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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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AKA: Karenís Wedding Beer This is Black Ravenís first lager beer just in time for the summer. Brewed for our beer goddess Karenís upcoming wedding. Clean and crisp with a wonderful european hop profile


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6093) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2013
22. Pours a crystal clear lightly burnished medium gold with a loose and slightly creamy white head. Lots of lace. Big forward crackers and grass on the nose, forceful and dynamic to a degree too rarely seen among pilsners. Creamy light sparkling body, beautifully executed. Crackers and grass on the mid palate, just like you like to see. Nice dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5595) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Tenth rate. Lock this fucking thing in! Aroma of bread and cereal grain, a little sulfur, pepper, light grass, and earth. Pours golden like the fucking picture, thin head. Flavors of bread, sulfur, grain, a little pepper and a little grass, crisp, but with flabby carbonation. Not bad, but would definitely prefer a little more lively carbonation. Points for rareness and its awesome clientele and fanbase. Yay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (4844) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Golden in color thin head with a good pils flavor and finish. Nice hops crispness and dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3185) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JAN 10, 2012
22 oz bomber courtesy of bvc. Pour is a hazed yellow golden with a one inch clear white head. The head is quite full, falls slowly. Aroma is soft bready toasted grain, along with bright floral and some grassy hay. The taste is bright grain, bready, balanced nicely with fresh floral hay. Finishes with pleasant mineral earthiness. The palate is light to medium bodied, un filtered mouth feel, nice carbonation and a clean finish. Really liked this one, thanks Brandon.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2010
congrats karen. Gentle honey and soft dry grain. bright gold, stark white head and consistent steady cascade of carbonation. medium dryness, firm body, clean throughout with a balanced zesty crisp hoppy finish. I donít normally enjoy pils but I love this. love it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldMrCrow (1778) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 23, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2014 Tap at the brewery summer 2013. I came to this with hugely high hopes given the previous ratings, and the fact that itís 85 degrees here in Seattle today, the cosmic equivalent of 99 in any other city in the country. Beautiful pour, gentle gold with a fluffy white head. But it comes off a bit thinner and more sour than Iíd expected, crackers through the middle, certainly very good but I donít get that Saaz snap that would put it anywhere near the 99th percentile for the style. 7/4/7/4/14=3.6

Revisit, growler 7/4/14.

More biting hops and sticky alcohol, less grassy-refreshing than Iíd like. Iíd go more like 7/3/7/3/13=3.3 this time around. Iíll split the difference.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bvc (1149) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 20, 2010
Draft at brewpub. Pours a effervescent clear rich golden with tight white head and cascading lacing. Hay, honey, peppery Nobel hops...very light and clean nose. Crisp clean hay, grassy hops, peppery cracker, touches of honey sweetening. Carbonation could use a touch more pressence, but this is very enjoyable with clean light flavor.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1107) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Iím not a huge pilsner fan, but this one is solid for the style. Crisp and light, yet still quite flavorful. Thatís usually the downfall of this style in my book -- not enough flavor. Here, itís present.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2010 Growler from the brewery, drunk an hour after filling it. Clear, light gold, bubbly pour with a big, lasting white head on it. Aroma is light, with hay, dry herbal notes, a little pepper. Lightly sweet malt body that tastes of grain, bread, and plain popcorn, finishing cleanly with hay, grass, pepper, earthiness. Light, moderately carbonated body. Iím normally not a huge fan of pilsners, but this is pretty great to drink fresh in the warm weather. Thumbs up.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (834) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Bottle. Clear, pale, golden color with minimal head. Toast, biscuit, grass, and summer. Light carbonation, light body, smooth and refreshing. Crisp. Nice beer.


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