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Weihenstephaner Pilsner - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
87
very good

349 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 349
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 35
Gots: 26 | 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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j_hollings13

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

06-19-2014 15:19:13 | More by j_hollings13
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vancean2

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-18-2014 01:38:53 | More by vancean2
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ale207

Maine

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-16-2014 03:31:45 | More by ale207
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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.84/5  rDev -1%

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.

06-14-2014 22:41:08 | More by damndirtyape
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-13-2014 20:25:11 | More by markgugs
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craftbrew502

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -48.5%

06-13-2014 16:53:06 | More by craftbrew502
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CharlotteElwart


3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

06-12-2014 19:56:13 | More by CharlotteElwart
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CincySpectre

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.7%

06-10-2014 20:55:58 | More by CincySpectre
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afsdan

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

06-04-2014 22:00:32 | More by afsdan
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tharper178

Florida

5/5  rDev +28.9%

06-01-2014 15:17:06 | More by tharper178
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.69/5  rDev -4.9%

A: Straw gold with a massive white head.

S: Stuffy Pilsner grainy smell. Some off smells as well.

T: Has a delicate light fruitiness with a bitter finish. Leaves a papery tasting breath of air in the mouth. I suppose it's reasonably bitter for a soft Pilsner. Not very effervescent.

O: Yawn.

05-31-2014 23:17:31 | More by Hoppsbabo
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-28-2014 00:46:19 | More by tvghost
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countrybat

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-20-2014 02:57:43 | More by countrybat
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jsh420

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16%

05-19-2014 03:10:44 | More by jsh420
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sobbysoprano

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-17-2014 02:22:21 | More by sobbysoprano
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

05-13-2014 23:06:09 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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SweetChicken

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-10-2014 00:27:51 | More by SweetChicken
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-08-2014 02:26:36 | More by Chucker17
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-05-2014 16:32:23 | More by Rhettroactive
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gatorlove

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-05-2014 03:57:53 | More by gatorlove
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kraticus41

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-03-2014 19:24:14 | More by kraticus41
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Bottle purchased at AJ's Beer Warehouse in Henrietta, NY.

Pours a clear golden yellow, with nice, visible carbonation. A 2 inch head forms. Little spots of lacing down the glass.

Floral hop scents, with some biscuity malts, a little bit of black pepper.

The taste is similar. Just an awesome, flavorful, complex, easy drinking pilsner. A little bit malty sweetness, but mostly dry floral and slightly bitter hop flavor. Some great Noble hop taste in this one.

Light bodied, crisp, refreshing as hell and oh so drinkable.

This is one's a classic, always nice to step back from the crazy brews once in a while and respect something more subtle, but not any less complex.

04-26-2014 04:18:29 | More by GreesyFizeek
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BeerShman

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-21-2014 00:12:49 | More by BeerShman
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vhmf1978

Brazil

4.5/5  rDev +16%

04-18-2014 02:39:50 | More by vhmf1978
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vkv822

Oregon

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%

12oz : pilsner glass

Clear, golden yellow with a foamy white head.

Grassy, floral hops, well balanced with a crackery malt bonebone.

Medium+ body, foamy carbonation.

A very well done pilsner though I would love a chance to try a more fresh version of this.

04-16-2014 08:17:38 | More by vkv822
Weihenstephaner Pilsner from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
87 out of 100 based on 349 ratings.