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Jever Pilsener - Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG

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BA SCORE
81
good

506 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 506
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.85%
Wants: 14
Gots: 21 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: maxpower on 02-18-2002)
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The aroma was bright and spritz with perhaps hallertau hops. It was also spicy and pungent. Pale malts along with pils makes a good balance. Smells alot better then most of the German pils I've had lately.
The appearance was clear but not brilliantly clear since there was a very slight haze. The color was golden yellow with a tall bright white head. Interesting to watch the oversized bubbles float to the top.
The tall head receeded quickly to a thick collar. Lots of lacing around the glass. The lack of retention and hazy body was the reason for the lower appearance score.
The taste is very good, it's big and bold. It drinks dry and crisp with a bitterness that lingers into the aftertaste. Hop flavor for a pilsner is bold and sassy with a floral/piney taste. Malts have a crisp sharp taste.
On the palate it drinks a thin med.
I liked this beer it was good and full flavored. With big hoppy IPA'S and RIS these days it's easy to think these beers flavorless and bland.
Jever is not and if you like prima pils from Victory you will like Jever's pils beacause it has a similar taste.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 11:56:40 | More by micromaniac129
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automorphicme

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-23-2013 05:45:54 | More by automorphicme
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-19-2013 23:24:02 | More by bsuedekum
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TR0219

Florida

3/5  rDev -15.7%

10-13-2013 18:37:33 | More by TR0219
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Jacobob10

New Jersey

3.51/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap @ Zum Schneider in New York, NY.

Straw yellow in color, very clear, with a medium white head. Slight lacing on the glass. Mild aroma with light floral hops. Crisp flavor, medium-dry finish, and light bodied. Did not pack the bitterness or flavor that I crave from a good pilsner. Nothing wrong with the beer, there are just way better versions of the style out there.

Serving type: on-tap

10-08-2013 14:54:14 | More by Jacobob10
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Extol

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-06-2013 18:21:09 | More by Extol
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Noelito76

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-06-2013 12:47:20 | More by Noelito76
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pensinck

Netherlands

3/5  rDev -15.7%

10-05-2013 07:03:34 | More by pensinck
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logicalparadox

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

10-05-2013 01:16:22 | More by logicalparadox
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

10-04-2013 01:43:04 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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tzunoi

Romania

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

09-25-2013 07:16:12 | More by tzunoi
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Givemebeer

Vermont

3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So I poured this bottle of jever pilsener into my pint glass with some good tunes on

A: golden clear with a lot of carbonation. Medium size head that with great retention

S: grass and German malts is what I pick up here.

T: definitely grassy with the German malts and a nice little hop kick in there to balance it.

M: Crisp clean and dry.

O: I enjoyed drinking this little pilsener. I recommend trying a fresh bottle it's got good enough complexity for a pils and it's a good representation of the style

Edit: Had this on tap recently and I recommend to try it too if you find it.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2013 01:22:46 | More by Givemebeer
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-23-2013 21:24:41 | More by harpus
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FLima

Brazil

3.45/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light yellow color with a thick head with good retention and leaving laces.
Aroma of pale malt and grassy and floral hops.
Taste follows nose, sweet pale malt with herbal hops. A hint of spices. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light to watery body with good carbonation.
Very sessionable and refreshing beer. A bit too light, but with clear hops notes that gives a nice dryness and bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 20:10:30 | More by FLima
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

09-06-2013 02:00:25 | More by ygtbsm94
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ssgunbond

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

08-29-2013 14:54:15 | More by ssgunbond
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.7%

08-28-2013 23:56:27 | More by ejimhof
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BWED

Pennsylvania

2.01/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

330 ml bottle poured into a pils glass

A- Clear light straw. Light white head holds at an 1/8". Some lacing.

S- Skunk hop, dry straw malt.

T- Not a lot of flavor up front, but a strong dry malt and bitter hop finish come in.

M- Noticeable carbonation with a long dry and bitter finish. Real long finish.

O- Bad. The malt tastes stale. The finish of this beer is not pleasant, and it only makes me want to chug this down in a flash to never deal with the bitterness. Maybe that's why they chug it down in the nightclubs all over Germany. I couldn't finish this beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 16:17:31 | More by BWED
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

08-20-2013 00:18:53 | More by Kmat10
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

08-19-2013 02:31:45 | More by KevinGordon
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rredshift

Germany

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

08-16-2013 15:53:01 | More by rredshift
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spry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

08-16-2013 15:46:54 | More by spry
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

08-14-2013 02:56:41 | More by EBeckett3
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bmaggot

Lithuania

4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

08-13-2013 19:24:52 | More by bmaggot
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SoPeL

Poland

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-13-2013 08:57:20 | More by SoPeL
Jever Pilsener from Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG
81 out of 100 based on 506 ratings.