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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Our upcoming summer seasonal is not your fatherís pilsner. Bright gold in color, this pilsner harkens back to its true European origins with a flavor thatís light and refreshing, yet absolutely memorable. German pilsen barley lends a traditional malt component, while fine Czech and German hops add a nice snap. On June 8, the beer will be released in bottles and distributed on tap throughout Colorado.
Beer Specifications
Style: European-Style Pilsner
Color: Straw/Yellow
Body: Clean/Light
Malts: German Pilsen
Hops: German Hallertauer, Czech Saaz
Alcohol: 5.0% ABV
IBUs: (est.): 27

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5796) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2011
12oz bottle. Pale tanned dull yellow with a soapy, foaming head. Rather nice aroma quite mellow, yeasty, and Bohemian. Creamy, delicate, and well balanced. This is a pretty great Pilsener. Faint peppery hop character. Lots of doughy yeast tones. Making this even more impressive, it was bottle 6 months ago! Holds up outstandingly. Crisp and lemony up front, sweet finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Of the Sampler Pak I bought in Ft. Collins, this was my favorite beer. Classic Pilsner taste, clean and crisp, very drinkable. Started as well as it finished. I would stock this beer in my cellar. I enjoyed this one very much!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imeshuggahi (31) - golden, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2010
1st to rate this! Just found a six pack of this at my local store, and am plesently surprised by its appealing mouthfeel and well balanced hop bitternes. I hope bristol continues brewing this beer after the season finishes. Very good session beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (1228) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2012
A light grain hay aroma, pours clear yellow with a mostly diminishing white head light sweet initial flavor with faint bitter finish of short duration. Light to medium body. A refreshing pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (5732) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Super-fresh six pack - pours a lively clear bright gold, with a soapy lace - aroma of light, honeyed maltiness, moderate, snappy toasted grains, spicy and grassy noble hops - soft but full carbonation - just enough malt heft and sweetness to make for a satisfying mouthfeel - perhaps not as clean through the middle as one might want, but it cleans up nicely for the finish, which is moderately spicy, with lingering floral hops and cracked grains - a surprisingly good pils from a hit or miss brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rayg1 (586) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2010
Growler. Consumed the day my brother-in-law picked it up from the brewery. Let me start off by saying Iím honestly amazed at all of the low ratings for this beer from some of the more seasoned members of this site. Perhaps the freshness of getting this thing on tap made a big difference? Pours out a deep golden yellow with a thick white head. Aroma is very nice and inviting, lightly grassy and a bit of lemon zest nip at your nose. Nicely hoppy aroma. Taste is lightly malty at first with notes of hay and mildly honey-like. Hops instantly snap you back with a fairly bitter finish that finishes clean. Donít get me wrong this isnít a world-class pilsner but certainly nothing that I would refuse to drink. I would gladly have this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 21, 2010
Sampled on 9/21/2010. This pilsner pours a yellow gold color from a 12oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head, with nice lacing and good retention. The aroma is grainy, grassy and spicy. A medium bodied pilsner. The malts are grainy and grassy. The hops are herbal and spicy. Lively carbonation. Decent balance. Nice clean crisp taste. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp, a perhaps a little dry. Aftertaste is bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 13, 2011
(draft, 5/26/10). Clear gold color. Small white head. Moderate pils malt aroma. Flavor of the same, with light sweetness and light bitterness. Avg duration. Light dry finish. Thin texture. Moderate carbonation. Good lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3856) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2011
Single from USAFA class 6. Big foamy white head on top of a clear yellow-gold pour. Active carbonation and thick lacing too. Pretty big aroma for a pils, but classic hop aroma. Pretty strong malt punch and then a nice citrus-y finish. Kinda bold for a Pils..interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Bottle @ home. Clear, yellow appearance with a cream colored head. Light skunk, grassy, hay, a bit herbal, pils malty aroma. Light vanilla, grainy pils malty, straw, hay, light fruity flavor with a dry, straw finish. Pretty decent.

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