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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

956 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 956
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 42
Gots: 87 | 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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jackrodgers77

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-12-2014 01:16:29 | More by jackrodgers77
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Getalegup

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-12-2014 00:46:41 | More by Getalegup
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zonker17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-10-2014 03:45:16 | More by zonker17
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2Xmd

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-10-2014 01:41:23 | More by 2Xmd
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-10-2014 01:36:21 | More by rfgetz
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Birdlegs

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-09-2014 23:13:28 | More by Birdlegs
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-09-2014 22:57:54 | More by Texasfan549
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.58/5  rDev +16.5%

I picked this up at Whole foods in Fremont, CA, poured chilled from the 12oz into a pils glass chilled

The color is clear straw golden with thick white cap with ultra fine bead with no real lace, retention is good with fast tiny bubbles of carbonation rising upward. The smell is fantastic - lots of sweet toasted honey-like aroma from the malt with big floral and herbal hop nose, it is great to just inhale. The feel is great, very high carbonation with moderate bitterness lighter medium feel with resins of hops and bitter dry finish.

The flavor is great - bitter yet not harsh hops with a slight herbal and peppery flavor with light malt edge and mineral yeast with some floral hops and dry pilsner malt qualities with a light grassiness in the background. The overall pleasure received from this pilsner is high...very fresh hop flavor with enough bitterness to be a 'hoppy pilsner' and still have great drinkability at the same time -an excellent example of the style.

02-09-2014 22:51:12 | More by Slatetank
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-09-2014 06:27:19 | More by jjd315
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Billolick

New York

3.94/5  rDev +0.3%

12 ounce bottle. Bottled on 11/11/13.

Clear medium straw. Near white moderate head. Ample low sheeting and strands of lace.

Brisk and clean hopped up nose.

Crisp, clean and hoppy. Almost puckering. I get some more then moderate lime and pine soaked hops.Enjoyable and worth a try.

I'm definitely more of a fruity IPA kinda guy. But I could see drinking a few more of these.

02-08-2014 15:27:24 | More by Billolick
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kj8525

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-08-2014 01:12:58 | More by kj8525
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-07-2014 03:34:12 | More by hoppymcgee
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VonZipper

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-06-2014 22:46:07 | More by VonZipper
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vonnegut21

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-06-2014 18:45:44 | More by vonnegut21
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plaid75

New York

4.4/5  rDev +12%

Poured a medium straw hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured pale pilsner malts and a vibrant herbal hop.

The taste consisted of a delicate pilsner malt and a clean super spicy, herbal noble hop.

The mouthfeel was dictate with a prickly carbonation and residual hop spice.

Overall a beautifully crafted delicate pilsner.

02-06-2014 02:28:04 | More by plaid75
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imyourhero21

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-05-2014 20:51:14 | More by imyourhero21
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JohnF51

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-05-2014 20:49:19 | More by JohnF51
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-05-2014 06:01:42 | More by IdrinkGas
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ac22rush

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-05-2014 04:54:28 | More by ac22rush
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bccocx

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-05-2014 03:49:27 | More by bccocx
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.7%

02-05-2014 02:25:13 | More by ejimhof
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mdfb79

New York

3.9/5  rDev -0.8%

From 02/03/13 notes. Had this on tap at Ginger Man in NYC. 16 oz. pour in a pint glass.

a - Pours a somewhat transparent bright yellow-gold color with one finger of fluffy white head and high carbonation evident.

s - Smells of pale malts, pilsner malts, floral hops, earthy notes, bread, and grains. Nice floral notes, not as hoppy as I was expecting.

t - Tastes of pale malts, wheat, grains, pils malts, floral hops, earthy notes, light spice, bread, and yeast. More spice than the nose.

m - Light body and moderate to high carbonation. Body is lightly watery.

o - Overall a decent pilsner but a bit disappointed after hearing it was great. Also was expecitng it to be hoppier based on the name but oh well, a good pilsner none the less. Easy to drink for sure.

02-04-2014 20:40:11 | More by mdfb79
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CraftFan5

New York

2.25/5  rDev -42.7%

02-04-2014 14:08:05 | More by CraftFan5
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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
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 956 ratings.