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Aass Brewery
German Pilsner
Ranked #392
Ranked #24,249
3.63 | pDev: 11.57%
Apr 15, 2021
Sep 03, 2014
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Rated: 3.89 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota

Apr 15, 2021
Rated: 3.42 by acurtis from New Jersey

Mar 07, 2021
Rated: 3.21 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Nov 11, 2020
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Reviewed by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
(11.2 oz brown bottle, new-looking, but no dating/coding indicated; purchased single off shelf at WineWorks... poured into a Victory Brewing, 0.3 l Rastal event tumbler)

L: bright, pale yellow liquid with a very faint haze; foam builds right to the top of the glass, recedes fairly quick, but maintains a misty cap for awhile

S: pre-skunked for the US?! - smelled the stank upon removing crown... as that wafted away, the underlying fresh-bready, pungent herbal notes, and a hint of sulfur remind me of a classic German pils... fine potency and definition overall

T: dull caramel glaze over its grassy-grainy foundation; lingering perfumy, herbal bite, while the skunk and a mineral saltiness creeps up in the aftertaste... the vaguely-peppery, herbal 'spice' stands out most, with the doughy malt providing enough color in the background

F: bit of an inflated roundness to its body up front; quiet flow, delicate carbonation, though the finish does sport a subtle sting owing to some latent fizz and hop sting... relatively dry overall, but short of crisp

O: now I'm curious how old this was, because the bottle looks factory-fresh... thought this would be a little bit better; marginally reminds me of Carlsberg... would prefer to swill this chill from a can if ever we meet again (1708)
Nov 09, 2020
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Reviewed by Nass from Florida

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
The pour is straw colored with a fair amount of carbonation in the pilsner glass. The taste is a mild green apple, some floral, & rolled biscuits. Overall, this was one crisp & easy drinking pilsner beer. Oh well, at least now I can that I was able to try a beer from Norway. Cheers! B-
May 09, 2020
Rated: 3.84 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania

Feb 15, 2020
Rated: 3.99 by GarbageMan10 from Texas

Nov 15, 2019
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down but never completely faded away.
S: Moderate aromas of pilsener malts are present in the nose along with notes of noble hops.
T: The taste follows the smell and starts off with flavors of biscuit and pilsener malts and finishes with notes of floral and spicy hops that also contribute a moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied, clean and rather dry on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This pilsener has a very nice clean and dry mouthfeel. It is a good Norwegian representation of a German style.

Serving type: bottle
Jul 16, 2019
Rated: 3.68 by alexsergio from New York

Jun 24, 2019
Rated: 3.23 by WickedBeer from Alabama

Jun 19, 2019
Rated: 2.92 by brentblackwell from Georgia

Jun 19, 2019
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Reviewed by Chaz from Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Pours a clear golden in color, topped with an off-white Head.

Pale malts and a neutral character on the nose. Little in the way of overt hop character, but the (thin) aroma is of the classic Noble hop profile.

Slightly crisp, hop bite on the first sip, followed by very a light sweetness, some bitter hop character at the mid-palate, and the finish is on the dry side.

Alcohol is “low” at 4.7% ABV, but it’s actually quite right for the style.

I’ve had much better and much worse examples of the “German Pils” style, and this one is pretty much average all across the board. Thankfully it’s fresh!
Jun 13, 2019
Rated: 3.33 by smithj4 from New York

Jun 09, 2019
Rated: 3.67 by npendres from Wisconsin

Oct 19, 2018
Rated: 4.24 by Sondre from Norway

May 02, 2018
Rated: 4.07 by Bporteous from Canada (ON)

Apr 12, 2018
Rated: 3.89 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Oct 06, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by MustaPekka from Norway

Oct 27, 2014
Pilsner from Aass Brewery
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 18 ratings