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Tipo Pils - Birrificio Italiano

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

64 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 20
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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Photo of Zraly
4.4/5  rDev +8.9%
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.

Zraly, May 26, 2014
Photo of mmmbirra
4.35/5  rDev +7.7%
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..

mmmbirra, Jun 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

BeerOps, Saturday at 01:27 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

tykechandler, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

mrfrancis, Nov 09, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +5.9%

paologalloni, Oct 18, 2014
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benbazi, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of MikeCactusGordon
4.4/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

3 week old keg served on draft at Lizardville Beer Store in Cleveland, OH.

Tipo Pils is a very hoppy, resinous pilsner with a slightly barn funk nose. Sticky lacing leaves the glass covered from top to bottom. Very forward grain/grassy profile as well. Given the freshness of the keg, the hops were flavorful and bright. The Italians rarely stick to the script and this is no exception. A truly unique take on a classic style. A+ for creativity. Luck enough to try this beer fresh so thanks to Lville for scoring this keg!

MikeCactusGordon, Oct 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Tipo Pils from Birrificio Italiano
90 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.