Maes Pils | Brouwerij Alken-Maes

Maes PilsMaes Pils
117 Ratings
Maes PilsMaes Pils

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2002

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I had this at Tomorrowland, served in the can even though I asked for the draft several times -maybe the taps were for show(?) poured in a cup chilled.

The color is golden with light hazed look thick white head with average bead and thick lace sticks. The smell is herbal and lightly fragrant of lager yeast with a mild sweet pils malt and light bready +mineral accent with slight peppery nose in the background. The mouthfeel is slight spiciness...can't tell if hops or yeast with medium carbonation with light body and low sweetness with a crisp, mostly dry finish .

The flavor of toasted grain starts fresh with light spice of hops and mild mineral taste from the yeast with gentle malt sweetness and the flavor recedes to a dry finish with mild alcohol -very low flavor of hops even though it is hinted at in smell and mouthfeel. The main flavor is grainy sweet pils tinge but the flavor doesn't stick around long. Neither bad nor good overall, better than expected for a mass produced 'pils'. It is lager like but lacking flavor or bitterness of hops which is dissapointing.

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Maes Pils from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
Beer rating: 2.81 out of 5 with 117 ratings
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