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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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very good

994 Ratings

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Ratings: 994
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 46
Gots: 93 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

BlacksheepPat, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

PhawkYu, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

gonzo000, Aug 11, 2014
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3.34/5  rDev -15.2%

DenverHopHead, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of Big_Dave
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Big_Dave, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of curasowa
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear, straw yellow color with one finger of white head

Aroma: Grainy, cooked veggies, wet hop leaves; has a definite euro-pils vibe going on.

Taste: Crisp, a little dry up front with a decent amount of biscuty malt, then some nice, building earthy bitterness all the way through the finish. which is fairly lingering.

The Rest: Except for a somewhat weak aroma, this is a real solid, tasty pilsner. Much enjoyed.

curasowa, Aug 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

smb71481, Aug 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

MrSiesel, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

bnelson997, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

510a, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of seedyone
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

03/31/14 On tap (this time) at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Definitely much more body & flavor than others Pilsners.

March 2014. From bottle at home. Reminds me of a Czech/Spatan type beer. Slightly lighter in texture but just as robust in flavor. Aroma is more insistent than the actual flavor. Leaves one with a pleasant dryness & vague aftertaste that begs for more. Refreshing to say the least. Firestone Walker never ceases to impress me.

seedyone, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of Stinkypuss
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

LOOK: Quite a pale draft, with a faint hint of gold to the liquid. White head forms properly, is long lasting, and provides rings of lace at every sip.

SMELL: Biscuity, bready like malt and yeast combo almost coming off like saltine crackers. After all the pilsner benchmarks are met, there is a helping of noble hops that is very strong.

TASTE: Bready and biscuity once again but with high alpha hops adding a nice tang. Leaf, slight citrus and plenty of bitterness coming from a solid dose of hops. Pine, lemon citrus and herbal noble hop. Definitely hitting on the traditional hop flavors but something is afoot that leads me to believe some American hops also are used. Whatever the case, it is delicious.

FEEL: Medium bodied, well carbonated brew that is crisp and refreshing like a good pils should be. Goes down easy and if you don't think about it, it's gone without a thought. I recommend keeping this in mind while tasting, stop and enjoy this one.

OVERALL: Firestone Walker has crafted the perfect pilsner. It seriously does not get any better than this.

Stinkypuss, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Shy5, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Btip1969, Aug 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

TheMultiYeast, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of FFreak
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into Willy glass. This is a beautiful clear light-straw colored beer with a tight pure white head. The aroma is of bread and light malt - very little hop aroma at all. Taste follows with a clean light bready flavor and no hops or bitterness to speak of. Mouthfeel is great - a perfectly refreshing beer for a hot afternoon. Overall, this is a super clean and well done pilsner.

FFreak, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

ContentmentDIPA, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

ShanePB, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

DrewRPS, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

sunofneurot, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Jacobob10, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

ummswimmin, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Acubflem, Aug 02, 2014
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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.

zander4dawin, Aug 01, 2014
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 994 ratings.