Flensburger Pilsener | Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

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81
good
277 Ratings
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77
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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:
277
Reviews:
120
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
14.77%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
69
For Trade:
0
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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

Photo of Jstarr2517
3.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.6/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ralph-pine
3.6/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light and refreshing. Good Pilsener. Tasty, with a flavor to toast malt.

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Photo of Haybeerman
3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redsoxjim
3.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sporklift87
3.86/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rihup
2.84/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of vinivini
3.47/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Anacross
3.57/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Decent and fairly priced german pilsener. Crisp and easy to drink. Not too bitter. It's cheap so give it a try :-)

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Photo of Bogdawg
3.34/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of janubio
2.34/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Clear golden colour, with a good head that fades soon, leaving a good lace. Smell of grains and hops. Medium to light body, fizzy carbonation. Taste of grains, some bitterness. Dull averge beer, but easy to drink.

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Photo of LooseMoose1978
3.33/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of torwart68
3.23/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of torwart94
2.85/5  rDev -19%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of coltonbrimhall
3.62/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

-look is golden not clear slightly unfiltered looking
- smells is very mellow some earth and hop tones, bread
- taste is very smooth and some hop bitterness towards the end but not as crisp as others in this style
- kinda flat almost has a skunked feel...
- overall a good pilsner better than most made but not a winner for me

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Photo of JackieKu
3.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: brilliant straw gold under a 1” sudsy white foam collar that grips the glass leaving thin sheets of lace.
S: Bread, a slight earthiness.
T: light bread leading to a moderate earthy hop bitterness on the finish.
F: Medium light body and medium carbonation.
O: A decent beer but other than the cute bottle, nothing really stands out to distinguish it.

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Photo of raphe
4.63/5  rDev +31.5%
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 admiral
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of flyingpig
3.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle from Beers of Europe website (£1.89):
This one was a very nice German pilsner, maybe not a definite classic but a good beer nonetheless and one well worth trying. With this being my first time trying it from a glass as apposed to from the bottle it was about as good as I remember. easy to drink and quite crisp at the end; a decent beer.

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Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.69/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Flensburger Pilsener from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
3.52 out of 5 based on 277 ratings.
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