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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

995 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 995
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 46
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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4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Into a slim pint glass from the 12oz stubby bottle comes a clear, seems filtered, pale golden body. A cap of white foam builds atop this to about two fingers high and a creamy, frothy texture. Head retention is good but it eventually dies down to a thick ring and pillow on the brew. Lacing starts with some impressive thick webs and some big sheets form below that.

S- Aroma has a nice balance of malts and hops with a bit of yeast influence but the strain is relatively clean overall. Notes of pilsner malts, pale cracked grains, earthy/spicy hops and yeast bread.

T- Hops bring a bit more to the table here with spicy, earthy, grassy and herbal tones as well as a slight fruity feel. Something reminds me the tiniest bit of stone and citrus fruits but this is behind the cracked pale grains, pilsner malts, straw, yeast bread notes and aforementioned hops. A bit floral overall.

MF- Light end body with a frothy and slightly creamy texture. Carbonation at a high level which supports the flavors presented. Slight bitterness in the finish as hops seem to linger after the malts fade.

I only got a single of this in a mixed six but I might have to go back to get a six pack when I see it again. The date is 12/17/13 but it still drinks very nicely and the hops still seem fresh. Subtle complexities between the malts and hops create a well crafted brew.

cbutova, Mar 22, 2014
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4.59/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Pours light a normal light-yellow pils with some lacing. Some visible carbonation

S: A little more fresh hop than a normal pils but the traditional yeast that makes sure you know it is not a pale ale or IPA. It has a pleasant bread with some sweet floral and lemon on the back.

T: This is the shining quality for me personally. The freshest Pils I have enjoyed but it stayed true to the style. Some grass and minimal pine as far as hop character. Same yeast profile as the nose.

M: Light and refreshing as a pils should be. not too dry as some similar brews.

Overall: Firestone hit it out of the park again with this perfect crisp summer beer. It has hop profile for some IPA and Pale lovers like but approachable to new beer drinkers. Definitely recommend getting a 6-pack of this deliciousness.

SavvyStudent, Mar 19, 2014
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Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 995 ratings.