Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener | Warsteiner Brauerei

Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Premium German Pilsener
2,120 Ratings
Warsteiner Premium German PilsenerWarsteiner Premium German Pilsener

Brewed by:
Warsteiner Brauerei

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by canadianbarman on 07-19-2001

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Photo of Vonstein15
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of gcamparone
3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a samuel Adams pint glass.

A- pours a crystal clear straw colored body with a generous 3 inch whte head with medium retention and medium lacing

S- citrus, grass, slight skunkyness

T- slight caramel, skunkyness, light malt, grass. Slightly bland

M- slightly water and medium carbonation

Overall a decent , crisp brew that would be great as a thirst quencher of to accompany dinner.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of mjgrady
2/5  rDev -41.9%

Photo of TheCondor
3.23/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had this beer on tap at the Raglan Road pub in downtown Disney World. Awesome...not the pub necessarily, but Disney World. Highly recommended. Anyway, I wanted to finally get a chance to review a beer that I've had a hundred times. On tap into a pint glass.

Appearance - Pours a very transparent, straw yellow color with a big fluffy white head about two fingers deep. Carbonation inside the glass could be observed throughout the entire drink. Love the clean, classical label as well. I like it.

Smell - There are certainly some banana notes in there, as well as a grainy scent. A little hops and spices kind of round out the nose. It isn't too impressive. It is multifaceted, but nothing to get too excited about.

Taste - Light maltiness is replaced in the middle of the drink with banana, spices, and cloves. Much like the nose, while the palate has different aspects, there is really nothing remarkable or noteworthy about it. Good, not great.

Mouthfeel - Finished clean and crisp, very light bodied and medium carbonation.

Overall - A good enough beer to drink regularly. I would pay for it again, I would drink it again, but I wouldn't seek it out. There are many other good beers out there for a similar price. Again, it is good, but not great.

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Photo of Luigi
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a clear pale yellow color with a two finger foamy white head. The retention is great, as it sticks around throughout the live the beer with a some sticky lacing.

The aroma has a grassy hop at first with hints of lemon and some semi-sweet malt.

Citrus hop hit the palate at first sip. A mild honey sweetness pulls though from the malt with a dry bitter finish.

Light in body, crisp and very easy drink.

Hands down this is a straight forward German pislner. Every characteristic of this style was met, and there is nothing more to say. I have always enjoyed this brew.

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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

5/5  rDev +45.3%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of davey101
3.55/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can into an over sized wine glass...only the best glassware!

A - Very clear straw yellow body. Pour yields a massive fluffy bone white head. Sticks around for a solid amount of time. Light lacing.

S - Sweet and grainy with notes of hay, banana, and light spice. Finish is fruity almost. Smell is actually fantastic.

T - Similar to the nose. Initially it is sweet with some banana and cloves, then it finishes grainy with some noticeable hops. Kind of a bubblegum aftertaste. Mouth feel is lightly carbed and thin, was hoping for more crispness. Highly drinkable.

O - Surprisingly tasty. I could see working this in as a session beer. Its well priced, and the cans mean no skunked off flavors. Woot!

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of SonOfKyuss
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of boilermakerbrew
3.52/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Out of a 5L minikeg.

A- Pours the typical clear straw-yellow. Lots of head that retains and laces well. Color and look are not impressive, but right on for the style.

S- Light malts, some spices and a hint of banana. Somewhat complex for a pilsner. Good mix of light malt and other flavorings to create a fair nose.

T- Pretty much the same as the nose. Light malts persist throughout. Banana and clove intermingle for an interesting turn early on. Slight skunky flavor typical of European pilsners melds into a very mild hops profile that ends the drink.

M- Typical light and fizzy lager. Can drink lots of them and it won't catch up to you for a while.

Overall, this is an interesting beer for me. I normally don't enjoy European lagers much, but this one is somewhat enjoyable.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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5/5  rDev +45.3%

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