Kaiser Pils | Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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198 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
pennbrew.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A German-style Pils with pale gold color and good body, this crisp, clean and very bitter beer has pronounced hop aroma and is made with the famous Hallertau hops. Kaiser Pils is brewed with triple decoction mashing. A beer worthy of an Emporer.

Added by aaronh on 02-03-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
198
Reviews:
94
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
14.81%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
31
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 198 |  Reviews: 94
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.36/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle marked 17081434B10515 at 42 degrees into hand washed and dried shaker
Aroma of wet malt
Head large (6 cm, aggressive pour), white, frothy, diminishing to 3 mm frothy ring and layer
Lacing poor – few small streaks of tiny to small bubbles
Body light yellow, clear, effervescent
Flavor begins slightly bitter with some malt sweetness following, some disulfide noted: no hop taste, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light to medium, watery, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 3, Flavor 3.5 (for the style), Palate 3, Overall 3.5. But I still don’t like it.

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Photo of MightyMonk
3.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohSchmidt
4.59/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very bitter for a Pilsner, recommended if you like the Pilsner from Northern Germany, e.g. Jever. Crisp and refreshing.

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Photo of Donkster46
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of batt6343
3.27/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GFD400
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JNForsyth
3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TEKNISHE
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of dexterk1
3.64/5  rDev -3.7%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Zetcha7x
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of misternebbie
3.52/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Corum47
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of Johnwf110
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of seedyone
3.37/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Aug 2013 On tap Rattle n Hum. So now it's summer & I'm thinkin' pils would be perfect. This contradiction of flavors leaves me wanting. Sure it's got crispness that I'm looking for, but it's body, as noted by the creamy head has it lingering on the tongue. Between the bitterness & the body, I'm looking for a glass of water on the side.

03/15/12 Solid body with a slight bite. Wholesome pilsner but not for summer drinking IMO. Better for fall.

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Photo of John_Squires
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of vwbus7
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Jason13
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Durandal_777
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of ramrod666
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of heerboth
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of PhillyNole
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of SchmitzBeerFarm
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.23/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle from trade and sampled with 3 other Penn beers side by side. Pours clear light golden colored with a small white head that recedes quickly. Sweet yet slightly skunked lager smell, some hay, maybe a little honey. Flavor is light and crisp hay with a honey sweetness in the background and the slightly unpleasant finish I get with any lager. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Overall a decent pils.

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Kaiser Pils from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
3.78 out of 5 based on 198 ratings.
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