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Brewed by F & M Brewery
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (7894) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2010 2010-09-24. Hazy pastel pale yellow, small frothy white head. 3+ Aroma of floral hops, dry straw. 5+ Flavour is mild, muted pale malts, floral, allusions to corn on the cob (but in a good way), light bitterness, odd finish. Average to light palate. Okay, inoffensive but pretty mildly flavoured. 6/3/6/3/12 - 3.0 Tap at Cest What as Chachi Pilsener, Toronto
Earlier Rating: 3/31/2004 Total Score: 2.5
2004-03-XX. Pale crisp yellow body. Grassy grainy aroma creeps forth from a fast disappearing white head. Pleasant bitterness is too young to come out to play. Overall impression of a thin bodied bland lager. At first I thought it was just too cold but letting it warm up a bit didn’t help much. Not unpleasant, but doesn’t make me want to run to the store for another either. 5/3/5/2/10 - 2.5

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Spab (2422) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2010
341 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear, bright yellow/gold with small white head. Mild aroma of grass, honey and bread. Flavour is a plesant mix of grains and grass with a nice honey sweetness. Fairly light body. Nothing spectacular but pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frothmeister (559) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2009
341ml bottle. Pours a very light yellow, minimal head. Aromas of honey, white grape, peach. The taste is white grape too, slightly grassy. Sweet finish, a little pencil lead, with faint bitter hops. I’m not a lager guy, but this is pretty decent. Would buy again when the weather turns warm.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
matt7215 (2180) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2008
on tap at the castle on king. pale yellow with some white head. some lacings. i neither paid for or enjoyed to majority of this half pint. aroma of grainy malt and floral noble hops. minimal. served in optimal condition and very fresh. this is a micro beer trying to go macro, ala wellington trail head. not in any way bad but still far from good. THX FOR THE FRESH SAMPLE CASTLE ON KING!! YOU WILL BE MISSED!!!!!!!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
terrybail (619) - London, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2009 On tap at the Woolwich Arms in Guelph The aroma was funky honey pours a pale ambernot much head or lacing The taste was fairly mild and i am unsure whether the keg was old or not so this one will need to be revisited at some point Ok tasting number two wow what a difference 330ml bottle from the brewery courtesy of Lisa Pours a orangey amber with a small white head The aroma is awesome for pilsner Honey and malts The taste has that familiarity of F & M about it Honey and I don’t know but wow is it good one of the best pilsners I have ever had

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barnabus (52) - Niagara, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2008
On tap at the Wooly in Guelph. Everyone else has described the appearance well. The aroma and taste are moderately malty, grassy and yeaty. Quite nice overall but nothing that really distinquishes it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
yarry (527) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2008
341ml bottle, 5% a/v From the bottle, pours a very light, almost champagne/straw colour with a thin white head. The aroma is malty, with hints at wheat, spice, and straw. The taste of the beer is a nice clean pils, a bit fruity, a little bit spicy on the finish, very nice flavour. Only problem is this beer is very watery.. it has a nice flavour, but theres just not enough of it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dutchem (3) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2007 does not count
A spicy pilsner with a very rich, full, and more than pleasant aroma. I found on my first encounter, that I was somewhat repelled by the bold flavour, but with the cold winter approaching, am becoming more fond of this robust brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 17, 2007
Deep golden color with frothey white head. Clean, slightly grassy hop aroma and some biscuit. Flavor is crisp, with a hint of malty sweetness finishing with the mild hoppy bite. Yum

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2010 [449-20070726] Tap @ Rebel House (Toronto, ON). Medium malty aroma with a hint of fruity apple. Clear, golden orange body with a quick white creamy head. Medium hoppy flavour has toasted malt. Medium body. Nice blend if a little boring. (6/2/7/3/11) 2.9

[620B-20070916] Sample @ Feast of Fields (Hillsburgh, ON). Floral yeast aroma, like sweet mango. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Fruity yeast continues in flavour. Light body. Still quite nice. (6/2/7/3/12) 3.0

[3383B-20100924] Cask. Mild ginger spice aroma has some odd plastic chinese noodles. Slightly hazy, light orange yellow body with a long-lasting bubbly white head. Kind of bland noodles. Medium body. Despite the odd notes, it does have balance and is fairly drinkable. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2
(FFOB 2010 @ C’est What, Toronto, ON)


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