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Tipo Pils - Birrificio Italiano

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BA SCORE
89
very good

54 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 13.72%
Wants: 16
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio Italiano visit their website
Italy

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Romabrew on 01-02-2003)
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mullenite

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

12-29-2012 14:37:24 | More by mullenite
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Spain

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06-30-2014 09:05:48 | More by torriman
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

06-30-2014 02:07:18 | More by Jessharris86
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ystazi

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-18-2014 17:56:11 | More by ystazi
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Zraly

Virginia

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a light straw color with a white meringue head. A bite of spice and flowers in the nose. Growler filled at The Birch.

Cracker flavor -- likely just straight up 100% pilsener malt in this one -- that is just a touch sweet and is super clean. No diacetyl, which is a high mark for style. A bit of body but not too much, keeping the mouthfeel relatively light. Crisp, clean, slightly grassy hop finish. Refreshing.

A good pilsener is hard to make and make right -- I know because I've tried at the homebrew level. But when successful, the pay off is well worth it. This is a great example of hitting the pils mark on all fronts; excellent representation of style. Amazing for warm weather or pairing with fleischsalat.

And I'm happy to see this is rated at least "Very Good" on BA. It is very good -- these higher scores are not just reserved for badass RISs that have been aged in bourbon barrels or DIPAs straight off the hop bine. Don't get me wrong -- a large portion of my favorite beers tend toward the heavier side. However, there is something to be said for beers that are made well regardless of style and I appreciate Birrificio Italiano's effort.

Serving type: growler

05-26-2014 21:20:45 | More by Zraly
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

05-07-2014 23:17:57 | More by drbenderdo
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-02-2014 23:41:37 | More by Gregwa
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SE-VAbeerdrink

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -19%

03-16-2014 00:03:44 | More by SE-VAbeerdrink
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-24-2014 19:42:51 | More by HopStoopid120
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-23-2014 19:21:22 | More by tylerstravis
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-21-2014 02:45:05 | More by Griffith
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-09-2013 13:05:08 | More by weeare138
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LambicKing

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

09-15-2013 01:45:56 | More by LambicKing
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Illinois

5/5  rDev +24.7%

09-12-2013 03:40:12 | More by CityofBals
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

09-06-2013 00:40:40 | More by ROGUE16
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pixieskid

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-19-2013 17:26:17 | More by pixieskid
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AgentMunky

California

2.25/5  rDev -43.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Served in a tasting glass the Firestone Walker Beer Fest. From notes. Reviewed 1 June 2013.

Honestly, I didn't care for this one bit. It's a pils. And not a very exciting one at that. My original notes have my final assessment double-underlined: "crappy lager." Perhaps that's a little harsh, but I just don't think Tipopils can hold it's weight at an American beer festival. Little flavor, grainy sweet, and it's best quality was its moderate carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

08-15-2013 07:32:14 | More by AgentMunky
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a clearish yellow with two finger head that died slow and left some lace on top of a pilsy malt aroma that had a wet, grassy accent to it. Pretty much a standard pils, enjoyable, clean, simple, not too much in terms of the pils malt that makes it top notch but I did detect a little more sweetness as I drank the beer and a dryer finish than your typical pils. There's nothing more to add other than this is a good beer and worth having on a hot summer day when you're not wanting a heavier/boozier beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-04-2013 12:03:25 | More by clayrock81
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Kikuzzo

Italy

4.25/5  rDev +6%

07-16-2013 14:23:00 | More by Kikuzzo
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skriv

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-10-2013 01:46:33 | More by skriv
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Timmy13T

New York

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

07-07-2013 05:59:50 | More by Timmy13T
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mmmbirra

Italy

4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap in a 0.4 liter footed pilsner glass.
More than a little bit cloudy. Odd for a pilsner.
Very fresh hoppy nose. Herbal, grassy, and spicy. The best our continental hops have to offer. Really nice, though the dry-hopping give it an intensity and freshness uncharacteristic of a pilsner. Even so, it's undeniably awesome.
More herbs, grass, and spice when I take a sip and a nice smooth sweet malty presence.
A little full for a pilsner, and not very clean. It's unfiltered and only lagered for 2 weeks, which is probably why. Still, a very very good beer, and one of the best pilseners you'll find just about anywhere..

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2013 17:15:04 | More by mmmbirra
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-13-2013 22:07:21 | More by doremite
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +24.7%

06-05-2013 19:13:14 | More by gn0sis
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Pecan

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

06-03-2013 06:27:31 | More by Pecan
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Tipo Pils from Birrificio Italiano
89 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.