Pivo Pils | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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3.94/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by UCLABrewN84 on 07-22-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,396
Reviews:
317
Ratings:
1,993
pDev:
10.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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111
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Photo of scottvanbelois
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zuidman
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mpyle
4.39/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Straw colored and brilliantly clear. Pours big white head, mousse-like and long lasting.

Spicy floral hop nose, otherwise quite clean.

A bit of malt to go with the big hop flavor, some initial sweetness. Seems more in the Czech Pils realm with the malt and softer hop bitterness. Very clean and with enough hop bitterness to demand another sip. Definitely one that urges copious consumption.

Medium body and med-high carbonation. Crisp and refreshing, no astringency or harshness or warming.

Always nice to find an American Pils that is as good as any in the world. Nice melding of malt and hops, balanced and delicious.

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Photo of Lelampp
4.31/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shortbox81
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mdog
3.59/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a 12oz can:

Appearance: Clear yellow, good head.

Smell: Corn, bit of grass.

Taste: Moderate sweetness with moderate grassy finish. Not very dry for a pilsner.

Overall: Picked up a 6 pack in Iowa, turns out it was a little old (canned in April). Didn't taste old, but not quite as hoppy as expected. Still was a pretty decent pilsner.

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Photo of ffshore545
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sethcroisant
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Buannaich
3.42/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of -steve-
3.55/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: Pale, straw coloured beer that is topped by thick pillowy foam that lasts a good while. As it dissipates it leaves behind thick lacing on the sides of the glass. In this case a fluted, Jever Pilsner glass. Aside from the head it looked like sparkling wine with delicate bubbles rising through the beer.
S: I could detect delicate floral notes along with the distinct pilsner twang.
T: Not as hoppy as I would have thought. Floral and spicy notes come through.
F: Dry.
O: Certainly a more flavourful rendition than a macrobrew pilsner (I'm looking at you Labatt's Blue). The mild hops adds a nice depth to an otherwise delicate beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ajdemma
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dream
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ledouge
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of curlybird
3.65/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of onlymurderers
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SayBoom
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of freshbeer7
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look: Sparkling gold, exactly how a pilsner should look

Smell: Herbal, grassy hops with that sweet bready smell that reminds you what a pilsner should smell like

Taste: Unrivaled. Easily the best year round pilsner available in the US. Perfect amount of hoppiness and malt sweetness.

Feel: Perfectly carbonated, medium body feel.

Overall: I could drink this beer every day for the rest of my life. I would easily take this over the hopped up imperial IPAs or pastry barrel aged stouts. This is what beer should be. Vastly underrated.

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4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bondjedi
3.2/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Pivo Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,993 ratings
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