Flensburger Pilsener | Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

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81
good
274 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 10-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
274
Reviews:
118
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
14.77%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
66
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 274 |  Reviews: 118
Photo of BlackVeg
3.61/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
2.62/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

From Hipercor. In Teku glass. At dinner, with sausages sandwich with cheese and york ham. Clean, crisp and refreshing, but with more grassy bitterness than Id like. Nice smooth feeling foam

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Photo of Beginner2
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed in Roger Protz' "300 More Beers To Try Before You Die", a sequel to his CAMRA classic.
Also a "1001."

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Photo of Chinakalva
2.71/5  rDev -23%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of wejohnsn
4.63/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beerinabottle
4.59/5  rDev +30.4%
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 BubbleBobble
3.13/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of innominat
3.94/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KyeKeefe
3.13/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drmeto
3.44/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L:
-pours a clear straw golden with a big,foamy,white head
-high carbonation visible
S:
-lemon,honey,grassy,spicy,DMS
T:
-lemon,zesty,grassy,spicy,DMS,corn sweetness
-medium to high,lingering bitterniss
-dry finish, but not Jever-dry
F:
-medium to high carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Decent North German Pilsener.

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Photo of windowside
2.52/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of matuto
4.01/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of soupyman10
3.24/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Yalcin
3.51/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.09/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shadman
3.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Klaus_W
3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dzu
3.44/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kniles38
3.78/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rh0enix
2.61/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of biboergosum
3.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml, swing-top bottle, a pleasant-seeming new Teutonic line of brews now available in Alberta. The brewery name does seem like something off of Futurama, FWIW.

This beer pours a clear, rather pale golden straw colour, with four fingers of puffy, loosely foamy, and yet chunky off-white head, which leaves some deeply layered sudsy lace around the glass as things evenly subside.

It smells of bready, doughy pale malt, white saltine crackers, soft earthy yeast, a bit of pome fruitiness, and gritty leafy, weedy, and grassy hops. The taste is testy grainy and crackery cereal-inflected pale malt, one almost bereft of any sweetness, some still middling yeast, an ethereal sense of yeasty acridity, and the same zesty leafy, herbal, and grassy hops from aroma renown.

The carbonation is quite heady and engaging in its probing and forceful frothiness, the body a so-so middleweight, and sort of smooth, like a sidewalk that doesn't draw blood when you unceremoniously faceplant upon it. Things finish barely off-dry, the grainy pale malt, a late-arriving gasohol astringency, and some sturdy 'n peppy noble hops carrying the day.

Overall, not bad, but hardly among the pantheon of incredibly better renderings of the style from said middle European country - ok, ok, GERRRRRMANNNY! (thank you, Rammstein). Easy to drink, though, if you approach this one in the same vein as one might the Granville Island, Pyramid, or Leinenkugel (and not just because the latter sounds so very German) offerings of our brave new brewing world.

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Photo of der_meister
3.32/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of archyquaffer
3.74/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 330 ml flip top bottle into a pilsener glass. This cute little bottle will be good for home brew. A moderate pour produces a billowy, slightly chunky head that seems pretty sticky. The beer is a pale golden with about average carbonation.

I get that minerally, sweet, and slightly floral aroma that I experience with Euro lagers and many English pale ales as well. There's also a sharp little tang that makes its presence felt in the overall flavor. The flavors are pretty subtle, but a perceived sweetness combines with some mineral and floral qualities to keep it more interesting than a typical American lager. The finish is accented by a fair amount of earthy and tonic-like bitterness that's not as apparent at first sip.

I thought this beer was reasonably priced at about 2-something for the bottle, which will have an afterlife holding my home brew. If this was even cheaper and came in cans, I would think of this as a go-to beer in the summer months.

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Photo of 123321123321
3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danilov
5/5  rDev +42%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Flensburger Pilsener from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
3.52 out of 5 based on 274 ratings.
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