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Rothaus Pils Tannen Zäpfle - Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG

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BA SCORE
87
very good

81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 15.98%
Wants: 15
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: inebrius on 04-08-2004)
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Photo of IPhantom
5/5  rDev +28.9%

IPhantom, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of allstar255
4/5  rDev +3.1%

allstar255, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of Jeffo
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this one at Bert's Bierhuis in Utrecht.

From a bottle into a flute glass.

APPEARANCE: Pours a two finger, medium looking, fluffy white head with good retention. Perfectly clear golden amber yellow with lots of carbonation all over the place. A nice cap remains leaving lots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: A bold pilsner nose with grainy pilsner malt, light bread and caramel, as well as some floral hop notes. Pretty nice.

TASTE: Pilsner malt, white bread, caramel and then some floral hops at the swallow. Bitterness with sweet grainy malt linger on the palate. Touches of sweet caramel as well. A bold finish lingers nicely.

PALATE: Medium body with medium levels of carbonation. Quite creamy smooth on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes dry.

OVERALL: This is a quality beer. I'd like to have this one against the lesser-respected pilsners to see where the differences actually lie. That would be interesting on a few levels. I'm not the hugest fan of the grainy pilsner malt flavor, but I'd gladly drink this again. Recommended.

Jeffo, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of tonton
3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a crystal clear Light yellow from the bottle into a water glass. One inch white fluffy head with good retention, better retention than your avwrage pils.

That said, I'm really not a fan of pilsener, but this is one if the best I've tried. Very clean smell and flavor, exactly what one would want from the style. No aftertaste, fresh, crisp and refreshing. I would recommend this to anyone.

tonton, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of safaricook
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

safaricook, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of zachd1
2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

zachd1, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of JeffreyJDavis
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

JeffreyJDavis, Jan 26, 2013
Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2nd review having tried it again.

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a pale yellow colour with some lacing and a small head.

Smells quite average, slight hops and a hint of malts.

Tastes quite nice, like a normal lager with slightly more hops added giving it more of a crisp bitter finish.

Overall a pretty good lager. I'm not a huge fan of lagers but I could see this going down extremely well on a hot summers afternoon.

CwrwAmByth, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of zonker17
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

zonker17, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of whatsgoody
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

whatsgoody, Dec 04, 2012
Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev -22.7%

cfalovo97, Nov 22, 2012
Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

His_Royal_Hoppiness, Nov 15, 2012
Photo of mattpatey
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

mattpatey, Sep 05, 2012
Photo of patra7
3.03/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Straw color; big, white head.
Smell: Some very light grass, hops
Taste: Overall fairly balanced between malts and hops; Starts with a slightly bitter, grassy taste but develops into a more level, perhaps biscuity ending.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium body. Medium carbonation, besides the big head; refreshing but lacks any kind of a “kick”. A rather oily aftertaste.
Drinkability: An OK, refreshing beer but it’s failed to impress me all 3 times I’ve drank it.

patra7, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of jgreco95988
4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

jgreco95988, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of Liquoric3
3/5  rDev -22.7%

Liquoric3, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of lewzer99
3.45/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Look: Pours a pale straw color, half inch head that lasts about a minute or two.
Smell: Grain, grass, very light citrus.
Taste: Well balanced and clean. Slight malty sweetness comes at the end with a mild hoppy bite. Very drinkable and refreshing.
Mouthfeel: Feels a little thicker than I had expected, but still crisp and light.
Overall: Its a tasty beer. I would buy it again for a hot day, but wouldn't search it out specifically.

lewzer99, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of volga
4.5/5  rDev +16%

volga, Jul 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

PancakeMcWaffles, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.13/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330ml bottle. Footed Pilsner glass. Enjoyed on jun´12. Pale straw color. White , rocky, crown shows good retention. Floral, mildy malt, aromas & piney touch. Crispy with subtle citric touch upfront. Clean earthy bitterness lingers into the finish balanced by moderate maltiness. Smooth palate. Light to medium body, lively carbonation.

GONZALOYANNA, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of maviola
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

maviola, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of rale
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

rale, Apr 22, 2012
Photo of stevoj
4/5  rDev +3.1%

stevoj, Feb 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ThirstyBird, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of Paincane
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a pale straw color into a pilsener glass with a two finger white head. The head recedes fairly quickly and leaves mild lacing.
Pretty label and bottle with gold foil over bottlecap.
S: Yeasty, citrus and biscuity malt aromas.
T: Crisp, grassy, citrus, lemon, peppery, and slight hop bitter dry finish.
M: Light body with very active carbonation. Refreshing and crisp.
O: Delicious and crisp. Glad I picked this up while in Speyer. Would pursue again given the opportunity. A fine German brew.

Paincane, Jan 22, 2012
Rothaus Pils Tannen Zäpfle from Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG
87 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.