Wernesgruner | Wernesgrüner Brauerei AG

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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:
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Added by SaunaKing on 02-19-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
342
Reviews:
173
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
15.73%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
49
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 342 |  Reviews: 173
Photo of Mikechuk
4.25/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Just a beautiful pilsener! Very smooth and refreshing...similar to budvar ..Prost !

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Photo of GlendonTT
2.93/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of target88
3.33/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boo-urns
3.83/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of josanguapo
2.68/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

From Alcampo. In Teku glass. After dinner. Watery, with a strong and grassy hoppyness like in a Cruzcampo. A bit better than a Cruzcampo, probably because the lack of adjuncts, but its slight higher quality doesnt justify paying a higher price for it. Nearly no foam and dissapearing quickly. BB Date in 6 months.

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Photo of Buzzboyce
2.89/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Taste like a comon beer of its kind , no real distinction.
Would love to right a long review but it ends here.

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Photo of Lewnanny
2.85/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A real nice clear beer with a SRM of about 2. The look of this beer is very clear.

The smell is very low, and the taste is like all the commercial beer found in every liquor store.

The bitterness is more pronounced in this one than other commercial beer.

The IBU would be about 15, and you'll have to pay 2.95 $ (cad) for a 500 ml can.

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Photo of Phoodcritic
3.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mscudder
3.55/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.21/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Clear straw color with moderate activity. Foamy white 3 finger head, lasting around 10 minutes, with a good amount of lacing. Flavors of biscuit and bread, sweet grains, slightly metallic, noble hops, very faint skunk. A little sweet with some sharpness. Slick full body with subtle crispy carbonation. Light finish, lingering grassy hoppy feel, with fresh malty notes, and faint lemon. A little faint, but for a pils its well intensified. The finish is pretty nice. Well balanced taste, no corn or adjunct feel, nor unpleasantly skunky. Very fresh and pleasing to drink. Overall good quality craft.

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Photo of therica
2.75/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Excited at finding a few outstanding beers at Aldi's, this popped my balloon.

Poured gently into a pint glass.

L = straw yellow, almost no head but typical Pils white, minimal rimming. Nothing like you'd find on a nice luscious Czech Pils or a Warsteiner, which seems to be what this beer alludes to.

S = minimal scent when opened although it smells slightly like skunking, or maybe that's just its traits. Nice malts begin to emerge, then some mild banana. Hints of noble hops.

T = slightly sour and minimally bitter. The sour taste is really off-putting. The bitters seem a bit more than a traditional Pils should have, too. Slight sweetness emerges, and some biscuit. Then grassy finish.

F = feels like they missed the mark on this "imported from Germany" beer.

O = The bottle lists a website that turns out to be "for sale" and pulls up a Budweiser link, which may or may not have anything to do with this beer. Aldi sells this for $5.99 per 6-pack and I would rather put the money into a case of Warsteiner, or better yet a Paulaner et al.

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Photo of kds2437
2.62/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Look: Light gold with a soapy white head that dissolved quickly.

Smell: Lots of grain in the aroma, not much else.

Taste: A little bit more going on here than in the smell. Cereal grains, bready malts, and a pleasant grassy hop finish to top it off.

Mouthfeel: light and watery, very refreshing and easy drinking.

Overall: Not bad, but not amazing either. A highly drinkable beer that's easy on your wallet. Could easily drink a few of these on a hot summer day.

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Photo of fortyfield
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
2.07/5  rDev -38.6%
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 Hergestridge
3.28/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Have had this bier from Aldi's several times over the last couple of years. It has an almost bohemian funky attitude about it. A like me or hate me, I don't care. Just drink me!!! I like it.. and it's bitter/sweet hoppy palate teasing, taste bud exciting yumminess comes through. Enjoy Citizens!!!!

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Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cory_Brown
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of northcoastwolf
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Allegue04
3.35/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Isaac420L
3.96/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GSS
3.52/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HenryDolin29
3.15/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Surprisingly subtle breadiness with the slightest floral hop bitterness. Not complex, but light and reliable. And cheap as dirt.

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Photo of metter98
3.39/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is clear light straw yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a collar around the edge of the glass and some lacing down the sides.
S: Light to moderate aromas of bready malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of bready malts along with hints of grassy hops and a slight amount of associated bitterness.
M: It feels a bit more than light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. The mouthfeel is slightly dry and chalky.
O: This beer is easy to drink, but seems a little too dry on the mouthfeel for the style.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of matuto
3.95/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle (exp. 08/21/2016), poured in a pilsner glass. Light yellow to straw, with a nice foam that shortly goes down, but doesn't disappear. Good carbonation. Nice aroma that reminds me of fresh grass, and that's not too strong. This grass note is a bit less of a presence on mouth, as the malts are sharing my attention now. Somewhat crispy and light body.

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Wernesgruner from Wernesgrüner Brauerei AG
3.37 out of 5 based on 342 ratings.
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