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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:
#5,330
Reviews:
316
Ratings:
1,989
pDev:
10.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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111
Gots:
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Ratings: 1,989 |  Reviews: 316
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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Photo of HorseheadsHophead
4.49/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L: Crystal clear straw with a big, fluffy white head. Carbonation is effervescent, retention is excellent, and lacing comes in soapy sheets.

S: Big floral, like crushed white flowers, lemon and grass with faint prickles of white pepper, and lightly sweet cracker and honey.

T: Hoppy, yet nicely balanced. Huge amounts of juicy lemon and pithy orange. Crushed white flowers, sweet green pepper, lemongrass, and lemon zest. The malt balance is subtle yet pleasantly sweet of crackers dipped in honey. Hints of cantaloupe and honeydew melon. Finished crisp, clean, and dry with just a hint of lingering grassy hops.

F: Excellent mouthfeel. LIght, but never watery. The heavy carbonation is like champagne and pushes the beer rapidly across the palate. When the pour is aggressive enough to produce a large head, it feels pillowy and soft in the mouth. Truly a pleasant drinking experience.

O: One of the best American pilsners on the market. It has everything you want in a pilsner in droves. One of my favorite pilsners overall. A phenomenal beer.

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Photo of Branlott42
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

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

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