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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A dry hopped American Rye Pilsener. Obey the siren song of the mythological Coney Island Mermaid. Four spicy hops flow into seven golden malts. Perfect as a momentary distraction, or equally enchanting as a parade towards deeper delights. When beer tastes this good, and you donít have scurvy, you donít need a lime!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kmweaver (3206) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUN 20, 2012
12oz bottle, received gratis from the brewery. Thanks, folks! I think Iíve tried this once before in a previous incarnation and, as with a number of their other lagers, it was pretty coarse. Current version is an improvement. Pours a brilliantly clear, deep golden color headed towards orange land; fine-bubbled white head with solid lacing. Mineral and fruity aroma, with a juicy orange note thatís dropped off slightly from itís presence in a bottle from a week ago (that one just popped with fresh oranges); Pils malt well expressed, touch of spicy hops, nicely crisp. Medium body; medium-high to high CO2; a nice sharp jolt of carbonation at the tip of the tongue; rounded mouthfeel, showing mineral and fruity bitterness, just a touch of assertive rye (nothing coarse like earlier versions as I remember them); a solid, assertive, rounded lager with a pillowy Pils-malt middle. First bottle was even better, so drink up. Toasty, dry finish, with just enough lingering mineral bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightandrhythm (63) - - JUN 28, 2012
Pour is a nice light gold. Very mild aroma of yeast and pepper. A soft rye bite covers up the usual sweet malts leaving a slightly bitter aftertaste. Refreshing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (2443) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Enjoyed with Adam whilst waiting in line at Fette Sau in Brooklyn. The beer is copper hued and transparent with a quarter inch of white head. Definitely smells like a pils. Nice and malty with a touch of hops in the finish. Nothing amazing, but fun to tick while I await my BBQ. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 13, 2010
2009 Bottle of The Chosen Spot- Thanks Eyedrinkale! Pours clear orangeg with a small white head...aroma is full of rye spice and sweet citrus fruit, light hops and honey?...flavour is similar, sweet and grainy, much more rye in the nose than in the taste, but nicely fresh and bitter, sweet grass...finish is a bit hoppier and rounds it out nicely!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 5, 2010
12oz bottle from a sampler pack at BevMo. Pours a clear deep gold with a frothy white head. Nice nose of grassy hops and cereal grain. A damn tasty Pils....

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9652) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2010
Bottle poured a clear golden amber with a lasting off white head. Aromas of rye, earthiness, carmel, light pine and light grapefruit zest. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of rye, earthiness, orange zest, light grapefruit zest and a hint of pine with a crisp dry lingering moderatly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5118) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 6, 2010
If I hadnít been perusing the tap list for a new tick, I probably wouldnítíve found this beer, and that wouldíve been a shame. Very enjoyable. Spicy and sweet, with an odd flavor I couldnít quite pinpoint. I see here that rye was involved, so I suppose that could explain it. Very tasty beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Pours a golden amber. It has notes of hops (spice and fruit) with on the nose and the palate. It has a good bitter hopped finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - MAR 1, 2011
12 oz bottle. Surprisingly good pilsner. Light hops on the nose, but a nice hop bite and a clean finish. Well crafted, tasty. I donít have anything else to say.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - JUN 28, 2011
Pours cloudy gold with good effervescence & pillowy white head. Medium basement & hay aromas; medium-bodied with grain and hay flavors & malty ovetones but good effervesence. Nice balance, good finish. Not as crisp as some pilsners, but thatís probably why I like it.


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