BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
As usual, this Montana beer finds its way into my glass courtesy of the most generous Skyview. A slightly hazy dark yellow beer with a solid grainy nose and a little bit of hops. The grain in the body tasted a little stale and the hops yeilded a somewhat metallic taste, but that was ever so faint.
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to Skyview for sharing. Pours a lightly cloudy straw yellow with a small quickely receding white head. Nice banana, as well as some sweet citrusy fruit, ans a slight flroal hoppiness. Kinda watery mouthfeel, but a nice floral hop bite. There is also a kinda funky stale bread flavor. Not terrible, but not too great.
thedm (5560) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2007
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This draft brew from the Oregon Brewers festival poured a small sized head of foamy fine to medium sized bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a slightly hazy yellow colored body and a good lacing. The aroma was hoppy malty and banana. The crisp mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish. The flavor contained notes of malt and mild hops. A decent one that I would consider buying again.
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at the Iron Horse in Missoula, MT. Clear light gold under a small white head. Nice Pils type aroma: grainy, biscuity, and floral. Body is medium, carbonation to match, and a clean, dry mouth feel. Well balanced between a thirst quenching, crisp bitterness and a light grainy sweetness. This was obviously fresh, and well crafted.
Skyview (5477) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 18, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bayern Pilsener (unfiltered):
On draught at the Bayern brewery’s tap room in Missoula, Montana. Pours a slight hazy golden blonde brew with a which white head that has an excellent retention. Aroma of light golden grain malt, grassy hops, and a touch of fruity pears. Taste is smooth, light to medium bodied with a golden grain and light citrus flavor. Finish still has some carbonation texture with slight bitterness and a gritty grain aftertaste.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very nice pils that just has a strong crisp and grassy finish that takes the edge off a hot day. Well built with a dry straw like maltiness, subtle, but enough to hold up to the nice finishing hops.
bhensonb (13862) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 4, 2007
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma of grassy hop, slight malt. Clear light gold color, with a very slight white head. Starts sweet, develops a little body as the carbonation leaves, finishes rather balanced with the hop finally coming forth. Pretty good, though more bitter would fit the style.
Braudog (6255) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2007
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at the brewery taproom; Poured in the traditional slow style (nice!), this has a classice German visual appeal -- golden grain, bubbly, with a nice bright poofy head. Sharp hoppy aroma. Silky smooth and sharply, almost puckeringly, bitter. Classic German pils, reminiscent of a good ol’ Bitburger stubie. (#2929, 5/19/2007)
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - MAY 5, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Hazy gold with thin white head. Really ugly for a pils. Nice hoppy aroma with malt backbone. Malty flavour with hoppy bite. Pleasing finish. This is a tasty ugly looking pilsener.
kramer (5772) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle, via kyzr. Pours a crystal clear light gold colored body under a very thin fizzy white head that immediately vanished. The aroma is very light, just a bit of bready pils malt, a little bit of grassiness, and a hint of DMS. Fairly crisp flavor with just a hint of DMS on the finish. Light bitterness level. Mouthfeel is light bodied and thin with a fairly crisp finish. Moderate lively carbonation that’s appropriate for the style. This wasn’t half bad, not the most exciting beer, but still enjoyable.