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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

953 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 953
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 42
Gots: 86 | 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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Northtexan

Texas

3.76/5  rDev -4.3%

08-15-2014 22:00:25 | More by Northtexan
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thufflife

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-14-2014 15:39:51 | More by thufflife
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kimmiespice


4.04/5  rDev +2.8%

08-14-2014 00:55:54 | More by kimmiespice
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herman77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-13-2014 19:39:05 | More by herman77
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-13-2014 12:37:29 | More by WoostaBia
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Nightwish1094

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-13-2014 05:55:56 | More by Nightwish1094
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Nordbier

Georgia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-13-2014 03:21:00 | More by Nordbier
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scinnh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-12-2014 23:19:42 | More by scinnh
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smurphy493

New York

4.04/5  rDev +2.8%

08-12-2014 21:35:30 | More by smurphy493
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BlacksheepPat

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

08-12-2014 20:09:01 | More by BlacksheepPat
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PhawkYu

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

08-12-2014 03:39:06 | More by PhawkYu
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-11-2014 16:41:56 | More by gonzo000
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-11-2014 13:45:22 | More by DenverHopHead
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Big_Dave

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-11-2014 03:50:11 | More by Big_Dave
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curasowa

New York

3.9/5  rDev -0.8%

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.

08-10-2014 19:40:59 | More by curasowa
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smb71481

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

08-10-2014 19:39:05 | More by smb71481
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MrSiesel

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

08-10-2014 03:35:57 | More by MrSiesel
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bnelson997

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-09-2014 06:18:54 | More by bnelson997
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510a

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-09-2014 02:31:24 | More by 510a
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seedyone

New York

4.18/5  rDev +6.4%

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.

08-08-2014 18:11:53 | More by seedyone
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

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.

08-08-2014 17:38:28 | More by Stinkypuss
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Shy5

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-07-2014 00:53:47 | More by Shy5
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Btip1969

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-06-2014 05:45:37 | More by Btip1969
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

08-05-2014 21:43:24 | More by TheMultiYeast
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FFreak

Vermont

3.63/5  rDev -7.6%

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.

08-05-2014 18:59:05 | More by FFreak
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 953 ratings.