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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   ABV: -
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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fishonmyplane (424) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Slightly skunky with some horse blanket and mothballs. Too malty & not crisp or hoppy enough for the style. Tastes like a crappy central-European lager. Has some strange sweet notes - caramel, muted fruit flavors, cereal, etc. Tastes nothing like a proper Czech pils. Another clunker from BBC... other than the 2 or 3 decent stouts and porters that they make, this brewery has a history of disappointing me time and time again.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TURDFERGUSON (3951) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Tap at Noho brewpub. Clearish golden with light white lace. Smells like a diacetyl bomb. Flavor is grainy and buttery. Not drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (5801) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 7, 2011
draft at Bubula’s in Provincetown. golden pour, medium carbonation. grassy & saaz driven aroma. Honey sweet maltiness. decent pilsner

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rocbyter (1896) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Grainy malt aroma. Lightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Light bitter beginning with a light sweet and bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thicksuds (417) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Solid beer, easy drinking, thirst quenching, nice pour, not as clear as I thought it would be, a little mellow for a Pils, I was expecting it to be a little sharper and more crisp, hops are a little dull to me, but all in all a good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2402) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 9, 2010
Pours a two finger white head that fades quickly to a thin leaving some lace. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Almost clear pale yellow/amber color. Nose is grassy hops. Flavor is sweet grass with light bitterness. Good pilsner. Their site puts the ABV at 5.5%. $4.50 for a 22oz bottle from Colonial Spirits, Acton, MA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minch25 (577) - Medford, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 27, 2010
Clear straw gold; thin head. Czech? Smells very German, Northern. Farmhousy Saaz hops; slightly dirty. Initially quite carbonated. Sweetness comes in at the back. Medium body, but the hops are lean. Not bad, but I would like this less sweet, a little hoppier, and maybe a little lighter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - AUG 7, 2010
22oz bottle. "Czech Pilsner" Pours a golden color with a small, white fluffy head that recedes leaving lacing and a thick foamy ring. Nose is grassy, toasted grains. Palate is refreshing with a slickness that is followed by a light sticky feeling. Flavor is grassy hops, toasty grains, a light biscuity note.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thornecb (4372) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2010
Bottled as Czech pilsner. Pours deep gold into a pilsner glass. White head recedes to hug rim. Honey and bread aromas. Off toasted nuts upfront turning to butterscotch and caramel in the lasting finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JAXSON (528) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2010
Bottle, thanks Cody. Pours a clear light orange with a small white head. Largely blank nose with some light grains and hops, certainly nothing off-putting though. Flavor is good, though I’m a sucker for this style. Very good balance between malt and hops, this comes off as fresh and bright, with a short, crisp finish. Super nice flavor here. Not as grassy as many Czech pils, but the balance and profile is superb. A lot of people will pass this one over as it’s not super exciting, but it’s quite well crafted.


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