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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

809 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 809
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 31
Gots: 47 | 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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RyanTheLion13

Iowa

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-07-2014 00:33:27 | More by RyanTheLion13
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scruffwhor

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-06-2014 21:05:57 | More by scruffwhor
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EnthusedAboutBeer

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-06-2014 20:15:47 | More by EnthusedAboutBeer
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mattsander

Alberta (Canada)

4.26/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Very pale straw, excellent clarity, tiny bubbles, great head.

S: Cereal grains in the background, predominant and beautiful herbal hop character - not grassy. Refined. Some citrus peel. This beer demands to be drunk.

T: Fresh, wonderfully nuanced and clean hop character - herbal, fruity, earthy - but somehow bright. Very refreshing. Easy to crush a lot of this beer. Great crackery malt flavor finishes it off.

M: Extremely refreshing, dry enough to crush with ferocity.

A delightful pils. Is there anything Firestone doesn't do perfectly?

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2014 19:07:31 | More by mattsander
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-06-2014 18:54:57 | More by st9647v3
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-06-2014 18:45:40 | More by warnerry
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MrGone

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-06-2014 04:54:01 | More by MrGone
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-06-2014 02:53:10 | More by ElGallo
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-05-2014 06:35:46 | More by tylerstravis
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sourdog

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-04-2014 19:29:01 | More by sourdog
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dcp27

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.7%

04-04-2014 18:45:20 | More by dcp27
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tpgraham

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-04-2014 17:35:03 | More by tpgraham
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Kendo

New York

4.01/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 1/31/14, consumed on 4/3/14.

A: Poured from the bottle into a pilsner glass. Body is clear, pale straw-yellow with a small (half-finger) white head. Prodigious amount of rising bubbles. Some splotchy lacing left behind.

S: Cereal grains, grassy, floral and perfumey hops. And a surprising fruitiness.

T: Again, I'm surprised by the fruitiness. It's light, but there's definitely a more fruity aspect to this than expected. Modest light grains, lemony citrus and a touch of grassiness that lingers in the aftertaste along with a bit of lemon zest-type bitterness.

M: Active carbonation; body is on the lighter side of medium. Finishes with a modest crispness. This would be a good, refreshing quaffer on a hot summer day.

O: Solid. A nice clean pilsner with some slightly different flavor profiles.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 00:59:14 | More by Kendo
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-03-2014 04:59:45 | More by Rimbimhoot
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SkiBum22

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-02-2014 22:16:04 | More by SkiBum22
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woodenbones

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-02-2014 20:26:57 | More by woodenbones
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-02-2014 01:20:12 | More by Kegatron
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WritersBlock

Texas

5/5  rDev +27.2%

04-01-2014 20:46:47 | More by WritersBlock
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.39/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pub glass.

I've always liked the look of a pilsner and this beer is no exception. It's exceptionally clear, has robust carbonation, and an attractive pale golden/straw color. There's a finger thick head that dissipates into a layer of lace that persists well. This beer could win on looks alone.

As advertised, there's a big hop profile on this. Big in the sense that the beer is exceptionally floral and almost dank. Still, it's also very sweet and biscuit-like, maybe even giving off some granola aroma.

Some new traits make their presence felt on the palate: zest and lemon. There's a light mouthfeel that is refreshing and makes me want to drink more. I don't detect as much sweetness on the tongue, as the beer is dryer and slightly bitter. There's still something biscuity or even cracker-like, and this flavor lingers on the tongue.

I really like this beer. Forget session IPAs, this will do the trick if you want an easy-sipping, yet full-flavored beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 16:29:15 | More by ONovoMexicano
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paulish

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-01-2014 01:51:53 | More by paulish
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Copernicus

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-31-2014 17:23:46 | More by Copernicus
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jwchestnut

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-30-2014 17:53:15 | More by jwchestnut
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-30-2014 01:00:07 | More by cwelsh55
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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pilsener glass, bottled on 2/10/14

A- pours a crystal clear pale straw color with bubbles shooting to the top, creating a small fizzy white head that has good retention

S- classic pilsener malt aroma with notes of toasted grains, yeasty bread, very clean bill. Floral and grassy hops with a hint of lemon peel on the back end

T- clean malt is complimented by floral hops, lemon grass, and a hint of earthy yeast. Slightly sweet mid-palate leads to a toasted malt linger with more floral hop on a clean finish

M- light body with moderate carbonation produces a foamy mouthfeel and a smooth & crisp dry finish. Drinkability is through the roof

O- I'm usually not a big pils fan, but this was so clean and drinkable with the perfect amount of hops. I wish this was available in my area as this would quickly become my go-to warm weather beer. This bottle went down way too fast

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 00:45:42 | More by Treyliff
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Cfeezy

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-29-2014 23:18:21 | More by Cfeezy
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 809 ratings.