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Bavik Pils / Lager - De Brabandere

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Bavik Pils / LagerBavik Pils / Lager

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281 Ratings

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Ratings: 281
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-03-2002

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Photo of Texasfan549
2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of PorterLambic
2.42/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

Pours a clear, bright, straw yellow with a voluminous white head. Scattered lacing results when the head dissipates to a chunky film.
Smell is missing. A lot of inhalation results in little being found, some citrus/floral hops, some faint malt. Is this a BMC product?
Taste is much more prevalent with the aforementioned citrus & floral hops, malt, a wee bit of alcohol but no burn, some saltiness crackers, maybe some apple?
Medium bodied with restrained effervescence. A decent, fading, aftertaste. This isn't a BMC brew, the hops are not overpowering, it has some flavor and some balance. There really isn't anything to recommend this but it's no drain pour either. To quote a friend, "it doesn't suck". But that is the best thing I can say about it.

Photo of ncstateplaya
2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of jjarreau
2.25/5  rDev -32%

Photo of brandonld23
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of azorie
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of dcmchew
3.1/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of marcobrau
3.43/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale straw color and a little hazy; kind of unusual for a pilsner. Nice lacework as the very delicate foam falls. This beer has a delicate aroma of grain with a hint a grassiness. A very light, delicate pilsner, with a bit of spritziness to it. (This could be the result of my careful pour.) The flavor is grainy with hint of minerals. The finish is fairly bitter and dry. Almost makes me think of light version of Duvel. What attracts me the most with this beer is its gentle graininess in the flavor and dryness. Nothing too exciting here, just a well made, dry pilsner.

Photo of todd101
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Jame515
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of rx-beer
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of LJWalker
3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of alankwak
3.85/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A : Golden, clear Pils with very good head retention and lacing.
S: Wonderful Sazz hops aroma with a grain background.
T: Awesome clean grassy/grainy notes with a great hoppy flavor.
M: Medium mouthfeel, good.
O: Found this to be a very good pils with a clean flavor profile and very nice hop aroma. Great beer.

Photo of Kopfschuss
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of DerekP
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of tbeer40
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of McGrumpster
4/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of Bradthoc
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of pathman
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of TheMrFarnham
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of plaid75
3.59/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a medium straw hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured a grainy pilsner malt with a soft sweetness and grassy hop.

The taste consisted of grainy malts and a drying sharp herbal hop.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a typical euro quaffed. Nothing offensive here.

Photo of mrfrancis
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of civicm87
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Bavik Pils / Lager from De Brabandere
76 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.