Trumer Pils | Trumer Brauerei Berkeley

BA SCORE
86
very good
624 Ratings
Trumer PilsTrumer Pils
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-11-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
624
Reviews:
270
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
12.83%
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
94
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 624 |  Reviews: 270
Photo of wisegreensoul
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
3.3/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz draft poured into a pint glass exhibits a pale straw yellow body and floats a 1/4in white head.
Aroma is flowers, lager yeast, and a hint of cracker malt.
Flavors are even more subtle. Slight lemony citrus within a nice noble hop and lager yeast balance.
Mouthfeel is clean and clear. I expected more crispness, but a fine pilsner, regardless.

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Photo of warrendietrich2001
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brutalist
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Insert_Beer_Pun
4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of breadwinner
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Herbal on the nose, there's some odd undercurrent of sourness throughout, almost like sourdough bread perhaps. Pils malt character less prominent than I'd anticipated. I dunno. Heard so much about Trumer as one of the few American* breweries to do lagers right, but this one never fully came together like I'd expected. Good pieces there, though, and maybe a fresher pint would do it more justice.

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Photo of taospowder
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of psmith161
3.52/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of degueulasse
4.45/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The scent and taste of toasted herbs permeates this beer, a light and amply carbonated but flavorful drink that gives off the sense of fresh plants while also having a sort of musty flavor that seems like it might combine well with a cigar.

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Photo of bluesyasian
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of neil2me
4.19/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I'm not usually a pilsener lover, but this was a terrific beer.

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Photo of Boilerup
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ski2UDie
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Smooth, balanced, just right, almost perfect!

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Photo of sjrider
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tinfang
4.58/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of John1985
3.29/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bought this in Whole Foods in Dublin so I'm not sure about the freshness. Nice gold color with decent finger of head; skunky aroma (green bottle) which eventually cleared. taste was pleasantly bitter and malt balance. Passable, but Just not that impressed considering the quality of beers available.

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Photo of enschubert
4.14/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overall a very nice Pils. Nicely done.

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Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MShloss
3.41/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bryantan
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of goopy
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mklmcgrew
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great summer beer. Nice straw color. Aroma is rather hoppy, especially since the hops are very subtle in the taste. Crisp, not heavy, and a surprisingly full flavored. One of my go to beers with meals, at it complements almost any dish.

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Trumer Pils from Trumer Brauerei Berkeley
3.82 out of 5 based on 624 ratings.
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