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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A true German-style Pilsner featuring the finest Pilsner malt, Hallertau Mittelfrüh hops and German lager yeast. Cold fermented for a smooth malt taste with a crisp hop finish – as crisp as a clear autumn night on Pine Mountain.

Malt: Pilsner Hops: Hallertau Mittelfrüh

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpreo (1527) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 6, 2014
This is a pretty darn good tasting beer. Who knew Deschutes could pull off a European style?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (3144) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle from Wine Emporium 250714. Extremely clear and thin looking in the glass with a reasonable white head. There is more body to it than first impression with some grain flavours and dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
markpseg (10) - - JUL 24, 2014
Delicious creamy pilsner. Almost has the flavor profile of an English ale. Light enough for summer but good enough for year round consumption.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle:   Moderate example, straw and grass, slightly sweet, clean but not too crisp. nbsp Nice head and lacing, translucent straw. nbsp A little dry. nbsp Moderate body and mouthfeel. nbsp Quick finish, lots of straw and hay. nbsp Smooth, not too crisp but clean. nbsp Pretty good quaffer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10645) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle @ Palm Springs. Clear golden pour with a tall white head. Crisp apple and biscuits on the nose. Some light herbs and pine, too. There’s a good malt character all around. Flavor has a pleasant sweetness without being overdone. Really nice biscuit and toasted grain. Slight bitterness of woody herbs. Nicely floral as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3345) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Sample at Boulevardia 2014. Comes a clear pale gold with a nice white head. Aroma of malt, grass, and floral. Taste is similar. Nice, clean, and crisp. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chuckstout (245) - Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Lemon, grass, floral aromas, pours a crystal clear straw with a dense foam cap and great lacing. Smooth, earthy, dry some tasty stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kaser (2545) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Wheat earth light dirt taste. Good for a pils. Nothing bad or good. Draft pour as part of a flight at Deschutes brewery in Portland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3121) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 13, 2014
22 oz. bottle. It pours a very crystal clear pale yellow color with a white head. The aroma has some intense pilsner maltiness with a touch of apple and bread. The hop character is balanced with some bright herbals, florals and lemongrass. The flavor has some background doughy/bready malt with strong floral Hallertau flavor. Lots of acid and a little sulfur in a strong bitter finish. Pretty bold for the style. Very crisp and refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockeybeerguy (1705) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Hey uh...good job to local distro for just now getting this one this week (in other words, you suck), here’s the best by date: 06/15/14. I had this into a pilsener glass. The appearance was a super clear light yellow with fast rising carbonation filling a rapidly dissipating head. The head was about a finger’s worth of white foaminess that once it started to die, there was a nice amount of foamy lacing sticking all over coating the sides of the glass. The smell was grassy with a load of hay-like features, extremely light yet somewhat floral at the end. The taste was a light grassy light maltiness leading into a grassy/hay-like aftertaste and a decent dry finish. On the palate, it sat pretty light and showed a great sessionability about it. The carbonation seemed a bit smoother than most Pilseners, but that’s ok, I liked it. Overall, for a pilsener close to expiring and a distro that’s probably one of the worst in the nation - way to go to Deschutes for making a pilsener well worthy of having again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (2377) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle. Very pale gold with a white head that laces well. Floral aroma with hay, some spices, a little lemon and hints of berries. Light, crisp, moderately carbonated. Very clean hay-like malt, more lemon than suggested in the aroma, firm bitterness in a fairly dry but not austere finish. A quaffer rather than an aperitif pils. Could be a little softer in the mouth, but a pretty impressive beer.

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