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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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Libationguy

Nevada

4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Light straw/yellow brilliant color. Bright white fluffy head with long retention. Fine lacing in the glass.

The nose has a very crisp feel to it. Bright citrus, white flowers, acacia and crackers with soft resin notes in the background.

Very clean on the palate with the resin quality in the beer getting even softer. The cracker, light citrus and white flowers are back. The pilsner feel is strong with the hops taking an interesting counterpoint.

Medium- body with a slightly watery feel. The hops do adds a significant amount of backbone on the back end, boosting the overall feel of the beer.

Really an interesting approach to the style. Not sure that the classic pilsner drinker would appreciate this beer, but a great twist. If you are a hop head and are looking for a great summer alternative that is at the upper end of sessionable, you should give this beer a try.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2013 23:05:01 | More by Libationguy
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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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Zanico

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

07-31-2014 22:14:55 | More by thatoneguymike
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spointon

Illinois

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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Admbmb92

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

07-31-2014 20:51:44 | More by Admbmb92
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Westyn

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-31-2014 17:14:58 | More by Westyn
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sundevil21

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-30-2014 23:29:06 | More by sundevil21
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-30-2014 03:03:44 | More by wisegreensoul
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-28-2014 23:54:27 | More by muddyh2oblues
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CaptainPancakes

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-28-2014 21:05:47 | More by CaptainPancakes
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

07-28-2014 02:09:36 | More by TheBigBoy
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MasterPenguins

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-28-2014 01:37:00 | More by MasterPenguins
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ObiBeerCanobi

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

07-28-2014 00:57:14 | More by ObiBeerCanobi
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mrob22278


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

07-27-2014 21:26:12 | More by hreb
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-27-2014 21:11:33 | More by smithj4
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-27-2014 19:54:43 | More by NJBeer265
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Goatdavemac


3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-27-2014 02:50:33 | More by Goatdavemac
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SD0430


4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

07-27-2014 00:19:16 | More by SD0430
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-26-2014 17:25:42 | More by sgttibbs
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68nosbird

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-26-2014 15:22:15 | More by 68nosbird
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maxcoinage

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-26-2014 14:21:43 | More by maxcoinage
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Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 870 ratings.