EKU Pils | Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

EKU PilsEKU Pils
BA SCORE
42.5%
Liked This Beer
3.57 w/ 320 ratings
EKU PilsEKU Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
Germany
kulmbacher.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,713
Reviews:
187
Ratings:
320
Liked:
136
Avg:
3.57/5
pDev:
14.01%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
19
Trade:
0
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Photo of Tuck_leepulin
3.97/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.66/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Gold, poured with very little head which quickly dissipated.

S: A little bready. Not much aroma.

T: Nice bready taste. Crisp clean finish.

F: Light bodied, moderate carbonation.

O: Not bad. Easy drinking.

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Photo of cleve1212
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of WellRested518
3.42/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Eku Pils is a faint -golden yellow with about a finger of frothy white head. Great clarity. The beer smells of white-bread, white grape juice, and some earthy rye-like spice. Taste wise it's basically the same with a touch of toffee which seems quite sweet for a pilsner. A slight amount of lace shows on the drink down. In the mouth it seems thin, yet lively enough to make it crisp against the mild touch of earthy hops.

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Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of monk2021
4.3/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of utopiajane
3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Golden yellow. Clear with plentiful buoyant bubbles. Nose is doughy but has soft herbs on it and some sweetness. Grainy but soft with a very forward herbal. A balance that is pristine to the palate. So much flavor but nothing sharp. Lively but not overdone. Finishes a touch sweeter for the german style and with less bitterness overall than some other german pilsners. A touch thin.

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Photo of Sweffin
2.75/5  rDev -23%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Not very stand out, basic pils

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.52/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear light gold with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. A foamy lattice of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, grape jelly, white grape juice, and grass aromas. Taste is much the same with white grape juice, grape jelly, earth, and grass flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth and hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of Sixpoint
3.29/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DevAJ
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I think this is a pretty decent German Pilsner. Beck's Sapphire and Bofferding are good as well, but I think this is a bit better.

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Photo of stickydankhop
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MPSTARR
3.46/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of imbibehour
3.74/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a pilsner style glass.

Bright but dark and shimmering brass yellow, with crystal clear clarity. Fine and just the right amount of plentiful carbonation, perhaps a little less than I anticipated, tracking it's way to a thick but soupy bleach white three finger head. Cup and island slight retention, like a weak meringue, and nice creamy lacing on the edges. Great looking pilsner.

Classic German aroma it seems with a touch of candy like sweet. Muted and solid bread white dough, a nice touch of spiced hop herbality, and an almost cotton candy sweetness hiding in the back.

Palate takes a bit of a turn by seeing a bit dialed down. Very light bodied, almost like a very light Helles, with neutral and very subtle tones. Muted crispness but also doesn't seem to carry much bready density that seems like is hinted on the nose. Clean, yet particularly interesting sweet malt finish and a bit of muted hop profile.

It's decent and very easy drinking, but also feels very dumbed down. While good and pleasurable I'd probably prefer a different brand or maker, but she will work fine.

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Photo of Lukass
3.86/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of liamt07
3.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JNForsyth
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of xacidx
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of parintele
3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.75/5  rDev +5%

EKU Pils from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
Beer rating: 42.5% out of 100 with 320 ratings
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