unclemattie (3706) - Georgia, USA - APR 17, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz, twist-off bottle, Red label. Light haze. Bright yellow, thin white head. Musty basement smell, spicy hop aroma, and breadiness. Flavor of moldy lemons and some bread. Finishes with a spicy hop flavor and some yeasty mustiness.
drewbeerme (3643) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. pours clear straw, small white head. nose is grassy, peppery. flavor is grassy, mineral, herbal. thin body. this would be really enjoyable on a hot sumemr day.
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - OCT 19, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle. Poured a clear golden color. Head was one finger high and white with decent retention. Aroma was of honey touched cereal grain and subdued noble hops. Dry on the tongue with mild to moderate hop bitterness of about 3-4 out of 10. There are modest flavors of noble hops and husky grain. Pretty decent pilsener.
ClarkVV (3579) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 20, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2006 bottle (I assume) from StewardofGondor, consumed on 4/19/06.
Large-bubbled white head is aggressive and slow to recede, piling itself atop a lightly chill-hazed golden, old brass colored body with plenty of tiny bubbles. Fair amount of lacing, and sediment at the bottom of the bottle.
Aroma is saazy and even lightly herbal-plant-like with something like Norther Brewer or spalt. I’m pretty poor at distinguishing low AA German hops, so my apologies if I’m dead wrong. Light dough and yeast on end asserts a balance. Medium strength to the aroma, with some funky/sweaty notes that I just can’t attribute wholly to Saaz. Some dry, toasty, sauna-smelling grains add to the crispness.
First sip and I get a rush of spicy, peppery, freshly cut herbal hops. Sweet honey nips at the palate, but is wisked away on a flurry of fine carbonation and hops bitterness/spiciness. It fizzles about (the peppery-herbal hop notes), like a sparkler flaring up before going out, upon a light plant-like and graham cracker (dry) background. Crisp, with pleasantly tasteful carbonation on the end. No alcohol, no flaws, near perfect attenuation. Could use some more malt dryness, as the mouthfeel is perilously near to round (were it not for the carbonation), but the malts should be a little edgy/biscuity, regardless of carbonation.
Nuffield (3348) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2002
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
What d’ya know? It looks like a pilsner and tastes like a pilsner. Slightly metallic, and a bit limp in the mouth. Nothing remarkable.
hotstuff (3340) - Indiana, USA - OCT 15, 2003
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
I found this beer to be lackluster in that it lacked character, aroma and flavor. It poured a small sized white head that contained fine sized bubbles that completely dissipated. The body was carbonated and clear with a golden hue. The nose was lightly malty and fruity with a light bitter flavor. The mouthfeel was smooth, thin and watery texture and light bodied. The lacing was very, very sparse. This beer is nothing to get excited about in my opinion.
NobleSquirrel (3286) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
a modest beer with minimal flavor. Mouthfeel is thin, hoppiness is present, but not overpowering. A bit tinny. In all, a good attempt, though nothing "special".
vyvvy (3225) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 30, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to Beerdrenched for picking this one up for me. Pours clear golden with a white soapy head that gives decent lacing. Aromas has husky grain and light spice - fairly clean. Medium body with moderate softer than normal carbonation for a pils. Initial taste is husky malt with a touch of sweetness, but mostly dry. Then a sourness comes through, but is taken over quickly by spicy hops and grassy touches. Very enjoyable pilsener.
esjaygee (3209) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy golden yellow. Light grassy aroma with a hint of sweetness to it. A little thin but decently balanced with a mild bitter finish.
1FastSTi (3150) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 3, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours to a lightly hazy gold straw colored body with a thin whispy white head and good lacing. The aroma is similar to the 1900 I just sampled. It is sweet and bready malts with some floral hops. The flavor is much more assertive than the 1900. Nice bready malts with toasted characteristics and a light grassy bitter hoppyness. Tangyness like sourdough with some herbs. The palate is medium bodied