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Pivo Hoppy Pils - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,056 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,056
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 47
Gots: 104 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.5%

bumchilly25, Jul 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

jayhoppin, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Gobzilla, Jul 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

enelson, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of barnzy78
3.86/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, bottled on 6/10/13, pale golden color with a fizzy, white head that fades to a foam atop the lager beer. Aromas are pilsener malt, grassy noble hop, spicy, slight fruitiness, faint chardonnay. Tastes are bold with a nice toasty grain flavor initially along with biscuit, grassy hop, pilsener malt, finishing pungently semi-bitter (if that makes sense) & it lingers. Light-to-medium body, abundant carbonation. Hoppier than the usual German Pilsener, but it is acceptable since they do announce it on the label. I like it!

barnzy78, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of Gstolas
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Gstolas, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of DrinkBeerThinkBeer
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

DrinkBeerThinkBeer, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of NeilFlaiz
2/5  rDev -49.2%

NeilFlaiz, Jul 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

N17shelfside, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of Spaz7
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Spaz7, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of Mersh
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Mersh, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of hopsputin
4.11/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

a: very clear golden straw color. 4 finger white head, slightly marshmellowy (what a word!) on top.

s: bready and biscuty. grassy, hay, lemongrass, slight citrus, something kind of tangy. smells clean

t: smooottthhhh. sweet lemongrass, grainy, fresh biscuits, slight tangy citrus, sweet malt. very mild and smooth hop bitterness. tastes clean and refreshing.

m: light. nice carbonation.

o: thumbs up. ale drinkers should not fear when drinking this beer. nice session beer - this beer combines nice flavors with a good drinkability. the sweet flavor is balanced bit a slight tang and mild bitterness. nothing over the top, yet flavorful.

hopsputin, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Rau71, Jul 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

No1Smitty, Jul 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

HopsintheSack, Jul 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Hugonaut13, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of Sarlacc83
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle.

A: Beautiful golden color with carbonation flowing freely through the body. Residual head from a white top.

N: Bready and slightly hoppy. Grass, straw, and some pine. Slightly sharp as a good pilsner ought to be, IMO. Some grapefruit and lemon rind.

T: Mostly bitter with some biscuity malt elements. Has a minor tang.

M: Light and carbonated. Perfect for sipping and then gulping.

O: Polished off a 6 pack off this right damn quick. There are some tremendous pilsners being brewed in the USA at this point and this is another of them. Drink fresh and soon.

Sarlacc83, Jul 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

DSkilling, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

drewone, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of ocelot2500
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear straw yellow color with a big, frothy head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of lemony hops with some grass.

Tastes of the citrus hops with a light malt background. Hops lead off with a citric note leading into some grassy notes. Grainy malts come through with a little sweetness. Ends with a spicy hop note.

Mouthfeel is light with a crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is pretty good, but I would like more hops.

ocelot2500, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Topher78, Jun 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

terence, Jun 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Madskill, Jun 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Jayeblue24, Jun 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

rab53, Jun 26, 2013
Pivo Hoppy Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,056 ratings.