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Wernesgruner - Wernesgrüner Brauerei AG

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226 Ratings
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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.87%


Brewed by:
Wernesgrüner Brauerei AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SaunaKing on 02-19-2003)
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RedBaron

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice quaffable beer...and @ $5.99 a six-pack at Aldi, it may just be the best cheapest German import in the country!

Appearance: Pale gold; nice rocky head.
Smell: freshly mown grass; light hop aroma.
Taste: Nice crisp sweetness up front; finishes fairly dry. Nice!
Mouthfeel: On wholly balanced pils, with just enough malt-accented notes to satisfy.
Drinkability: Very high. Although there are better pilseners out there, you'd be hard-pressed to find as thorough a beer - at its price - which is a consistent pleasing drink, especially in warm summer months! Nice coup for Aldi at scoring this beer to stock. This is most definitely my favorite "go-to" cheap import.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2009 04:20:26 | More by RedBaron
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North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -55.1%

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North Carolina

3.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a pilsner a clear dull light to medium golden with a pretty well defined white head that left a few broken chunks of lace as it settled pretty quickly.Sweeter aromas with a mild crispness,more like a sweet cereal aroma more than anything.The sweet cereal grain notes are what you get mainly on the palate with just a light drying leafy hop note in the finish.Eh, pretty average but it goes well with food and is pretty drinkable in an average kind of way.

Serving type: bottle

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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lwillitz

Florida

3.23/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

11.2-oz bottle into Pilsner glass

A - very pale yellow (like a white wine), crystal-clear body; several fingers of pure white foam; small amount of visible carbonation

S - grass, grains, slight note of spice

T - grains, grassy hops, hop spice, slight floral notes; pretty dry, especially into the finish

M - light body with a slight stickiness, moderate carbonation, fairly dry, refreshing

O - a run-of-the-mill pils

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2014 22:40:57 | More by lwillitz
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +19.8%

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kcr357

Florida

3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer is amazing in its ability to be neither great, nor bad. It's middle of the road, to the extreme. Imagine German Bud Light. Except with more mild/bitter hops, maybe saaz? Better dollar for dollar than BMC. apparently abv is 4.9, but seems lower as I just finished a sixxer and am not too buzzed.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 04:44:10 | More by kcr357
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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Florida

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Japan

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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Romania

3/5  rDev -10.2%

01-01-2014 19:48:31 | More by Ciocanelu
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jjpadd

South Carolina

2.95/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Just tried this because it was available at Aldis on my grocery run and I had never tried it. Initially refreshing, nice and light. The aftertaste is a bit strange, almost soapy. I think the appearance was perfectly fine. Poured into a glass the head was light and foamy, not dense. Nothing to write home about but perfectly acceptable.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 01:30:06 | More by jjpadd
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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Alberta (Canada)

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JoeyBrewster

Indiana

2.41/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Purchased from Aldi's for 5.99 for a six pack of 11.2 oz brown bottles. After tax the price comes out to a total of $6.41, or $1.07 per bottle. Best-by-date on back of bottle. Imported from Germany.

Appearance is pale yellow, almost clear, with a foamy head 1 finger thick when poured into a weizen-shaped McDonald's glass. Head disappears rather quickly. The color is an extremely light gold, as if somebody spilled a few ounces of beer into a full glass of water.

Smell is practically nonexistent at first, but after some intense huffing, I could detect notes of grass and grains, not much else.

Taste is okay. Slight bread and apple notes, not much else I can detect. No skunk flavor, though, that's always a plus.

Mouthfeel is light, with little carbonation.

Overall, a tolerable and drinkable beer, mediocre in every imaginable category. However, just because it's imported from Germany, and just because it's got a cool German name, and just because it's relatively cheap, doesn't mean it's an excellent beer. This is a beer that you should always accept if offered one, but not a beer you should actively seek out, there's better beers to be found.

For the price, much better brews can be bought from any grocery store.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 21:14:35 | More by JoeyBrewster
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

12-09-2013 14:16:49 | More by Vyronian
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South Carolina

3/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3.49/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

500 ml can from LCBo for $2.05 CDN. Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - Pale gold color with a tremendous 3 fingers of white frothy head. Some bubbles are present. The head lingers for a bit and retains its creamy and frothy appearance until it finally dissipates.

Smell - Light grassy and grainy notes. Not a whole lot else, but exactly what you hope for with beers in the style.

Taste - Clean, crisp, slightly sweet and quite floral tasting. Just enough bite and bitterness from the hops here to make it well balanced. Not a lot else going on but again these flavor combination is pretty good.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied and a bit watery but quite refreshing. Medium-low carbonation.

Overall - A good pils. But wish it was a little heavier bodied. Still one of the better ones out there.

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11-17-2013 13:50:09 | More by DenisKolkin
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Romania

3/5  rDev -10.2%

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Brazil

3/5  rDev -10.2%

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