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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

839 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 839
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 35
Gots: 57 | 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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pheelingIt

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

07-06-2014 07:12:26 | More by pheelingIt
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RBuckley73

Nevada

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-05-2014 03:28:02 | More by RBuckley73
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CHickman

New York

3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours crystal clear light yellow color with a 2-3 finger foamy white head that was full of bubbles and the brew has tons of carbonation bubbles racing up the beer like champagne; the head faded on the slow side, leaving minimal spotty lacing.

Smells of biscuit, grains, floral hops, light lemon zest, herbs, husky vegetables, faint citrus hops and bread/malt. I thought that the nose would be hoppier since the bottle states “Dry Hopped With Saphir”, but it still smelled like a good pils.

Tastes like it smells but with more floral hops and herbs, including bready malt, biscuit, roasted grains, flowers, light lemon zest, watered down caramel, a mild yeast funk, dry citrus hops and dry grass or hay. Like the nose it was not as hoppy as I expected, but much more flavorful than most basic pils with a slight bitterness that showed how the hops and malts were nearly perfectly balanced in this brew.

Mouthfeel is very light, crisp and thin, with a medium body, average carbonation and a slightly bitter finish that that trails off with some bready or grainy notes. I drank 4 of these tonight, so it's a definite session beer to me as I found it very easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 02:45:41 | More by CHickman
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risteardj

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

07-04-2014 23:14:45 | More by risteardj
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de322

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-04-2014 20:15:52 | More by de322
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spark3148857

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-04-2014 10:10:00 | More by spark3148857
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rjp217

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-03-2014 22:21:32 | More by rjp217
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cultclassic89

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-03-2014 05:26:52 | More by cultclassic89
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Sound_Explorer

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

07-03-2014 03:28:47 | More by Sound_Explorer
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daron7

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-03-2014 01:38:56 | More by daron7
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TBoneJones

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Pours light hay yellow, light body, clear, effervescent, decent white head.
Smells bready and hoppy in a spicy / herbal way.
Very refreshing pilsner here. Plenty of Pilsner malt taste but then a bitter flavor ending due to the hops..peppery, but nice fresh grass leads up to it.
Creamy feel and great carbonation for this style makes it a pleasure to sip.
I'd visit this anytime, and will look for it this summer as I could easily see a session with this for the camping weekends.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 23:02:15 | More by TBoneJones
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cmgage

California

3/5  rDev -23.9%

07-01-2014 22:55:18 | More by cmgage
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BH712

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

07-01-2014 03:28:33 | More by BH712
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zaptone

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-01-2014 00:10:49 | More by zaptone
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kirchy

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-30-2014 02:06:47 | More by kirchy
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warpig372

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-29-2014 19:45:29 | More by warpig372
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heytomcat

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-29-2014 18:58:57 | More by heytomcat
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rderedin

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

06-29-2014 18:21:09 | More by rderedin
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

06-29-2014 08:12:47 | More by Ciocanelu
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Wildwood_Brew

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-29-2014 05:16:38 | More by Wildwood_Brew
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WiggyKGB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-29-2014 00:52:11 | More by WiggyKGB
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leitmotif

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

06-28-2014 23:08:12 | More by leitmotif
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MDTurk


5/5  rDev +26.9%

06-28-2014 17:34:57 | More by MDTurk
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John_Squires

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

06-28-2014 02:47:33 | More by John_Squires
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

06-28-2014 01:29:33 | More by Jmbbabson
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 839 ratings.