Wernesgruner | Wernesgrüner Brauerei AG

WernesgrunerWernesgruner
BA SCORE
3.36/5
357 Ratings
WernesgrunerWernesgruner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wernesgrüner Brauerei AG
Germany
wernesgruener.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SaunaKing on 02-19-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,312
Reviews:
181
Ratings:
357
pDev:
16.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
51
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 357 |  Reviews: 181
Photo of leakyfaucet12
1.46/5  rDev -56.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle bought at aldi for 5.99 a six pack

a- light gold w/ good retaining head

s- smell very very light, cant really smell anuything

t- light very light

m- carbonated water

d- high i guess

ok so I do not understand why a beer like this could have a worthy. I would drink any major marketing beer over something like this. When I bought it I was not expecting it to be good. But this is the beer that people who drink coors would turn away from. Just because it is german and has a hard to pronounce name does not deem this beer worthy. Arguably the worst beer I have ever had.

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Photo of Sebas
1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

Photo of Roamer
1.88/5  rDev -44%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of beerbrains
2/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of irishkyle21
2/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of tjsmith910
2/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
2/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of NathanE2047
2/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
2.07/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Wernesgruner...German for "headache in a bottle". Pours like champagne tastes like the water in a car battery.

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Photo of mishi_d
2.1/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of claminat420
2.15/5  rDev -36%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

A- this brew pours so clear its almost like water but with the slightest yellow tint to it. has a white foamy head. leaves little to no lacing.

S- alittle like [email protected] has some fruitiness to it but not too good.

T- this brew tastes like a bud but with a lighter body and slightly fruitier.

M- light bodied. alil crabonated for my liking.

D- my uncle left one and i would never buy this brew.

Overall- if you want a generic crap watered down pilsner like a bud but slightly different this is your brew. i can't get over how clear this brew is. without the slightest hint of yellow it would look like water.

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Photo of PhilHeinricke
2.16/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Not Impressed

This is one of those beers carried by Aldi which are so inexpensive that it's hard to pass by. Plus I like to experiment. I like to try different beers. My wife knows this, and when she was in Aldi she grabbed this along with some others. I'm disappointed. I'd like to say that it's just as good a Meister Brau but at a lower price, but it's not as good as Meister Brau.

It's like a Miller without the taste. It really doesn't have much of a taste, and it's also upsetting to my stomach.

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Photo of clarknova
2.25/5  rDev -33%

Photo of kojevergas
2.27/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

500ml bottle into Guinness pint glass in North Berlin, Germany. Bottle acquired in REWE stores, Berlin. Reviewed live.

A: Half finger thin embarrassingly bad head. No cream. Abysmal retention - maybe six seconds? Transparent clear yellow head. Bleh. Very unappealing.

Sm: Cream and some pleasant barley. A pretty light scent. It's difficult to detect individual notes with me broken nose.

T: Cream and barley. That's it. Even the finish is uninspired and pretty crap. I wanted a better beer. It's quite simple and brewed without care for anything besides profit margins. A sadly disappointing beer. Unbalanced and garbage.

Mf: Smooth and wet, but there is a sharp coarseness to tame the smoothness that feels artificial, unwelcome, and contradictory to the style. Very poorly executed.

Dr: Why did I buy this? The ABV isn't high enough for the beer to even be considered a crap beer. It's just downright not worth it. The price is especially low, but still doesn't justify the poor quality. This is one for ye lads to avoid like the fecking hiv. (Too far?)

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Photo of rbrandt22
2.28/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.32/5  rDev -31%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Bitter, hoppy, almost like an ale. Super foamy head, a minute after opening the bottle the foam came up to the top, just short of spilling over. Light, easy to drink. Smells nothing special. For 6-7 dollars at my local Aldi for a 6-pack I'm not surprised or disappointed.

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Photo of cyrenaica
2.37/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

500ml can
4.9% ABV

I tried this beer on February 11, 2008 after purchasing from the local LCBO outlet. The beer pours a clear yellow-gold with a thin white head. The aroma is very grainy and not appealing at all. The mouthfeel is medium bodied. The flavour is a combination of malt and grain.

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Photo of JoeyBrewster
2.38/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Purchased from Aldi's for 5.99 for a six pack of 11.2 oz brown bottles. After tax the price comes out to a total of $6.41, or $1.07 per bottle. Best-by-date on back of bottle. Imported from Germany.

Appearance is pale yellow, almost clear, with a foamy head 1 finger thick when poured into a weizen-shaped McDonald's glass. Head disappears rather quickly. The color is an extremely light gold, as if somebody spilled a few ounces of beer into a full glass of water.

Smell is practically nonexistent at first, but after some intense huffing, I could detect notes of grass and grains, not much else.

Taste is okay. Slight bread and apple notes, not much else I can detect. No skunk flavor, though, that's always a plus.

Mouthfeel is light, with little carbonation.

Overall, a tolerable and drinkable beer, mediocre in every imaginable category. However, just because it's imported from Germany, and just because it's got a cool German name, and just because it's relatively cheap, doesn't mean it's an excellent beer. This is a beer that you should always accept if offered one, but not a beer you should actively seek out, there's better beers to be found.

For the price, much better brews can be bought from any grocery store.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
2.43/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Can: Poured a light golden color pils with a small bubbly white head with minimal retention. Aroma of faint grassy malt is a bit deceiving. Taste is weaker then expected with some grassy/floral malt which were enjoyable but totally lack crispy hops which could have made this beer interesting. A bit deceiving since I made sure to pick up a can in order to ensure freshness which totally seem to be lacking here.

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Photo of oracle
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This beer poured a typical light yellow/gold with big 2 inch frothy head. The head lasted a bit longer than a typical pilsner, which was nice. No evidence of lacing

Smell was bad, very bad. This bottle may have been sitting around too long or something, but this beer was seriously skunked. From what I could tell (beyond the skunkiness), this beer would have a nice mild hop aroma too it.

Taste was not bad but definately nothing to write home about. Light and crisp. Not my preferred style, but drinkable.

A touch too much carbonation made it difficult to do anything but sip this beer, which is not how I prefer to drink a pilsner.

Overall, I would like to try it on tap to see if it gets any better, but I'm not going to spend my hard earned money on any more bottles.

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Photo of sineone
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of makersmarkers
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

Photo of wgoodej1
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

Photo of Beerman1977
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

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Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 357 ratings
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