Efes Pilsener | Anadolu Efes Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anadolu Efes Brewery
Turkey
efespilsen.com.tr

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
613
Reviews:
284
Avg:
3.08
pDev:
20.78%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
114
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 613 |  Reviews: 284
Photo of VeganUndead
2.36/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

A close second to Carlsberg Elephant for the worst beer I have ever had. Skunky, lightstuck, metallic, the list goes on. Stay away from this and green bottles

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Photo of tottel
1.24/5  rDev -59.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of BenBreeg
3.48/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Everydayoff
3.04/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

330ml bottle poured into a pint glass.

Crystal clear golden color, it tops with a finger of foamy white head that stands for a while before sinking to some bubble patch atop and leaving slight lacing.

In a nose, sweet corn, grain, bread, sulfur, and some earth.

Through the palate, it is just like the aroma, no real bitterness with slight grain sourness.

Light body with sharp carbonation, the feeling is crisp and refreshing with a clean finish.

Like an adjunct for me not a pils. Obviously corny and grain.

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Photo of ken-che
1.97/5  rDev -36%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

Photo of josanguapo
3.16/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

From Festival de las Naciones. In Teku glass. At dinner, with San Jacobo. Pretty dcent for an industrial lager. Not much taste, of course, but nothing unpleasant nor out of place, and refreshing

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Photo of WadeBridgman
3.92/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of monkist
4.32/5  rDev +40.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mishi_d
2/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Marvicsin
3/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of shu_420
3.74/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bangalter
2.04/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Pissy taste, pissy look, pissy feel.

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Photo of aleigator
3.01/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours a golden colored, clear beer with a bubbly, big white head.

Smells of sweet wheat, a hint of grass and a herbal freshness.

Has a very light body, very refreshing with a well fitting, higher carbonation.

Tastes of a sweet, toffee maltiness, coated up by wheat and a bubbly effervescence. Develops a short hop presence of dried herbs, together with a subtle, bitter peak. Finishes with a nice lingering dryness, balanced by toffee malts.

Solid, well balanced and very light Pilsener, which is definitely to be found on the sweeter end of things.

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Photo of tonyllau
3.42/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of duvel1979
3/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of outoffocus
2.5/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of puboflyons
3.83/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From the green 330 ml. bottle with the label stamped EMRE L76. Sampled on December 16, 2016.

The pour is golden yellow with a lingering white head. Busy carbonation.

This was one of the slightly skunked versions but not overwhelming. I still got a distinct sour dough, toasted bread, and grassy hop character in the aroma.

Light to medium body and smooth.

The taste has a forward white bread sour dough bread malt note but not as toasty as the aroma suggests. Clean, crisp, and grassy finish. Very easy to drink.

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Photo of Oleg85
3.8/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Brewed in Kaluga. 09.08.16. Very good.

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Photo of shelby415
3.09/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of yaron73
3.33/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BcCraft710
3.37/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

From the bottle in a snifter. This pils via a friend from work (Thanks Kevin) pours
a crystal clear yellow with a quickly dissipating head of white foam that goes
away FAST. Nose of sweet malts and medium strong grain notes. Flavors
follow the nose with sweet malts and grain notes with a touch of sourness
and herbal hops finishing lightly dry. Decent mouth feel but nothing to grab about
with low carbonation and clean finish. A Miller High Life brewed in Turkey---decent.

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Photo of FCox143
3.55/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RochefortChris
3.56/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Efes Pilsener from Anadolu Efes Brewery
3.08 out of 5 based on 613 ratings.
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