Perikles Pilsner | Omnipollo

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3.8/5
Very Good
42 Ratings
Perikles PilsnerPerikles Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Omnipollo
Sweden
omnipollo.com

Style: German Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by bark on 04-11-2015

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Ranking:
#21,980
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
42
pDev:
8.95%
 
 
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Ratings: 42 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of avalon07
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Poured from a bottle to a pilsner glass. Had a golden yellow color and a hazy texture. There was a small amount of creamy, bright white head that lasted an average amount of time. Good lacing.

S: A decent, but not powerful, aroma of hops, malt, citrus, yeast, and wheat.

T: Tasted of a moderate amount of citrus fruit (lemon, orange), a tinge of yeast, a slight grassy quality, a fair shot of malt, some hops, and a bready quality. A solid enough flavor that seems to get better as it goes on. Oddly, it's a bit thin and watery at first, but then levels out into a sweet, malty palate. Not bad.

F: A well-carbonated beer with a zesty finish. Light-bodied.

O: This beer certainly has its flaws, but ultimately it works. Drinkable, but nothing spectacular.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured to a tumbler glass.

A: The body is bright yellow and hazy. The head is white, it's half a finger thick but shows good retention and lacing.
S: The aroma is yeasty and malty, but there's in the back a very small hint of citrus. Probably some cool hops were used here.
T: The taste has a small citric touch of blood oranges and lemon zest, and then finishes with the usually empty and minimally bitter finish of a pilsner. Cool innovation on the beginning of the sip.
M: Body is low. Carbonation is high and almost perfect. Bitterness is low but it dries out the mouth a bit.
O: It's a good pilsener due to the twist on the taste using citrus but nothing remarkable.

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Photo of mothman
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

White head. Golden straw yellow. On tap at the hatt.

Bready and malty with earthy hops. Biscuit with a touch of pine. Ends with a floral bitterness.

Light bodied. Okay but not my favorite pilsner. Worth a try.

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Photo of JamFuel
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.35/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mytu420
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mattias
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thumperskibum
3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
4.12/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy, straw color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Good retention and great lacing. Smells of wheat, pale malt, slight Euro yeast, hint of sulfur, hint of caramel malt, hint of grass, and a hint of hops. Fits the style of a German Pilsner. Mouth feel is harp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a distinct dryness. Tastes of hint of sweet malt, pale malt, hint of hops, hint of caramel malt, slight Euro yeast, and a hint of wheat. Overall, good appearance, aroma, body, and blend.

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Photo of brandonld23
4.33/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of aleigator
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a completely unfiltered color, with a small head, immediately collapsing to a bubbly lacing.

Smells of rich, bready wheat, together with a lime note and marzipan. Has a pleasant soft yeast sourness above these aromas adding to the lime, evoking the impression of this being a very smooth drinking beer.

Has a higher carbonation, which is entirely entangled into the beers profound wheat qualities, leading to a very soft mouthfeel with a refreshing quality to it.

Tastes of so much lime, the aromas didn't reveal these at all. Packs a well build hop punch, hitting the palate at the same time as wheat does its work, smoothing out the taste, creating a pleasant balance. Lime goes all the way in this, while never unbalanced, it is allowed to blend into soft wheat, warm toffee and coppery carbonation bubbles at the end, providing a great depth of flavors while remaining easy drinkable. During the finish, wheat and bread prevail among an aqueous quality, joined by a very late, pleasant dryness.

This is certainly a unique approach for a Pils, very headstrong and still focussed. One might argue that it is closer to a pale ale rather than to a Pils, which might be true, if it wasn't for the soft mouthfeel, resulting from the smooth combination of an aqueous quality, wheat and hay.

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Photo of YvesB
2.56/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sludgegnome
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of flagmantho
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 330mL bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: cloudy, silvery-gold hue with a thick finger of frothy white foam. Not a bad look overall, but way too cloudy for a Pilsner.

Smell: lightly sweet and grainy with a big, fresh, green noble-hop aroma. Fantastic hops for the style.

Taste: beautifully delicious grassy green hops with a somewhat grainy, yeasty foundation. I kind of love this.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a big carbonation and very satisfying creaminess.

Overall: it doesn't look the part for the style, but its aroma and flavor are especially heightened and delicious. Fantastico.

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Photo of dcmchew
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marius
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark golden pour, hazy, with a dense but thin head. Kind of smells like a pilsner, but with citrus and wheat thrown into the mix. Lemon, lemon zest, wheat and yeast taste. Very drinkable and refreshing, with a light body, medium carbonation and a citrusy bitter aftertaste.

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Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle into lager glass, best before 3/17/2016. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy golden straw color with a 1 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon, lime, orange zest, wheat, cracker, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance of citrus/earthy hops and moderate pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, lime, orange zest, wheat, cracker, light honey, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, lime, orange zest, wheat, cracker, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and robustness of citrus/earthy hops and moderate pale malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Very clean on lager flavors with zero yeast ester notes present. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.3%. Overall this is a very nice German pilsner style. All around good robustness and balance of citrus/earthy hops and moderate pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Hellpop65
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Jamato14
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of begske
3.86/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Waggman
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Came out a little more clouded than a classic pilsner but just a bit hazy. Has that crisp aroma of a good solid pils. It is a good smooth taste that rolls over the tongue, not too bitter or not too sharp as you might get from a european pils. For me, felt a little, not bland, but weak in the body without that little more sharpness to it. Finishes easy and smooth and lingers pleasantly over the tongue.

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Perikles Pilsner from Omnipollo
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 42 ratings