Jever Pilsener
Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever

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Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever
German Pilsner
Ranked #478
Ranked #26,265
3.59 | pDev: 15.6%
Nov 12, 2023
Feb 18, 2002
Hardly any other premium beer has remained as true to itself as Jever. For 170 years now, Jever has been cultivating its own Frisian-bitter taste.
The special mix of the best brewing water and high-quality hops makes our Jever so Frisian-tart and refreshing at the same time!
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Rated: 3.38 by smithj4 from New York

Nov 12, 2023
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Reviewed by BillyNoonan from Ireland

3.19/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Poured from bottle. Classic, clear, light pilsner gold. Medium carbonation. Slightly skunky on opening. Taste is malts, grass and grainy hops. Smells cheapish but tastes better. Easy to drink, prob won't repeat in a hurry.
Oct 03, 2023
Rated: 4.44 by Kgharv from Sweden

Sep 08, 2023
Rated: 4 by ctbeerman1 from Connecticut

Sep 05, 2023
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Reviewed by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

3.98/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Has a bit of the heineken / becks skunky smell that's initially a turnoff. However, the flavors are quite balance, there's a decent malt quality present, and the finish is rather clean and slightly dry. Only one bottle, so I'm enjoying it but won't seek out again.
Jul 16, 2023
Rated: 4.11 by modestastronaut from Sweden

Jun 16, 2023
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Reviewed by BubbleBobble from New York

3.83/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
Pours a clear light gold from the can (~ 4 months old), light 0.5" head that fizzles away with excellent lacing. Nose is a little alkaline and metallic, grassy and spicy noble hop aromas, some sweet malt or grain. Definitely a smell I associate with import lagers, whether by design, age or a little bit of both. Taste follows - moderate spicy/earthy bitterness throughout the palate and balanced by only a small amount of grainy sweetness. The bitterness, however, is refreshing, rather than challenging. Carbonation is crisp, though the feel is slightly heavier than I'd like. Been ages since I had this fresh(er) in Germany, but it's available locally on tap pretty reliably - will have to try and compare to this can.
Jun 02, 2023
Rated: 3.82 by AnyBeerULike from Canada (ON)

May 22, 2023
Rated: 3.37 by belgocanuck from Belgium

May 03, 2023
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Reviewed by jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

4.02/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
500 ml can - no date that I can find

pours a clear light yellow golden, thick bone-white colored head. great head retention. I agree with the label on the can - crisp bitterness, some grassy hops, and drier finish. thinner bodied but has a nice smooth finish.
May 02, 2023
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.27/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Bottled 10/25/22; drank 4/15/23 @ the Yarchives.

See-through dull yellow appearance.

A rough pour yielded a nice bright white head; strong lacing remained.

Skunk spray, corn & faint honey notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Skunk spray, corn & mild honey flavors.

Yeah...this is a skunky beer (on purpose, I believe) which is not my bag. It's drinkable, however.
Apr 16, 2023
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Reviewed by Gatch from Massachusetts

3.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
0,5l draft at an Irish pub in Mainz. This is the definition of mediocre. It’s drinkable, it’s a Pilsner, and it’s a beer, but it is very much forgettable. This is like the Bud Light of Germany.
Mar 13, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by jroof1 from Massachusetts

Jan 13, 2023
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Reviewed by Askgaard

3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
A bitter german pilsner. nice harmony between body and hops for a pilsner. the body is not round but neither is it very watery or weak. the bitterness is nice but quite more bitter than other pilsners. if you like bitter thirst quelching beer this a very good one.
Nov 24, 2022
Rated: 3 by Ernald_Elbertson from Delaware

Sep 09, 2022
Rated: 4.24 by laura_uwu

Aug 19, 2022
Rated: 3.6 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Aug 09, 2022
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Rated by ivanbrew

4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Vary good beer trying it in the bottle clear smells floral and has amazing lasting flavor but a bit to bitter for a Pilsner.
Aug 01, 2022
Rated: 3.63 by chrishiker1409 from New York

Jul 25, 2022
Jever Pilsener from Friesisches Brauhaus zu Jever
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 843 ratings