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Hans' Pils - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

205 Ratings
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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 08-08-2010)
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guityler83

Wisconsin

4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: A very small, quickly falling bright white head with tiny bubbles that cling to the edge of the glass and dust the top of the beer. A moderatly hazey straw yellow color that darkens in the thickerr part of the pilsner glass.

S: Very light, clean but firm noble hop aroma. Earthy, woody, spicey. Behind the hops is a sweet smelling bready aroma. Simple but effective. Very traditional

T: Firm, but moderate noble hop bitterness that is consistent with the aroma; woody and earthy from begining to end. There is a slight bready sweetness coming from the malt, but it finishes very dry so it comes off much more hop forward then balanced (in a good way). There is a grainyness to the malt aftertaste like most german pilsners. Clean fermentation and a crisp refreshing flavor overall.

M: Moderate carbonation with a light body and lower abv makes this beer very drinkable. A mild mouth drying sensation from the grainyness.

O: Noble hop forward, crisp, refreshing, trad. german pilz. I'm a big fan of this beer and the style in general.

Serving type: can

09-12-2013 02:40:58 | More by guityler83
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thugherman

Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

09-08-2013 22:35:01 | More by thugherman
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S_C

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

09-07-2013 23:08:11 | More by S_C
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rph97

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

09-07-2013 22:42:09 | More by rph97
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jasonjlewis

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a great 1.5 finger head with great retention. The lacing is perfect. The head never dies.

Smell is a bit grainy of light pilsner malts with some noble hops underneath. A floral aroma is very present . A little bit of fruitiness that is pleasant

Taste is light grains and noble hops. The bitterness is apparent and the malt profile is clean. A fair amount of residual sugar is left to balance things out.

Mouthfeel is great. Crisp with just enough residual sugars.

Overall this is a great example of the style. Other examples of the style are a bit dryer and a little easier on the hops. I'm pleased with this interpretation.

Serving type: can

09-06-2013 03:00:25 | More by jasonjlewis
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

09-05-2013 22:13:37 | More by Jame515
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

09-01-2013 21:31:11 | More by MattSweatshirt
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JZ468

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -10%

09-01-2013 02:42:30 | More by JZ468
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blastoderm55

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-31-2013 04:15:08 | More by blastoderm55
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-31-2013 04:09:12 | More by BlueMoon10
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Theortiz01

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-22-2013 19:40:40 | More by Theortiz01
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dvmin98

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-21-2013 00:12:41 | More by dvmin98
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Jchristmore34

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-16-2013 19:02:15 | More by Jchristmore34
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brurevu

Texas

4.34/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

It poured a clear gold with a substantial white head and with an aroma of spicy hops. The taste was light, crisp and refreshing with a smooth body and surprisingly full mouthfeel for a lighter brew. The Hans’ Pils was a full flavored pilsner with just the right amount of hops to give it a good bitterness without going over the top. Real Ale really dialed this one in and created an excellent Pilsner.

Serving type: can

08-14-2013 17:39:50 | More by brurevu
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OgreSanchez

Texas

5/5  rDev +28.5%

08-10-2013 01:41:34 | More by OgreSanchez
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Sazz9

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-03-2013 23:01:46 | More by Sazz9
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gtermi

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-19-2013 05:35:52 | More by gtermi
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Eric908

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-18-2013 02:01:13 | More by Eric908
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -22.9%

07-12-2013 14:23:45 | More by TheMrFarnham
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Musineer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-10-2013 02:17:14 | More by Musineer
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drinkAK

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-09-2013 23:47:33 | More by drinkAK
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Delta9v2

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-09-2013 04:17:35 | More by Delta9v2
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Premo88

Texas

4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

12 oz. can poured into pilsener
(10/3/13 best by date)

L: yellow, slightest of slight fog (95% clear); perfect white head of thick foam, about 3/4- to 1-inch tall that sticks for a bit; no major lacing after the head but a skin of foam stays on top of the beer most of the way down

S: grainy (milo, barley) ... sometimes muted grain, but with a grassy hops smell; also can smell some malt, a yeasty bread sweetness behind the green hops; at times you get a really cool malt smell that includes a lot of yeast but less sweetness ... a lot going on with this brew

T: hop bite! lots of spice and grass from the Tettnanger hops ... almost at times like a cilantro bite. has a seriously strong malt backbone trying to push through sweetness, and it does at times to give the brew a good balance.

F: perfect. light but full, not watery ... about a light-medium weight with tons of carbonation that somehow seems to help the hop bite. love it.

O: wow. Real Ale nailed this one ... a fantastic recipe that offers a ton of a lot of things ... spice, grass, some grain, loads of malt, enough sweetness to keep you from turning green (at 52 IBUs, this thing is loaded with the Tettnanger!) ... it's a perfect Texas option if you want a strong hopped-up pilsener that is still drinkable.

Serving type: can

07-06-2013 06:27:15 | More by Premo88
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rdooley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-03-2013 02:42:02 | More by rdooley
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dcloeren

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-01-2013 19:01:18 | More by dcloeren
Hans' Pils from Real Ale Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.