Wolters Pilsener | Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH

Wolters PilsenerWolters Pilsener
BA SCORE
18.4%
Liked This Beer
3.35 w/ 239 ratings
Wolters PilsenerWolters Pilsener
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH
Germany
hofbrauhauswolters.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cnozzy on 12-25-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,839
Reviews:
116
Ratings:
239
Liked:
44
Avg:
3.35/5
pDev:
16.12%
Alströms:
3.4
 
 
Wants:
4
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43
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Ratings: 239 |  Reviews: 116
Photo of ironhorse123
5/5  rDev +49.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I tasted this pilsener while waiting for a flight at T5 Jetblue JFK. Have never seen it but the size of the bottle sold me ,$9, a bargain. This was a pleasant surprise as it's a very drinkable German pilsner and will seek it out at my favorite speciality beer retailers.

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Photo of Mt13
4.92/5  rDev +46.9%

Photo of frankaboutbeer
4.89/5  rDev +46%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A very smooth and crisp taste. Defines a Pilsner.

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Photo of Spineypanda
4.58/5  rDev +36.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light gold in color, with a large white head.
Smells like some serious German Pilsner hops, with that classic metallic smell that6 accompanies most of the Hofbrau beers.
Taste is great! Very refreshing and light, but with enough malt sweetness that it is separated from most other German Pilsners.
A great beer, with great carbonation.

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Photo of beerbuddy11735
4.45/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I got Wolters at my local beer store via owners suggestion. First it was a GREAT value with BIG savings over the normal European lagers they always sell. I think this is a new beer since have not seen it before. The beer pours nice with bubbly head and some lace retention, golden color and bitterness expected from a German Pils. For the price and quaity of the beer, this is going to be my Sunday fottball day beer with my football buddys

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Photo of BeerMePlze
4.33/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tried this at Firkin in Libertyville, never heard of it but I'm glad I tried it.

Light bodied and easy to drink. Nice hop spiciness, and I really enjoyed the finish. I tried Wolters on the first day we had over 60 degrees, and I think I found my new warm weather go to Pils.

I definately recommend trying this to anyone.

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Photo of AtrumAnimus
4.26/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This pilsner pours a perfect clear blonde color with a very thin white head that collapses down in a moderate and acceptable rate leaving almost no lacing on the glass.

The beer tastes like a great balance of matiness with hops. A great balanced pilsner. The flavor is brisk and refreshing. I had this one right after getting a hot fire going for our steaks tonight and boy did it hit the spot. This one almost disappeared so fast I didn't get to savor it.

While it is not an exceptional pilsner it is an ideal pilsner and what one should expect as a pilsner. This is a great example of how a pilsner should be. I would love to buy this one again.

As for mouth feel it coats without overdoing it and the slightly hopped bitter finish is pleasant and not overwhelming like some other beers.

I really like this one and highly recommend it to anyone that likes a pilsner on a hot day.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.25/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wolters Pilsener Premium (green USA bottle) has a thick, frothy, white head, a bubbly, golden appearance, and moderate lacing. The aroma, which was not at all skunked, is of soda cracker and grassy hops. Taste is of sweetness, cracker, and grassy hops. The mouthfeel is medium, and Wolters Pilsener Premium finishes crisp, clean, and refreshing. RJT

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Photo of JDW4195
4.25/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great flavor. Light and crisp

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Photo of LumpyGuitar
4.2/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was new at my stop, very glad I gave it a go.

Pured a clear golden with a finger of bubbly head. Retention isn't great, lacing is minimal.

Smells of heady skunky hop, very spicy, clean water.

Taste is phenomenal. Thickly crisp hop starts the flavor and holds on, letting go at the end for a slightly sour-sweet finish.

Mouthfeel is fresh and crisp, light bodied, perfectly balanced.

This beer has amazing drinkability. I plan on getting plenty more when I go back and I'm sure it would pair well with plenty of dishes. Easy to finish off a whole bottle, even a 6 pack, without knowing it.

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Photo of danoneil77
4.18/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A little more fortified than most German Pils, and the taste shows it. Much more full bodied than say Bitburger; making it a good deal less-drinkable.

You get what you pay for - always!

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Photo of deadliest
4.1/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clear golden body with a finger and a half of white, fairly dense head. Smells of grass, and bread with spices. Tastes of grassy hops, hop spiciness and biscuit. Aftertaste is sweet biscuit. Crisp and smooth, finishes somewhat dry. Drinkability is very high. Wish the bottle was dated :/

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Photo of Mthom
4.1/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I came across this at my local spot and thought it would be the usual less expensive pilsner. I was pleasantly surprised. A lot fuller than one would expect, with a bolder taste, a little more bitter. Definitely not your usual pilsner. I went back and bought 2 more six packs. Enough said! Highly recommmended for Summer drinking...

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Photo of cdizinno
4.08/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: Poured into a flute glass from a bottle with no date or ABV.

A: Clear, dark gold color with a nice fluffy white head and moderate lacing.

S: Malty, peppery. Mild hops and yeasty bready scents.

T&M: Smooth with little to no bitterness. Well-balanced pilsener. Some tangy spiciness throughout with a peppery finish.

Not my style of beer, but very drinkable. If you like pilseners you gotta give it a try. Surprisingly good!

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Photo of Miket13
4.04/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of Finn
4.02/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a pale straw color leaving a thin dense white head. touch of lacing.

Aroma: It's subtle, but refined. Sharp, grassy, biscuits, honey, cheerios.

Taste: Starts with a nice grainy, biscuity malt sweetness, then is quenched by a moderate dose of grassy/herbal hops. Overall flavor is a tad on the light side, like the aroma.

Mouthfeel: Medium mouthfeel with moderate carboanation

Drinkability: High. This beer is incredibly drinkable due to it's slightly lighter flavor. It's still delicious though, but it's a pils that won't leave you thinking about it afterwards, it's just nice and enjoyable while you have it. Worth a shot if you're in the mood for a sessionable pils.

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Photo of mynie
4.02/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I've been buying a lot of bitburger lately, because it costs literally 40% as much as every American craft pils I have access to, and it's at least a head better than all of them.

So I was happy to see another cheap-ish German canned pils. And, heck, it's an even better deal at 7.99 for a sixer of tall boys. Thems is a good price 6 years ago.

Pours a very dark gold with a small head that dissipates quickly. Filtered body. Very rich-looking.

Smells delicate and grainy with just a little tang of Bavarian hops.

Tastes much more robust, but still pretty light for a Euro pils. Firm, grassy start that gets tangy and sweet near the middle, finishing with hops and a very nice lack of esters. A very solid German pils.

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Photo of mjrizzo23
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

While there's nothing particularly spectacular about this beer, it's actually pretty good.. you won't find any deep, bold flavor but you won't find anything offensive either.. the best way to describe it is Budweiser 2.0.. it's a step up from and similar to Budweiser but it's a big step up and costs about the same..

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Photo of OregonGrown7
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of snowsurfer422
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of mquinn919
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Foyle
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 500ml can into Sam Adams glass.

Appearance: pours a pillowy white 2" head that drops quickly with a bit of lacing on the glass. Color is a mostly clear golden, with some small sediment in suspension and plenty of streaming bubbles.

Aroma: biscuit and bread dough, with some floral and grassy hops, but both are fairly mild.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied, frothy, slightly chewy, with a pleasant drying finish.

Flavor: toasted bread, biscuit, tangy herbal and floral hops.

Overall: very pleasant, should pair well with most foods, and a terrific session beer.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.98/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Although my nose was initially disappointed by the soft waft of skunkiness, Wolters Pils satisfied in the end.

The appearance was good, displaying a crystal clear deep golden body beneath a frothy head of bright white. The head retention could have been better, but it did leave sheets of spotty lace behind.

The flavor was soft and very well balanced, displaying grassy and gently floral hop flavors over a softly sweet maltiness. It's moderate carbonation level accentuated the malt, leaving it almost creamy across the palate despite its medium-light body; although it didn't help with head retention, so there's the trade-off.

Just enough character leaves it charming and tasty, but also quite quaffable. Remarkably drinkable!

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Photo of BobbyOlson
3.98/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sporklift87
3.94/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Wolters Pilsener from Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH
Beer rating: 18.4% out of 100 with 239 ratings
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