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Radeberger Pilsner - Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei

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Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Pilsner

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759 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 759
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 23
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei visit their website

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-11-2001)
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

codon2004, Nov 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

ales4baldo, Nov 29, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

barnzy78, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

supermeniscus, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

generallee, Nov 25, 2011
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3.63/5  rDev +0.8%

Quick head after the pour. No residual foam. Standard bubbling and pale yellow, straw color.

Crisp, cut grass and dry, cooked cereal grain, and uncooked barley aroma. Classic pils aroma.

Lightly baked pilsner malt, some water cracker malt combined grassy hops. This is a classic, clan, mineraly pilsner that can be drank, and drunk, and so on till the cows come home.

scruffwhor, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

MrThell, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +38.9%

hotsudge, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

SarahMackAttack, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

jtdolla911, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

codynevels, Nov 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +25%

NWer, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

jrutigs, Nov 16, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

bpfrush, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +38.9%

KingBiscuit, Nov 16, 2011
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3.93/5  rDev +9.2%

Poured from the tap into a pint glass

The color is a clear dark yellow with a finger and a half of foamy white head and some nice lacing left on the glass.

The smell is fruity and quit crisp even in the nose. There is a nice pilsner malt aroma that is present even with the nose three inches away from the beer. There is sweet biscuit like aroma that is making me hungry from this beer.

The taste is has some interesting floral hop flavor with some nice pilsner malt flavor coming out in the taste and is very lively. There is some apple and pear flavor that is sweet and also balanced by a bitter hop flavor that is toward the back.

The feel of this beer is crisp but smooth and goes down easy as it has a medium sized body. There is a nice drinkable feel and is easy going down.

Duhast500, Nov 07, 2011
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3.23/5  rDev -10.3%

I brought a can of Radeberger home from Europe. I forgot I had tried this beer while at the German village in Epcot Disney amusement park. Anyway, I will review the can since it traveled so far!!! The beer from the can was a clear golden beer with decent carbonation that provided a decent head. The smell was mostly of grain, standard for pilsners. The taste was nicely balanced that the grain came off the pallete clean. Very easy drinking and highly recommended! Much like its draft sibling, the can is not too shabby.

WoodBrew, Oct 29, 2011
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4.22/5  rDev +17.2%

Poured this German Pilsner from a bottle into a pint glass. This beer poured a nice clear straw color, produced a nice thick head that had excellent retention. Lacing was average. The aroma was grain, and smelled much like white wine. (Grapes). The body of this brew is light, has a malted grain base, bitter, earthy herbal hops that gives way to the taste and finish of cauliflower. Nice example of a traditional German Pilsner, easy to drink, good session beer and great buy at 1.99 for a 22 oz bottle. Prefer this to many mass produced German Pilsners.

GossageBrewery, Oct 26, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

I get this beer on tap at El Charro in Livermore, CA. I can't remember seeing it on tapp anywhere else. It is $2.50 for 22oz mug, so hey burn through a lot of this beer. It is always very fresh.

The appearance is typical of a German lager. Light yellow. Good lacing. Nothing special.

It smells good. Slightly more aroma than the more commonly found Ferman lagers (Spaten, St Pauli, Becks). Grassy and a little sharp.

Mouthfeel is light and refreshing.

Taste is what sets this beer apart. A little malt. A little bit of delicious hops. Great balance. It is not a lot of flavor, but the flavor it has is great.

I really like this beer. It goes great with Mexican food, and I crave it every now and then even though I'm a registered hop-head.

, Oct 19, 2011
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3.88/5  rDev +7.8%

Pours a filtered golden color with a standard white head, pretty good retention.

In the nose, as expected; a bit of grains and grassy hops.

Taste is the same as the nose, but this thing is crisp and clean as hell with a nice dry/herbal bitterness like it should be.

Simple, solid, what do you really expect from a German Pils...

pixieskid, Oct 13, 2011
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2.13/5  rDev -40.8%

This clear, pale yellow beer has a nice big white head but not a ton of lace. Poured by a bored and obnoxious cocktail party bartender. You can tell it’s gonna be watery and it is. Very weak aroma, maybe a little malty but that’s it. Taste isn’t any better, very generic and bland. Hops are barely noticed, not bitter at all. Lacks the bite of a better Pils. Grainy, malty notes are pretty subdued as well. Honestly I don’t get much flavor at all here. Very much on the light side of the Pils spectrum, drinks that way too, with crisp carbonation, perhaps a little bit creamy mouthfeel that’s a small plus…extremely easy to drink, dry, with a vaguely bitter aftertaste. Overall a waste of time I’d say…just too bland for me to enjoy.

Gotta differ with the Alstrom’s on this one…yeah you could session this but there are SO many better, more interesting sessionable beers on the market I’d have to wonder why anyone with interesting in flavorful craft beer would choose to do so.

tobelerone, Oct 10, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Appearance: A very pale straw and clear. On top is a light foamy head about two fingers thick. Some decent lacing is left behind after the head thins out.

Aroma: Spice is presented from the hops. Grain from the malts add a brediness. Yeast notes and floral hop in the back.

Taste: Medium bodied with a fair amount of carbonation and a buttery texture. Good graininess from the malts and the yeast. Hops are very much on the floral side with a spice note.

Notes: A very good year round Pilsner. Cheers.

horshack7, Oct 01, 2011
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2.98/5  rDev -17.2%

Yellow with almost a tinge of green. decent head, and ok rising carbonation. Metalic hops, dirty/gritty malt smell. Grassy hops, relatively rich in flavor. Almost mildly metallic. Approaching a medium body. Nothing outstanding, but perfectly drinkable.

sfprint, Sep 27, 2011
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3.85/5  rDev +6.9%

Great clarity to a pale golden brew. Moderate head that fades rather quickly. Smell has lots of light bready malt and a peppery spiciness. Some fresh cut grass and a bit of citrus. Taste is again malty with a zingy hop spice and firm bitterness. Dry finish with bits of lemon and grass. Light crisp feel is refreshing and thirst quenching. A good representative of the style that you can session with ease.

scootny, Sep 18, 2011
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3.53/5  rDev -1.9%

This beer pours with less head than I'd expect from a German Pils, but its fairly normal-looking otherwise. Earthy hops and mineral notes comprise the mainstay of the nose, with bready-doughy notes underlying. The flavor is along the same lines with clean finish. As the brew airs out a bit, it gains a modicum of floral honey sweetness. The various elements at play make for less crispness than the style calls for, as it has a bit of a soft sweetness that is more befitting, say, a Dortmunder. All-around, the beer is pretty good, but I'd reach for a Jever or Flensburger over this one if at all possible.

ktrillionaire, Sep 03, 2011
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