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Trumer Pils | Trumer Brauerei Berkeley

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3.82/5
Very Good
633 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trumer Brauerei Berkeley
California, United States
trumer-international.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-11-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,456
Reviews:
272
Ratings:
633
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
4.07
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
97
Trade:
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Ratings: 633 |  Reviews: 272
Photo of Giangio
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dctarga
3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Top notch American version of a true Pilsner. Drinks nicely and tastes great.

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Photo of jakecattleco
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Diegodcc
4.48/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerrrrr
2.4/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CJNAPS
3.65/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Don't understand why it took me so long to try this one. Delicious !
Clear yellow color, head fizzes away pretty fast. but its one of the best flavored Pils I've had
Cheers

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Photo of kojevergas
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Brief impression from a green bottle:

Clean looking and obviously filtered. Bright vibrant yellow beckons the drinker.

Ludicrously drinkable with dazzling subtleties throughout. Subtly spicy Noble hops lend this some nuance, help setting it apart from the pack - but it still has your traditional grassy hallertau character. Pilsner malt backbone. No off-flavours or faults. This is true to form fare.

Light-bodied. Crisp yet soft. Assertively carbonated yet not overcarbonated. Smooth. A bit dry, accentuating its scintilla of cracked grain.

A beer for all occasions, and a testament to the popularity of the pilsner style. This Austrian-American transplant would fool me in a blind tasting; it tastes exactly like the original (or, at least, my memory thereof). A classic that will please discerning drinkers and casual drinkers alike.

B+ / VERY GOOD

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Photo of TroubledMonk
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Solid Pils. Makes a soft visual impression but tastes like a contender. Definitely top 10 pills and love that it's a Cali native. Drink up ye sons of glory.

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Photo of JLK7299
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jasonban4
4.86/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.72/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of QuakeAttack
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mason_Savoy
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Super clear pilsner. It's the Crater Lake of beer clarity.

It's a go-to local beer. Generally a very good taste, though every now and then there's a bit more aftertaste, ever so slightly metalic.

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Photo of williamphelps
4.6/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Color is a light urine yellow gold color with beautiful little bubbles freaking up to a thin foamy full head. Aroma is of hoppy bread fresh bright and clean- lemon, lime, yeast, vanilla yogurt. Palate is also quite clean with citrus, pineapple, and tart grapefruit notes into some sweet doughy bread, yogurt yeast. Body is medium minus and really crisp and smooth. Pros nice bubbles and head, really nice balance of malt and hop notes, very little bitterness, effervescence is bright and tingling, super easy drinking and sessionable. Cons to some it might be too simple ("tastes like a beer"), a little sweet corniness on finish that I don't love. 92/100.

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Photo of detgfrsh
3.72/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden color with a thin lacing of bubbles. Floral and lemon smell. Light body, not too much carbonation. Lemon and floral flavors with a little hop bite. Not my favorite style, but this is well done. The one departure from style is that it barely has any head.

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Photo of Act25
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Flight at Uncorked at SFO, and at RAISE conference.
Hard for me to get to 4 w a pilsner but this is one of the best.

A) Bubbly golden clean body, with a bit of lace and retention.

S) Sunny cut hay, lemon, and biscuit.

T) Lemon herbal hop with a solid bitterness. Hop flavor lingers over dry malt base. Finish makes for excellent first or salad or seafood beer.

F) Moderate body with a long dry crisp finish. fresh

O: One of the best you can find. Up there with the best: König, Würzburger, etc.

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Photo of bshefftz
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AnotherDisease
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HardyA
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JayDubTrub
4.26/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A PIls true to type, both thirst quenching with enough hop flavor to style - not sure if single hopped but expect a combo (Saaz, Hallertaur?). Brewed nearby in Berkeley so readily available...I served kegs at my wedding mid-July and they were tapped before we got through the ceremony, greedy peeps. My go to session beer, serve cold.

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Photo of dannycohen62
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopstout
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Trumer Pils from Trumer Brauerei Berkeley
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 633 ratings
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