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Pivo Pils | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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3.94/5
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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:
#5,396
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 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

Photo of MurphDog14
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CitiFieldSheas
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Canned on 12/30/15

Pours a clear pale straw yellow with a frothy white foam head. Smells like biscuit, honey, spicy citrus, fragrant floral herbs, fresh dank grass, and mild pine. Tastes like zesty citrus, mild honey malt, biscuits, fresh grass, sweet floral herbs, and sharp pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice hoppy pilsner.

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Photo of cggonzo88
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of razorsdescent
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of AD17
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.27/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Transparent yellow-gold with a large foamy head that dies off to a thin spotty mat.

Light citrus and cracker malt are featured on the nose.

Taste is of weed wacker residue, faint pine and lemon, with a very gentle bite of hop bitterness.

A mouthfeel of very cushioned carbonation, yet not overly bubbly.

This is more like a session IPA or APA. The hops definitely take an American slant for the style, which might be detrimental to an official judgement, but still, for a Pilsener, it's tasty.

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Photo of nra818
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Number3red
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pivo Pils from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,993 ratings
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