johninmelb (1126) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2003
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
A decent Pils. No unpleasant aftertaste; crisp, clean and refreshing going down. It has all the characteristics of a good pils, but if anything it is a bit undistinguished. Needs a little extra character.
Kalli (502) - Falun, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2003
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pale gold in colour, noticable carbonation. It smells like... well, it reminds me of my trip to Germany as a new-to-beer teenager. More smell than I'm used to from pilsners, at least pilsners that smell inoffensive. This pretty much smells like beer. Funny that.
After taking a few sips I'm mostly suprised at how mild is tastes, but I'm guessing another word I should be using also is balanced. For the mild taste and the fact that it's a pilsener it's pretty full-bodied. It could do with more taste and definately more bitterness, but it's a good tasting little beer. Half a glass in I'm detecting the mild aftertaste, this is probably the most complex pilsner I've tasted since I started to demand more from my beer.
This just might be my new standard all rounder...
WISEGUY572 (1373) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
I did not know what this was at first. Looks like a perfect lager — clear golden with a great white head. Lightly malty, thin in the mouth, peppery spicy finish, with good bitterness. Not sure what the other flavors were — I can be convinced the call them leafy and hay, following the lead of the reviewers before me. Good enough, but not great, even as a Pils or a lager.
JorisPPattyn (7974) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 8, 2003
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Light-golden, clear; huge snow-white head, leaving good lace. Rather (pale) malty nose. Drying hay, even leafy. Just a shadow of a hint of hops. Quite bitter taste, but palate is much thinner, watery for a moment. Retronasal the (German) hops kick in with a vengeance. Nearly peppery finish. Light bodied, good carbonation. This is what a decent Pilsener is about. Nothing anybody could go wild about ever, nowt wrong.
Ungstrup (29482) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2003
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
A pale yellow beer with a fantastic head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of hay. The flavor is sweet and brewmashy ending on a slight bitterness. An average pilsener on my tastebuds - or did miss something - or maybe my expectations were just too high.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2003
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden, good thick foamy head. Dry bready aroma. Good balance beetwen malt and hops in flavour. In fact, hop bitterness dominates. Not very complex but it's an ok german pils.
Ingevara (804) - SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2003
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not as dry as its reputation. A rather well balanced pilsener, hoppy and refreshing. A bit flat.
garrison (777) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is a very good Pilsner, with quite present hops and a smooth malt balance...
it was quite the buy, as I purchased eight of the 500 ml cans in Covington, KY for $6.99 !
Rastacouere (6134) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2003 Pale yellow, almost limpid. Small white head with fine lacing, but it leaves very fast and completely. Grassy/herbal aroma. As it enters the mouth, the malt is there and fades for nice bitter hops. Very dry finish. Under average medium mouthfeel. Tremendous balance overall and pretty cheap here at 7.99 for a six-pack. Good pick
Jimmyboy30 (11) - Telford, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2003
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
i tried this on draft in a Greek bar owned by a german guy who gets it imported!! he served it in a Bitburger large glass with handles!! and it looked the business couldnt wait to taste it smelled wonderfully dry and hoppy tasteda little malty fruity and ultra crisp as though it could quench the thirst forever, so more-ish i stoppd off there and had 3 large ones this guy knew how to serve it and served it as a beer to remember