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Rothaus Pils Tannen Zäpfle - Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG

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very good

80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 15
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG visit their website

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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4/5  rDev +3.4%

08-03-2013 18:59:02 | More by allstar255
Photo of Jeffo


3.9/5  rDev +0.8%

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.

04-11-2013 19:01:50 | More by Jeffo
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Hong Kong

3.59/5  rDev -7.2%

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.

04-07-2013 08:20:38 | More by tonton
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-02-2013 11:40:29 | More by safaricook
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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

02-07-2013 14:54:18 | More by zachd1
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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16%

01-26-2013 20:57:52 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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United Kingdom (Wales)

3.8/5  rDev -1.8%

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.

12-27-2012 12:32:58 | More by CwrwAmByth
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

12-23-2012 18:53:32 | More by zonker17
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

12-04-2012 21:39:02 | More by whatsgoody
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -22.5%

11-22-2012 01:28:59 | More by cfalovo97
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United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

11-15-2012 18:22:46 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

09-05-2012 19:30:04 | More by mattpatey
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3.03/5  rDev -21.7%

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.

09-01-2012 21:07:50 | More by patra7
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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

08-16-2012 01:55:15 | More by jgreco95988
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

08-15-2012 08:25:15 | More by Liquoric3
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3.45/5  rDev -10.9%

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.

08-03-2012 18:26:12 | More by lewzer99
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-14-2012 17:59:13 | More by volga
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-17-2012 17:41:36 | More by PancakeMcWaffles


3.13/5  rDev -19.1%

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.

06-12-2012 23:49:21 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -16%

06-10-2012 21:24:15 | More by maviola
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Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-22-2012 15:32:42 | More by rale
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-10-2012 19:13:10 | More by stevoj
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-01-2012 20:39:06 | More by ThirstyBird
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4.22/5  rDev +9%

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.

01-22-2012 19:39:55 | More by Paincane
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-06-2012 03:14:05 | More by iamnotadude
Rothaus Pils Tannen Zäpfle from Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus AG
87 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.