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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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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

02-03-2014 05:19:22 | More by xnicknj
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jk3

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-02-2014 15:16:30 | More by jk3
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dar482

New York

4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a dark yellow/golden clear color with a sticky white head.

The aroma is of citrus peel, kumquats, tangerine, honey sweetness, a bready malt, some grass and floral hops. A very clean smelling beer without very much lager yeast in the aroma.

The flavor hits in the front of hops. It’s very floral and spicy hops. There’s a gentle crackery malt in the middle. Light honey notes. The finish is bitter throughout of green grass and floral. The lager yeast comes throughout and compliments the hops well.

The body is light medium.

This stood up against Pilsner Urquell and actually won out. This beer stacks up very well with its American attempt at a traditional Czech pilsner. Wonderful hoppy notes while still holding true to pilsner notes.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 04:53:37 | More by dar482
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-02-2014 02:58:42 | More by XicanoBeerRun
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-02-2014 01:23:05 | More by Oakenator
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smooth_aleing

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-01-2014 20:52:32 | More by smooth_aleing
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A beautiful looking beer. It has a very light straw color with brilliant clarity. A tall frothy, loose head formed when I poured into my Pivo glass which lasted a good while before fading.
Well attenuated, the beer is quite pleasing too look at. It's quite busy.

In the nose it smells fresh and clean. There is a hefty dose of hops which have a floral smell.
Malts are sweet and have maybe graham smell.

The taste is clean and balanced and not overly hop driven. Slightly dry and bitter. The malts have a sweet almost toasted aspect.
As it flows over the palate it feels soft and smooth.

I was expecting something along the lines of a prima pils but it's not. It hits the mark perfectly in all catagories. To me this is very much world class.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 12:06:10 | More by micromaniac129
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Dmbphoenix

New York

3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Have not had a pilsner in a while so this was a nice treat. It pours a very pale yellow into the glass. Crisp from start to finish with hints of green apple. Called a hoppy pilsner but the hops are uber subtle.

Mouthfeel is that it lingers. On the. Palette. But finishes
. Very clean.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 03:10:58 | More by Dmbphoenix
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-30-2014 23:52:50 | More by JeffTheJuice
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Zimm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-30-2014 00:57:53 | More by Zimm
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vmdominguez

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-29-2014 16:28:35 | More by vmdominguez
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steviesean

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.7%

01-29-2014 13:48:57 | More by steviesean
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bkeller04

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.7%

01-29-2014 01:24:50 | More by bkeller04
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-29-2014 00:36:49 | More by StArnoldFan
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IndyDad

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

01-28-2014 23:50:42 | More by IndyDad
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samibr

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

01-27-2014 23:56:12 | More by samibr
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xungmound98

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-27-2014 03:32:14 | More by xungmound98
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Eamonn-Cummings3

New York

3.85/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Beautifully clear beer, with a an excellent head.

Smell you would normally associate with lagers. Not sure if I can identify exactly what it is.

Nice hop balance without being too aggressive.

Another home run for Firestone. They now how to brew true to style, and I would gladly drink this over many imports.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 00:25:55 | More by Eamonn-Cummings3
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Arkay

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-26-2014 23:51:02 | More by Arkay
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jgunther71

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-26-2014 23:47:46 | More by jgunther71
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-26-2014 23:00:49 | More by krome
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fthegiants

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-26-2014 22:11:18 | More by fthegiants
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brandon911

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-24-2014 22:45:18 | More by brandon911
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ironchefkook

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

01-24-2014 04:20:11 | More by ironchefkook
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abex44

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

01-24-2014 02:50:09 | More by abex44
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 858 ratings.