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Dinkelacker CD-Pils - Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG

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200 Ratings

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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG visit their website

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named for Carl Dinkelacker.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 06-06-2002)
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

06-23-2012 01:54:39 | More by JLapadura
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New York

3/5  rDev -14.3%

03-03-2012 02:39:11 | More by bckayaalp
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-24-2012 17:59:23 | More by Campodog
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-19-2012 21:28:15 | More by djcira
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

02-05-2012 02:58:54 | More by Griffith
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

01-08-2012 23:43:43 | More by Sudbuster
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-30-2011 21:19:49 | More by cdwil
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2/5  rDev -42.9%

12-26-2011 06:39:06 | More by jophish17
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

12-23-2011 04:34:03 | More by 1p5v
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New York

4/5  rDev +14.3%

12-09-2011 18:53:41 | More by CaptJackHarkness
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +14.3%

12-08-2011 19:22:30 | More by Rochefort10nh
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

12-03-2011 01:18:34 | More by hopmashian
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.3%

11-23-2011 00:33:08 | More by RoryOMoore
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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

11-19-2011 04:00:49 | More by jmdrpi
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3.45/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Straw yellow, white head, lots of little bubbles. Aroma was slightly skunky, and in a good way, I like some skunk to a europils.

A dallop of bittterness and skunky still going on. Minor hopping, but sturdy enough for the light malt base in a pils.

Handles itself well, this is a solid pils in every department except its appearance, really wasn't anything to distinguish it from say, a Keystone Light.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2011 18:58:28 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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3.28/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer is clear and golden, a white rather firm head that settles slowly leaviing some lacing.

Smelling of some white bread, slightly citric and green apples.

Bread, hard wheat bread, lemon peel and grass in a rather alkaloid bitterness.

Medium carbonation, rather small intense bubbles, freash and foamy, a dry finish.

A straight clean pilsener.

Serving type: on-tap

11-03-2011 18:21:27 | More by rarbring
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2.7/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured out like almost any other pilsner, it's yellow, bubbly and clear looking. The head was white and fizzy, just leaves some white clumps on top of the beer. The smell is very grassy and a little skunked. The taste has the same earthy and fresh cut grassy flavor to it. The mouthfeel is light and pretty smooth. Overall not a fan of most pilsners this one falls into the same category.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2011 03:17:23 | More by Knapp85
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2.42/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- pale straw yellow with a nice foamy head and nice retention. Rings of lace.

S- Skunk ruins it all Underneath are some nice fruity notes and some dark caramels undertones, but skunk overtakes it all.

T- Skunky, metallic, and while nice hops flavors it, it doesn't balance right for the bitterness of this beer.

M- Thin, medium and slight creamy

D- If you like skunky beer, this one is thin and watery and can probably be downed quickly.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2010 05:20:35 | More by JayS2629
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4.18/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A- Gold color, clear
S - Smell of hops... a clean crisp pilsner.
T - Excellent tasting...reminds me of the beers my grandfather used to drink in the early 1970's.
M - Thin, waterery, not syrupy at all.
D - Very drinkable, you can drink these all night and enjoy them without a hangover in the morning.

Overall: I love this beer...Similar to Beck's...clean, crisp, light hops, and refreshing. It's my go to beer for everyday refreshment.

Serving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2010 23:51:46 | More by BeerConnoiseur
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4.28/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a nice original CD-Pils glass, with a nice 3 finger thick snow white foam. Golden color, you could see its sparkly freshnes by the bubbles rising from the round bottom to the thiner top end of the glass. It has a nice beer bitter taste wich is very refreshing at first and leaves a nice bitter taste. Nice aromatic hop smell.

Serving type: on-tap

09-19-2010 20:23:00 | More by NinkasiGR
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3.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz green bottle poured into Stella glass. Full 2 finger head with hard pour. Clear and golden in color. Smells of mild hops and a bit of husked grains. Taste is of sweet malts with a mildly bitter hop bite. Notes of honey and white bread from the malts hit the palate and bitter grassy hops give a clean finish. Nice fluid mouthfeel with a good crisp carbonation. Very drinkable pils that really toes the line between a german pils and euro pale lager. Nice pale lager for the summer months.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2010 14:06:59 | More by JunkYardJake
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3.13/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Green bottle with no "bottled on" or freshness date to be found.

Poured a light golden color with good clarity. One finger fluffy white head which settled to a thin lace rather quickly. Seems to be sticking to the glass rather well.

Aroma is dominated by malty and bready smells common for the style.

Taste is crisp, cold, and actually pretty refreshing. There is however, a slight skunky aftertaste which brings the taste score down a bit. Not sure how old this beer is, but it still taste decent. A fresh sample would be even more refreshing I'm sure.

Mouthfeel is thin with moderate carbonation.

I could drink this for the day if I was at a party, but I probably wouldn'tbe the one to buy it.

Morey's Bottom Line: Nothing I would go out of my way for. I purchased a single bottle at a new six pack shop in my area because I didn't want to go in without buying anything, and they didn't have their shelves completely stocked yet.

A decent pils if you're in the mood for an easy drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2009 17:45:48 | More by Morey
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3.55/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured on tap into a large handled mug. Pours a clear light golden in color and offers a half inch of white head. Retention and lacing are good, leaving some rings on the glass before surrendering to a surface ring.

An enticing blend of hops and malts on the nose. Richer than many of the style yet offers a clean malt nose. Taste follows and has a unique sweetness which lingers into the finish. Not overwhelming but seems to have some corn syrup or something similar added to the mix. Not bready or frothy in any way, and with a clean crisp, if slightly odd, finish. Quite drinkable if you enjoy the unique flavor but may overwhelm after a while otherwise.

Serving type: on-tap

07-15-2009 03:22:26 | More by HalfFull
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3.41/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this before in a bottle, then the legendary woodychandler came through with a can. Poured from a 16,9 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of malts, grains. Taste is crisp, malts, some sweetness, just a bit mild. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

Serving type: can

06-29-2009 22:49:01 | More by tone77
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2.88/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Light, clear, gold color with a big white head. Aroma is malty with bready notes, caramel, and straw. Flavor is corny and bread doughy with a mild grassiness and a significant metallic note in the finish. Thin bodied, rather sweet, somewhat refreshing. Nothing to see here.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2009 20:25:05 | More by illidurit
Dinkelacker CD-Pils from Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG
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