Wolters Pilsener
Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH

Wolters PilsenerWolters Pilsener
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From:
Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH
 
Germany
Style:
German Pilsner
Ranked #557
ABV:
4.9%
Score:
78
Ranked #26,935
Avg:
3.39 | pDev: 15.63%
Reviews:
152
Ratings:
317
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 10, 2024
Added:
Dec 25, 2009
Wants:
  5
Gots:
  55
Our distinctive Pilsener beer, well balanced bitterness and easy to drink. Gold in colour, fresh and very digestible.
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Reviewed by mnrider from Connecticut

3.26/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
A: Pours a clear honey color. Two fingers of bubbly white head. Moderate visible carbonation bubble. Slight head retention with no lacing.

S: Sweet. Cool floral hops. Grains.

T/M: Crisp and sweet. Grains. Cool bitterness. Light bodied. Dry bready aftertaste and finish. Has more malty/grainy flavors than hops. Could have faded hops due to freshness?

O: A decent German Pilsner. Not sure how fresh this can was as the hops/bitterness seemed subdued for the style. Price was low and the beer was easy to drink and flavorful enough to enjoy.

Cheers!
Feb 10, 2024
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Reviewed by Mugman8 from New York

3.34/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Dark gold on pour, with nice head, that disappears quickly. Minimal lace. Aroma is slight -- bready, and sweet grass. Taste follows, but it's kid of a little thin. Good price at $4.99 for a four pack of 16 oz. It's drinkable, but I don't think I will be buying again.
Jan 20, 2024
 
Rated: 2.44 by Overtonjd from New Jersey

Dec 23, 2023
 
Rated: 3.75 by heerboth from Pennsylvania

Aug 06, 2023
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Rated by rrella

4.29/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Inexpensive but not cheap. This is a very serviceable Pilsner.
Jul 21, 2023
 
Rated: 4 by MeIquiades from Illinois

Jun 07, 2023
 
Rated: 4 by Wilkolaczek94 from Connecticut

May 19, 2023
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Reviewed by Specialmick from Connecticut

3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Look....This is an excellent looking beer. Light completely clear copper tinge with a white thin head
Smell...Light grain with the hop subdued grassy with very light citrus
Taste...a balanced hint of sweet bitter grain. A grassy sweet combination of the usual Pilsener flavors. The bready and sweet likeness is just enough offset to the bitter
Feel...a smooth slick easiness that flows down,. Nice and thin to win with adequate carbonation and little lacing
Overall...This beer is quite good and would prefer this to many american almost versions of the same. With the thrifty price tag as many German beers this is a very good selection when I want a very easy drinking beer . Affordability to the Germans on beer is a must!! Just ask Stone Brewing
Feb 03, 2023
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Reviewed by HoppingMadMonk from New Jersey

3.63/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Clear golden appearance.
Medium light carbonation with a slightly thin body.
Aroma is doughy malty bread,malt, grain,cereal,floral honey.
Taste is very mildly sweet,otherwise stays true to aroma.
Very inexpensive but still a quality beer.
Aug 16, 2022
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Reviewed by whynot44 from Missouri

3.31/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Clear golden color with a dense and lasting white head that manages some decent lacing.
The aroma is fresh bread or biscuits with a light sweet malt in the background.
The taste is bready malts with a trace of bitterness in the finish. There is no trace of adjunct sweetness or taste, just light malts.
The body is light/medium, good carbonation level, smooth and drinkable.
Altogether, this is a decent, refreshing brew. nothing really outstanding, but an excellent buy for the price.
Aug 07, 2022
 
Rated: 3.22 by lic217 from Connecticut

Jun 11, 2022
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

3.65/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Clear gold appearance with a large white head and light lacing. Subtle aroma; biscuit-like, a bit herbal, a bit floral. Loses its punch if you let it sit too long. Soft, rounded taste. Malts support the noble hops in the traditional way and remain free from annoying adjuncts. Spiciness comes through in the aftertaste. Moderately bitter, decently carbonated mouthfeel,
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Apr 13, 2022
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Reviewed by joeagain from New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Let's start out with rating the beer based on its character, then the price.
Nice deep golden color. Head is considerably dense. Nose is all malt with some freshly baked bread; not much hops in the aroma. Light body, semi-sweet malt, decent hop bitterness. The latter starts out fairly bitter, then ends clean.
Now the price... 4.99 for a 4 pack of 16 plus ounce cans. Some claim you can find it for 3.99! At its price, this might be the best German bargain beer available.
Feb 18, 2022
 
Rated: 3.5 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 17, 2022
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Reviewed by GlenFarclas from Connecticut

4.21/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
This happens sometimes, where you rate according to preferences and it so happens to be a positive rating. Well, it looks perfect (for my taste), the smell is cracker malt, biscuit, bready, some herbaceous nutty, vegetal hop character. Taste follows the nose, there's the faintest alcohol bite on it. Feel is spot on, nice and round in the mouth, hints of delicate bitterness that fizz on the tip of the tongue. And overall, well how can it not be a 4. It deserves it. It's 4 bucks a 4 pack. It's readily available, fresh, tasty, and a great value. I suppose I can buy pilsener for 4 bucks a can instead and feel obliged to rate it at least 4 plus but I like this and I can save a buck. If you haven't tried it, and you like pale lager, well, give it a go, you just might like it!
Jan 15, 2022
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

3.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a "1 pint 0.9 fl oz" can into a tall pilsner glass, 4 pack purchased for $3.99

The look is golden straw, no haze, and bubbly with a good head with retention and even some lacing which is surprising for the price.

Smell is less appealing, some mustiness in the hops and not a lot else going on the malt aspect smells good bit very faint.

Taste has no must but is very hop extract foward with a bit of bite bit not a lot of flavor until the initial extract clears out a bit once again the malts are fine but it's clear they saved money in the shopping and brewing process (in order to save us money I guess). There is no cheap beer sweetness or metallic off tastes. Very light but welcome yeast presence.

Feel is definitely refreshing and I dont regret the purchase as nothing here is too intense and there is nothing necessarily off about it bit theres obviously higher quality purity law pilsners out there as made clear by the staggeringly low price point.

Overall a very cheap beer that's probably one of the best at its price point despite its flaws. It's still a German pils and has some of the character to back it up, and it's still very convenient for a hot day in its 4 pack bigger than a pint format, throw one in the freezer and the rest in the fridge and you're good for the day. Very refreshing and more nuance than the traditional "cheap lager"
Nov 29, 2021
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Reviewed by TigerSoul from New Jersey

2.98/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
I have been 'revisiting' pilsners, lagers and other lighter, more drinkable styles over the last few years, and I'm loving the experiment. ... I noticed this one in one of my local package stores, $4.99 for the four-pack of 16 ounce cans, so I thought, 'why not'. On the front labeling, it is stated that the beer is brewed in strict accordance to the German beer purity law however a glance at the ingredient listing reveals "hop extract". Not sure if that's legit or not, but there it is... The beer? It's okay, I mean, there are scores of other, much better German pilsners and lagers out there (my current favorite is Radeberger), and this one falls squarely into the 'okay' category. Will I seek it out again? No.
Oct 19, 2021
 
Rated: 2.82 by Baviera from Belarus

Aug 12, 2021
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Reviewed by FrankFrank

3.38/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
For what it is, in my opinion this is a solid simple beer.

There are a lot of nasty cheap German beers that I don't care for at all, Paderborner probably being the worst.
Just awful. Bitburger.. not much better.

But this is totally drinkable. Good for a hot day. Refreshing.

Not much going on taste wise, sweet and slightly malty and bitter. Light but not flimsy.

Nothing wrong with it at this price bracket. Will be drinking it again. Cheers!
Jul 30, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by Jcal2023 from Pennsylvania

Jul 30, 2021