Radeberger Pilsner
Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei

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From:
Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei
 
Germany
Style:
German Pilsner
Ranked #415
ABV:
4.8%
Score:
82
Ranked #26,841
Avg:
3.61 | pDev: 14.13%
Reviews:
481
Ratings:
761
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 24, 2022
Added:
Mar 11, 2001
Wants:
  47
Gots:
  226
SCORE
82
Good
Radeberger PilsnerRadeberger Pilsner
Notes: The Master Brewers of Radeberger Pilsner have been dedicated to crafting nothing but this unparalleled well balanced German Pilsner ever since it was first brewed in the town of Radeberg in 1872. A tradition handed down over the generations to the present day. Its elegant texture has made Radeberger Pilsner one of the finest and most distinguished Premium Pilsners around the world.
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Rated: 3.72 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Nov 18, 2022
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Rated by budsNpils from Texas

3.88/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This is a decent budget German pilsner. Iv had better and worse. For the price and if you can find it fresher it's not bad.
Nov 17, 2022
 
Rated: 3.31 by 12ozfan from Illinois

Nov 03, 2022
 
 
Rated: 2.44 by charleskimmle from Canada (BC)

Oct 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4.47 by RBorsato from Virginia

Oct 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.17 by BubbiesR

Sep 19, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by sickonine from Spain

Sep 07, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by iftcoach from Germany

Sep 05, 2022
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

4.11/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured from an undated 16oz can

On the pour a massive white fine 4 finger head that makes a nice cap over top the rim of my glass. Fine active carbonation in a golden clear body. Very nice lacing on this one.

Smell is honestly really nice for the price. Some nice bready malts with a classic but present German noble hop aroma. Other than that the aroma is clean and light.

Taste follows the aroma with some nice clean German lager yeast notes followed by a nice hoppy noble hopped lager. Clean crackery and lightly bitter with a spicy note.

Feel is both light bit full bodied at the same time. Nice big soft head but crisp and refreshing with an overall dry mouthfeel. Very refreshing and easy to drink with a medium finish.

Overall this is an enjoyable authentic clean and hoppy German pilsner. Not to mention its pretty cheap too. Tasty and the 6 pack of 16oz cans cost as much as an average 12oz 6 pack did a year ago.
Aug 31, 2022
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Reviewed by Ant777uk from England

4.78/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
First time trying this...chilled to 1 centigrade, from a bottle.

Edit...now I have had it about 10 times, so reviewing agian ; )

Strangely I used to much prefer Czech pilsners, but recently have started preferring German ones...I prefer their balance and less flowery hops. Recently ; )

Quite a light colour...lots and lots of head...very smooth. Looks impressive. 4 minutes after pouring into my pilsner glass, the head is still plentiful. One of the most lively pilsners that I have come across, yet still smooth, with small bubbles. As good looking Pilsner as a Duvel almost ; )

Aroma is really brave and punchy. Not as interesting or alive as a West Coast IPA...but for a pilsner, incredible.

Smooth creamy mouth feel, like a pilsner version of Guinness almost. Subtle bitterness that comes through especially at the end...

Totally divine balance between the malt and the hops. More complex hops than a typical Czech pilsner...this has the floweryness in unison with more deep mystical bitterness. And the complexity of the hops is phenomenal. Actually as it warms up above 1 centigrade the flavour certainly improves.

One of the best pilsners I have had, for sure. Super dry but with a mystical everything coming through. I was having a stressful day and night, but this has certainly cured me.

Amazing pilsner, I'm totally surprised that I have neither tried it or even heard of it before ; )

After drinking this more, for me it's the best pilsner in the world, and one of the best beers ever. It's so dry and perfect...I totally love it.
Aug 29, 2022
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Reviewed by chum_husk from Minnesota

3.92/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
16oz can

Clear when poured up, the tall glass is yellow like an ear of corn. Mild pilsner scent, grain, yeast, hops; kinda sweet, subdued. Taste is full - clean malts, bittering hops, very slight metallic/alcohol finish. Easy drinking. *Very* enjoyable
Aug 27, 2022
 
Rated: 3.42 by Beer_Goblin from New York

Aug 21, 2022
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Reviewed by arizcards from North Carolina

4.31/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Picked up a 500ml single from TW-Greenville, SC 6-8-22. Not sure if 22C54 translates to an enjoy by date of 12-20-22; consumed 8-6-22.

Beer poured clear gold with a beautiful white head that has some major hang time.

Nose is crackers, earthy and floral hops. Reminds me of Stroh's back in the 70's.

Taste is spot on with a crackery light malt base that is nicely bittered with noble hops. Finishes freshly bitter; 7/10 on my scale.

Mouthfeel is light bodied and so thirst quenching and refreshing.

Overall an excellent example of the style!
Aug 06, 2022
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.24/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Clear yellow-gold with a densely tall white head leaving an amazing array of speckled curtains lacing the glass in wide layers.

A pleasant palate cleanser indeed, this exhibits sweet yet toasty corn, light straw, a touch of grassy bitterness and grape skin.

The medium body's soft froth comes to a just dry finish.
Aug 01, 2022
 
Rated: 4.4 by Beecham from California

Jul 08, 2022
 
Rated: 3.79 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota

Jul 07, 2022
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Rated by PSanger from Connecticut

4.19/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
On draftin Brooklyn.
Jun 25, 2022
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Reviewed by defunksta from North Dakota

4.18/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: Pours a completely clear, light golden color with a moderate white head. SRM of 6. (4.00)

Aroma: Mild aromas of pale malts, light cracker malts, some dry German yeast, slightly grassy and metallic. (4.00)

Flavor: Mild flavors of pale malts, dry cracker, some dry German yeast with a slight grassy note. Then a pale, dry finish. (4.25)

Feel: Medium to lighter bodied. Strong carbonation. Finishes full and dry. (4.25)

Compared to Paulaner Pils 5/22/22: Pours a slightly lighter color. Milder aromas. More dry yeast, less cracker malt and lemongrass. More carbonation and dryer.

Overall: A really easy-drinking German Pils here. Authentic German yeast and that is dry. Clean, dry, and drinks exactly as it should. Apparently it's the first German Pils ever made, which is pretty impressive. I wonder if they are still using the same recipe here. If so, that would be quite a testament to this beer. (Rating: 4.18)
May 22, 2022
 
Rated: 3.96 by Stignacious from New York

May 02, 2022
 
Rated: 3.64 by SadMachine from New Jersey

May 01, 2022
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Rated by Spark420

3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Nice crisp bitter taste with no skunk.
Mar 24, 2022
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Reviewed by Parker317

4.46/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
I love this beer. While it won’t check every box for all the hardcore beer enthusiasts out there, it’s really been a home run for me.

Chill a glass and pour slow. Perfect body and flavor while being a solid deal price wise.
Mar 16, 2022
 
Rated: 3.41 by JanglezB19 from Canada (ON)

Mar 09, 2022
 
Rated: 3.65 by M4CDO from Massachusetts

Feb 15, 2022
 
Rated: 3.5 by gehille from Pennsylvania

Jan 09, 2022
 
Rated: 3.94 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

Dec 13, 2021
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Reviewed by TheBricenator from Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Look: Crystal clear yellow and even my gentle pour brings on a quickly erupting head that pillows up and slowly settles, leaving great lacing behind
Aroma: Damn, the Covid still has my nose at 10% of what it should be but I’m still getting wafts of floral hops and pilsner malt
Taste: Soda crackers and floral hops come out and kick it off, though this sense is still somewhat muted. Sharp cracker-like notes and a floral hop bite at the end too
Mouthfeel: Light but full, medium-high carbonation, crisp and clean throughout, and even dulled, this has a very dry finish, which I dig
Overall: This is tasty and I wish I’d rated it before my taste and smell took a such a hit but it is still quite good. Authentic tasting, well-made, and refreshing, plus that awesome dry finish that I absolutely love in pilsners
Dec 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4.46 by superwho24 from Arkansas

Nov 16, 2021
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Reviewed by barneyrubble from Colorado

3.3/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
L- Nice 2F white foamy head with moderate lace an d typical German transparent gold color.
N- Big malty nose, with a touch of spicy hops
T-Light cereal like barley and a touch of bitterness.
M-A bit watery in texture due to the very fine carbonation which is too light for me. Some slickness and a dry hoppy finish.
O- I am a bit disappointed and wish the beer had a bigger malt backbone. to balance the bitterness. Texture is too watery for me as well
Oct 10, 2021
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Rated by Kubishark from Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Had in Germany, honestly very impressed with this one. One of my favorites of my time there.
Oct 08, 2021
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Reviewed by LanceBiggums from Canada (AB)

3.56/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Nice head, though I swigged this back too fast to see if it would stick around. Typical German Pils appearance, smell, and taste, though balanced slightly more towards the hopoy side. Doughy malt became slightly more apparent as it warmed up. Nice mouthfeel, maybe due to the gentler carbonation that others apparently noticed but which passed me by. Overall a drinkable, sessionable, and refreshing German Pils, if not especially flavourful.
Sep 21, 2021
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Reviewed by Brad007 from Vermont

3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Canned 5/17/21. Pours a whitish-gold hue with a nice fluffy head into my glass. Sweet and doughy upfront with a touch of hops. Crisp, sweet and again, the right touch of bitterness towards the back. My only complaint is that it isn't as cold as I'd like it. Otherwise, you cannot go wrong. A tip when searching for imported beer is to see if there are dates on the bottoms of the cans.
Aug 22, 2021
 
Rated: 3.44 by jeschaefer from Texas

Aug 04, 2021
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Reviewed by ATL6245 from Georgia

4.03/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Appearance: Brilliant, clear pale gold. Fluffy head with good retention.

Aroma: Herbal/earthy & floral hops. Grainy malt.

Flavor & aftertaste: Spicy/herbal and earthy hops. Mild level of bitterness that lingers a bit. Low sweetness.

Mouth-feel: Soft, slightly creamy mouth-feel. Low to moderate carbonation. Short, clean crisp finish.

Overall: Traditional well crafted German pils. Has a marked herbal, earthy aroma & taste. No flaws. Always a good choice with German style foods or a hot, summer day.
Aug 01, 2021
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Reviewed by BritCvS from Virginia

4.6/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
I really like this one. It looks great, slightly deeper gold color compared to the others. Rich aroma. Excellent full and almost too malty taste, but balanced for me. What makes it really great is the feel as the carbonation is a little lower in these 6 can packs I'm getting in Virginia.
Jul 25, 2021
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Rated by Captain68 from Russian Federation

3.43/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
87,5
Jul 12, 2021
 
Rated: 3.85 by kjkinsey from Texas

Jul 09, 2021
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