Pivo Pils | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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3.94/5
Very Good
2,040 Ratings
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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

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Added by UCLABrewN84 on 07-22-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,308
Reviews:
333
Ratings:
2,040
pDev:
10.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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117
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465
Trade:
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1/5  rDev -74.6%

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1.12/5  rDev -71.6%

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1.92/5  rDev -51.3%

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1.97/5  rDev -50%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer is just a hair better then Miller Lite. Not kidding. looks like water, has a bland dry with just a little bit of hops added. Maybe this is what they were going for. I guess for a beer to introduce non craft beer types, this would be a great start.

This is coming from someone who loves IPA's, (hophead) but I also enjoy/drink miller lite, landshark, etc. This beer is just an overpriced boring beer. If you see it, move your hand over to the miller lite box and save a few dollars.

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Photo of Franck
2/5  rDev -49.2%

Pils yeasts taste too much and i'm searching the "hoppy". Looks like a poor European pils. Maybe a lack of freshness.

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2/5  rDev -49.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -42.9%

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2.28/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Extremely mediocre. Go bye some Victory if you want a hoppy beer.

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2.41/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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2.42/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Had on tap awhile back at The Answer in RVA. Typically I'm a fan of pilsners, but this one had a very sour, black peppery spice to it that really made it rather unpleasant. Since I'm not seeing anyone else mention this in their reviews, I'm thinking I will likely try it again in the future and see if I get the same smell/taste. If I have a better experience, I will of course update my score.

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On tap @ the Arrogant Butcher, Phoenix AZ.

The only hop character I could pull out of this was a Noble hop, very earthy and bitter and towards the end of the palate. Nothing special to me.

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.71/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

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2.78/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.81/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Out of the Bottle
Very nice straw/gold color. Proper carbonation and a nice white head that left a healthy lace after dissipating. Flavor is dominated by the hops. Though a spicy hop character is appropriate for a pils, I think this one was too much for the style. The bitterness had an astringent quality that lingers on the tongue for quite awhile. There is little to no contribution from the malt side to balance the bitterness and the yeast was neutral.

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Pivo Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 2,040 ratings