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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

992 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 992
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 45
Gots: 92 | FT: 2
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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Reviews by jlindros:
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4.15/5  rDev +5.3%

Tap at dark Horse Tavern in Southbridge.

Nice creamy 1 finger head fades slowly with decent spotty lacing, eventually becomes soapy lacing all over, crystal clear golden pilsner color.

Nose toasty straw malt, grainy, doughy, mild grassy hops, hint leafy

Taste lots of straw, doughy, grassy, toasty pilsner malts, hint creamy like too. Mild grassy hops again, little grassy and just a hint spicy, mild to fair bitterness, crisp and drinkable. Nice soft lager notes with hint of mineral and fruity lager note. Finish is dry and crisp, soft lager note, mild grassy hops, little leafy and just a hint spicy, touch of straw malt.

Mouth is lighter bod, crisp clean, soft lager, nice carb.

Overall a great pilsner, somewhat Americanized but also a little noble pilsner like, just all around well done.

jlindros, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Todd, Sep 29, 2013
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3.1/5  rDev -21.3%

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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3.94/5  rDev 0%

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%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

SuperbikeShaun, Sep 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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%

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3.13/5  rDev -20.6%

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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Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 992 ratings.