Efes Pilsener | Anadolu Efes Brewery

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606 Ratings
Efes PilsenerEfes Pilsener
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:
606
Reviews:
281
Avg:
3.08
pDev:
20.45%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
113
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 606 |  Reviews: 281
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

Photo of TheBen5
3.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bankboy66
3.71/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty good ! Malty and wet with a little harshness. Give it a try...you could do a lot worse.

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Photo of Orhan-Batur
3.47/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

The beer of choice for the Turkish population. A decent German Style Pilsener. Pours nicely with a very clear, golden yellow, bright look and has a decent head.

Smells and tastes all right with very malty character, but somehow, this refreshing beer has been a little bit rough to drink for me.

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Photo of Thisdrinkinglife
3.42/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Review: Can of Efes Pilsen: ABV: 5%

The “number one Mediterranean beer in the world” as their slogan says, which is a big ask but lets see….

On pour has a very clear golden yellow colour, looks good, has a nice head, not a bad looking beer at all, light, looks good

Had a nice beery smell, nice smell of malts and grains, very nice,

Got a lot of fruits on the nose. Nice aroma

The taste was very sweet, lots of malts
In a weird way it tasted like washing up liquid, but strangely not in a bad way! A starchy kind of taste.
Not bad, but sweet
A smooth beer, very drinkable, light, dont really get the 5%

Some hops present, a little sour, but not overly bitter,
Really smooth,

Drinkable, goes down well. Overall, ok, but I think I might need to try this one again for another sitting……

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Photo of darktuna83
2.8/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of kylehay2004
3.49/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ColdOneKev
3.41/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Efes Pilsener from Anadolu Efes Brewery
3.08 out of 5 based on 606 ratings.
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