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Pivo Pils | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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3.94/5
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1,989 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

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,324
Reviews:
316
Ratings:
1,989
pDev:
10.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 1,989 |  Reviews: 316
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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Photo of BltByKrmn
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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Photo of F_riedrich
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of megamick
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

Photo of atigerlife
3.86/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours clear with a 1-finger head. Small amount of small carbonation rising.

Aroma of hay. Musty. Corn.

Taste is light hops. Grassy at the end. Bready. Malt.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and cleansing.

Overall, a decent beer. What I like about it is that it is sessionable. Very nice everyday beer that can go with a variety of food. Seems rare these days.

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

Photo of LukeGude
3.78/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass at home. Basically just a pilsner, not as hoppy as a pale ale. Nothing wrong with that, easy drinker.

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Photo of ToddSoonerFan
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Pivo Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,989 ratings
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