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Radeberger Pilsner | Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei

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3.6/5
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1,095 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei
Germany
radeberger.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 03-11-2001

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#38,070
Reviews:
439
Ratings:
1,095
pDev:
14.17%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
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Radeberger is one of my favorites in the German Pils category. Having originally tasted it while traveling overseas in 2003, I am glad it has hit American shores. I can't believe I am just now reviewing it...

Radeberger pours a brilliant, crystal clear gold, with plenty of carbonation. A pure while head rests on top. While big and billowy at first, it quickly descends and leaves just a 1/8" covering. We do see some nice lacing, though.

The aroma is soft and floral, consisting of juicy pears, white pepper, and sugary malts.
Upon tasting, I am also picking up apple, and a very slight herbal hint, (perhaps rosemary). 'Bready' is a very apt descriptor here, and the hopds are almost lemony. The mouth feel is light and crisp. Overall, very refreshing and refined!

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Appealing brown bottle with white and gold labels with a freshness date that is most welcome. It has that perfect herbal hop aroma smell that projects a fresh crispness. The mouth feel is light and clean with some pleasant spicy bitterness and fair amount of carbonation. Yet another example of a quality German Pilsner. So what are you reading this for, go get some! ;)

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11.2oz bottle purchased at Total Wine in Spokane for $1.79. According to the rear label, this is good until June 20, 2013. I may have consumed this in Germany in the late 90s, but I’m not certain.

Poured a crystal clear shade of gold. An inch or so of sudsy, bone white foam perched atop the beer and left a surprising amount of lace.

Soft, grassy and slightly herbal hop scents mingle with a mild biscuity aroma. Seems pretty spot-on for a pilsner.

The taste starts off with grassy and floral hop flavors, a slight lemony flavor, and a very slight taste of honey. Then there’s a mild bready malt flavor that comes in to provide some depth. In the background is a more bitter, herbal hop taste that is most noticeable just before the swallow.

Light bodied and refreshing, with a slightly prickly mouthfeel.

A very tasty German pilsner, one that I’ll be adding to my favorites of the style. I would very much like to return to this in the spring or summer, as it would be an outstanding “backyard” beer.

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Radeberger Pilsner from Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 1,095 ratings
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