and this has that great clean floral like smell inviting you to take a sip.

Taste-Earthy straw like taste. Very clean,crisp,and just a bit of unpleasent bitterness. Maybe a bit more malt to compete with the hops would be nice.

Mouthfeel-Snappy and crisp. Average carbonation.

drinkability-Very smooth easy drinking and tasty. Not too complex. Good beer to have while watching the game.

06-04-2009 23:52:56 | More by nicnut45
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-26-2014 16:38:23 | More by Griffith
Photo of tempest


4.08/5  rDev +6.3%

Ordered a half liter at Zum Schneider in the East Village. It's a brilliant clear yellow with a tall white head.

This is a classic German pils, dry, hoppy, and with a distinct mineral taste and aroma. You can really taste the hard German water that shapes this beer. The malts are a dry bread and biscuit blend while the hops are peppery with a touch of earth. All in all a very tasty a drinkable beer. It went great with my sausage platter.

09-25-2008 22:55:15 | More by tempest
Photo of bashiba


3.3/5  rDev -14.1%

Poured a yellow/orange with a faint soap ring off white head.

The smell is light with a bit of sweetness.

The flavor has a muted toasty grain quality with just a hint of light citrus and a bit of biscuit.

The mouthfeel is light with mild carbonation and a long dry finish.

An easy drinking solid german pils.

07-20-2009 22:57:49 | More by bashiba
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4.4/5  rDev +14.6%

Clear and brilliant straw color with a medium sized frothy head and a thin lacing. Brilliant clear and crisp beer. The aroma of grains and herbal hops. Some light malt and vegetables, grassy. The taste is sweet but has a mild spice character with herbal and citrus hints. I tasted grains as well with a good touch of hops, lemony. The feel was smooth with a really good balance. Medium carbonation and and a light body. Mouth feel is light bodied and spot on for the style. Finished dry and crisp. Moderately creamy for the style. Lightly fizzy. Very nice example of a German Pils.

11-20-2010 03:16:27 | More by aluskungs
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle to tall pills glass. Very nice carbonation and a white white head, very fluffy, billows like a cloud. The liquid is oh so light a pale faded straw color. One of the lightest I have seen.

The smell is of Malt & some alcohol, quite nice but faint.

The taste is surprisingly bold, Wow Lots of malt here, like a helles. Hops are good, nice light bitter. Perfect for a pills

The mounthfeel is thick and coating very nice full body, and the carbonation work perfect. Crisp and clean, very refreshing.

The drinkability very high, a classic drinking pills. Prost und Zum Wohl! MK

06-25-2006 05:50:13 | More by MuenchenerKindl
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

02-01-2013 22:04:39 | More by DarthTremens
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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%

Pours a golden straw color with a fluffy white head that fades quicky.

Aroma of herbal hops jump out along with the faint note of cooked veggies.

Very easy pils to drink. The hops are a little overpowered by the malts but nothing serious.

Good brew.

04-30-2008 00:45:09 | More by rebel1771
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

05-25-2014 13:31:36 | More by PhillyStyle
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-12-2013 20:51:46 | More by Bung
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New Jersey

3.3/5  rDev -14.1%

A: Poured a cloudy, lemon-straw color capped off by a foamy white head.

S: some light malt and vegetables.

T: The flavor starts out with a light tartness of lemons backed by a decent grain bill that gives this some body. Overall the flavor was clean with some spicy herbal hopping and citrus notes. Leaves a nice sour malt and hop coating on the tongue.

M: moderate for a pils with a soft carbonation. Felt pretty nice.

D: Average drinkability, just not as crips or refreshing as one hopes per style.

12-27-2008 13:45:46 | More by beerthulhu
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4.41/5  rDev +14.8%

Sourced at local draft haus where freshness is assured. Saw this one buried under a mountain of hoppy high abv IPAs down at the bottom of the board/offerings. I am a big fan of lagers and pilsners and had not tried this one. Pours a cloudy golden color with large white pillowy head that slowly falls. Smells of light roasted barley, some floral and yeast scent and hops. Taste is classic pilsner with aggressive bitter follow through. Leaves very nice lacing on glass. A most excellent example of the style.

02-08-2013 18:08:31 | More by adjunctjonez
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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

04-21-2013 15:42:10 | More by PennState99
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

11-13-2012 02:27:42 | More by Vonstein15
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

10-09-2012 19:40:33 | More by WestonW
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Würzburger Hofbräu Premium Pilsner from Würzburger Hofbräu AG
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