berniecarbo (148) - Holliston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 1, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 1, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
squidknuckle (22) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - MAY 25, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.
puboflyons (3123) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 21, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From the 650 ml. bottle. Best by 11/10/15. This has been renamed "Busker Czech Style Pilsner." The pour is a slightly hazy but heady yellow color. White fizzy heads fades eventually. A delightful Pilsener-like aroma of toasted bread, dough, mild sweetness, and grassy hops. Medium body. The taste also brings out a slightly sweet but toasty pale malt or cracker note followed by a dryer and crisp, clean mildly bitter end. I enjoyed this on this 88 degree summer day.
davey101 (751) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 13, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
MaBeer1972 (1838) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 27, 2015
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Manchester. Labelled "Busker Czech Style Pilsner" Pours out a deep golden color with a frothy white head that settles to a medium lace. Crisp light malt aroma and flavors. Fruity bitterness. A very drinkable and refreshing take on a classic style. Bravo!
ThirstyBird (2617) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
micmillon18 (37) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bomber into a dimple mug. No born on date.
Aroma - Grain, hay, cereal, biscuit. Not overpowering but pleasant.
Appearance - Deep golden color. Looks great when held up against the light. Sticky off white head.
Taste - Taste matches the nose, with some added honey sweetness, matched by grassy, almost floral, hops. Biscuit and diacetyl in the finish with mild acidity. Very enjoyable.
Palate - Semi dry (lingering honey/ hay), great balance.
Overall - Great rendition of the style.
skibumma70 (30) - USA - AUG 17, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
damzz (466) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 26, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 17/20
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.