Burial Beer Co.

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Burial Beer Co.
North Carolina, United States
German Pilsner
Ranked #124
Ranked #14,323
3.94 | pDev: 12.94%
Oct 13, 2023
Apr 12, 2020
A humble offering. The tax paid for our sins. For among the catacombs of our prized memoirs, we shall uncover the prestige of elegance through the veil of simplicity. Made with a decoction of 100% German Pilsner malt to maximize the capability of this remarkable grain. Hopped extensively in our whirlpool with Grungeist, Saaz and Hallertau Blanc. A beautiful complexion of culinary compliment. Your repeatable drinkable, dream-fulfiller.
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: A bubble show builds into a three-finger head; the liquid below is goldenstraw colored with a chill haze; strong retention and clumpy lacing

Smell: Grassy and somewhat floral with a bready malt backbone

Taste: Bready and floral flavors forward with a growing grassy aspect; low to moderate bitterness through the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: A very approachable pilsner with a surprising floral aspect
Oct 13, 2023
Rated: 3.75 by jroof1 from Massachusetts

Aug 04, 2023
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Rated by pathman from Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
07/14/23 can @ home
Jul 15, 2023
Rated: 4.18 by markallmon from Tennessee

Jul 10, 2023
Rated: 4 by FLBeerGuy from Florida

Jun 13, 2023
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Chill fogged burnt yellow with a moderately short but dense white head settling to a fine film leaving tall walls of fine wobbly lacing.

Softly crisp and pleasantly toasty, a floral, buzzing bitterness recedes to an exhale of faint white wheat and corn.

The medium body is biting and comes to a dry swallow.

Aug 02, 2022
Rated: 3.85 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin

Dec 23, 2021
Rated: 3.91 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Oct 31, 2021
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a clear golden color with a nice head and lacing
Aroma has pleasant lemongrass hints
The taste follows the nose with a very pleasant lemongrass flavor
A light bodied well carbonated crisp beer
A good Pilsner
Aug 23, 2021
Rated: 3.94 by Keananmichael5 from California

Jul 11, 2021
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Reviewed by Vetbidder from Pennsylvania

3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Way too aggressive pour produces and almost see through light golden brew with a big rocky top head, looks nice for this style. I can’t say I’m in love with the nose but it’s pretty big and bready with a touch of that saz nose. Ok, although not mineral or spicy like some pils can be, this flavor is pretty between sweet bready malts and slight hop bitter to make a tasty brew. Crisp yet slightly creamy and thinner with a good amount of carbonation, this beer is decent.
May 13, 2021
Rated: 4.15 by o29 from Texas

May 09, 2021
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Reviewed by Tsar_Riga from Minnesota

4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A - Clear golden body, pouring with a huge pillowy head. Lots of lacing, a wispy cap.

S - Bright hop nose, grassy and spice, and a typical pilsner note of funk.

T - A nice open of grassy hops, a lemon note, and honey malt sweetness. The finish is subtly bitter.

M - Brisk carbonation with light weight, and quick clean finish.

O - A very well built American version of a traditional pilsner.
May 02, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by RBorsato from Virginia

Apr 29, 2021
Rated: 3.88 by SouthCrescent from Pennsylvania

Apr 27, 2021
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
nice fresh tasting pilsner beer. crisp and smooth taste
Apr 15, 2021
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Reviewed by beergoot from Colorado

4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pale yellow body; dense carbonation with lively, small bubble carbonation; incredible dense and billowy white head, long lasting; rings and patches of foam stick to the glass. Beautiful aroma; mild grain notes with hops exuding sweet grass and soft, fruity esters. Incredibly balanced taste; light toasted malt with a moderate hop bitterness; very clean. Light to moderate mouthfeel; crisp; very gentle grain warmth.

This beer is one beautiful mo-fo. It nails the German pilsner style. Its initial simplicity manages to reveal deeper levels of complexity and depth as it opens up, delivering a wondrous drinking experience.
Apr 14, 2021
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: The beer is relatively clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high white head that died down a bit but consistently left a short head covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of green grapes and bready malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of white grapes with underlying notes of bready malts and grassy hops. There is a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The aromas and flavors of green grapes in this pilsner are interesting and remind me of a Kölsch.

Serving type: can
Apr 04, 2021
Rated: 4.18 by needMIbeer from Virginia

Apr 01, 2021
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Reviewed by mntlover from Tennessee

4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a light chill hazed yellow color with a fluffy thumb sized white head, leaves some nice lace.

Aroma is bready light herbal, lemon citrus and grass notes.

Nice bready malt base the carbonation brings the herbal/grassy notes to the front they dance on the tongue for a while the finish is herbal with hints of lemon citrus. Nice, favorable and clean pretty nice pilsner.

Mouthfeel is lighter with lightly peppy carbonation.

Overall a enjoyable light pilsner.
Mar 22, 2021
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Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 41 ratings