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 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap served in a Warsteiner mug at The Penalty Spot, Bangkok.

Light pale gold in color with actively high carbonation showcase, thick frothy white head with great retention, it collapses to long lasting layer covering atop along with several patch of lacing. In a nose, there are features of crackery malt, corn, grass and some earthiness, while in tastewise, sweetness is dominant by crackery malt along with grassiness, bitterness and citrus from hop in the secondary compartment.

Mouthfeel is super smooth, crisp with fine carbonation and medium body. I would say yes again for the Warsteiner, very easy drinkable beer.

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660 mL brown bottle poured into a pint glass (with a second pouring).

A: clear, pale yellow, lots of thick white foamy head.

S: sweet and malty with a hints of molasses and grains

T: this is a classic German pilsner to the T. Pretty much a textbook beer in that style.

M: light and found slightly wanting to be honest, there's just not much here.

O: while a classic German pilsner, I found this disappointingly average.

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

The typical pale-medium gold of a pils, this beer does show a bit of substance. Activity is consistent and keeps up a fluffy, creamy white head about one finger tall before it turns to a thinnish foam that leaves spotty lacing that's nearly, but not quite, consistent.
Bitterness is very light and seems only to be for balance, which it manages nicely. It gives off some gently skunky notes of Saaz, though perhaps I'm so used to bigger pilseners that I barely noticed at first. There's a nice grassiness and light herbal, leafy note. Malts are fairly dry but more biscuit-like and cracker-like. Grains lie underneath, but it's not too grainy.
This beer is clean, and it's as refreshing and crisp as it ought to be. There's a moderate smoothness to the light body as well.
Some are better and some are worse, but this beer seems to set the standard.

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Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener from Warsteiner Brauerei
3.43 out of 5 based on 2,090 ratings.
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