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Bavik Pils / Lager - De Brabandere

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Bavik Pils / LagerBavik Pils / Lager

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BA SCORE
76
okay

271 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
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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Photo of Jame515
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Jame515, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of rx-beer
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

rx-beer, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of LJWalker
3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

LJWalker, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of alankwak
3.86/5  rDev +17%
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.

alankwak, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of Kopfschuss
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Kopfschuss, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of DerekP
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

DerekP, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of tbeer40
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

tbeer40, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of McGrumpster
4/5  rDev +21.2%

McGrumpster, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of Bradthoc
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Bradthoc, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of pathman
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

pathman, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of WOLFGANG
2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

WOLFGANG, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of TheMrFarnham
3/5  rDev -9.1%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of plaid75
3.59/5  rDev +8.8%
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.

plaid75, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of mrfrancis
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

mrfrancis, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of civicm87
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

civicm87, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of thecheapies
2.99/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours out gold, but with decent chill haze. Not your typical pilsner with great clarity. Head muck formed, but proved too thin to keep. Never even towered higher than an inch after an aggressive pour.

Grassy malts with a crackery scent, sweet corn, and aromas of light syrup. Maybe, just the smell of a dense sweetness from the grain bill. Faintly-hopped. Actually rocking the malt presence.

Sweet malts accented by cooked corn and estery notes. Possibly a too-flamboyant yeast is put to work here, killing the crispness that this particular style of lager needs. Grassiness is no longer a prominent attribute. A lot of remnant grain and husk and grain sugars. A departure from the direction most pilsners should take.

Slick and oily in the mouth with too much alcohol revealed in the finish. Some medium bitterness blends with the afterburn of the high carbonation to create a rough and forced finish. Has its burps.

Sub-par. Can't give Bavik Pils many good marks, if any, actually. Crossed-up between approaches, it seems. This pilsner almost has the yeast structure of a wit or a lighter Belgian Golden Ale. Not my cup of tea, and doubtfully yours.

thecheapies, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of Lukass
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Lukass, Jun 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Luiz0930, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of desint
1.25/5  rDev -62.1%

desint, May 24, 2013
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2/5  rDev -39.4%

kvnstfrd, May 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

mmilyko, May 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

johntfox, May 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Stugotzo, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

JakeDebus, May 09, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
2.85/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured minimal head on a clear light straw colored body.
The aroma is a faint grain smell.
The taste is unoffensive with a mild bitterness and a touch of honey sweetness.
Light body with moderate carbonation.
I could throw a couple of these back while doing some yard work in the summer...

Fatehunter, May 06, 2013
Bavik Pils / Lager from De Brabandere
76 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.