Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Rich gold, abundant herbal hops on the nose, the palate having some brighter citrus hops (all hersbrucker, though, apparently). There seems like maybe some of the heavier malt/hop dynamic of a pilsner that contrasts with this dynamic. So it’s nice, but also a bit odd.
maxwelldeux (3542) - Everett, Washington, USA - AUG 3, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Draught into a growler. Pours a hazy golden color with a rather thick white head on there. Nose is filled with a lot of corn and little else for me. Taste has quite a bit of corn, and a bit of skunk, almost like this is really old. Not a great beer.
andrewje41 (377) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft pour listed as liquid sunshine at special brews. Pours a light yellow with a faint malt aroma. Very mild flavor. A little corn there. A little sweet. Decent summer beer here.
hayduke (3342) - Eureka, California, USA - JUL 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I shared with with Strykzone on Facebook Chat. It poured clear gold with a big bubbled head and light lacing. Nose is grassy floral hops. Very smooth mouthfeel and medium body. Flavor is is light fruit and some bitterness that carries over in to the finish. Very refreshing.
Strykzone (4903) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Hayduke that we shared over facebook chat. This beer pours very clear and honey gold. No carbonation is seen rising. A white head is almost one finger. I had this immediately after a long bicycle ride on a hot day and found it very refreshing. It brings honey and grain with a bit of corn. Some pepper is gentle. Just a bit of grassy hops is pleasant. A Pilsner is just what I needed and this is a very nice one.
Ernest (6187) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly lasting.
Body is clear light yellow.
Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (flowers).
Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
A clean, serviceable north German rendition, a la Bitburger....very light and delicate. It falls a bit short on character and charm, but it has no flaws and the nose is attractive.
Salmoniform (540) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from bottle to glass. Clear straw hue with delicate white head that dissipated to a ring. Aroma is grassy, wildflower honey, cereal, floral, slight peppery, slight sulphur. Mouthfeel is great with a light body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry throughout with a nice light bitterness in the following and a clean finish. Overall this is a decent pilsner.
after4ever (6108) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at indigo. Pours a clear pale gold with a loose white head and plenty of lace. Nice grassy nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Biv crackery finish. Pretty dialed for the style. Not bad.
Earlier Rating: 3/5/2014 Total Score: 3.4
Draft at churchkey. Pours a clear medium gold with a loose white head. Mild grassy crackery nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty, crackery mid palate with a light resiny finish. Hoppier and heavier than expected, but in a pleasant way.
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Hales Ales Brewery and Pub, Seattle
as Breakside Liquid Sunshine Pilsner, 5.3% ABV
Hazy pale blond color with creamy head. Aroma of straws. Dry mouthfeel; some flavor of corn; ordinary bitterness, a bit lemony, with a hint of grass, but without a clear Hallertau hops evidence.
Not what promised.
bpreo (1545) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 1, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
It’s just okay. I like the flavor, but it’s a little too much for my preference.