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Hans' Pils | Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
379 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:
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Added by champ103 on 08-08-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,181
Reviews:
60
Ratings:
379
pDev:
11.66%
Bros Score:
3.78
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
92
Trade:
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Ratings: 379 |  Reviews: 60
Photo of brentk56
4.02/5  rDev +4.1%
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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Photo of BrentMcQuirk
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aoampm
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
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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Photo of Sabre311
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vickersspitfire
3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerucee
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
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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Photo of Rootscipio
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Try-em-all
4.13/5  rDev +7%
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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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Danielr26
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brent_B
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dicers
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tiitomireles
3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OnryAndMean
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Roybert
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Berg-the-Boiler
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hudson2508
3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gilgar
2.91/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Bryan12345
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aufie
3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PhilsPils
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Indika in Houston. Very crisp and refreshing, excellent with faux-Indian food (OK, Indian Fusion, whatever). Plenty of hops bitterness but not over the top. Grassy, hay-like aromas mix with bready malt...very pleasant. Actually tastes quite a bit like a German Pils which is not always a given with American iterations of the style. Now I can say I have had 2 Real Ale beers that I like (Full Moon Rye IPA being the other) to go alongside all the ones I didn't think much of.

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Photo of wejohnsn
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dasotelo50
3.2/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.31/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Hans' Pils from Real Ale Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 379 ratings
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