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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpreo (2266) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 6, 2014
This is a pretty darn good tasting beer. Who knew Deschutes could pull off a European style?


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gmillerstl (18) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 25, 2016
In fairness I’m not a huge pioneer fan, however I’m enjoying this. Nice bright citrus and grass aromas. Light body and mellow but present hops. Overall pretty good and excellent for this style.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (9269) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2016
On tap. Pours a clear gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has sweet grain and hay with a bit of grass bitterness underlying. Flavor combines crisp grains with grass and a bit of hay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (2071) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 9, 2015
22 oz bottle poured. Still getting used to the new look of the Deschutes brand bottles. I didn’t even recognize this one when I picked it up. Lucky for me, I somehow hadn’t rated it anyway. Pours a clear golden color with a ton of foam head and lace. High carb. Not a whole lot of standout characteristics here, but the flavor is pretty good, and very easy to drink. I don’t actively seek them out much, but sometimes after a long day, a middle of the line pilsner is exactly what is needed. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Tap at Deschutes in Portland. Clear golden pour with a smaller white head. Fresh grass aroma. Some grassy bitterness on taste. Really well balanced and well made.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ffbot (175) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Pours an almost unfiltered look of hazy dense gold, orange and brown tones with a thick head that disappears and leaves traces of lacing. Very low carbonation, easy cool mouthfeel. Smell is sweet, honey, grass, earth, with pine and hops - all very balanced. Taste follows, wow this is balanced. Sweet but with a resilient bitterness, a hop and pine conflict that backs the sweetness and leaves a long, dry, bitter aftertaste. Amazing beer, the definition of pilsner

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
seehaferb23 (137) - - AUG 20, 2015
Pine Mountain is a little stubborn, not letting us scan it first. It was $4.99 for a 22oz. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tightslice (707) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Crisp, clean with sweet grass and light grainy flavors.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JonLaRue (55) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Light notes of grain. Amber yellow. Starts smooth then acidic. Flavor completes with light hop juggle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldMrCrow (2244) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Bomber from total wine.

Golden pour, white head. Nice hoppy pils, big flavor, quite drinkable. I’d repeat the experience.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finhead (1484) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Clear, yellow pour with a rocky, white head. The aroma is a little cheesy along with herbal hops. It has a light body with watery texture and lively carbonation. The taste is mildly bitter with a dry finish.


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