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Blue Stallion German Pilsner
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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This beer was first brewed in Bohemia, but was later adapted by many breweries in Germany. Today, the German Pilsner is the most popular style of beer in Germany because of its refreshing bitterness and easy drinkability. For our unique Pils, we used 2 specific kinds of German noble hops which gives this beer a crisp and bitter taste with a medium-dry finish which lingers into the aftertaste. The use of the typical German malt provides our Pils with a dense and rich head, which is common for this style of beer.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (15613) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Draft at the source. Crystal clear golden yellow color. Aroma of peppery hat. Taste is black pepper and straw.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (5999) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Classic visuals for central Germany ... golden, active, light head. Also a fairly well done Germanic character ... grassy, biscuity, along the Bitburger family tree. No distinct Teutonic snap, but clean and fresh. (#5849, 11/10/2014)

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chudwick (2416) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - SEP 27, 2014
5oz taster at source. Nose is negligible. Sip adds grass and lawn weeds. Refreshing and bitter like letucce that was picked too late. Short finish.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (1649) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 12, 2014
A nice German like pilsner not as hoppy as a true German pilz. Nice head amazing clarity. Sweet malty. Crisp. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shrubber85 (8836) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 27, 2014
Draft. Barley malt and hay aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet creamy barley malt and light bitter hay flavor. Very nice - a great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2771) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 22, 2014
on-tap @ Blue Stallion / Lexington KY --- Clear, light straw color, head quickly drops to the rim, cobwebs of lace. Taste is German Pilsner all the way - malt that becomes a little sweeter in the palate, offset in the finish by floral hops and carbonation fizz. I also detect a hint of sulfur in the finish, similar to German Kolsch. A terrific example of the style, authentic in ways that most USA beers miss.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (8334) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2014
2oz taster on tap at the brewery. Totally clear, kind of bright, golden orange color. Thin off-white head. Couple dots of lace. Smooth, crisp, kind of lighter carbonation. Bready aroma, kind of biscuity. Lightly peppery, hints of citrus. Moderate sweet taste, light bitterness. Smooth, soft, lighter carbonation. More dry finish, a light slickness. An impressive pils. I enjoyed this one quite a bit. Good pilsener type aromatics. Crisp, without being too heavy (like a lot of american style pils can be). Awesome stuff. One of the more impressive offerings from this brewery relative to the style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3451) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - FEB 21, 2014
~14 oz draft at the brewery in Lexington, Kentucky. The pour is a lightly hazed golden with a small white head. The aroma is cereal grain paired with floral hops and a general wet earth character. The taste is a lightly sweet cereal grain, cleanly balanced by a drying bitter floral. The palate is light to medium bodied, active carbonation and a clean floral earth finish. Simple and elegant, well made Pilsner.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Kentucky Fried Charleston Trip Beer #41. Draft at the brewery. Pours a clear golden color with a thin white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of grainy, bready malts, grape-like fruit notes, mild grassy hops. The taste is pale doughy malts, noble hops, mild fruitiness. Medium bodied, faint lingering bitterness, lacks crispness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Poured clear yellow. Nose is crisp clean hops, light flowers, and some light toasty malts. Taste really brings out, a biscuity and toasty malt flavor and a little husky. Clean flavor profile other than that. Not the best example of the style.


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