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Hans' Pils | Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
379 Ratings
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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
 
 
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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4.11/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of amalahow
4.62/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I almost never like Pilsners. But I truly love this Pilsner. Perfect balance between a clean taste and an interesting taste. Effervescent and intriguing.

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

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3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OrestesMethuon
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very nice bite, but a bit on the bitter side—the latter somewhat overwhelming the pleasant, pungent, stocky, dried-hay fruitiness imparted by the pils malts (a characteristic that I find to be fairly desideratum in a good pilsner). The aromas are definitely on-point: doubling-down on the hay qualities, there are also some good peach, grape, and pear notes, along with a bit of yeasty booziness; the appearance is likewise fit-to-form, with a minor haze, a nice straw refulgence that flashes to milky-gold when held to light, and a pretty feverish effervescence that lends a moderate head that peters but laces well. The carbonation likewise imparts more crispness, amplifying those already provided by the dry malts and aggressive (for a pilsner, at least) hop-bittering.

All in all, a pretty good pilsner, though an iteration that's not quite as refreshing, light in the mouth, or clean, due to sticky bitters. In some senses, Hans' Pils belongs more to the paradigm of highly hop-perfumed imperial pilsners, except without the robust, denser, higher-proof skeletons that allow those to carry their weight more gracefully.

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Photo of Wayne17
3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

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

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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.59/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A decent session beer. Nothing to right home about but a nice beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.27/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

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3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

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4.23/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.55/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Crisp and easy to drink with an odd bitter aftertaste.

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Photo of Aleforme
4.07/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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