Jow (1863) - New York, USA - NOV 20, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from craft beer of month club my friend got me, although Ive passed over this beer in stores many a time. Pours golden with small dissipating head. Not much to speak of on nose, some malt perhaps, tastes pretty full bodied for pilsener, lots of malt, some grains, pepper, paper, and earth. Decent bitterness. Ok
crazyvin (1859) - New York, USA - NOV 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured a nice clear golden color with a nice white head that had good retention and great lace. Aroma was fairly mild but did have nice bread malts and a slight hint of rye. Hops were mostly grassy. Flavor had good bread notes, there was a nice bitterness/spicy flavor which could have been the hops or rye or both. Had good balance and was easy to drink. A nice crisp finish.
GT2 (7884) - Carlsbad, California, USA - NOV 3, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Jack Rose. Pouts clear golden. Soapy white head. Soapy to thick sheets of lacing. Nose is canned pineapple, some sweet summer squash, mint, lemonade. Taste is tangy, a bit papery, squash, soap. Palate is mildy better, some paper. Not too bad. A decent noble hop pils.
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edgallow (1655) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 12, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grain and a hint of sweetness. Taste is the malts and the sweetness.
ALLOVATE (2281) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 4, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
The premise to this one sounds interesting but the end result is a little off key. Unexciting pour results in a flaccid, short-lived foam atop a shimmering medium amber body. Heady aroma offers promise. Spicy, resinous and dry hop dominated nose with the rye integrated nicely. A touch of burnt sugar, treesap and rubber offers no support. Frothed up cream is the mouthfeel with ill-pronounced flavours of blood oranges, tangerines and peach. There is a hint of spice to the tail; a firm bitterness peaks then drops off to little at all. Dry, light bodied and fleeting in flavour though the hop bitterness remains. For some reason this one dwindles as it warms rather than open up. Went down with ease but the buildup far outweighed the product! (12fl.Oz, 5.5% ABV, no date stamp, Cellarbrations Carlisle)
kidmartinek (3307) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2012
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Yellow with a 1/4" white head. Smells like on of those kiddy play traps where adults go drink beer (i.e. pandamonium (trmg), chuck E’s). The mouthfeel is extra foamy. The taste is pilsnery, in other words skunky, grassy, hay, freely, etc.
M_Jager (106) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2012
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This didn’t really do much. No real flavours or anything going on. Easy to drink but nothing exciting.
joesf35 (78) - Margate, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2012
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
A pretty bland pilsner. Missing something, maybe to bitter for a pilsner. Some harsh off flavors are present as well.
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Not a bad pilsner. Not real malty but ok.
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Beerdedone (2488) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours orange in color with a two finger off-white head. Faint aroma of rye, pils malts, bread and grass. Flavor is sweet bready malts, rye, grassy hops and light citrus with a crisp dry finish.