Pilz | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by HopHead84 on 01-15-2012

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 19
Reviews by philbe311:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5


A: Pellucid yellow with a big sea foam white head. Much lacing is evident.

S: Flowery and herbal hop notes with grass. Malt imparts cracker and biscuit. There's a little spiciness on the nose.

T: Biscuit and a cracker accompany herbal and lemongrass notes. Bitterness is assertive. The finish is clean and crisp with a light spiciness.

M: Light in body with high carbonation. The mouthfeel is crisp and dry.

Overall: A well executed and rewarding German Pils.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

I'm assuming that this the correct beer, the bar I had it at only listed it as "Pilsner". Served in Imperial Pint glass. Poured a very clean, clear, bright golden yellow color that an inch of white head that had OK retention and very light lacing.

The aroma was a very nice blend of sweet, grainy malts and gentle, even hops. The flavors were the same good features, pleasing grains and smooth hops. The body was smooth and even, but a bit on the sticky side at the finish. Drinkability was very good indeed, you could drink these all day or night. Overall, a very nice take on the style, a must try if you like a good example of the style.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hard for me to go higher with a pils. This one named Hoppy Pils.

A: Classic yellow with a single finger white head. Not much lacing evident.

S: Flowery, herbal hops with grass. Atop cracker and biscuit.

T: White biscuit and cracker carry the herbal, floral, grassy and lemongrass notes. Very clean nice bitterness. As good as Pils gets.

M: Light in body with bright carbonation. The feel is crisp, satisfying, cleansing, and dry.

Hoppy German Pilsner. Well done.

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Pilz from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
3.97 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.
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