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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

870 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 870
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 36
Gots: 61 | 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)
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Dave2010

Japan

3.43/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is an ok, average beer when compared to other types of beers, such as IPA's, but in the Pilsner category this is probably the best pilsner I've had, but I don't like Pilsners. Take that into account when reading this. No mistaking it, this is a Pilsner, it tastes like a Pilsner, and looks like a Pilsner, but the taste has something most Pilsners miss, and that's some flavor. Set this beer down next to a Budweiser and just by looking at it, you wouldn't be able to tell the difference, but after tasting it there would be no doubt. I would say people who prefer IPA's over Pilsners and Lagers will still not really like this beer, or find it average at best. However, Pilsner drinkers (Czech and German beer drinkers) will find it refreshingly better than most Pilsners that come out of the US.

Serving type: on-tap

12-25-2013 18:19:24 | More by Dave2010
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zander4dawin

Texas

3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very bright, straw colored golden beer with good clarity and a thin white cap head. Smell is bready malt and faint floral and citrus notes. Taste is a smooth creamy pilsner with a slightly bitter hop profile with a sharp bite that doesn't linger too long, floral dry hopping notes and some black pepper spice. Crisp refreshing mouthfeel. Overall a wonderful session lager for a beer nerds pallet.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 00:30:39 | More by zander4dawin
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-31-2014 22:58:50 | More by Zanico
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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-31-2014 22:09:18 | More by spointon
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-light golden color with a nice white head and a little lacing

S-bread, light lemon, light pine, little earthy

T-lemon, fresh bread, light pine, hint of herbal, mild bitter finish

F-light body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-enjoyable pils, easy drinking with nice hoppy flavor

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2014 21:21:22 | More by MDDMD
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Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

07-30-2014 04:49:53 | More by Pacioli1445
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New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-30-2014 03:03:44 | More by wisegreensoul
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-27-2014 22:24:24 | More by mrob22278
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hreb

Washington

3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottled on 04/16/14. Served in a pint glass. Beer pours pale yellow in color, not quite transparent, with a medium white head. Super pilsner hop aroma reaches across the room to smack you in the face, as if to say, "hey, there's a pilsner here, why aren't you drinking it?" (Note: benefits from being served in a glass.) This is apparently thanks to dry hopping with Saphir, a relative of German Hallertauer. Flavor is in line with expecations: super crisp, sharp bite of hops, though not overall particularly bitter. Finishes really dry. A great example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

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New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Minnesota

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Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 870 ratings.