Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener | Warsteiner Brauerei

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Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Premium German Pilsener

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Warsteiner Brauerei

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

purchased this from Giant, enjoyed in a glass chilled, shared with tenderbranson69.

The color is golden with good clarity very good retention and fine bead with spotty lace stickage. The smell has a familiar sulfur and light malt scent with slight herbal hop aroma. The feel is very good with medium carbonation and subtle sweetness and semi-dry finish.

The flavor begins malty and seems spicier toward the finish with moderately smooth malt flavor and light hints of floral hops adding the mild fruitiness in the yeast. Overall a very good beer, not the best pilsner I have had though

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This is a nice German lager. It's drinkable and reflects the German style. Im sure this is reheitsgebot. I love these light lagers when it's warm outside. I've had better German style beers, and this one is just alright in comparison to others I have had. Nonetheless I like to support German brewing and fuehrers everywhere.

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An admittedly overzealous pour of this 11.2 oz. can of Warsteiner "Premium German Beer" produces a straw-golden body of brew, which supports a thick snow-white head with plenty of staying power.

The nose is typical of German Pilseners: mild; slightly sweet; subtle hints of herbs and spices.

The first sip unfolds slowly on the palate. Sweet malts lead the way, but are quickly balanced by some mild aroma hops. Bitter hops emerge towards the end and are substantial enough to hold their own and keep the sweet malts from outstaying their welcome. Well-balanced.

As the mild carbonation suggested, this beer is light and crisp on the palate.

Warsteiner Premium isn't the kind of hoppy, dry pilsener that American breweries are putting out these days. Perhaps that explains why it is undervalued at BeerAdvocate.com. But it is a beautiful representation of the drinkable sophistication that typifies German beer. I'll be revisiting this one.

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Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener from Warsteiner Brauerei
3.43 out of 5 based on 2,103 ratings.
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