Alfa Edel Pils | Alfa Bierbrouwerij B.V.

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Alfa Edel PilsAlfa Edel Pils

Brewed by:
Alfa Bierbrouwerij B.V.

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 01-14-2002

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Ratings: 47 |  Reviews: 19
Reviews by DutchBeerDrinker:
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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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4.52/5  rDev +36.1%

Photo of monkeybeer
3.08/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- Clear Golden yellow with white head that quickly diapered. Sticky lacing that hung around till the end.

S- Light malt and hops

T/M – Medium Carbonation sweet, malty, grassy taste a little watery

D - Very Drinkable, could easily down a few of them. Nice and light

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Photo of rastaman
3.2/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pretty nice i think, very nice to drink a lot of, quite a nice malty character, a bit sweet at the start and moderate bitterness, very nice actually, great for session drinking.

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Photo of Tomblerone
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of HalfFull
3.34/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden straw color with light head and retention. Smell is of light sweet malts and with a typical Noble hop presence. Offers some grassy herbal notes when shaken up a bit, but it settles back rather quickly.

Taste offers some balanced maltiness up front with a decent finish. Not too sweet and slightly viscous in texture, yet somewhat bland overall on the tongue with a rather light carbonation.

Light bodied Pils on the feel with a decent drinkability.

Note: 5.0% ABV per label..

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Photo of shamrok
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of RuudJH
3.62/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dutch brewed lager, a pint in a can.

Looks ok: straw yellow, with a nice creamy head, a bit of lacing in the glass.
Surprizing fresh smell. Malts, yeast, grassy hops, like normal lager pils, but it has the freshness some of the others seem to lack sometimes.
Taste is similar, but a bit faint.
Mouthfeel is thin, watery.
Easy drinkable lager. And cheap.

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Photo of ALEXJMZ
3.68/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look: Golden, medium foam, good cling.
Smell: Fresh malt and hops.
Taste: Not to strong. Fresh malt with low presence of hops. Because of this, the bitterness is moderated, but what is there, is just enough to give the beer a perfect balance.
After Taste: Thin and watery, but that is normal for the style. Carbonation is medium-high and very drinkable.

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Photo of BlackHaddock
3.47/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

33cl Bottle: best before Apr 2013, poured into a 'La Chouffe' tulip on 3rd Nov 2012, the first beer in a random tasting evening.

Usual golden pilsner/lager look: bright and clean.

The nose and taste were on the malty side compared to most tasteless/mini-hoppy flavoured beers of this style. I quietly enjoyed this, which for me to say about a pilsner (drank at home) is very unusual indeed.

The malt flavours stayed thoughout the tasting and the body held the alcohol and hop bitterness nicely together which produced a pleasant dry finish.

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Photo of Jose9e
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of Fordy155
4.15/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Found this by accident in the supermarket and have become quite a fan of this and the dry taste it leaves but I can longer find it any where does anyone know where in England I can buy this? London area preference but website is no help so I turn to the forum for help??

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Photo of 54V4G3
3.07/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Douberd
2.88/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle of 300 ml, at home. I've had it quite a few times, now I realized I haven't reviewed it.
Light golden colour, with two fingers of white head, average activity in the glass. Head goes off fast, leaving no lacing.
Malted grains on the aroma and on the taste too. Medium bitterness. Thin body and light carbonation. Easily drinkable but if I couldn't find it for some reason, it wouldn't be a big deal.

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Photo of Absumaster
3.21/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This is a very full-bodied beer, with more body than the average pilsner from Holland. This also makes me drink it at a bit slower speed than other pilsners. There is something malty and different in taste, something buttery or creamy, but I am not able to point out the taste.
Unlike the other review below, I think this is a pretty good beer for the style.

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Photo of safaricook
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of kevinhughes
3.75/5  rDev +13%

Photo of jdhilt
3.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Very smooth for a pilsner must be the water from the natural spring unlike some brews that use water from unnatural springs - okay its certified water with a unique bottle number. This pilsner pours with a slight head and leaving little lace. Nose is not distinguishable and taste is more malts than hops giving it a sweetish flavor with a slightly bitter finish. Light bodied. 300ml bottle. The ABV is 5.0%.

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Photo of djura
2.76/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Can 0,5 l

A - One finger white head, lasting couple of seconds. Pale golden with huge carbonation.
S - Cheap light malt, metal and skunk aroma, not good.
T/M - A bit watery, but not too much, pale malt, bitter aftertaste..

O - Maybe a one step better classic industrial pale lager.

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Photo of kojevergas
2.92/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3


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Photo of tottel
2.36/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SVD
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of allClear
5/5  rDev +50.6%

Photo of DylanBrkhff
3.14/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Alfa Edel Pils from Alfa Bierbrouwerij B.V.
3.32 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.
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