Brauerei C. & A. Veltins – Veltins Pilsener

Brauerei C & A Veltins - Veltins Pilsener

Brauerei C. & A. VeltinsVeltins Pilsener

German Pilsener
Brewed in: Meschede-Grevenstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
2015 BJCP Style: 5D – German Pils
ABV: 4.8%
Best By Date: 2/14/17
Tasting on: 2/19/17
Glass: Pilsner
Notes: I reviewed this beer 5 days after the “Best By” date on the bottle.

Aroma: Overtones of low clean lager character. Undertones of clean light malt and a hint of hops. 8/10

Appearance: Straw to gold with excellent clarity. Bright white head with large and fine bubbles and excellent retention. 8.5/10

Flavor: Mild to moderate hop bitterness in the beginning followed by a clean and dry middle with minor light malt. Moderate chalk in the end along with a hint of malt sweetness and minor to moderate hop bitterness. Mild hop bitterness in the aftertaste. 15.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: An average German Pils that is less dry and has more chalk character than is typical of the style. 39.5/50

Final Score: 80% = C

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