Efes Pilsener - Anadolu Efes Brewery

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BA SCORE
72
okay

487 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 260
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 20.65%
Wants: 12
Gots: 38 | 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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1.91/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

In bottle. Have nothing against beers that has a rich taste of yeast, unless there are other flavors in the beer, which this Turk is obviously lacking. Smells nice, but the taste is not as good as the aroma.

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2.7/5  rDev -12.9%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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 !!

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3.35/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

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3.73/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

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.

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Efes Pilsener from Anadolu Efes Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.