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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

858 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 858
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 34
Gots: 60 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-14-2014 19:53:11 | More by twenteone
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metter98

New York

3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear light yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head that died down, leaving lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of grassy hops are present in the nose along with some notes of bready malts.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell and has added hints of spicy hops. The hops contribute a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels a bit shy of being medium-bodied on the palate and is somewhat clean with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I really enjoyed the hop aromas and flavors of this beer; it wasn't overly bitter so you could still taste the underlying bready malts.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2014 02:05:50 | More by metter98
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Roguer

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-14-2014 01:30:46 | More by Roguer
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at Nathaniel Square Corner Store.

Pours a golden yellow/orange, with a huge foamy 3 inch head. The beer leaves ample lacing down the glass.

Smells like hay, grass, pine, and some light citrus zest.

This beer is so refreshing on this hot day. Big hop presence, quite grassy, slight black pepper, a little bit earthy. A tiny bit of citrus. Mild to medium bitterness that lingers with you, begging you to drink more.

Light bodied, unbelievably crisp mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Very refreshing and drinkable.

A knockout hoppy pilsner, this really hit the fuckin' spot.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 21:02:19 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Premo88

Texas

4.45/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle poured into pilsener

L: crystal clear light yellow, very little color; bit 1 1/2-inch head of white foam that sticks like all-get-out and appears to be lacing; a full blast of bubbles cascading up throughout the column, creating a floury white skin and thick collar of foam ... perfection

S: skunk, grain, biscuit/bread malt, and some grassy hops ... call me sadistic, but that bit of skunk isn't off-putting to me.

T: follows the nose for the most part but has a fantastic grain/bread finish that tastes like you just ate a cracker, just a plain white saltine; VERY hoppy, with the bite being green and grassy while holding onto some classic spicy/black pepper.

F: full but drinkable ... not as dry as other Czech pilseners, but it leans toward a drying effect; tons of carbonation; ah-hah! as I get into it, about 1/3 in, it's starting to dry out in a super cool way

O: another great pilsener, a beer so good I continue to be shocked more people don't rate these higher ... it has all you could want: a great hop bite, some good bread malt sweetness, a smell that makes me keep shoving my nose in it and a feel that makes me reach and reach and reach for it over and over. the skunk smell will put some people off, but it shouldn't -- this is a damn good pilsener.

Serving type: bottle

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Michigan

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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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matjack85

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I got this as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Jewel-Osco store in Glendale Heights, IL., making them $1.67 per bottle. 12oz brown bottles that have a space for a bottled on date on the front label, only mine is blank for some reason. It says "bottled on" ___, but then someone forgot to stamp it with a date, so I have no idea how old this bottle is.

The beer poured a perfectly clear straw yellow color with a 2-finger white head. The head lasted about 2 minutes and left some nice lacing on the glass.

Light grassy and aromatic hop aroma.

This is a nicely hopped pilsener. Bitter hops dominate the flavor, but they are not overpowering. The malt is cracker-like and dry. A slight bitterness reappears in the aftertaste.

Light bodied with moderate to medium carbonation.

This is a very good pilsener.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 09:48:53 | More by matjack85
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Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 858 ratings.