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Pivo Pils | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
1,993 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:
#5,403
Reviews:
317
Ratings:
1,993
pDev:
10.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
111
Gots:
458
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,993 |  Reviews: 317
Photo of crwrunner
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The aroma has a bright hop aroma that reminds me of lemon and lemon grass. The grainy malt aroma that is usually in pilsners is not there. I get a lot of floral and lemongrass and the bitterness of a lemon from the taste. Not my favorite. Very drying in the mouth. Overall not my favorite from this brewery although I think they did a great job achieving what they set out to do. It is a great beer just not what I like to drink. I think the sapphire hops could go great with a different beer though.

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Photo of Avatar113
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of YoungMtn52
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The look is fairly clear with a light golden tint. There is is a solid hoppy and citrus aroma, but less than others. Then you give it a taste and there is plenty of it as the hops and citrus notes come on strong. The brew is not overally carbonated, but there is a slightly bitter finish. Overall the taste is crisp and enjoyable, but I've had Pils that I have liked better. Overall this is an interesting Pils, good but not great. A respectable Pilsner from a respected brewery.

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

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.32/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pour is straw yellow with minimal head and little to no lacing. Smells of grain, hops, straw, and little soapy. Taste is very nice, full flavor Pils with all the great tastes that should be in a pilsner. Got some hops, malt, citrus, it left you craving more. I really enjoyed this beer. It finished clean and was so well balanced it was just fantastic. Awesome summer beer and anytime for that sake, very enjoyable!

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Photo of APMietelka
3/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slongie
3.39/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lagerquestrian
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hockeypuck
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rjd722
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer-Ed
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of boogerisu
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AMarkle6524
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dogfishbrawler
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bold, clean, complex, and refreshing. A good pilsner should have 3 of those 4 traits and this one sure as hell has them. Delicious.

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Photo of MaltyPythonsHopCircus
4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Such a bold and refreshing pils. Hopping is well balanced with the bready malts. Carbonation is fairly high and adds to the mouthfeel. Overall excellent

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Photo of duvel1979
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of dshansen1184
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tshute
3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SamuelMiller
3.1/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a tulip. The look is suprisingly clear with a light golden tinge. I was not a big fan of the smell, it was slightly hoppy with hints of citrus and a bit of signature Pilsner aroma. The taste was much more impressive than the look and smell. It went down very smooth especially for a 5.3%, but the hop taste was still present in just the right amount. Overall this was a good beer, not an instant favorite but definitely a solid Pilsner from a solid brewery

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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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