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Warsteiner Premium Verum - Warsteiner Brauerei

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1,466 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,466
Reviews: 786
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 23
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: canadianbarman on 07-19-2001)
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-30-2011 03:40:32 | More by codon2004
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

11-29-2011 02:52:19 | More by animal69
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-28-2011 16:07:01 | More by chcfan
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-27-2011 18:49:58 | More by syndelee
Photo of Fatehunter


2.93/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass. Clear, golden color with a finger and a half of white head. Lots of bubbles visible. Head collapsed but left good lacing. I should have poured this into a Pilsener glass.

Smells like freshly milled barley with the slightest bit of citrus.

First a "nothing" taste... water, followed by a dry, bitter taste. That's all there is to it.

Clean texture, not nearly as carbonated as it looks and a light body.

I used to think German Pilseners were uncomfortably bitter, but this one tastes pleaseant enough. Maybe after the assault my tongue took from imperial IPAs, this seems a lot more toned down. Either way, it's a one trick pony in taste and smell, but it looks beautiful. The best way to drink this is in Germany on a cobblestone street side table in the proper glass. Spend an afternoon watching the world go by.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2011 18:47:50 | More by Fatehunter
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

11-27-2011 01:19:22 | More by supermeniscus
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-25-2011 17:39:20 | More by mdillon86
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-25-2011 03:58:56 | More by chapcat
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

11-24-2011 02:44:22 | More by andrewj17
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

11-21-2011 02:49:57 | More by RedAleMan
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-20-2011 10:56:18 | More by vsls
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3.78/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bomber into a tall Goose Island 312 weizen glass.

Pours golden straw yellow with a fluffy pure white head. Head drops down to a thin but resilient film across the beer's surface but sticks around. Lacing is impressive at first but not very resilient.

Nose is biscuity malt aromas with a hint of grassiness and a fleeting note of acerbic citrus.

Taste is very clean and straightforward. Much like the nose - biscuity malt, some grassiness. Very slight hints of sour lemon. Usually with a beer with this flavor profile I'm expecting off-flavors and the typical low-quality adjunct grain funk, but this is crisp and clean. Finish starts off with a surge of satisfying hop bitterness, followed by a palate clearing dryness and giving slight rise to a bitter herbal, hoppy aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is crisp and clean, fairly light bodied, but not a pushover. Carbonation is active and what you would expect from the style - part of why it is so drinkable and refreshing.

It's not a fancy, innovative beer nor is it a big brooding complex beer. It's simple, straightforward, but well-executed. Not the best pilsner out there, but it does it's job. I've been drinking a lot of sweet and fancy beers and winter seasonals lately. This is a nice, crisp and refreshing change of pace at the moment.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 05:31:35 | More by ghetto90007
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

11-19-2011 03:26:04 | More by inbierveritas
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-17-2011 18:55:25 | More by codynevels
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New York

3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-17-2011 04:24:34 | More by shufon
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-16-2011 02:17:54 | More by bpfrush
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

11-16-2011 01:34:59 | More by Lawnboy33
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-15-2011 03:41:31 | More by Elfastball7
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3.45/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Classic session beer! Great for back yard bar-b-ques!

A - light golden

S- soft and floral

T- bitter sweet at first then settling down with some bitter

M - light, skinny and smooth

O - 1 hickory smoked steak, 1 baked potatoe, 1 Vernum = 1
awesome summer afternoon!

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 01:38:16 | More by brewyou2
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3.55/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very, very light golden. Interesting. So pale it looks like a light beer. Very clear. Lots of tiny carbonation rising. 1 finger fluggy white head with good lasting power.

Aroma of yeast, floral hops, sweetness [honey?] and grassy.

Taste is yeasty, very clean. Crisp. Light flavors of honey, grain, grassy. Dry at the end.

Mouthfeel is medium-light, clean, crisp. Nicely cleansing.

Overall, a decent brew. Very drinkable, sessionable due to low ABV.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2011 01:04:56 | More by atigerlife
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4.13/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured straight from fridge into a pint.

A- light golden straw color with a foamy white head.

S- bready, floral, mild fruity/spicy smell.

T- bready with floral hops. kind of an apple/ lemony fruitiness though it's very light. All the flavors kind of linger together. I don't want to say one dimensional like it's a bad thing. just very light and simple flavors.

M- medium to high carbonation, crisp.

Overall a nice drinkable beer that certainly won't overwhelm the palette.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2011 04:06:50 | More by Flux
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3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Light straw color with a full, foamy, light, airy, sticky, white head. Good retention leaving a thin patchwork of lace.

S - Big grainy and bready malt aroma that gives way to a healthy amount of grassy and herbal hops along with notes of lemon and pepper. Slightest hint of cooked vegetable/corn.

T - Similar to the nose. Starts with a lot of grainy, bready, and biscuity malt. This persists throughout. Mid sip it gives way to grassy, herbal, and spicy hops. Hints of lemon as well. Finishes with a subtle bitterness but it is pretty crisp and doesn't linger that long.

M - Light to medium body with above average carbonation. Crisp, refreshing and easy drinking.

D - Well balanced and easy to drink. Crisp, refreshing, and light. Very easy to drink with a nice subtle bitterness.

Notes: Easy to drink pilsener. Nothing outstanding but overall it is solid. A good level of hops and it finishes really nice. Good basic lager.

Serving type: can

10-14-2011 19:26:27 | More by FreshHawk
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3.65/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Warsteiner Premium Verum has a medium, white, soapy head and a clear, straw appearance, with a few streaming bubbles. The aroma is mostly of light, sweet barley malt and clean water, and the taste is a mixture of mild, bready malt, an enjoyable touch of hop bitterness, sweetness, and an unfortunate paper aspect. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Warsteiner Premium Verum finishes crisp, clean, mostly refreshing, and fairly dry. Overall, this is a pretty good beer, and I certainly think it’s worth trying.


Serving type: bottle

10-14-2011 15:30:21 | More by RonaldTheriot
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3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Golden yellow, decent head, that actually surprised me some. Clear and clean looking. What you would expect from a pilsener.

S- Malty, slight sweet smell. Not much else going on.

T- Smooth and refreshing, easy to drink. Tastes slightly better then the American generic alternative, but not by much...

M- Good carbonation, fits with the vibe of the beer.

O- Not really too much to say. It's okay, not great, but not bad either.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2011 03:40:59 | More by ely2000k
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4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was very tantalizing, my glass almost turned into a tankard. Golden bubbly translucent beer. The smell a wee bit hoppy,grassy odor,but in the end a malty,sweetness overcomes the odor,this is true with the taste for me as well. I kept thinkin honey the whole time I took a sip. I thought this was particularly good with Mexican Food. I will definitely have more in the future God willing.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2011 00:52:23 | More by K9AleingPiss
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