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Oettinger Pils - Oettinger Brauerei

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Oettinger PilsOettinger Pils

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BA SCORE
73
okay

28 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 19.32%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oettinger Brauerei visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 02-25-2004)
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joecast

Australia

3.98/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle. best before 23/10/08. 4.7%abv

pours a clear light yellow with a minimal white head. medium-high carbonation helps with some retention and lacing.

nose is full of grassy hops. after a bit it the fresh grassiness fades slightly to something more floral. still nice though.

flavor is light and leaning towards bitter. very refreshing even on a cold night like tonight. hop profile is handled nicely as it doesnt push too much flavor on you. malt does not intrude letting you focus on the hops.

well im impressed. didnt have high expectations but this one certainly hits the mark.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2008 09:17:25 | More by joecast
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jumpfromorbit

Philippines

3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

10-07-2013 06:49:21 | More by jumpfromorbit
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PBRstreetgang

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a very pale straw, with good clarity. Bubbly three finger head with excellent retention that leaves nice spiderweb lacing. Citrus hop nose, and a faint munich malt aroma. Weak malt flavor, and dissapointing hops that seem to turn sour. Flat carbonation and thin body that finish clean, and boring. Nothing unpleasent, but it lacks the crisp mouthfeel and zesty hop character that make a pilsener appealing.

Serving type: can

10-27-2005 04:52:32 | More by PBRstreetgang
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PatandDavid

Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was only 0.29 Euros at the beverage store and was the least expensive beer I drank in Germany this month. Light to medium golden when poured, fluffy white head is the result. It had a clean fresh aroma, with good carbonation. Mouthfeel was medium. Good bargain for the money, standard non-offensive pils brewed with hop extracts.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2004 12:24:36 | More by PatandDavid
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daliandragon

North Carolina

3.4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This randomly showed up in a local market today where it had never been before. I"ve never even heard of this beer after two years in Europe. It comes in six packs of silver and blue 330ml cans, not overly inspiring but enough of a curiosity to give a shot. The can has a freshness date on the bottom and writing in several languages on the side.
Light golden color without a lasting head. Smells faintly of sugar but barely there at all.
I wonder if this beer is new or just getting established mainstream because it tastes pretty good. Full flavor with crisp hop finish and agreeable, less carbonated, texture.
The taste saves this beer from being labeled mediocre and rises it to the level of pretty good. I'll keep an eye out for it again.

Serving type: can

09-28-2005 14:41:08 | More by daliandragon
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Nathan1979

Australia

3.36/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The price paid for this beer improved its rating.

Beer has a pleasant malty taste. Was presently surprised.
This beer has a fair mouthfeel. The smell of this brew is ok, not a downer like some cheap beers on the market.
Overall this was a fair beer. For the price you pay ($29) you can't go wrong with this beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 08:37:17 | More by Nathan1979
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LittleCreature

Australia

3.28/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Note: This is one of the cheapest beers available in Australia. While I like to support local beer, I would actually like to see more Aussies drinking this rather than the other garbage available at this price point.

Appearance - 4.5
Poured into a 0.5L mug. A big, tight white foam head forms over a clear body of pale gold. Minimal lacing.

Smell - 3.0
Sweet bready maltiness, like a fresh baked white loaf, minimal herbal hoppy aroma.

Taste - 3.0
Light grainy malt base with a hint of breadiness, slightly metallic and herbal hops. Bitterness is sharp, slightly astringent and lingers, finishing very clean.

Mouthfeel - 4.0
Light bodied with moderate carbonation, goes down quite smoothly.

Overall - 3.5
A decent German pilsener, though not as good as this style can be (see Weihenstephan). Still, I could drink this all night, it reminds me of my time spent in Germany and I find it funny to think that a beer like this, is like VB to an Australian. If only VB tasted like this...

Serving type: can

05-04-2011 09:06:48 | More by LittleCreature
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kevinhughes

Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

08-24-2012 15:06:29 | More by kevinhughes
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

07-26-2012 19:10:42 | More by rale
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no8

Ethiopia

3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

04-29-2013 13:20:31 | More by no8
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heygeebee

Australia

3.15/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

BB 11/12

Pours a pale straw, fizzy white head dies to no lace.

Moderate aromas of bread, dough, grains.

Taste is more as a helles lager. Bread driven, not enough hop kick at end.

Mouthfeel is spritzy and well carbonated.

Overall its get a 4 tho, due to cheap-as price-point. Could drink all night - very sessionable.

And why oh why are all the rewiews Aussie i wonder???

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2012 09:09:50 | More by heygeebee
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dansmcd

Australia

3.03/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Two fingers of fluffy head crown the crystal clear body of pale golden amber. A few slops of lacing.

S - Sweet malt, crackers, dash of lemon juice.

T - Subtle grassy hops, crackers, lemon.

M - Light bodied, decent carbonation.

O - An OK session beer and cheap, but certainly dont make it a priority buy.

Serving type: can

01-10-2012 09:30:37 | More by dansmcd
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Miha

Slovenia

3/5  rDev +1.7%

06-01-2013 23:33:52 | More by Miha
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Damburger

Netherlands

3/5  rDev +1.7%

10-21-2012 12:48:50 | More by Damburger
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Aza_w64


3/5  rDev +1.7%

08-29-2012 07:19:41 | More by Aza_w64
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JaimeLondon

Brazil

3/5  rDev +1.7%

12-23-2013 16:23:24 | More by JaimeLondon
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magpieken

Australia

3/5  rDev +1.7%

08-02-2013 16:35:46 | More by magpieken
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vancurly

Australia

3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very cheap import, $30 a carton.
Pours a pale golden yellow, haze-free. Not much discernable bubbling, but one can work a reasonably light fluffy white head.
Aromas of pilsener malt, grain husk, slightly grassy, and slightly sulfurous.
Fairly stratightforward flavour.... as it smells, plus some spicy hops & green herbs.
Medium bitterness, and quite crisp if not dry.
Good value.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2008 05:01:20 | More by vancurly
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Sirre

Netherlands

3/5  rDev +1.7%

06-29-2014 21:12:42 | More by Sirre
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jarmby1711

Australia

3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was an average but enjoyable beer on all counts.
More malty sweet than I would expect from a pils and lacked the saaz tartness.
For reasons unknown this is selling very cheaply by the slab at Liquorland and is a reasonable quaffing option for the budget conscious

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2008 23:52:49 | More by jarmby1711
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

2.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got a sixer of this for $11.50 AUD at a BWS in Cairns. From notes.

A - Very light gold, two finger fluffy white head. Bright. Strong carbonation, no lace, minimal film of retention.

S - Honey, sweet grain, sugar, inoffensive.

T - Lot's of sweet grain, honey.

M - Good carbonation, light to medium body, lingering off-honey finish.

O/D - Not something I'd revisit, but definitely not one of the worst lagers I've had. No corny adjunct component in the flavour and the price in Australia is pretty good. Not something you'd brag about drinking, but you certainly don't have to feel guilty about it.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 09:28:13 | More by tbeckett
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FLima

Brazil

2.8/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Pale golden color with one finger head with low retention.
Predominant aroma of grassy hops and a hint of vanilla.
Refreshing taste with a spicy feeling. Mild grainy malt with crisp grassy hops. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with low to medium carbonation.
Classic recipe for a pilsner, being a session beer, I haven’t seen any differentiator’s highlights or flaws (maybe a bit too thin or watery). Decent not extraordinary. Not worthy with the price sold in Brazil.

Serving type: can

03-30-2013 16:11:37 | More by FLima
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mungus

Australia

2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

01-31-2013 02:47:58 | More by mungus
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

12-27-2011 16:47:23 | More by Gregwa
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Julian4077

Australia

2.25/5  rDev -23.7%

05-11-2012 10:14:11 | More by Julian4077
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Oettinger Pils from Oettinger Brauerei
73 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.