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Jever Pilsener - Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG

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BA SCORE
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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
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4.06/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 11.2 oz bottle into stemmed pilsner.

A: very pale, clear yellow; not much head, tiny bubbles, some lacing

S: sweet, malty, a little grassiness

T: very drinkable. pleasing level of malt fading into mild-to-medium hoppiness

M: smooth bodied, medium-high carbonation, finishes with a little bitterness

O: would drink again. Prefer this to the pilseners I've tried at my local pub so far

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -50.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of xnicknj
3.05/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

on tap at the cambridge - served in pils glass

Pours a hazed golden color with a thicker topping of white head. Retains before fading into some stringy lacing on the glass and a slick of film.

Snap of grassy hops and faint citrus. A little bitter with bready, biscuit malts.

Lemongrass and soft hop bitterness up front. Smooth grainy malts with biscuit and toasted grain. A touch of breadiness and clean hops. Finishes slightly bitter.

Medium body, well carbonated, dry and crisp on the tongue. This drinks fine but there's definitely more expressive, interesting pilseners readily available.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of StJamesGate
3.91/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Platinum blonde with blindingly white foam that pits and clings immediately then rings.
Clean cream cracker malts with bit of herbal bite behind it.
Bread dough up front with big grass and coriander hops.
White pepper finish and both herbal bitter and some lingering sweetness to end, like natural cough drops, that lasts forever, turning aspirin. Light, soft, crisp.

Bitterness that is this beer's reputation is certainly there - straight IBUs over any Noble spice (Hallertau and Tettnang here) which is unusual in Germany. Surprised by how soft it is, though, and with some residual sweetness it's just missing a certain snap . A top pils, but not the original version of Prima Pils, which is what I was hoping for.

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1.75/5  rDev -50.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.45/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml can served in an ordinary glass. Enjoyed in Freining, Munich area. Before visiting the Wiehenstephan monastery at the 28th of September, 2012.

A: Pours a pale yellow color forming a big bubbled and aired white head. Beer is absolutely clear and head retention is medium to low. Some lacings are formed and left

S: Quite simple in the nose. A mix of sweet grains, bready Lager yeasts and flowery hops. A bit ashy and metallic. Authentic German Lager

T: As the nose, slightly sweet upfront. Sweet malts. Followed by a bready and crispy Lager yeasts. Considerable hop sting which is citrus and earthly. In overall, dry and crispy in taste

M: Very light body and considerable carbonation. Flowery, stingy citrus aftertaste

O: Easy drinking beer. Good session German Lager beer. Recommended

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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Jever Pilsener from Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG
81 out of 100 based on 583 ratings.