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RATINGS: 298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Smoked pilsner. I need to know what kind of beer cowboys drink, as I have recently become one. I want to be the best cowboy I can be, and I think drinking the correct beer is important. I already have a cowboy hat and a nice big shiny buckle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
back (1842) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2014
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (9574) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 29, 2014
Tap. Mostly clear golden yellow pour with a spotty white head. Some smoked meat in this, plus lager yeast. Pretty cool combo - donít see this often.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mibeersnob (50) - Howell, Michigan, USA - APR 26, 2014
Pours clean with white head. A Pilsner for sure. Citrus for sure - unless I read the bottle, I would never have known it was a "smoked" beer. Taste is a mishmash of tastes - grassy, citrus, herbs, floral. A dry finish to a so-so beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5826) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold body under a one finger frothy white head that had very good retention. The nose is pretty nice, a mix of pale bready and doughy malt with an aggressive campfire smokiness. Smells delicious to this fan of Smoked beers. The flavor is pretty smoky as well, but thereís a fairly heavy hoppiness in here that doesnít really work all that well with the smoke for me. The bready malt base works pretty well with the smoke though. Lingering finish. Light bodied with a soft mouthfeel and gentle carbonation. Interesting beer, not sure that I love it, but itís decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trujahwarrior (510) - Monroe, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2014
12oz bottle pours a cloudy pale yellow almost Amber color with a thick white heís th fades and leaves spotty lacing. Smell of smoke, biscuits, lemon and slight citrus. Tastes of the same things in the smell with a slightly sharp hopiness in the back end. Mouthfeel is light and chewy with the perfect carbonation for a the style. One of the best pilseners Iíve had in recent memory the sweet malts and smoked malt surprisingly work well together. Also liked the noticeable hops which arenít usually present in most pilseners. A little pricey but worth it on occasion.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (2160) - New York, New York, USA - APR 23, 2014
Bottle from Three Aces. Poured clear darker yellow with thin white head. Slight smokey aroma. Light carb med bod. Slight bitter resin light malt. One of the better pilsners I've had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamherbert (1499) - Syracuse, New York, USA - APR 22, 2014
Clear yellow color. Has a bigger than normal head, but thatís probably because I poured it very slowly. Color isnít so special but leaves a proud coronet of lace. The aroma does have a Rauchbier aroma (liquid smoke, peat, touch of meat), hovering over a pale barley malt aroma. The "regular" malt doesnít get in the way of the "special" malt. Flavors are similar: the smoke is there, along with a rather metallic second wave. There is a nice, sweet, English-style malt finish: buttery and biscuity. The feel is buttery as well. As far as pilsners go, this one adds just enough to make it better than its peers. Iíll definitely revisit this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClarkVV (5781) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 19, 2014
Draught at Tip Tap Room, 4/13/14
Clear but not the usual pale, straw golden appearance of your usual pilsner, rather this one is a peachy amber with a small white head atop that shows moderate to low retention.
Clean bready malts and light hop notes in the nose leave no indication of the smokiness. Light minerals, a brush of pale malt sugars and moderate citric hoppiness mixed with some leafy and spicy notes. No alcohol or flaws, medium strength of aroma.
Sweeter than expected, up front, with a caramel and honey maltiness, though certainly not too sweet. Soft, light carbonation and an easygoing effervescence producing an almost creamy feel to it. "Smoke" is not really evident until the finish and even then, itís not like a German rauchbier. Thereís no bacon or salted caramel here, rather an almost sourdough and sweet woodsmoke-like flavor that emerges more as it warms and mixes with some spicy, peppery hop notes. Works just fine and the restraint is appreciated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottled 11/13/13 and poured 2/12/14. A pricey $4 single. Appearance: A bit dark for the style, about an orange color with a slight haziness. Lacing is alright. Nice look. (4/5) Smell: Your typical pilsner with that hay/straw sort of smell, but this one adds a slight smokiness -- not at all strong. Quite subtle. I like it for the style. (4/5) Taste/feel: Tastes like youíd probably expect. Has a pilsner flavor, with a fair amount of smoke added -- but not too much. Bone dry finish. Sharp bitterness on the end as well. I should hate this beer, as the pilsner flavor mixed with the smoke gives a flavor reminiscent of a Band-Aid... but I donít. Thereís actually a solid hop profile on this beer along side a seemingly nice extra dash of caramel malt to give a surprisingly nice flavor depth. This brew has a high carbonation, and a light/medium feel, as to be expected for the style. (3.75/4) I wasnít impressed at all at first sip, bug it grew on me pretty fast. Is this beer worth four bucks a single? No. At the same time, thereís a surprising amount of different flavors to be found in this brew, making it the best pilsner Iíve had, probably. The smoke, the sweetness, the hops -- enjoyable beer, especially for a style Iím normally left unimpressed with. I can understand the score of this beer though, if nothing else but the high price. (4/5)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
islay (2221) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2014
12 oz. bottle, consumed on 4-15-14. Dry aroma features a classic pilsner champagne-esque scent. Light smoke arrives upon multiple sniffs. Pleasant enough but totally forgettable smell. Pours a mostly clear yellow/gold. A light haze in the final pour rescues the appearance from being boring to being mediocre. Moderate effervescence. Beige head and decent lacing for the style. Lightly smoky flavor. Nice underlying pilsner taste. Lemon and orange tartness. Dry and smoky finish. Enjoyable, likable flavor. Dry aftertaste. Medium body. Crisp and reasonably lively in the palate. This is one of the few smoked pale lagers I have tried. Itís not great, but it is decent, and it works. This definitely should be classified as a pilsner rather than a "smoked" (that said, I disagree with calling "smoked" a style at all; it should just be a tag -- nonetheless, the dominant aromas and flavors from this beer are those of a pilsner).

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