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Weihenstephaner Pilsner - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
87
very good

318 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 318
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 31
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 05-23-2005)
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Reviews by droomyster:
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droomyster

Virginia

4.58/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is the first time I've seen this beer sold in northern Virginia and I'm very glad I found it, as it is on of the very best pilsners I've ever had. I put this in the same class as Stoudt's pilsner and Victory Prima Pils. Pours a clear straw colored body with a bright white head that generously laces the glass. Very fresh, clean aromas here. Nothing icky to speak of, even after it warms. I get a lot of grassiness and sweeter notes of honey and cereal grains. On the palate this beer is very lively and electric. The aromas carry over perfectly to the front and mid-palate, where they are in perfect balance, before finishing on a refreshingly dry and almost tart. I enjoyed having it with an assortment of cheeses and berries. An excellent choice as the weather warms.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 06:17:17 | More by droomyster
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Sellen

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-19-2014 19:07:40 | More by Sellen
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shelby415

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-16-2014 17:40:36 | More by jrschaef
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Korea (South)

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle purchased from the Copenhagen convenience store down the street from the hotel I'm staying at.

Served fairly cold into whatever glass I could find.

Appearance - clear golden color, a little on the pale side with a nice finger of head that subsides but leaves a nice soapy residue. Good level of carbonation. Good lacing streaks all around the side of the glass.

Smell - nice floral and grassy aroma. Some mild grainy notes, but everything works in cohesion brilliantly.

Taste - similar to the aroma, clean and crisp with mild grassy and grainy flavours. Very tasty and well constructed pils. Nice bitter taste throughout.

Mouthfeel - clean and crisp and nice dry finish. Moderate level of carbonation.

Overall - really fine German pils. These guys can't do anything wrong.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 19:23:07 | More by DenisKolkin
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-05-2014 14:41:42 | More by webmanspidey
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ThomasKoren

Finland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-05-2014 14:31:31 | More by ThomasKoren
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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DC_Brah

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-24-2014 01:39:59 | More by Filler83
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mrcraft

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-22-2014 19:50:14 | More by mrcraft
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Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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Ohio

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Maine

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Ohio

3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle poured into a Rastal 0.2l pokal glass. Batch 5034.

Appearance: Clear gold color with a persistent thick white head. Lots of persistent thick strands of lacing.

Smell: Floral with some mild fruit like notes with a deep inhale. Not strongly aromatic.

Taste: Quick hit of crisp bitterness up front, then a cracker-like malt middle, and then a lingering noble hop finish. A hop forward pilsener.

Mouthfeel: Sticky and maybe a little oily on the teeth with good carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall / Drinkability: A full flavor pilsener, but perhaps just above average although high marks for appearance. However, it is a very drinkable beer. Like many German pilseners I've had, I feel this one is engineered to be drank in high quantities and go with a wide range of food, which in this case was pizza. I could easily have another one as everything together works well and it compliments/accents food, but doesn't get in the way.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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Weihenstephaner Pilsner from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
87 out of 100 based on 318 ratings.