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Weihenstephaner Pilsner - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
87
very good

355 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 355
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 36
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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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

DETHOM12, Jun 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

j_hollings13, Jun 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

vancean2, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

ale207, Jun 16, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -1%
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.

damndirtyape, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

markgugs, Jun 13, 2014
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2/5  rDev -48.5%

craftbrew502, Jun 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

Hoppsbabo, May 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Chucker17, May 08, 2014
Weihenstephaner Pilsner from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
87 out of 100 based on 355 ratings.