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Wolters Pilsener Premium - Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH

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123 Ratings
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 17.22%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cnozzy on 12-25-2009)
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

DrewSnyc667, Aug 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of nyyfanatic213
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

nyyfanatic213, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of tone77
3.43/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a green 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of grains, malts, just a touch of skunkiness. Taste is malts, slightly sweet, some grains, a touch of bitterness at the finish. Refreshing and easy drinking. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a good session beer.

tone77, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of woodychandler
3.58/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My local, in-person trader, tone77, dropped by last night for a pick-up of CANs and to drop off some gems that he collected while on a trip to Japan! There was one lone bottle in the mix and I decided to get it out of the way as The CANQuest (TM) is in full swing and I do not want to lose the momentum.

From the bottle: "Premium Pilsener"; "Imported German Beer"; "Pilsener Style Beer"; "Brewed according to the 'German Purity Law'"; "Nec Aspera Terrent"; "Product of Germany".

I was anxious to get started, so I poured as I typed and while I initially had two fluffy fingers of bone-white head resembling the top of a vanilla ice cream cone, they slowly fell, leaving beautiful sticky lacing in their wake. Color was a beautiful straw-yellow with NE-quality clarity and loads of CO2 bubbles in evidence. Nose smelled heavily of toasted malts, underlain by a lightly grassy hoppiness. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was slightly bitter and grassy with a bready, biscuity sweetness accompanying it. Finish was semi-dry and the hops were a little more prevalent than I would prefer in this style, cleaving it closer to a Czech Pils.

That is NOT to say that I did not enjoy it. My local, where I play trivia on Wednesday night, had a clearance special on their Fest-Bier and it was equally good. Wolters seems to know what they are doing and if I could get their beers in a CAN, so much the better.

woodychandler, Jun 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

h4ger, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of Holland
2/5  rDev -39.6%

Holland, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
2.81/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured one finger of head on a clear, golden colored body.
The aroma is grain and barnyard.
The taste is mildly bitter with a honey sweet ending.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
The taste is too sweet and not bitter enough. Not the greatest pilsener.

Fatehunter, Mar 20, 2013
Photo of JMS1512
3/5  rDev -9.4%

JMS1512, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of ejimhof
2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

ejimhof, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of secondtooth
3.66/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice golden-amber with a rich, thick white head. Lace is spotty, though.

Aroma is strong and grainy, bordering on skunky. Not bad, still.

Taste is smooth, even creamy somehow. Nicely refreshing lager here, not reflecting any of the "skunkiness" that seemed present in the aroma. Just a highly-enjoyable, drinkable German pils that's well worthy.

secondtooth, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of Kyrojack
1/5  rDev -69.8%

Kyrojack, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of Tybo
2.83/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - A little darker yellow than I expected for a Pilsner. Head disapears quicklys with little to no lacing

S - Heavy malt/bread smell to this beer with little to no hop scent. A slight fruity smell to it as the beer warmed in the glass but not very much

T - bready with some earth tones to it. I could taste the grain in it and the slight sweet smell carries over the aftertaste.

O - A decent beer but nothing that I would write home about.

Tybo, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of therica
3.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Slightly darker than a typical golden German Pilsener. Modest white head goes quickly to nice lacing and pulling.

Modest but pleasant scent with sweet malts, complex floral Noble hops, hints of ginger and caramel.

Taste is a little more bold than a typical Pilsner with nice malty body, occasional hints of over-ripened apple.

Decent aftertaste but the slight sour-ness seemed to conflict with most foods.

therica, Dec 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

GFD400, Nov 22, 2012
Photo of FLima
2.9/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Made a good head that dissipated quickly. It has a rather grassy and malty aroma.
Lower carbonation than the average pilsener. Malt sweetness is predominant in its taste. Not much complex, a little watery. It did not left any aftertaste. No thrills, but I am still figuring out why it did not feel right.

FLima, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of staticmaneuver
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

staticmaneuver, Oct 20, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

Heminoolo, Sep 23, 2012
Photo of Ispeakforthetrees
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Ispeakforthetrees, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Superior gold, light bubbles on the body. The usual white head maybe 2/5" off the body (not bad at all). Just looking at it in the glass makes you think it should be part of a commercial.

Smell: Smells bitter if that makes sense, dry hop scent that you will like but not the type you fall in love with.

Taste: Good hop taste, lightly bitter that comes off a notch creamy. Not bad.

Mouth: Medium carbonation, not so sticky as I would like but most pilseners aren't.

Overall: On a hot summer like day like today this beer is much more appreciated. aI do like it and hell yea I would buy it again, Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of BeerIsland
3.58/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'mnot sure where I picked this up; likely Krugel's in W-B. I like this pils; very workmanlike and extremely clean. It's an extremely bright gold in the glass but I don't think the head stuckaround long enough. The Wolters is not an aggressively flavored beer but who wants one all the time? Good job and an interesting new item for me.

BeerIsland, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of Dentist666
3.13/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Golden, but not very bright beer with good resistant white head. Intense aroma of bready malts and herbal hops. Very earthly smell. Rough bready malts in a taste. Hop bitterness is not very prominent. Medium-bodied beer with good carbonation. Mediocre german pilsener.

Dentist666, Jul 30, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.65/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear dark yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin layer of bubbles on the surface that faded away into delicate lacing.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of bready hops in the nose along with some hints of floral hops.
T: Like the smell, the taste is filled with flavors of bready malts and has some hints of grain. There is a light amount of accompanying bitterness from the hops.
M: It feels medium-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There are hints of dryness towards the finish.
O: This is a well-balanced beer—it has enough malts to create enough body in the mouthfeel and a good amount of hops to mask any sweetness and give it a little bite. I would have no problem drinking a few of these back to back.

metter98, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of DrDemento456
3.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- It pours a light apple cider like yellow with bubbly head that quickly turns to a light lace ring.

S - Smell is very bread like a dialed down with very little if any hops aroma. I do get some apple and pear like smell though.

T - Wow what a pronounced apple or pear like malt sweetness. If it were any stronger it would be tart or vinegar like but it works pretty good with the overall bread tone of the beer.

M - Light and crisp a very easy drinking Pils that is good even slightly warm.

Overall I don't really see this beer too often but it was a decent take on a German Pilsener.

DrDemento456, May 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
Wolters Pilsener Premium from Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH
76 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.