Hansa Pilsner | Hansa Borg Bryggerier ASA

Hansa PilsnerHansa Pilsner
BA SCORE
2.95/5
48 Ratings
Hansa PilsnerHansa Pilsner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hansa Borg Bryggerier ASA
Norway
hansa.no

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 09-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,987
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
48
pDev:
18.98%
Bros Score:
2.88
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of Beginner2
3.13/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of M-Jez84
3.71/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Roguer
3.41/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of carlborch
2.78/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours brilliant light gold and forms a 2-inch white head, that starts to settle pretty soon, leaving pretty Belgian lace. The nose is sweet malt, with a very faint suggestion of hops. It has a medium-light body with medium carbonation and a slight bitterness towards the front of the palate. After a few sips, the head has dissipated. For a Pilsner, the hop is low both in terms of bitterness and aroma. The body is very light and the lingering is short and mostly sweet malt and butter-notes. I find it refreshing but neither exciting nor surprising. That is, there is not much to contemplate, but it is easy to quaff. On the 0.5 liter can can they say it is their pride!

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3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
2.56/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of knot
3.38/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FredGherkin
2.67/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of torwart68
3.1/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of torwart94
2.8/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Stigh
2.25/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of hanklod
3/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Hans_Jorgen
2/5  rDev -32.2%

Photo of Saksis
3/5  rDev +1.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

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1/5  rDev -66.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of TheDeuce
2.88/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hansa Pilsner….in a can from a local convenience store in Bergen, Norway.

Appearance-large white head, pale lager style body with a cloudy yellow color in the glass. Head disappears quickly.

Smell-small amount of hops find their way through, alcohol as well a light touch of grain and malt backbone

Taste/Mouthfeel-light mouthfeel, refreshing at first as the light body comes with some light hop flavor, doesn’t follow through though and becomes watery on the way down. Carbonation is ok, smoothness one would expect, no metallic flavor seeps in, which is good. Not much else here.

Overall-inoffensive, flavors do work and this beer is refreshing, but there isn’t much behind the façade and that keeps it from being truly something to recommend. Better than it’s many competitors, but not great.

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2.53/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Got this can at a convenience store the other night here in Oslo. Poured with a world common beer white head, very little lace. Aroma was world common beer too: a little malt and a little hops, some sweetness. Flavor was similar but sweeter. Clean. Very clear light yellow color. A bit soft. Not much finish. Forgettable.

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Photo of nickfl
3.33/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - A small white head on a pale, gold body. The head settles quickly and leaves little lace.

S - Pils malt and some honey, little to no hop aroma.

T - Grainy malt with some pils character and a nice, herbal hop character.

M - Medium-light body, medium-high carbonation, and a dry finish.

D - A bit light for a pilsner, but a pleasant surprise when I was expecting another watery euro lager.

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Hansa Pilsner from Hansa Borg Bryggerier ASA
Beer rating: 2.95 out of 5 with 48 ratings
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