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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

802 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 802
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 31
Gots: 47 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Czech 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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irthesteve

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

06-06-2014 03:48:43 | More by irthesteve
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

06-05-2014 20:12:26 | More by Davepoolesque
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allengarvin

Texas

3.53/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard pint glass, this is a very bright, very pale gold, with a small head. The nose ... well, not nearly the hops I was expecting. It's faint, lightly floral, together with the scent of grainy malt. Flavor is better. There's a nice bitterness, but hop flavor is just not there. It's bitterness together with a somewhat grainy, a little sweet malt.

Disappointing beer from Firestone Walker.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 01:52:19 | More by allengarvin
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Saudereth

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

06-03-2014 18:28:23 | More by Saudereth
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brett606

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.9%

06-03-2014 18:22:41 | More by brett606
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Andonato

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-03-2014 05:16:55 | More by Andonato
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alostplot

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

06-03-2014 02:12:34 | More by alostplot
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gfg0020

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

06-03-2014 00:43:44 | More by gfg0020
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-02-2014 17:52:55 | More by Knoxrb12
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Mono

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -23.9%

06-02-2014 00:23:29 | More by Mono
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buzzed

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-01-2014 22:51:02 | More by buzzed
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ananddullabh

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

06-01-2014 22:21:59 | More by ananddullabh
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MastaShonuf

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

06-01-2014 20:49:07 | More by MastaShonuf
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-31-2014 22:56:54 | More by Latarnik
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djaeon

California

3/5  rDev -23.9%

05-31-2014 21:45:15 | More by djaeon
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ChrisinRI

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-31-2014 21:45:09 | More by ChrisinRI
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ShameAndFailure

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

05-31-2014 00:34:58 | More by ShameAndFailure
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SnifterLifter

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

05-30-2014 23:28:14 | More by SnifterLifter
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-30-2014 05:34:37 | More by AndrewMichael
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-30-2014 01:26:30 | More by GiantMidget
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap at Churchkey into a tall pokal glass.

A great golden and bright butter yellow body color, with a matching two finger evenly creamy ivory white head. Fluffy top. Cascades in sheets of ring like lacing. while drinking Very little carbonation, but noticeable and very slow rising.

Very interesting nose for a pilsner. Hop is almost juiced tropical sensing, with some small herbality to it. Extremely dry sensing and crisp, hints of big orange cantaloupe and melon like aromas. Really wild for a pilsner.

Palate really shines uniquely. Big juiced hop and malt like flavors. Intense drying aired hop of pine and resin like finish. Good toast bread aromas and bakery bread and crackery dried white dough and malts on the finish. Mouthfeel is perfectly solid with a good match of carbonation and malt density. Some classic bright hop herbality to match, with toasty dry flavor

Overall a really unique pilsner that hints at American engineered and classic style in the Czech realm. Excellent beer, and the adjective bright just keeps jumping out at me. A very wonderful, and unique hybrid. Lovely.

Serving type: on-tap

05-30-2014 00:52:31 | More by smakawhat
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jklecko2

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

05-29-2014 00:26:28 | More by jklecko2
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TX-Badger

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.9%

05-28-2014 22:29:50 | More by TX-Badger
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

05-28-2014 13:34:08 | More by comfortablynirm
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

a: Bright, shiny golden color; pours with a thick, fluffy head.

s: Minerals, biscuits, and lots of fresh, grassy pine.

t: Mirrors the smell. Dry overall, flavorful with medium bitterness.

m: A tad heavy for a pils, but now I'm picking knits.

o: I hope I run into this again.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2014 17:39:51 | More by DIM
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 802 ratings.