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Efes Pilsener - Anadolu Efes Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

450 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 450
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 19.74%
Wants: 10
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anadolu Efes Brewery visit their website
Turkey

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001)
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nmoeschler

Switzerland

3/5  rDev -2.9%

08-20-2014 12:13:26 | More by nmoeschler
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Dywood

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

08-18-2014 13:17:42 | More by Dywood
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jjohns23

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev +23%

08-18-2014 02:49:56 | More by jjohns23
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bird_soul

Netherlands

3.12/5  rDev +1%

08-16-2014 21:09:53 | More by bird_soul
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

08-15-2014 03:06:07 | More by atlbravsrno1
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emincems

Turkey

2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

08-14-2014 05:42:35 | More by emincems
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FZR23

Romania

2/5  rDev -35.3%

08-12-2014 21:14:00 | More by FZR23
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hophugger

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

pours a clear gold color and shows very little head. The aroma is very light and maybe getting a touch of hops?. the flavor is malty and there is a carbonated fizziness that shines through. Overall, a decent beer but lacks a little more boldness in the flavor. Not bad for a Turkish beer !!

08-09-2014 19:31:57 | More by hophugger
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jadpsu

Georgia

3.35/5  rDev +8.4%

Pours crystal clear pale golden with a pure white head with decent retention and lace.
Smell: not a lot there, earthy and some faint citrus fruit.
Taste: Clean, crisp, refreshing, a touch of honey.
Pilsners are pretty simple beers and this one is good but not a lot to separate it from other
mundane Pilsners except its $10.00 a six pack price tag.

08-08-2014 20:25:58 | More by jadpsu
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educorgan

Portugal

4.25/5  rDev +37.5%

08-07-2014 18:22:50 | More by educorgan
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Majawat

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev +20.7%

From a short and fat brown bottle, some drank from, most poured into a nucleated pint glass. Bottle hand-imported by a friend of mine direct from the source, Turkey.

Appearance - Golden and completely clear throughout. No head to speak of. Just perfect for this style.

Smell - Nothing much on the nose. Sweet malt, not too much hop aroma.

Taste - A lot of malt for how light it is, something I was craving at the time. Not really any hops to speak of, but it has been aging in my fridge door for about a year. A cigar previous to this is tainting the whole taste. Very good, light and refreshing.

Mouthfeel - Almost purely water feel with only a slight carbonation. This is evident by the small, quiet bubbles coming from the nucleation.

Overall - I think a wonderful example of the style of beer. Top class and glad I have another bottle.

08-05-2014 01:24:26 | More by Majawat
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StephenGash


2/5  rDev -35.3%

08-05-2014 01:13:52 | More by StephenGash
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Jugdish


2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

08-04-2014 00:55:21 | More by Jugdish
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Jerseyislandbeer

Jersey

3/5  rDev -2.9%

08-03-2014 11:12:24 | More by Jerseyislandbeer
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ebrupessoa

Turkey

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-02-2014 20:31:48 | More by ebrupessoa
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MPSTARR

Florida

3/5  rDev -2.9%

07-30-2014 23:39:47 | More by MPSTARR
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altmer

Russian Federation

1.5/5  rDev -51.5%

07-29-2014 14:59:21 | More by altmer
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Gottesverachter

Russian Federation

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-25-2014 16:05:59 | More by Gottesverachter
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LagerCognoscenti

United Kingdom (England)

3.39/5  rDev +9.7%

The appearance is very good on this beer. Streaming carbonation and very good lacing and head retention.

The aroma is sweet and has notes of herbal hops, mineral water and sugar.

The taste is sweer with a slight bitter finish. One can tell it is attempting to emulate a good German pilsener. The taste is a little light with no off notes but nothing outstandingly pleasing either.

Mouthfeel is of mineral water,

Overall this beer is a lesser version of a German pilsner. They've added rice and made the flavour a little more bland. It is, however, an ok tasting beer and would suffice as a session beer with more quality than many European macro lagers. Better than Stella, Heineken etc.

My mark out of one hundred would be 75.

07-24-2014 21:14:12 | More by LagerCognoscenti
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Lobina

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-22-2014 03:34:44 | More by Lobina
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -43.4%

07-18-2014 22:30:01 | More by BcOneSeven
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Scarfer_Brad

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-18-2014 00:32:40 | More by Scarfer_Brad
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dandelin

Korea (South)

3/5  rDev -2.9%

07-15-2014 08:12:56 | More by dandelin
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scripna

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

07-10-2014 00:46:05 | More by scripna
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -11%

07-08-2014 22:55:23 | More by pat_usher
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Efes Pilsener from Anadolu Efes Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 450 ratings.