Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener | Warsteiner Brauerei

Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Premium German Pilsener
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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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Added by canadianbarman on 07-19-2001

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Photo of laramis
3.27/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: the beer is a pale gold looks like a standard lager but has a larger head that stays a while and has good lacing

S: Grass and hops a very fresh crisp scent and maybe some citrus and a bit of malt

T: follows the smell pleasant in the beginning with a general pilsner taste that is then finished buy a slightly bitter aftertaste

M: Standard crisp pilsner feel goes down easy

O: While this is a good lager and quite drinkable i dont think that it is as deserving of praise as it is given ya it is better the the standard american lager dont get me wrong but it just isnt doing it for me

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Photo of Ammon
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of purppy
4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of matjack85
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Kpitevl
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Mattyb79
2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of jmarsh123
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Rgalvin
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of bigolbeerbelly
4.08/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is average pours a thin yellow classic lager look but with a think white head that dissipates quick.

Classic lager beer smell nothing really special.

Taste is outstanding , very nice lawnmower beer with a distinct hop flavor. Saaz I think

Mouthfeel has a high carbonation but and light body. Typical of this stle of beer.

Overall my favorite lawnmower lager. I drink this often.

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Photo of Radome
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of StratManKudzu
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of jadeal
4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of saburky
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Stockfan42
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of fischerking
3.76/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Warsteiner Verum from Warstein, Germany.

Very light color. Tons of flavor (grains?) for a pilsner, smell was OK. Lots of carbonation. Enjoyable.

I drank it out of a bottle from Kroger in Knoxville, TN on 1/17/2013 from a create your own 6-pack.


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Photo of ghisty
4.25/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

light golden very clear. normal pour. normal glass.
light head but a decent head. awesome lace.
every drink leaves a ring around the glass. but its clean and fresh

fresh. slight citral note .familiar awesomness. notes of hay. fresh hops. dynamic.

its a great one. sharp carb. clean. and not overly foamy. like the better parts of a pilsner. with slightly less dry finish. and a more lagery flavour. a hoppy easy drinking
brew. with a good start. nice level. and clean finish. somewhat dry and very refreshing.grains and fresh hops with a sharp start and great overall .

very sharp and carbed on the drink. quickly evens out to a taste factory. as described.

i very much enjoy this beer. its always refreshing and its a great starter if you are having a session on a few other imports. goes great with chicken. or curry. or vegetables. or anything actually. dont miss this beer.

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Photo of ChapaTX
3.83/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very drinkable beer. Pilseners are not usually my go-to style of beer but this one was quite enjoyable. Very light in color with not a lot of head which was white. It gave a kind of sneak up on you kind of buzz (1 pt and oz's bottle). Carbonation on it was noticeable as the bubbles would rise to the top throughout the entire glass until empty

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Photo of Nage37
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of gshoes3
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Lukass
4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of sendbeer
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of brewolero
3.66/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Golden, crystal clear, spotty head that lingers a bit, but otherwise unnotable.
Aroma: Bread with a bit of hops.
Taste: Bread, bitterness and spice on the tongue, bitterness lingers but hard to place--almost harsh.
Mouthfeel: Light and spritzy on the tongue.

Paired with a club sandwich at Berlin Kulturcafe in Sucre, Bolivia. Grew on me over the meal, most especially the bitterness that plays itself out long after you drink it and made it better than pretty much any other pilsner here.

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Photo of JerzDevl2000
3.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hadn't had one of these beers since I drank it with one of my exes 10 years(!) ago. When I picked up the Wesvleteren 12 at Top Hops a few weeks back, I saw this available via the single bottle and thought I'd give it a go again. While this is light enough to almost not feel like beer, I was surprised at how easy this was to drink and crisp it was for a Pilsener. While this still isn't one of my favorite styles, I enjoyed it enough to actually slow myself down during my drinking session.

The pour to this was nice, with a clear, golden hue, fluffy head, and a soapy lacing that slowly slid down my pint glass after each sip. Most of the aroma was of grass and a farmhouse-like earthiness that was backed up with some lemongrass and some sourness. The carbonation was great and the alcohol could be felt a bit, even though this wasn't too strong. It detracted a bit from the crispness of the beer but it was still bright enough to enjoy on its own without needing any water wash it down.

I could have had another one of these in my session since it was light in alcoholic content and taste. No doubt that this beer would go great with pretzels and chips and reminded me of what a good old-school pilsener should taste like. While there are so many other styles that outdo beers like this, this is great to have when you want to crack something open and not be bombarded with hops, booze, and endless layers of flavors. On a slightly warmer day, this would hit the spot nicely during snack time.

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Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener from Warsteiner Brauerei
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 2,120 ratings
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