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Bavaria Beer / Pilsener - Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.

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BA SCORE
70
okay

338 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 338
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 20.13%


Brewed by:
Bavaria Brouwerij N.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-23-2002)
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Reviews by thehyperduck:
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thehyperduck

Ontario (Canada)

2.55/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

500 mL can, packaged Apr. 2011, best before Jan. 2013 - that's quite a window. Saw a sixer of these selling for less than a sixer of regular-sized domestic macro beer and thought it looked like a good deal. Listed at 5% abv, rather than 4.8.

Pours a fairly bright golden colour, very effervescent, seated atop which is a lofty, two-finger pearl-white foamy head. Fair retention, there's still some head left after five minutes, and lots of lacing on the sides. Looks as good as any pilsener. The aroma is nothing out of the ordinary - grainy pale malts, with a sweet-ish feel. Very little hop; not a good sign.

Unfortunately the flavour follows the nose and doesn't offer much - barley malts, mostly sweet without any notable hop presence to balance it. Very mineral-tasting, almost to the point of metallicity. The metallicity gets much worse as it warms and the brew takes on a bit of a sour, apple juice feel; this is one to drink quickly and well-chilled. Thin-bodied and watery mouthfeel, with only an echo of grassy, tinny hops lingering in the aftertaste. Carbonation is pretty low for the style, and this is a brew where biting carbonation would have probably helped rather than hindered.

Drinkable is the best praise I can muster, and this is definitely a poor representative of the style it has been placed in. Consider this a C if taken for what it actually is - an EPL...comparable to Beck's or Heiny, but much cheaper. And really, the price is basically all this beer has going for it - so if you drink EPLs regularly, you could probably switch over to this and save money without noticing much of a difference. Drink with something salty to munch on hand.

Serving type: can

10-20-2011 07:06:42 | More by thehyperduck
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Bavaria Beer / Pilsener from Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.
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