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Flensburger Pilsener - Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

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BA SCORE
81
good

187 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-19-2002)
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cambabeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-18-2013 02:21:56 | More by cambabeer
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oberon

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev 0%

Its been awhile since I had a German pilsner so I grabbed one to have after work tonight.Poured a dull lighter straw color with a large blooming white head that left multiple sheets on the pilsner glass as it settled slowly,toasty and bready aromas with a tinge of iron with not much hop presence just a passing whif of leaf.Flavors are toasted and crisp but lacks enough hop character to really round out the flavors well its is pretty refreshing though.It goes down easy and isnt to light but after one I would likely get bored with it.

05-23-2008 23:04:23 | More by oberon
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Zakk

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.5%

06-21-2012 23:24:34 | More by Zakk
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Mac19872

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-17-2011 03:04:55 | More by Mac19872
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Shakerman

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

02-27-2012 23:32:32 | More by Shakerman
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joemacpherson

Utah

3.63/5  rDev +2.3%

A- clear light-golden with a medium-light head.

S- it's a bit chalky wit sour apples accompanied by a hint of floral hops.

T- light malts but really hopped up in terms of bitterness. The bitterness almost seems aggressive to the palate. Not much flavor comes through, a bit of sour apps and some yeasty bread notes. I do somehow like taste of the minerals, which are quite easy to detect.

M- the bitterness makes it refreshing on a hot day. but it is a little on the dry side for my tastes.

D- pretty drinkable, light in the belly indeed.

This is a beer they like to drink in northern deutschland, especially along the sea coasts- hence, the ship on the label. It is typical in deutscland that beers in the north are a bit more bitter, while beers become a sweeter further south.

08-31-2010 15:09:18 | More by joemacpherson
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Todd

Colorado

3.38/5  rDev -4.8%

What an odd little gem this was. Drunk out of the bottle at a bar deep in East Berlin called "Conmux" -- which in itself is another little gem. 0,33l short brown bottle, with a ceramic flip-top lid. Freshness date on the back.

As this was in the bottle, I couldn't really judge its appearance or smell, so I'll assume it's average for the style.

Flavours consisted of a thin sweetness, slick/oily hop bitterness that lent a cheesey, grassy and skunky edged character. Quite bitter all around with notes of salt and mineral, both in body and flavour.

A very unusual, and at first, odd beer ... but the stuff grows on you.

10-19-2002 05:28:06 | More by Todd
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petewheeler

Maryland

4/5  rDev +12.7%

08-15-2014 22:20:53 | More by petewheeler
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Mora2000

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Pours a clear yellow with a white head. The aroma is biscuit and pilsner malt with some light fruit and yeast. The flavor is pilsner malt with some hop bitterness and some spicy hop flavor. You also get some honey. High carbonation and thin-medium mouthfeel.

02-23-2010 22:25:17 | More by Mora2000
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dmk91

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-13-2013 19:42:51 | More by dmk91
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valkyre65

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-08-2011 18:32:53 | More by valkyre65
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watermelonman

California

3.2/5  rDev -9.9%

This poured to a very light and pale golden yellow. The small head lasted well and left a nice curtain of lace behind.

The smell is pretty plain, if somewhat floral. The taste follows that same pattern, leaving some bitterness in the finish after the light malts up front. Some degree of pepper comes through as well. The mouthfeel is pretty light and it is easy enough to drink.

01-09-2005 13:48:49 | More by watermelonman
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javlin624

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-28-2014 22:16:01 | More by javlin624
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ZachH


3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-14-2012 23:18:57 | More by ZachH
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-30-2012 18:01:52 | More by jheezee
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SenorTacos

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-10-2013 10:24:39 | More by SenorTacos
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Dammer-licht

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

10-04-2013 02:42:41 | More by Dammer-licht
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nms1987

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Clear yellow-gold color, nice foamy head

Fruity aroma, fruity taste.
A different kind of hoppiness than many German Pilseners I've had.

I'm glad I had it, and it'd be great in the right situation, but I don't know if its something I'd seek out again.

Badass swingtop bottle too.

Not worth what I paid for it though.

02-10-2009 03:18:19 | More by nms1987
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philipquarles

Connecticut

3.55/5  rDev 0%

12oz bottle. Pours a clear straw color with a fluffy white head that sticks well. Smells of grainy pilsner malts and grassy noble hops. Overall sweet character. Taste is quite the same, though the sweetness is all but gone and the hop presence is much more noticeable, with a decently bitter finish. Medium bodied with somewhat low carbonation.

04-07-2009 19:35:30 | More by philipquarles
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Ebichuuu

Germany

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-24-2014 20:40:06 | More by Ebichuuu
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-02-2014 14:03:03 | More by KevinGordon
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agkp95


2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

08-09-2014 11:08:39 | More by agkp95
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beaverapproved

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12-12-2013 02:14:59 | More by beaverapproved
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matjack85

Illinois

3.64/5  rDev +2.5%

I got this at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. $2.99 for a 330ml brown bottle with a ceramic flip top cap. There is a best before freshness date stamped on the bottom of the back label. Mine is marked 8/12/14, so it's still plenty fresh.

The beer poured a mostly clear pale gold color with a 2½-finger fluffy white head that lasted several minutes. There was also a fair amount of thick lacing left on the glass.

Rather weak nose. Just picking up a little grassy hops.

Stronger than anticipated hop presence here. It's a bit bitter, but there's plenty of bready malt and lemon twang to keep it balanced. The bitterness continues to linger in the aftertaste.

Light to medium body with moderate to medium carbonation.

This is a decent German pilsener.

05-07-2014 01:29:15 | More by matjack85
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +10.7%

Had a couple of random offerings that I decided to crack open, this one pours into the glass a nice golden hay color with a huge head of nearly three inches that never seems to let itself go down coating the sides with some nice lacing and tons of carbonation. Aroma is light grains, bready notes, hints of l;ight clove maybe and a touch of some earthy grass notes. Nothing crazy but it does the job. Very light and clean flavor, crisp, refreshing nothing out the ordinary in any way. Was easy to throw down with a clean and refreshing aftertaste, overall not bad at all could easily but down two or three.

01-21-2011 00:44:49 | More by mikesgroove
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Flensburger Pilsener from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
81 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.