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Bavik Pils / Lager - De Brabandere

Bavik Pils / LagerBavik Pils / Lager

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BA SCORE
76
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240 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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Ratings: 240
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 16.72%


Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-03-2002)
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Osiris9588

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

From an 11.2oz bottle with no freshness date, it pour a pale straw color. The three-finger head is large and creamy, forming a stiff foam dome extending beyond the rim of my pils glass. It shows great retention and strands of lace cling in web-like patterns.

The smell is of grain and hops, with a bit of lemon peel and strong herbal notes. The flavor profile follows the smell, and the hops aren't overbearing.

The mouth is light and clean, and after a burst of bitter hops, actually gets creamy on the end. This is a very drinkable brew, even if it doesn't really posess a wealth of personality.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2006 15:09:00 | More by Osiris9588
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Bavik Pils / Lager from De Brabandere
76 out of 100 based on 240 ratings.