Classic | Fürst Wallerstein Brauhaus

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32 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fürst Wallerstein Brauhaus
Germany
fuerst-wallerstein.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by paterlodie on 02-17-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
32
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
12.07%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Dave_Treat
2.75/5  rDev -32.3%

Photo of Luiz0930
3/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of LoveStout
3.27/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of acurtis
3.31/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hophugger
3.39/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KohlbeckM
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Beejay
3.52/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A bold dirty yellow in color, hazy, with a decent sizes pure white head.

S: A lot of grain aroma up front. Almost husky, with a little bit of caramel syrup in back.

T: Very grain forward, malted grain, bread, and light floral/herbal hop character. The hop character does really last in the finish.

M: Medium light in body with fairly active carbonation, and a fairly dry finish.

O: Overall pretty tasty, but still has a bit of that mass produced lager flavor. There is a certain kind of simple brilliance I was hoping for, and I just didn't find it here.

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Photo of smakawhat
3.57/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a pilsner style glass.

A real nice classic gold, slightly lemony, but also just a hair of haze in this giving off a bit of dull character. Head is nice and white bright, soapy with a little bit of retention not too much. A good looking pils.

Nose has some light grassy senses, and some hop brightness. Light malts and very clean and crisp, hints more toward Czech it seems on the nose. Either way it's quite a nice basic bouquet.

Palate hits with a bit of a surprise. The body is quite light and wet surprsingly. Malt bread character doesn't really come through. Finishes crisp and classic, medium carbonation, with an ok feel, but lacking depth. Aftertaste had some medicinal hop quality just slightly, dare I see even macro tasting strangely.

Overall, I am happy to have tried this but I probably wont have this again for a German Pilsner from Germany.

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Photo of RedneckBeerz
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Spikester
3.77/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy light yellow with two fingers of white ten minute head. Splotches of lace.
Smell is grainy with some noble hop aroma.
Taste is Pilsner malt with a sharp noble hop bite.
Mouthfeel is very light with just enough carbonation. Finish dry and moderately bitter.
Overall a decent beer but I could not find any bottle date so who Knows if it fresh or not.

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Photo of arizcards
3.81/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a 500 ml flip top from TW Arrowhead in late July for $3.99. Best before 04.02.17.

Beer poured a pale yellow with a very nice white head.

Nose was of noble hops, generally floral in nature.

Taste has a light pils malt dominated backbone finishing with a floral-vegetal bitterness.

Feel was crisp, clean, and refreshing after a day of toiling in the fluorescent lights.

Overall not a bad beer but nothing special. Too much of an endive weed hop finish for my palate.

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Photo of bubseymour
3.85/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cjgiant
3.85/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle dated BB 8/26/16:
Pours with the lightest of haze in a light golden body. Head fades from a finger to a nice thin cap. Lacing is solid.

Nose is more earthy and floral than I expected. There's also a bit more cereal than I'd expect. Not sure if 4.5 months from date is older or not (assume not too much). A little warmth quells a little catboard note.

Taste is crisp with just a little bit of heft over being light. Similar cereal note, and similar earthy bitterness, but the taste is a little more herbal than floral. A late bit of grass and light prick of spice gains my interest. Nice carbonation, and a little roughness at the edges of and othrwise medium soft feel.

This beer slowly grew on me. I moved ratings up a notch throughout my glass. Started out a little cardboard-ish, but as I noticed more things, they were all things to my liking.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
3.87/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nick_asian
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Beer-A-Lot
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of lostinfla
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Moheban
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of brandonld23
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Gosavage
4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of paterlodie
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Classic, comes in a 0.5l bottle with swingtop(?) and ceramic cap. Pours in almost perfect leaving a forever lasting nice& thick white foam up on top. Nice golden and perfectly clear beer makes this appearance almost perfect.
Nose is one big pleasure too! Great Spalt hops and there massivly with its perfect flower/freshness. That with some maltflavour in the background and a slightly influence of yeastesters make the smell wonderfull.
Taste is full also. A lot of maltflavour for a pilsner but who cares. Further sweet(maltyness), fresh before going in a good and clean bitterness. Aftertaste is as the taste; rich and a pleasure. Do I want more? Hell yes bring me lots.... is the first thought when I think of drinkability so must be more then OK.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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