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Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TheSarge on 05-15-2009

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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by davemathews68:
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Photo of KyeKeefe
2.74/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of opieo
3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

One of the best Pils in Germany. It's crystal clear, golden yellow with a thick head that sits on top for a while. The taste is grainy up front with the sharp hop at the end--but not overly bitter or hoppy. A balanced brew with just the right hop taste for a Pils. So much better than a Bitburger.

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Photo of Dcbelkot
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of BlackHaddock
3.21/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Drank this many times over a number of years, normally in the same bar, here on the Mosel: this is a few words from a beer today (21st Sep 2013).

Sat watching the world go by on a sunny afternoon in Cochem Cond: 04 litre glass of Pilsner 'Vom Fass'. Looks as good and inviting as any German Pilsner in it's correct glass: bright, clean and clear, on top a full and lasting head of pure white foam.

Not a lot of aroma: in fact the usual score of 3 I give a non-smelling Pilsner/Lager.

Taste wise it scores better: Mild malt front with a good solid hop centre and finish, crisp and sharp feel to the mouth. Could easily have drank a load more, but a wine session was on the cards, so had to move on.

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Photo of TheSarge
4.19/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Kirner Pils pours to produce a decent bright white head, which is about a finger a half thick. The body is typical pilsner of ultra clear and gold body.

Aroma is pleasant with a fresh mown hay quality and huskiness. The typical lemon zest aroma is detectable too.

Taste wise this is more than on par for the style: bitter hops is in the forefront with sweetness in the middle, and then a clean bitter finish.

Crisp light and refreshing is all I can say for this brew, a great sessionable beer!

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Photo of soju6
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on-tap at a local pub in Kirn, Germany not far from the brewery.

The color is a nice golden hue with a full head that lasts well. The smell was a light pleasant grain aroma. The taste had a hint of sweetness and a clean bitter finish. It has a medium body that is clean and refreshing. This is a very drinkable beer. Another nice brew from the Pfalz region.

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Photo of illidurit
3.51/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Tyrolean Inn in Ben Lomond. Poured into a nice Warsteiner seidel. Attractive golden color with a creamy white head displaying good retention. Aroma is cereal grains and a light floral hoppiness. Flavor is full for a pilsener but still refreshing and drinkable. Grains and a light sweetness with a vaguely metallic finish and minor bitterness. Solid pilsener.

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Photo of sim0n17
3.55/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice, clean, and a bit of a sharper after taste for a generic Pils (over here). Frankly, I only grabbed a case as they offered a .5 liter krug (stoneware mug) with the nicely priced kist (case). I am not disappointed with the relatively clean taste, but not a lot of character. The pour does not produce a strong "blumen" (head) with a medium level of carbonation. The mouthfeel is good with a hoppy after taste,... but a clean finish. If on sale, then I'd buy again - I love the krug!! Not too sure this would travel well to North America

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Photo of mothman
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap in Germany.

White head. Golden yellow.

Decent pils. Bready and biscuit. Earthy and grassy hops.

Light bodied. Fairly clean.

Very simply pils. Easy drinking.

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Photo of stevoj
2.99/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Bottle from Wasana's. Musty, malty aroma, clear golden in color with nice silky head. Flavor is more malt and bread. slight aftertaste and dry finish.

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