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 jcruelty
4.38/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I hate to use the cliches "crisp and refreshing" but real talk: this beer is crisp and refreshing. I'm drinking it straight out the bottle which probably diminishes the head and smell but it still tastes great. Cool that this is brewed in Berkeley. Need to check out that brewery sometime. Sometimes you just want a clean, direct pilsner and that this is!

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Photo of Beginner2
3.54/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured into an authentic Trumer Pils cylinder.
I tend to prefer the German Pilseners over the Czech because the Germans are maltier and fewer hops.
Trumer Pils has hops out of balance; so much that it really didn't even go with a light summer meal that included a slaw made mostly with cabbage.

Reviewed in Roger Protz' CAMRA classic "300 Beers To Try Before You Die!".
Truer Pils also is reviewed in "1001"book and, arguably, others could take its place.

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

Photo of Bali_hi
4.37/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Keg of Trumer drank.

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

Great little pilsner. Nicely hopped without being over the type. Crisp, refreshing and not too carbonated in the mouth. Excellent warm day brew or session beer for a late night at the office.

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Photo of MGibbons
3.27/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Clean, with a bitter aftertaste. Clean, yellow, didn't love the flavor.

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Photo of JLC60
4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very faint yellow pour, good clarity, solid brightness, 1/2" white head. Aroma was strong lager yeast but without the skunking that I've simply come to enjoy in Euro style pilsners.

For being a noble hopped lightish lager, this really drops a bunch into flavor territory. Its a worthy beer in a lot of situations whether that be session drinking, bottle share palate cleansers, hot weather, sporting events etc. . .

Well done and adheres to tradition and style guidelines.

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

Poured from tap into pilsner glass, absolutely beautiful beer. Still releasing bubbles from the bottom. Poured with minimal head, nice pool hanging out on top. Clear straw yellow to look at. Smells of malt, but mainly grassy hops. Taste like it smells, love this beer, shiner needs to steal this recipe and start distributing this in Texas. Great finish, would be a great summer pounder

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Photo of Leag0002
4.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OregonGrown7
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Rochefort10nh
4.29/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jws7968
3.07/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This bottle may have been a little older, but I just could not wrap my head around anything that was going on with this one. Would not want to try it again.

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Photo of straightlambic
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Paul_Andrews
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RcntlyAddMorHops
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Azpittil57
3.52/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

Photo of Riik3
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aaronyoung01
2.98/5  rDev -22%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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