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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,077 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,077
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 48
Gots: 108 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 07-22-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by AKuehn47:
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

AKuehn47, Nov 29, 2013
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

This brew pours a light golden/straw color which is mostly clear with heavy carbonation and a white, fluffy three finger head which lasts for several minuets. There is moderate lacing on the glass, good for a Pilsner. Some of the head remains until the end.

The smell is musty, straw and wet hay, just like a good Pils should be. There is also a grassy, grainy smell along with the smell of light peppery hops and lemon.

The taste follows the nose with a clean slightly dry taste of straw and lemon along with light peppery hops scattered throughout from beginning to end. There is a crisp, cracker like taste with ending in the cleanest finish I have ever had in a lager. There is also a very slight grassy, gritty taste on the back end, just like a Pils should have, which does not interfere with the clean finish in any way.

Overall, this just might be the perfect example of what a Pilsner should be. It is the best Pils I have had to date.

microbrewlover, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

mojohawk21, Dec 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

CavemanRamblin, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Tiernan, Jan 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.9%

woodchipper, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

SkiBum22, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

freshflesh, Sep 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

warnerry, Apr 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Todd, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of Beaver13
3.1/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. Pours clear straw yellow with a big frothy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet bready malts and noble hops with a little fruit.

The flavor is sweet toasted malts with a good size grassy noble hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a solid hoppy pils.

Beaver13, Oct 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

TTripp725, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

SmellsofMahagony, Oct 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Doomcifer, May 09, 2014
Photo of Billolick
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle. Bottled on 11/11/13.

Clear medium straw. Near white moderate head. Ample low sheeting and strands of lace.

Brisk and clean hopped up nose.

Crisp, clean and hoppy. Almost puckering. I get some more then moderate lime and pine soaked hops.Enjoyable and worth a try.

I'm definitely more of a fruity IPA kinda guy. But I could see drinking a few more of these.

Billolick, Feb 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Guinnsslvr, Jun 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

SuperbikeShaun, Sep 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

mctizzz, Sunday at 01:24 AM
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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: yellow in color, 1/4 inch head, clear, moderate carbonation

Smell: pine and citrus hops

Taste: juicy and citrusy, light pine, grass, and toasted malt

Mouthfeel: medium-light bodied, medium carbonation, sweet start with a slightly bitter end

Overall: Nice and juicy pils. Really well crafted and a pleasant surprise. Had a pint and would definitely go back for more.

tigg924, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

aquazr1, Aug 01, 2013
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3.13/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Thin, prickly body that wasn't satisfying to drink. Simple pils flavor but lacks the drinkability of a classic example. Also lacks the complexity and full body of a Prima. Overall forgettable, like a generic brewpub blonde. It isn't badly made, but there are a number of other pale lagers I'd go with first.

JupiterJesus, Feb 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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IrishGermanAmerican, Jul 11, 2014
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Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,077 ratings.