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Peter's Brand Pilsner Beer - Union Export Brewery

Peter's Brand Pilsner BeerPeter's Brand Pilsner Beer

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BA SCORE
68
poor

115 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 115
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 2.88
pDev: 16.32%


Brewed by:
Union Export Brewery
Netherlands

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-07-1998)
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Reviews by AdamMY:
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AdamMY

Illinois

2.83/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

If you want to sit back, relax, and sip something cool and refreshing this might be the beer, as it looks exceptional with a clear crisp golden color, and a nice thick and foamy head. But that is just about the only think it has going for it, besides a decently creamy mouth feel.

The Smell and the taste are slightly better than Bud, Miller and Coors, in the sense that it is still watery but it lacks some of the funk those beers call "flavor".

Serving type: can

03-19-2011 22:56:06 | More by AdamMY
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Aaron_Ramson

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3.4/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Dark gold in color, nose is vegetal husk, cracked grains, minerals and dry cereal. Taste is the dry malty sweetness of water crackers and unleavened bread. Chewy minerals and soft noble hops in the finish. Metallic tasting from the can, but still a clean and bitter European style pilsner.

Serving type: can

02-09-2014 05:30:03 | More by Aaron_Ramson
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a Ayinger pint glass. Pours a light golden amber with a thin white head that dissipates quickly to a thin film and ring around the glass, no lacing. Aroma of sweet biscuit malt, faintly spicy, but hints of sourness; grainy and mild. Starts out with biscuit malt, grassy hops and hints of apple juice, but quickly tapers off to a bland faint sweet malt. Light bodied. Obviously brewed as a cheap, satisfactory pilsner, a half step above an adjunct ale and delivers to expectations. Drinkable but forgettable, average in all respects. Brewed by Wolters, and fortunately in a can so at least it's not skunky like their beers in green bottles.

Serving type: can

01-21-2014 02:10:47 | More by LiquidAmber
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2.84/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

App: White head, clear coors body, minimal head retention and no lacing.

Nose: Wheat, malt, crisp malt, rice vinegar, banana.

Taste: Nice mouthfeel, clean, refreshing, a little watery, saltine crackers.

Notes: A fairly decent pilsner for a great price. If you have to drink something like Coors Light and can have this instead, give this a try.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2014 00:52:17 | More by travolta
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Poured from a 500ml can. Appearance is a clear gold with a yellowish hue. White head forms but doesn't retain much. The nose features bready malts, notes of light caramel, bread crust, and corn. The flavor is pretty lacking with a bitter finish. The toasty bread comes through with a musty tinge. There is a hint of hops at the finish. Mouthfeel is light with moderate level of carbonation. Overall, an uninspired Pilsener which is lacking in flavor.

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3.06/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: The same gold shade seen in most macrobrews. Good head that dissipates quickly, thin lacing.

Smell: Faint grainy grassy aroma. Basically, it smells like beer.

Taste: Grainy and grassy. Basically, it tastes like beer.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with almost no aftertaste.

The Verdict: Average. If you're looking for an affordable alternative to Heineken or Budweiser, this German beer would be a good choice. Drinkable, but forgettable.

Serving type: can

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500ml can, drank outta the can

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Serving type: can

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Peter's Brand Pilsner Beer from Union Export Brewery
68 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.