Pivo Pils | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Pivo PilsPivo Pils
BA SCORE
3.94/5
1,982 Ratings
Pivo PilsPivo Pils
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 07-22-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,146
Reviews:
314
Ratings:
1,982
pDev:
10.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
109
Gots:
449
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Photo of TheWildGame
4.58/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Amp
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Treycotton
3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fusebuddy
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paullmcm25
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DAVIDWYCKOFF
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pint glass on tap.
Nice light golden color, prettier than AALs and Trumer. Very faint smell (drank outside on a sunny day), but smells like fine barley. Phenomenal taste; i generally drink hoppier beers than this, however the hops are nice and bright and totally complement the pale malt profile. Slightly grassy in a pleasant way, reminds me of a ripe barley field. Feel is exactly what i want in a pils; just enough bite up front, then smooth down the throat.
Excellent summer beer, for hopheads and lager drinkers alike.

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Photo of aufie
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDudeFromTheThing
3.3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TonyTwins
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lic217
4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: light yellow, crystal clear, nice lacing
Aroma: Sweet bready malt, lager, floral hops
Taste sweet in the middle, taste lager yeast, bready malt, and floral hops, finishes dry and bitter
Feel: Nice, but a touch too thin, good carbonation level
Overall: Really good Pilsner.

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

Photo of David19457
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Perhaps rating a refreshing Pilsner after mowing the lawn isn't fair, but this was a very enjoyable beer. Hoppy, crisp, with a good balance between malt sweetness and carbonation to give it a decent feel.

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Photo of chicagoish
3.31/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MontfortBrew
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ilikebeer03
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 57md
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a crystal clear straw color with about a finger of head. The nose has that distinct pils smell. The taste is crisp and clean with a dry finish.

This is an above average example of the style.

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Photo of ricknelson
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.88/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of repl1ca
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppyBastard
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "bottled on" date 3-24-16.

APPEARANCE: pours a beautiful, clear and golden color with one-finger white head that slowly dissipated until a thin unbroken layer of small bubbles remained, there is moderate lacing on the glass, medium carbonation,.

SMELL: sweet bread and an earthy metallic smell.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet bread and then a dank and mildly metallic hop profile.

PALATE: medium body and carbonation.

OVERALL: this is a great looking beer but otherwise unremarkable, I enjoyed it but would not seek this one out as there are better options available, the metallic hop profile is not what I'm looking for.

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

Pours a bright straw colored golden hue. Clear and crisp with lots of bubbles coursing through the beer. Two finger white head dissipates leaving sticky lacing along the side of the glass and a white film along the outside of the beer. Very nice looking.

Smell has aromas of straw and German hops with of undertones of floral notes and freshly cut grass.

Taste has notes of sweet straw, honey, German hops, with some floral notes, grass, and some lemon zest. This gives way to a bitter finish. Its not an IPA bitterness, but afresh cut grass-y unpleasant bitterness. I can't find a bottling date on this one, but I wonder if its an older bottle.

Feel is light, thin, crisp. Medium carbonation provides a bit of tingle and zip. Very drinkable.

Overall a nice American interpretation of a German Pilsener. Definitely not a strict Geman style, but in and of itself its a tasty beer.

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Photo of Ristaccia
4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Babbatron
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pivo Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,982 ratings
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