Atwater Purple Gang Pilsner
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Brewed in strict German tradition, Purple Gang Pilsner is a steady reminder of the German domination of brewing before and during Prohibition. A light malty sweetness yields to the fine flavor and aroma of the noble Tettnang hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
21st April 2012
Hazy gold beer, tidy white head. Light crispy palate. Lagerish pale malt. Seltzer mineras. Reasonable noble like hops, a little grapefruit. Malt turns slightly creamy. An all right pils.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (13621) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Draft. Poured clear pale color with an average fizzy white head that was mostly lasting and good lacing. Moderate toasted grain aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
hopdog (11681) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2016
12oz bottle. Poured a golden color with a large sized head. Grass, straw, sulfur, and some grainy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2013
fizzy pilsenwr. Much like Oscar blues or other american pilsners. Not my favorite.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Sammy (11250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2015
Fresh bottle from Champane’s Cellars. Cheese in smell and taste, unfortunately more in latter. Carbonation right there. Minute amount of hops. More drain pour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (7892) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
pours hazy pale yellow with a thin white cap, some retention and lacing. crisp pils with a touch of bread, other cereals, faint fruitiness - hint of white grapes, lemon, pepper, grass and herbs - nobleness, sulfur. moderately low carbonation, light body - tad watery, dry grassy-herbal finish. relatively clean and tasty enough.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pailhead (6428) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Bottle: The aroma consists of sweet honey, butterscotch, and a hint of straw. It pours a hazy dull orange with a one finger creamy white head that quickly fades to a soapy film. There is some nice webbing left behind on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with light butterscotch and a touch of honey. The finish has light grass/straw. Light bodied with mild carbonation and a somewhat creamy mouthfeel. Overall...too much butterscotch.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (6105) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Pours hazy, lemon-gold with a huge white head. Aroma is sweet grain, lemon. Taste is slightly bitter lemon....yet..sugary tones on the lips.... Actually pretty tasty. Soft and mild. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ClarkVV (5862) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Draught at Atwater in the Park, Summer 2014.
Clear, very light golden body has lazy carbonation coursing upwards to form a small, poorly-retained white head.
Well, looks like another terrible bottled product from Atwater Block. The draught version was passable, though there’s really no comparison between the beers brewed at the Detroit location vs. the beers brewed at the In the Park location. Very dry, grassy, leafy hops with some biscuity/grainy maltiness, maybe a touch of corn-like character and no alcohol.
Dry, at least, with soft herbs, minimal spiciness and pretty straightforward white bread-like maltiness. Ample, yet loose carbonation dosent really add much crispness and it does come off a bit fizzy and very watery. Eh, had worse, but will stick to the Park-brewed beers next time I’m there.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wlajwl (5843) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Aroma is malts with a hint of grit. The flavor is sweetish malts, a mild off flavor I can’t place and a dry and slightly sour finish.

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