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Holsten Premium - Hanseatische Getränke-Industrie (HGI) Holsten-Brauerei AG

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Reviews: 80
Hads: 138
rAvg: 2.97
pDev: 18.52%
Wants: 2
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hanseatische Getränke-Industrie (HGI) Holsten-Brauerei AG visit their website

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-11-2002

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Reviews: 80 | Hads: 138
Photo of SaunaKing
3.87/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A very pale golden colour with a thin light head. The smell is a little faint but what a pilsner should smell like.

I like this beer a lot, a very good pilsner. A little bitter without much aftertaste. It goes down very well, almost too smooth - you can barely catch the taste of this beer.

These characteristics make it a great session beer. (348 characters)

Photo of ipogios
3.3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Quite impressive pilsener. I had this beer for the first time at a steak house while enjoying my steak. It's actually very pleasant to drink and goes down easily. Pours a nice golden colour topped by a poor white head that settles down very easily. Standard pilsener flavour and smell. Average carbonation and also worth mentioning that it leaves no lace on the glass as you drink it. (384 characters)

Photo of Shiloh
3.07/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is an interesting beer.....the colour is average at best, the taste is mild, weak, almost flat....well balanced with clean aroma.....What I find interesting here is the fact that the brew is really nothing special, yet the mouthfeel is exellent and I feel as though I could consume gallons of this beer and wish for more. (326 characters)

Photo of bmacaskill
2.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

OK but not extraordinary German lager... I wouldn't qualify it as a pilsener.

Light in colour, light in taste, but otherwise refreshing. Noticeably short on bouquet, but tastes better than it smells.

Holsten has a reputation for under-achieving, and this beer bears that out: a lot of marketing, a nice pure beer, but not worth taking home to meet mama. (359 characters)

Photo of goindownsouth
3.6/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A pretty good German brew. Not as high on the food chan as say Weihenstephaner, but not bas nevertheless. Very crisp and clean with a good aroma and a very good finish. Worth a try if you are just getting started in German biers. Prost! (240 characters)

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Holsten Premium from Hanseatische Getränke-Industrie (HGI) Holsten-Brauerei AG
71 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.