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Jever Pilsener - Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG

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BA SCORE
81
good

583 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 583
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.34%
Wants: 15
Gots: 63 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: maxpower on 02-18-2002

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Ratings: 583 | Reviews: 295
Photo of dmorgan310
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Agk23
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of interzen
2.79/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

500ml bottle poured into a pint glass

Look: Pale, golden yellow with a fairly bubbly white head. Overall appearance is fairly fizzy. Decent head retention and some lacing.

Smell: Really not much going on here at all - smells like a cheap generic lager with a slightly metallic hint.

Taste: Malt and hops, again with that slightly metallic tang to it. In it's favour, there's a bit more hop bite than your typical lager.

Feel: Dry, crisp and fairly bitter. Not much else you can say about it really.

Overall: Meh. Pilsners aren't really my style and by the standards of other German beers this one really doesn't have much going for it. Still a cut above the usual macro suspects but still nothing special.

Photo of SLAWLOR70244
3.2/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of chubenzino
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A mediocre pilsener I tried in Germany

Photo of DaveBar
2.93/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Purchased at the LCBO for just over $2.00 for a 500ml can. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a medium sized white head that is gone in 1min. VERY light gold color and clear

S- Not much here at all. A touch metallic if anything

T- Good malt and hops. Very close to a Heineken without that hop bite.

M- Dry and crisp

O- Pretty good but will not buy again.

Food Pairing

This pretty good beer went well with...... Roasted potatoes tossed in olive oil, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning

Enjoy

Photo of Telcocoffeedad
2.73/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Easy drinking. Nothing interesting about this beer. Inoffensive.

Photo of CurtisD
3.35/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of flyingpig
2.38/5  rDev -33%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

500ml Bottle from Whole Foods Giffnock (£2.39):
I found this one to be quite a poor beer when I tried it again here, it was actually terrible in places with far too much bitterness coming through and a really dry feel that didn't help matters at all. The body was a thin one but this wasn't anything too serious, it was the taste that was the real problem here with very little to it at all. I don’t think this one will be a beer I go for again.

Photo of JD1BEER
3.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mobrado
4.83/5  rDev +36.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The quintessential, refreshing, hoppy Northern German Pilsener. One of the best beers in the world.

Photo of Winston3737
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.05/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can: Poured a bright yellow color lager with a large pure white color head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light cereal notes is not really noteworthy. Taste is also dominated by light cereal notes with some residual sugar notes with light dry hoppy notes. Body is light with good carbonation. OK pilsner bit nothing to write home about.

Photo of RobertColianni
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Risenhower
3.93/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IPAchris
3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gajo74
3.73/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nodder
3.72/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Joshuafzylatra
3.98/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of canucklehead
4.05/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DenisKolkin
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

500 ml can served cold into a pint glass. Looks like a new addition to the LCBO line up. Purchased for about $2.25 CDN.

Appearance - clear bright golden color. Finger and a half of white foamy head. Good retention and sufficient lively bubbles to give an attractive appearance.

Smell - floral and grassy with just a hint of the graininess that accompanies many other pilsners. Very clean and relatively fragrant. A bit metallic though.

Taste - clean and crisp, lightly grassy and a touch more floral than other pilsners. Dry grass finish with strong bitterness.

Mouthfeel - clean and crisp, well carbonated with dry finish. Quite nice.

Overall - a good solid dry pilsner that's tasty, thirst quenching and just damn good. Recommended.

Photo of peensteen
3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kamilgracki
3.13/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of tobelerone
3.73/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dedbeer
4.05/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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Jever Pilsener from Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG
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