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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This American version of a traditional Bohemian Pilsner is a true lager, brewed to emulate the original style born in Plzen, Czechoslovakia. Berkshire uses authentic Pilsner floor malt from the Czech Republic in this classic beer. Light in color, our Pilsner is dry and crisp, and pungently hopped with Czech Saaz hops to impart a rich aroma, with a subtle bitterness to the finish.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
berniecarbo (148) - Holliston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Tried this last night on tap at a beer tasting and along with 40+ local beers (New England) Always been a fan of BBC but never tried this. Great clean crisp taste, plain and simple, a great tasting beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Pours copper/gold with a thick white head. Smells of saaz hops, crisp, dry pilsner malt, touches of apple. Tastes of dry malt, some spicy hints and some residual sweetness on the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
squidknuckle (22) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - MAY 25, 2013
No. This beer isn’t bourbon-barrel aged, or passed through a rhubarb randall. I don’t care about IBUs or drink-by dates (*Stone*). We’re tired of all this beer snobbery, hogwash, and pretentiousness. Let’s get back to why we started drinking beer in the first place. Pure, untainted, balance of hops, yeast, and malt. Beer that tastes like it was made on an old family farm. Stinky, green, rooty. Crisp, lush, fresh. Creamy, quenching, classic. Don’t miss this year’s iteration of Berkshire Czech Style Pils.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davey101 (684) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 13, 2011
Best by of 12/22/11. 22 oz bomber into a tall pilsner glass...finally get to rock an actual pilsner in this glass! A - Really dark golden brown/yellow body. Super fluffy white head that breaks apart into chunks. Loads of bubbles. S - Bready malts, cereal grains and some mild hops. Fairly one dimensional. This is the only flaw I found in this beer. T - Really nice creaminess and bubbly texture. Rich malty bread, some sweetness and just the perfect amount of hop bittterness at the end to tie it all together. This is really delicious. Its also worth noting that I cracked this about 45 minutes after I bought it so its warmed up a slight bit. Still amazingly drinkable. O - Perfect. Summer. Beer. This might just be my new favorite summer seasonal. Its so simple, crisp, clean and refreshing. 22 oz of summer! Another winner from BBC.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (1519) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2012
Thanks Jason for hauling this all the way to Italy! Appears a pale and clear yellow with a fluffy white head. Some nice lacing. Smells citrusy, crisp hops, light malt. Taste is a wonderful blend of hop crispness and light malt sweetness. Light body with nice carbonation and super smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skibumma70 (30) - USA - AUG 17, 2011
This beer is grassy hoppy, yet smooth tasting. It leaves you craving for another sip. The malt flavors are tingling, yet sweet and easily drinkable. It is the perfect flavor, with a nice dry finish. I am from the local area, and every Berkshire beer I have tried is better than average if not on the verge of greatness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
damzz (253) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 26, 2012
light body, medium bitterness, golden, clear, frothy, white foam, bread, spruce, The Saaz hops come though in the nose but not overwhelming as in an IPA. The light maltiness is followed by the hops bitterness at the end in a nice balance. The bitterness lingers in the aftertaste, a reminder of how good this beer is.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10769) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle at Sander’s place, NYC. Pours clear gold with a frothy, white head. Sweet biscuity malts in the nose with light notes of straw. Medium sweet flavor, some nice doughy bread, light bitter straw, some white sugar. Light to medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Pretty clean finish, more sweet, white bread malts, mild bitterness. Not too complex. Very easy.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (2139) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Pours a nice deep straw color with a two finger foamy head that sticks around for a bit. Bright crisp saaz hop aromas with hints of bready malts and traces of citrus. On the palate its smooth and refreshing with nice punches of bitterness balanced by round bready malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SrSilliGose (3247) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 19, 2013
fresh bottle. tasty crisp clean toast, cracker malts, pleasant hay and grass hops. easy drinkin. not really to style, but fine for what it is.


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