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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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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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kojevergas

Texas

2.6/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Served on draught into a half pint glass at Ma Che Siete Venuti in Roma, Italy. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a three finger head which is devoid of cream, of fair thickness, and retains for about four minutes. A cloudy transparent yellow colour.

Sm: Lemon zest, cream, and full barley. Mild in strength.

T: Lemon zest, a barley foundation of moderate fullness and depth, and out of place unwelcome cream. Somehow, the cream violates the essential purity of this beer's taste. Built simply and imbalanced. It's not horribly refreshing, either.

Mf: Smooth and wet, but too much cream loaded on the third act. It does complement the flavours of the body to an extent.

Dr: Average ABV and pretty drinkable. Quality is questionable. I'll never have it again, especially at 8 euro a pint.

NOTE: It's actually 5.2%.

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2011 01:39:46 | More by kojevergas
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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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sbricker

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -19%

05-18-2012 22:45:04 | More by sbricker
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MilanoItaly

Italy

3.3/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Some Michelin 3 star chef should taste the foam of this beer : it can be a recipe itself, never saw and tasted something similar, it resembles to a mousse , no really IT IS a mousse, soft like whipped cream and very sweet. Maybe some other Birrificio Italiano beers show something similar, and my Tipopils wasn't perfectly clear in colour to give perfect 5/5, but the effect was so scenographic and you say, "exceptional" .

On-tap at Birrificio Italiano.
TipoPils is a good exemple of Pils brewed in Italy .
Not particularly crisp or bitter, medium-low carbonated but as they will explain it mainly depends on the German serving style they adopt here.
Above the average.

Serving type: on-tap

01-31-2009 20:49:27 | More by MilanoItaly
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

01-18-2013 04:55:12 | More by spycow
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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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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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

Maryland

3.6/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on tap at Pizza Paradiso Dupont into a tumbler.

Dull light gold and green light with yellow hued edges, with a cloudy and hazy body. Top of the body is almost a brown orange, with a white collar that never leaves.

Bouquet is a simple light brwady malt, but nothing else jumps out and not particularly strong.

Taste is light breaded malt, with an orange palate and leant juice texture. Very quick hop bitter that fades and disappears. Slightly cracker like and dry in the palate giving some dry roof mouth.

Overall still pretty enjoyable, looks impessive with a better than average taste.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2011 17:47:22 | More by smakawhat
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Crosling

Colorado

3.63/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Draught, Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà, Rome, Italy. Murky golden yellow. Beautiful head of foam. Spicy hops in the nose, with some vibrancy. Flavor is crisp & clean, with lots of hop character, hints of lemon and herbs. Finish lasts well. Very good, high quality lager. This is with out a doubt one of Italy's best brewers.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2008 02:26:16 | More by Crosling
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.73/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Brick Store Pub. Pours a pale golden with a nice initial head that fades in due course. Great lacing. Soft aromas of noble hops and cream. Tastes quite soft and delicate. It lacks a little zing I like in German style pilsners and definitely could be a little more crisp. Soft and floral, but deliciously drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

01-08-2008 01:58:51 | More by Georgiabeer
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Halcyondays

California

3.73/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ,

A: Pours yellow with a fluffy white head, good lace.

S: Direct hop nose, grassy, fragrant.

T: Good balance, pretty standard pilsner taste, grassy earth Saaz flavour is nice, but nothing to make it stand out from the tons of pils out there.

M: Smooth and spritzy, light-bodied, kind of fizzy on the finish.

D: A solid good pilsner, nothing more. It's nice to see the Italians are making good representations of this much maligned style.

Serving type: on-tap

05-08-2010 03:31:55 | More by Halcyondays
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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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mullenite

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-24-2013 16:20:50 | More by persnickyty
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Suds

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a completely clear, golden-yellow colored beer. The head is a sticky-white, with a decent lace. It's got a beautifully aromatic smell....lots of Czech-style hops and pale malt. Not incredibly intense, but this is definitely a traditional pils. The taste is phenomenal as well, sweet, soft, well-balanced, and very engaging. It's got a fresh-bread quality, with a decent doughiness and considerable pale malt flavor. The hops provide a rich backdrop. Not exceptional, and certainly no 'wow' character, but nonetheless, this beer is very well made and exceptionally drinkable. The mouthfeel is both light enough to enjoy another sip, but also substantial enough to satisfy. This is a great Italian take on a classic style.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2008 19:03:35 | More by Suds
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LittleDon

Texas

3.83/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 40 cl pour into a burgundy glass at BQ-Birra Artigianale Di Qualita in Milan, Italy on 6/17/11.

Clear golden with a filmy head a lots of lace. Odd aroma that reminds me of fish or feet. Fortunately, it fades with time. Good amount of carbonation. Taste is similar to aroma minus the feel, a slight grape sweetness, low bitterness, and untoasted grain. In place of the feet, there is a slightly hint of overripe bananas. Light to medium body. A subdued bitter finish with a bit of smokiness. Reminds me of a dialed back version of Raging Bitch.

Serving type: on-tap

06-17-2011 16:43:51 | More by LittleDon
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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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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Farmer's Cabinet, Philly, PA

I've heard so much about these brewers, and I was glad to finally try one of their brews, this one being the first I've had from them.

Poured into a nondescript pint glass, a hazy straw-yellow with a nice rocky, white head that retained well and left some nice lacing. Probably one of the best looking pilsners I've seen. Aroma of toasted grains and pils malts, with a distinct floral hoppiness. Very tasty, with the characteristics of the aroma following through in the taste. Grains and light malts, toasty and crisp, with pleasantly flavorful hops. Light bodied yet still very smooth and flavorful, and quite easily drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

09-24-2011 20:28:17 | More by Rifugium
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-28-2013 02:58:12 | More by Scott_McCool
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-23-2013 20:15:38 | More by InspectorBob
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Tipo Pils from Birrificio Italiano
89 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.