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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Everything we love about classic German Pilsner with a hoppy Bohemian twist. Pils is a bright straw colored lager beer with playful carbonation topped with beautiful white foam lace. Delicate lightly toasted malt flavors underscore noble German hop character. Hallertau-grown Magnum hops deliver the lupulin foundation while generous amounts of Spalter Select hops bring floral aromatic and spicy herbal notes. As a twist on the traditional Pils, we dry hop with German Saphir for a touch of bergamot zest and lemongrass. A refreshing, light-bodied and hop-driven Pils.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
EtTuCthulhu (1035) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - AUG 30, 2014
The beer pours a very clear light yellow color with a lage white head that fades slowly. The aroma blends lager yeast, citrus hops, doughy malts, and the flavor is a touch bitter and mildly sour. The mothfeel has a medium body, thick and slick texture, average carbonation, and finish that has more hop flavor than the initial sip.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvsn (566) - ISRAEL - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle at Firestone Walker tasting at Beer & Beyond shop. Clear golden color with a decent head. Nice bouquet of fruity, floral, honey-ish, spicy and grassy aroma. Taste - sweeitish, biscuits malts, grassy and earthy hops, mild bitterness. Light -medium bodied, dry and crispy mouthfeel. Pleasant and easy drinking. 

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (5750) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks zvikar. Clear pale yellow. Pleasant hoppy aroma, floral, grassy and slightly citric, and a grainy touch. Flavor has light crackery and grainy malt sweetness and pleasant hop bitterness, floral, grassy and slightly citric. Very light-bodied. Refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
valpoaj (631) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle pour - admittedly pretty stoked to try this (given the style) after my Beer Camp experience. Pour is a pale yellow with a quickly dissolving head, leaving a film resembling a few day old petri dish. Aroma is nice - light citrus fruit, skunk, caramelized malts and grassy hop notes - I dig it! Flavor is more hoppy than expected, with the bitterness being the dominant characteristic of this brew...some light citrus notes continue (particularly lemon), biscuit, and grass. Palate is light and appropriate for the style. Good brew overall!

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Shinskyweiser (34) - - AUG 24, 2014
Pours a crystal clean pale yellow. Thick wight head. Surfer/dankness attacks the nose. Smells amazing! Has a very nice floral bitterness. Malt is clean with a rice crispy like finish. One of the best if not the best craft pilsner I've had.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalsk (1064) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2014
On tap at Isaac Newton’s with Lock. Pours a light blonde color with thin soapy head. Aroma of grass, bread and slight citrus and caramel. Light citrusy zesty taste with a clean finish. Nicely done.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lightbias (85) - USA - AUG 22, 2014
A lemony visual through the glass, very light piss, with a fluffy and lightweight head. The grassy notes are strong, lightly lemon and toasted malts,but the bitter is overwhelming in the afterward. I enjoyed my first few swallows, thought that the sweet of the Pilsner was actually going to be on that I enjoyed, but find that the bitterness is too much for me. The palate isn’t bad, but a bit thin for such a biting finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (2334) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
I was initially excited by seeing this on the shelf. But after opening, Im kind of disappointed. Pours light straw yellow with a white wisp. Aroma is grassy, lemon and light citrus hop. Taste is slightly astringent, lemon, grassy malts with sharp citrus hop bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swesson (219) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - AUG 16, 2014
From a bottle. Yours a light, clear yellow. Makes a big, foamy head, so pour slowly. Some lacing. Head lasts a long time. Smells of yeast, hops, and bready cereal. Grassy notes, too. Chewy like a Chardonnay. Tastes of hops and bread. Good standard bearer for a pils. I like the crisp taste without the typical pils sweetness. Complex hop taste rounds it out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4909) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Sampled on draft at Hou Thou this beer poured a very pale yellow color with a medium sized fluffy white head that left great lacing. The aroma was artificial grape and perfume. The flavor was artificial grape, perfume and was fairly dry. Long grape and perfume finish. Light body. Pretty awful.


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