Hans' Pils | Real Ale Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
369 Ratings
Hans' PilsHans' Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company
Texas, United States
realalebrewing.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by champ103 on 08-08-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
369
Reviews:
58
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
11.59%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
87
For Trade:
2
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Photo of ovaltine
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pour reveals a hazy golden straw-colored beer with a slightly off-white head. Gorgeous beer.

Aromas are grassy hops and bready malts - perfect. The taste is very rich for a 5.3% beer, with the hops maintaining the grassy note, and adding a slightly floral character, but not overwhelming the pilsner malt. Just a fantastic lawnmower beer, IMHO.

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3.27/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.45/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pegasus
3.48/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Hazy medium golden color, with a moderate, dense white head, which retains well. Thick, fine-beaded lacing adorns the glass walls.

Aroma: White bread and unsalted saltines vie with lemon zest and floral hops.

Taste: Opens with slightly tart and sour notes. As the taste progresses, earthy hops vie for supremacy with cracker malt winning out. Finishes with tangy lemon riind notes.

Mouth feel: Full and pleasant, very soft,

Drinkability/notes: Exceptionally drinkable, very pleasant, a refreshing alternative to the syrupy sweet malternatives offered in Summer.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce aluminum can, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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3.91/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Amp
3/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ckaire69
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of zp6167a
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Abe_Froman
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Soulstrider
4.73/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of En29356
3.46/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.73/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of txmilligan
4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Clear, straw yellow pour into a glass from a can, nice head and good, steady carbonation. Wonderful, bright aroma that is equal parts sweet and crisp. This is an excellent indicator of the flavor, which was crisp, sweet, electric and had a nice bite to it that didn't linger overlong. This is a beer made to cool off on hot days, a great beer to relax with.

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3.87/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a hazy goldenstraw with a bountiful head that leaves a fair amount of lacing behind

Smell: Bright lemongrass with bready undertones

Taste: Wheat bread with a bright, lemony tone building; slightly grassy through the middle but the lemon drop flavors underpins from start to finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Not true to style but I love the slightly sweet, slightly bitter lemon flavor here

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3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aoampm
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours straw color with a big frothy head. Lots of bubbles.

Smell is of subtle citrus and wheat.

Taste is more citrus and bread / wheat with a nice crisp finish.

Feel is very light and drinks incredibly easy.

Overall a solid offering and a nice refreshing Pilsner.

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3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.38/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerucee
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not enough bite for German oils. Prima is better.

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3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Try-em-all
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great straw color with a pleasing scent, strong flavor, better than average German-style pilsner, light foam after pour, a real winner.

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3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Danielr26
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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Hans' Pils from Real Ale Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 369 ratings.
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