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Weihenstephaner Pilsner - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
87
very good

338 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 35
Gots: 22 | 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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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-03-2013 02:41:20 | More by AnitaBrewski
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heyabbott

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-01-2013 20:13:34 | More by heyabbott
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rjholcomb

California

3/5  rDev -22.7%

06-01-2013 13:08:49 | More by rjholcomb
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eulerthegrape

California

4.5/5  rDev +16%

05-31-2013 19:54:19 | More by eulerthegrape
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Luiz0930

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-31-2013 07:50:10 | More by Luiz0930
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Hooligans

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-29-2013 04:18:56 | More by Hooligans
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -22.7%

05-28-2013 13:52:01 | More by JuliusCaesar
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tvljr

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-27-2013 23:15:22 | More by tvljr
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-26-2013 05:07:05 | More by Waveoff
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yankhawk

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-25-2013 00:01:54 | More by yankhawk
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dbfp210

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-24-2013 20:37:07 | More by dbfp210
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pin

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

05-21-2013 22:16:05 | More by pin
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mxchap

California

4.5/5  rDev +16%

05-21-2013 04:10:32 | More by mxchap
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-20-2013 00:58:54 | More by JeffTheJuice
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Brenden

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +2.6%

Birlliant pale gold in color with absolute clarity, this pils develops a pure white head one finger tall and fluffy with some heavy density to it. As it recedes, it leaves a tattered sheet of creamy lacing behind.
The nose is all flowery, herbal and grassy hops. Crackery dry malts balance. It's gently sweet as more floral notes make their way out. I like how American brewers have improved this style, giving it more, but it has a classic sense to it.
There's actually a pithy nature to the bitterness, something I didn't expect. It remains flowery and grassy, a touch herbal, with dryness from malts edging out the sweetness that was founf in the nose. The bitterness ends up raw, leafy and green while lingering lightly in the finish. While the pilsner has been improved, this is a good one.
Light-bodied with a crisp bite, it remains lively and is pretty clean overall as well. It goes into a dry finish that's still smooth.

05-19-2013 20:39:14 | More by Brenden
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.7%

05-19-2013 15:02:30 | More by ejimhof
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xacidx

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-19-2013 03:24:07 | More by xacidx
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Punky_Brewster

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16%

05-18-2013 02:38:09 | More by Punky_Brewster
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Danny1217

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-17-2013 03:21:16 | More by Danny1217
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SpongeRuiner

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

05-08-2013 01:48:35 | More by SpongeRuiner
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jazztoloc

Mexico

5/5  rDev +28.9%

05-04-2013 02:22:03 | More by jazztoloc
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-29-2013 06:44:49 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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droomyster

Virginia

4.58/5  rDev +18%

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.

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

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-10-2013 22:30:38 | More by SFNC
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +1.8%

11.2oz bottle, pours pale golden in color topped with a frothy white head, unbelievable clarity, good head retention, and some lacing is left at the top of the glass. Grassy aroma, pilsener malt, noble hop, fresh. Tastes are sharp & crisp, grassy, biscuity pilsener malt. Exceptionally smooth and finishes clean. World-class German Pilsener.

04-10-2013 01:02:09 | More by barnzy78
Weihenstephaner Pilsner from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
87 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.