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Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener | Warsteiner Brauerei

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Warsteiner Brauerei

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Warsteiner Premium Verum

Added by canadianbarman on 07-19-2001

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of CowsCanBark
3.88/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 11.2 oz. bottle into Samuel Adams pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a nice pure clear golden with a thick two-finger head. Generous amount of lacing left on glass.

Smell: Spicy hops, bready malts, water and grass

Taste: The forefront brings spicy hops with a nice mild bitterness throughout. You can also really taste the bready malts, the flavors are mixed and balanced well.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, moderate to light body, high carbonation, slightly smooth

Overall: An excellent example of a German pilsner. Spicy hops and bready malts dominate this one. Definitely recommended.

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Photo of bucklemyshoe
3.38/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330 mL bottle. Mug.

A: Clear golden with two fingers of egg shell-white head.

S: Sweet corn, lemon grass, and light hops.

T: Sweet corn, some artificial lemon-lime flavors, dry hops, and a little cereal grain.

M: Light body with high carbonation.

O: It's like Beck's but less offensive.

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Photo of burnstar
3.46/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a pale clear straw. Huge persistent head. Smell is all grassy hops. Maybe a little background light malt. Nicely balanced sweet malt flavor with herbal and grassy noble hops. Somewhat light bodied. Lots of visible carbonation. Pretty standard beer, but good.

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

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3.47/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured into a pint glass. Very light golden color with a white head which dissipates quickly. No lacing, and a bit too pale in color for my liking.

S: Some malt sweetness and corn-like smells, with a bit of grassy, herbal hops.

T: Follows the nose, with a light, grainy sweetness which fades to a grassy, herbal hop flavor and a moderately dry finish. Crisp, light and pretty nice.

M: A bit thin, but the carbonation is nice and helps the dry finish.

O: A good pilsner. Certainly not the best, I'd have many others over it, but its pretty good and widely available.

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1/5  rDev -70.9%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of drabmuh
3.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Gift from Huhzubendah served in a shaker pint glass. Beer is yellow and clear, light looking, crystal clear, moderate carbonation, nice white head, but no real lacing, decent retention. Looks like the poster boy for a pilsner.

Aroma is a little weak but you can get that almost apple-y, slightly sweet / earthy yeast aroma from lager yeast. Smells fine.

Beer is light and wet with a wet finish and a thin body. It is a lawnmower beer for sure, nothing really wrong with it, no aftertaste, nice finish. Easy drinking, I'd have it again.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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2.95/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Great clarity, pours a straw yellow with poor head retention and no lacing

S: Grainy and crisp aroma with slight bitter.

T: bitterness is the most identifiable. Slight soapy character.

M: really washes in a non-palatable way. leaves the cheeks tart.

O: Meh

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.36/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The beer is clear and pale yellow hued with a half inch of white head. The aroma offers pils malt, floral hops, grain. A present sweetness throughout. Noble hops and grain with a lingering sweet malt presence. A touch of lemon. Light in body with adequate carbonation. Overall, decent and drinkable. An inexpensive beer suitable for session drinking.

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3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap in a mug. Appears a very clear yellow color, with good carbonation bubbles and a nice white head that has some staying power, but not much. No lacing whatsoever.

Nose has nice yeast scents, malty, bready and sweet. Some pepper and lemon, not much offset to the sweetness though. Taste is similar, again very sweet up front, but then moves towards the lemon and pepper.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with medium to high carbonation levels. This all works together perfectly to make a nice beer. Overall, I've had much better, but it was nice to throw a few back and relax with the coworkers.

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Warsteiner Premium German Pilsener from Warsteiner Brauerei
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 2,138 ratings
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