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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

993 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 993
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 45
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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4/5  rDev +1.5%

FLBeerGuy, Sep 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

This brew pours a light golden/straw color which is mostly clear with heavy carbonation and a white, fluffy three finger head which lasts for several minuets. There is moderate lacing on the glass, good for a Pilsner. Some of the head remains until the end.

The smell is musty, straw and wet hay, just like a good Pils should be. There is also a grassy, grainy smell along with the smell of light peppery hops and lemon.

The taste follows the nose with a clean slightly dry taste of straw and lemon along with light peppery hops scattered throughout from beginning to end. There is a crisp, cracker like taste with ending in the cleanest finish I have ever had in a lager. There is also a very slight grassy, gritty taste on the back end, just like a Pils should have, which does not interfere with the clean finish in any way.

Overall, this just might be the perfect example of what a Pilsner should be. It is the best Pils I have had to date.

microbrewlover, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

ronricorossi, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Fargrow, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

dwtyler, Sep 01, 2014
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PHBoiler, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

hipboy221, Aug 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Awesome!

Jintsman, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Ralphs66, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

WDJersey, Aug 30, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

DelphiGuy, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Docrock, Aug 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

My favorite pils for the past year, although it is not traditional. Finally starting to see it on tap here in L.A.

Tapper69, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Zetcha7x, Aug 26, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -10.7%

suckaj, Aug 26, 2014
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 993 ratings.