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Efes Pilsener - Anadolu Efes Brewery

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508 Ratings

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Ratings: 508
Reviews: 267
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 20.65%
Wants: 14
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001

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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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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.
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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 508 ratings.