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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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We always wanted to make a year-round German-style Pilsner. Both because it tastes great and it’s a favorite of ours. We import bagged German Pilsner malt and manually add 3,300 pounds to each batch because we believe that’s what it takes to make a great German pilsner. We source all Hallertau Hersbrucker hops, which we prize for their mix of floral and “Noble” notes. Then we wait. This beer is unfiltered, so we rely on natural lagering techniques (i.e. long times and cold temperatures) to get this beer as bright as sunshine.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2334) - Glendale, California, USA - AUG 31, 2013
51 points on RateBeer. Ugh. Makes me angry that some people even review pilsners. This bright yellow beer with great bubbles percolating upwards is crisp and clean with a slight grain taste. I enjoyed this beer and it paired well with a ham and cheese sandwich.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2079) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 31, 2013
Draught at Breakside Restaurant & Pub Brewery in Portland. Light grassiness, and very light fruit -- pears. Very pale straw color. Nice sweet grassy initial / balances so nicely in mid / final goes sweet again. Thin-medium body. Well done.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reid (1877) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JUL 21, 2013
22oz bottle from "Trader Joe" in Salem,OR. $3.79 Pours a typical pilsener yellow, but the head is quite nice..thick and creamy . OK aromas..of grassy hop ,cereal and a little earthy. Taste is about the same as the aroma.. except the grassy hop also turns fruity. OK mouthfeel,about average for style OK summer drink but not IMO a pilsener Another of these PNW lagers masquerading as a pils. Be truthful this is a nice drinkable lager with a PNW twist

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4500) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2013
(650ml bottle) Purchased at Hillside Liquors about two weeks ago. I'm trying to drink my pils young because the general quick degradation of this style... And I like my pilsners crisp. Pours a lasting white foam with a light carbonation and golden body. Light grassy aroma. Minimal malt base and pleasant hops. Very good and enjoyable. --- reviewed on RateBeer.com

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (7977) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle. Clear pale straw body with a short white head. Sweet-smelling rice cake and corn syrup and potato starch malt aroma with heavy vitamin chalkiness and some light German hops (lemon and spice). Light body with yogurt and starchy saltine cracker yeast / malt play. Growing bitterness across the middle. Plastic wrap and marshmallow puff finish. Neutral-flavored hops with relatively high bitterness compared to the lean body. Fizzy carbonation with starchy rice hull and grain husks and a distinct nutri-sweet finish. The hops are at least German; the malt is coarse and the carbonation fizzy. Another throw-away beer. See Heater Allen for how to do this style right.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8276) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2013
Tap at Breakside, PDX, 25/05/13. Listed as 5.1% ABV. Murky pale yellow with a thin white head which clears to the edge. Nose is lemon zest, grass, pale malts, cereals. Taste comprises citrus, grass, cereals, pale malts. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp finish. Ok pils.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1329) - Oregon, USA - MAY 13, 2013
From bottle. Clear yellow color. Grass and malt aroma. Nice flavor of corn, light hops, biscuit, malt. Easy drinking and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (3722) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 14, 2013
On tap at restaurant pod in Portland. Nice amber body with medium head. Nose was pilseneresque, corny and watery, with hops in there as well. Taste is malty up front and then goes more hoppier and bitter. Crisp texture. Enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx76 (617) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 6, 2013
On draught at breakside- highly carbonated with thin head. Nose with faint aroma of bread and citrus. Taste of bread with dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4129) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Tap @ Lardo... Poured pale, golden amber with a moderate lacy head. This was a delicious Pils. Floral and pungent hops on the nose. Biscuit malt and some sweetness to balance all the grassy, herbal, citrus hop notes going. Clean and refreshing, went will with all the pork we were eating.


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