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Jever Pilsener - Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG

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BA SCORE
81
good

524 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 524
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 13
Gots: 27 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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5/5  rDev +40.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

liamt07, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

AugustusRex, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of kevinlater
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml can into nonic pint. best before june 18, 2015. consumed on june 24, 2014

a: three and a half fingers of fast-dissipating off-white head on top of a transparent pale yellow body

s: grassy crackery malts, slight citrus. pretty strong and inviting aroma here

t: follows the nose. malts all around (bread, crackers), as well as a prominent herbal hop bitterness that's hard to ignore and nears being harsh. hints of lemony citrus notes. shy spice flavours. overall this is clean and very hoppy

m: light bodied, medium carbonation

o: a really bitter but great pilsener. i don't usually drink lagers but i enjoyed this

kevinlater, Jun 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

WillAndSarah, Jun 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

hunterjames, Jun 15, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

500 mL can picked up at the LCBO; best before June 18 2015. Served well-chilled.

Pours a clear, pale straw-yellow colour, topped with one finger of sparkling, fizzy white head that wastes no time fizzling itself right out of existence. A narrow collar and a swath of lace remain - it's a pretty typical-looking Euro lager. The aroma is inviting enough, and certainly appropriate for the style - lots of grainy, crackery pale malts, some honey sweetness, and a wisp of grassy hops. Nothing fancy, but it works for me...

The same can be said of the flavour profile - this is a pretty standard pils with no real surprises or serious flaws to discuss. Grainy pale malts dominate at first; somewhat bready or biscuity, with a light note of lemon. The finish is where the undoubtedly noble hop bill starts to shine - quite grassy, almost herbaceous, with a mildly skunky feel about them. Finishes dry. Light-bodied and easy to drink, with crisp, biting carbonation of the sort you'd expect from a pale lager.

Final Grade: 3.56, a B grade. Jever Pilsener is refreshing, inoffensive, and highly sessionable - in essence, a prototypical German pils. An otherwise unremarkable beer, but like most German pilseners imported into this province, it's still pretty good value for the price point. That reason alone means I will probably return to it in the future. A middle-of-the-road lager that shouldn't ruffle too many feathers.

thehyperduck, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

goalie35, Jun 14, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -36.8%

thedifferencemaker, Jun 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Bf_89, Jun 08, 2014
Jever Pilsener from Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG
81 out of 100 based on 524 ratings.