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Trumer Pils | Trumer Brauerei Berkeley

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3.82/5
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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:
#13,476
Reviews:
272
Ratings:
633
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
4.07
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
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A: Golden color, clear, with a uniform white head that quickly dissipates into the glass.

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