Oettinger Pils | Oettinger Brauerei

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oettinger Brauerei
Germany
oettinger-bier.de

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 02-25-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
37
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3
pDev:
23.67%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of Hamme
4.55/5  rDev +51.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This low priced beer can easily compete with other German lagers like Veltins, Bitburger and it's even better than Warsteiner. Preferably drink it in a bottle and serve cold with cheese, fries or pizza. The low price makes it hard to believe a beer can be that good. Sometimes i buy another brand because of skepticism but i keep coming back to Oettinger. Simply because it is just as good as the more expensive German lagers, but almost half the price. The first time i drank Oettinger is didn't know about the low costs and thought it was an expensive lager, because of the taste and the looks.

The beer can become a bit watery after you drank a few more, but this is the case with all lagers. Oettinger is less characteristic than Veltins, weather this is a plus or a con is in the eyes of the beholder.

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Photo of Darthmaul
3.11/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fatehunter
2.48/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a finger and half of head on a clear straw body.
The aroma is nil.
The taste has a bit of metallic bitterness with some grain sweetness.
The texture is fairly crisp.
Not great.

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Photo of DOCRW
3.05/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of djura
2.58/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Can 0,5 l

A - Light gold. White foam, lots of bubbles.
S - Light malt, not bad. Usual pale lager smell.
T/M - Drinkable, cheap,watery, skunky, bitter finish. Bad aftertaste.

O - Rubbish

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Photo of Keegan
1/5  rDev -66.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

A terrible tasting beer that I don't recommend giving a try. Germanys poor man beer.

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Photo of clarknova
1.86/5  rDev -38%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

smells like nothing. tastest metallic. leaves a dull feeling. pretty poor.

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Photo of Yalcin
2.86/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ZeppelinNL
4/5  rDev +33.3%

Photo of Sirre
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of JaimeLondon
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of jumpfromorbit
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Nathan1979
3.38/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The price paid for this beer improved its rating.

Beer has a pleasant malty taste. Was presently surprised.
This beer has a fair mouthfeel. The smell of this brew is ok, not a downer like some cheap beers on the market.
Overall this was a fair beer. For the price you pay ($29) you can't go wrong with this beer.

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Photo of Mattias
2/5  rDev -33.3%

Photo of Miha
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of no8
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of FLima
2.8/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Pale golden color with one finger head with low retention.
Predominant aroma of grassy hops and a hint of vanilla.
Refreshing taste with a spicy feeling. Mild grainy malt with crisp grassy hops. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with low to medium carbonation.
Classic recipe for a pilsner, being a session beer, I haven’t seen any differentiator’s highlights or flaws (maybe a bit too thin or watery). Decent not extraordinary. Not worthy with the price sold in Brazil.

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Photo of mungus
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of bylerteck
2.9/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got a sixer of this for $11.50 AUD at a BWS in Cairns. From notes.

A - Very light gold, two finger fluffy white head. Bright. Strong carbonation, no lace, minimal film of retention.

S - Honey, sweet grain, sugar, inoffensive.

T - Lot's of sweet grain, honey.

M - Good carbonation, light to medium body, lingering off-honey finish.

O/D - Not something I'd revisit, but definitely not one of the worst lagers I've had. No corny adjunct component in the flavour and the price in Australia is pretty good. Not something you'd brag about drinking, but you certainly don't have to feel guilty about it.

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Photo of Damburger
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Jake321
1/5  rDev -66.7%

Photo of Aza_w64
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of kevinhughes
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of rale
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

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Oettinger Pils from Oettinger Brauerei
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