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Jever Pilsener - Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG

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BA SCORE
81
good

492 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 492
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.9%
Wants: 13
Gots: 19 | 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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

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

Pennsylvania

2.01/5  rDev -43.4%
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 -8.5%

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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

Germany

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

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

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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

Lithuania

4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

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

Poland

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-13-2013 08:57:20 | More by SoPeL
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DrewSnyc667

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

08-09-2013 18:39:52 | More by DrewSnyc667
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Liquoric3

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-06-2013 16:05:16 | More by Liquoric3
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-04-2013 18:34:42 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-03-2013 17:59:02 | More by schopenhauerale
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dogma33

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

07-23-2013 17:48:38 | More by dogma33
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db12

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-22-2013 00:01:38 | More by db12
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MPSTARR

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-21-2013 20:41:43 | More by MPSTARR
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle. Another green glass ensconced Euro-pils. What oh what will this be like? Dj'ever have this - hah!

This beer pours a clear, pale golden yellow colour, one quite predictive of its future transformation, with two fingers of puffy, finely foamy bone-white head, which leaves a few broad swaths of fuzzy sheet lightning lace around the glass as it slowly settles to par.

It smells of mildly crisp, bready cereal malt, a bit of aged lemon flesh, a subtle hard water minerality, and earthy, leafy, and moderately skunky grassy hops. The taste is more bready, grainy, breakfast cereal malt, but generally lacking the crispness from the nose, a middling mess of overripe, mushy lemon, more wet, musty stone, and some edgy, kind of acrid grassy, leafy, metallic hops.

The bubbles are fairly laid back, with only a small burbling astringency, the body an adequate medium weight for the style, with a sort of pithy adjunct to an otherwise unheralded smoothness. It finishes off-dry, the cereal malts still holding tough, as the perky, if a tad tarnished noble grassy, earthy hops sniff at the fringes.

I'm guessing this is actually a pretty decent German pils on tap, or closer to the source. The BB date is early next year, so, well, I'm not one to point fingers (hah!), but this record is getting pretty old and dated. This is just all right in its present incarnation, something to drink when the lawnmowin's all done, and the thinkin's not yet begun.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 03:01:26 | More by biboergosum
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-15-2013 07:55:40 | More by hansavijaticar
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ronin926

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

07-13-2013 15:43:42 | More by ronin926
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pour is pale straw yellow with white head. Nose has strong malt aroma, doughy and some light bread crust, caramel, and grassy hop behind. Taste is more doughy, caramel, maybe diacetyl, faint grassy hop. Light body and soft carbonation, very creamy on the palate.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2013 16:01:00 | More by cpetrone84
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nyyfanatic213

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

07-08-2013 23:05:07 | More by nyyfanatic213
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mikerems

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-07-2013 21:59:21 | More by mikerems
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skriv

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-25-2013 00:32:05 | More by skriv
Jever Pilsener from Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG
81 out of 100 based on 492 ratings.