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Flensburger Pilsener | Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

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3.54/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
Germany
flens.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 10-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,795
Reviews:
122
Ratings:
284
pDev:
14.69%
Bros Score:
3.35
 
 
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10
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Photo of Danilov
5/5  rDev +41.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Cresant
4.85/5  rDev +37%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured this 12 oz. brown ceramic flip-top bottle into a plisner flute. Bottle was dated 7-10-06. Pop-gun "pop" when opened.

Body was a crystal clear pale golden-yellow. Head was very tall and required waiting a few minutes in order to pour the remaining beer into the large glass.

Smell was of crisp, clean grains. Leafy hop aroma. Very appetizing. No skunkiness.

Taste was sweet, rich malts and raspy noble hops. A great combination and an awesome pilsner representation. Bitter, crispy, dry finish.

Mouthfeel was smooth and rounded, yet zesty and scrubbing at the same time. Medium carbonation. Very nice, what I hope for in a Euro pilsner.

I am sad that I only purchased one. Extremely drinkable, perhaps my new favorite pilsner. I will search for this one.

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Photo of RollTide05
4.85/5  rDev +37%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is one of the best German Pilsners that I have ever had and I have had a lot of them. Overall smell is clean with some herbal hops mixed in. The taste has a lot of flavor and with herbal hops that bitter it up very well. Very balanced with a malty sweetness but I really like the hops. Overall hop profile makes this beer an amazing German Pils. One of the best I have had and I don't think that it gets the respect that it deserves b/c most reviewers don't get it fresh. Try this one.

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Photo of athegreatest83
4.75/5  rDev +34.2%

Photo of Newliverplease
4.65/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

After trying hundred if not thousands of beers from all over the world, I have noticed that certain countries/regions do certain styles better than almost everyone else. In my opinion, the Germans do the pilseners best, and this is one of my favorite German pilseners.

Pours a lovely yellow with a thin white head with the smell of any and everything you would want from a pilsener. In taste, both hops and malt are extremely prevalent yet balanced and the carbonation is medium which compliments the balanced ingredients quite well. Mothfeel is maybe a bit too thick and smooth for a pils, but even though it is the beer's worst quality it is still quite good.

Been drinking this one for years and I still get excited when I get my hands on this one.

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Photo of wejohnsn
4.63/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of raphe
4.63/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is a bier it is hard for me to be objective about. It was considered a local brew when I lived in Hamburg and introduced me to real German beer. It's fresh, crisp and has a nice blend of hop and malt. It's best no colder than 45f. I'm always happy to find it in Idaho.

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Photo of beerinabottle
4.59/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

First time I have seen this pilsner in its cute little bottle in Ireland. Easy to drink not not expensive.

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Photo of RadiationNeon
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of foghornleghorn22
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of Ftvigil
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of brandonld23
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of tyfosho
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of MustaPekka
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of Premo88
4.45/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz. bottle poured into pilsener
(01.04.15 best by date)

L: clear as water, light yellow, very pale with a thick marshmallow of a head, over 1 inch of pure white that sticks and laces and is making me tear up -- THIS is a beer! bubbles continue to cascade up through the column and keeps a thick skin on top ... so much foam. not a hint of amber.

S: grain ice cold; a hint of grass; opens up into some nice bready malt notes as it warms

T: perfect balance of sharp hop bite and sweet bready malt ... very green grassy spicy hops; lightly toasted barley -- really tastes good even when ice cold (taste is there before the nose opens up)

F: perhaps just a hair light, watery ... otherwise, fantastic -- plenty of carbonation and enough weight

O: love this brew, and while it's just a twinge over-priced, it's going into my permanent rotation. a near-perfect pils

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Photo of axxe
4.35/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of roddwolff
4.35/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It is my third beer Flensburger, I enjoyed it after humiliating to caifanes in sudden strike. In the appearance theres a brilliant golden color, thin head of foam that look like cotton; the smell is citrus, some essences of orange and plum; in the taste, first is sweet malt with an earth hoppy end, very tasty; the mouthfeel is bitter and sweet, with a ligneous of wood, very refreshing, body and medium gasification; in the drinkability is the best flensburger than I have tested, good to enjoy with food or alone.

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Photo of Bighuge
4.27/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best by 7-10-2006

Appearance: Clear, pale yellow. Copious amounts of carbonation are present. Thick crop of bleached white head. Lacing is great. I'd give this an even higher rating in this category if the color was more "golden" in nature.

Aroma: Biscuity malts. Doughy malts. Herbal and floral hops. Nice blend. I like sniffing this one.

Taste: Solid bready, biscuity, crackery like malt base. This is speckled with pleasant spicy, herbal, hay-like hop qualities. Nice combination of hops and malt.

Mouthfeel: Solid level of carbonation. Gives a good "scouring" of the palate. Medium-full body. Alcohol is unnoticeable.

Drinkability. I find great pleasure in finding new (to me) examples of good pilsners. And this is one of them. This would be great with a variety of foods as well as on the back patio on a hot summer (or spring) day.

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Photo of clarknova
4.26/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PancakeMcWaffles
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of BlueRidgeBeerHound
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of KenSpliffyJr
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of nygannon
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of PBRstreetgang
4.19/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a golden straw, as clear as an unmuddied lake of deepest summer. Dense white foam fills the glass, then gradually settles to a solid rocky head that forms big sticky patches of lace. Saaz and hallertau nose with a pilsener malt background -not very strong- but a nice honey aroma comes through as it warms. Pale and crisp pilsener flavor that hints at sweetness. Spicy saaz and noble hop bitterness in the aftertaste with a surprising lack of dryness; these flavors remain strong into the finish but never become overpowering. The carbonation is mild and the body is thin, making it very easy to swig on.

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Photo of toom
4.16/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Always drink it from the bottle - always served without a glass in Hamburg. Love it cold, refreshing, tasty, satisfying plop when you open the bottle. A favourite in St Pauli.

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Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 284 ratings
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