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Jever Pilsener - Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG

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523 Ratings

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Ratings: 523
Reviews: 284
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 13
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG visit their website

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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Photo of Fcip78
4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

Jever is a serious pilsner for those who enjoy crisp and well hopped pilsners. This is super dry and very hoppy, it's just awesome. A great session beer with plenty of carbonation and hoppy zip. I think this was prima pils inspiration...., ...,.A must try!

Fcip78, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of Hanzo
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Hanzo, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of BoitSansSoif
4.15/5  rDev +16.6%

A-Clear yellow gold with nice head, decent retention and tracing.

S-Honey and floral notes, light malt, faint hop bitterness.

T&M-Even clean light malt notes, lightly sweet but not overly so, bitter and refreshing dry finish, floral hops and a taste of honey midway and in the aftertaste. Great balance, light-bodied and moderate carbonation.

D-A very enjoyable beer, easy to drink, sessionable brew.

BoitSansSoif, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of Baldpacker
2/5  rDev -43.8%

Baldpacker, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of Lawnboy33
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Lawnboy33, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of TheBigBoy
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

TheBigBoy, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of Douberd
3.38/5  rDev -5.1%

Poured from a 330 ml bottle.

It pours a golden yellow colour, and a one finger head that quickly dissolves. Minimal bubbles.

Aroma is of malts and hops, not so strong though.

Taste is bitter, and leaves back an even more bitter once swallowed. Also, a bit metallic at the tip of the tongue.

Medium thickness on the body with an average carbonation.

Overall, a quite nice beer!

Douberd, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of casualfan
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

casualfan, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

JAHMUR, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of NiceTaps
3.88/5  rDev +9%

Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz bottle.

A-crystal clear golden straw color with a fluffy white, thick head. Lots of retention and lacing. A classic German pilsner look.

S-dry floral hop and light maltiness make for a clean aroma. Nothing sugary-sweet.

T-clean and malt forward with a dry hop bitter finish. Sharp and tart.

M-ligt body with good carbonation that tickles the tongue. Dry and tart aftertaste.

O-I like a pilsner with some hop bite and Jever delivers. Very drinkable at 4.9 abv.

NiceTaps, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of HumanParaquat
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

HumanParaquat, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of slimntubbs
4/5  rDev +12.4%

slimntubbs, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of starlight37
2/5  rDev -43.8%

starlight37, Jan 24, 2012
Photo of rcatalano
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

rcatalano, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of vollie
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

vollie, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of RollTide05
3/5  rDev -15.7%

RollTide05, Jan 11, 2012
Photo of JohnK17
2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

JohnK17, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of SteveGus
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

SteveGus, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of Gregwa
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Gregwa, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of Sachsenfreude
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%

appearance; fluffy bleached white head on a clear golden yellow body with lots bubbles rising at a moderate speed. Good retention with patchy chunks of lace left behind.

smell; fresh biscuty malts with honey. Hops are floral with a sting of bitter resin but generally mild.

taste; starts off with malts of stale bread growing warmer and raw dough-like in the finish before the bitter hops come in and take control. Rather nice, some alcohol is perceived in the aftertaste.

mouthfeel; a very crisp and refreshing beer, great for drinking in quantity with a dry and smooth finish.

overall; a nicely done Pils, very clean and a joy to knock down after work.

Sachsenfreude, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of yesyouam
3.7/5  rDev +3.9%

Jever Pilsener is a crystal clear, pale golden lager with a soft, fluffy, white head that has outstanding retention. It has a pilsner malt aroma. It smells light, fruity and grainy. In the mouth, it's light bodied and smooth. The finish is clean and dry. It has a light, clean pilsner malt flavor. It has a decent bitterness at the finish to zip up the taste and keep me thirsty for more. It tastes a little doughy and a little fruity. The bitterness is a little wooden and peppery with maybe a hint of juniper. I'm not much of a pilsner guy, but I found this to be quite pleasing and very refreshing. It's also nice to drink something from a green bottle that's not skunky. I would drink this on purpose in the summer.

yesyouam, Dec 12, 2011
Photo of ROGUE16
4/5  rDev +12.4%

ROGUE16, Dec 07, 2011
Photo of Shumj
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Shumj, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of sim0n17
4/5  rDev +12.4%

sim0n17, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of rab53
2/5  rDev -43.8%

rab53, Dec 02, 2011
Jever Pilsener from Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever GmbH & Co KG
81 out of 100 based on 523 ratings.