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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (6521) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 15, 2014
12oz bottle pours with a crystal clear gold body that supports a thin white head of foam. The aroma offers up a nice mix of pilsner malts, spicy hops, a dash of floral hops and then a faint grainy malt note in the background. The taste starts with a pleasing fairly rich mix of pilsner malts and spicy slightly onion like hoppiness. Sweetness and more pilsner malts with a dash of floral hop bubble up about midway and into the finish. I love the hoppiness and how they keep the pilsner malt and malt sweetness in check.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkgrenwel (556) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Pale straw pour with bone white head. Bubbles continue to maintain a crown. This bottle has to be pretty fresh, but there is still a good bit of skunk in the nose. Also a little dough and herbal noble hops. A little skunk in the flavor as well. Honeyed toast, mint, lemon. Pretty firm bitterness in the back . Light and dry. Mouthfeel is moderate. A really nice crisp refreshing pilsner. Seems to have the same problem as Prima Pils, which is that it's a great beer that is just destined to suffer from life in a bottle. I'd love to see this one on tap or in cans.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1128) - - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle. Clear light gold with a quickly settling thick white head. Aroma is slightly skunked with some honey-like sweetness and some Noble hop notes. Taste mostly follows suit but adds some light tea notes. Medium mouthfeel and strong carb. Seems like this is past its prime. Will try to re-rate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oogiee (70) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2014
resin, spruce, citrus, bread, hay, clear, golden, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, fizzy, bitter,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 13, 2014
bottled, at braukunst live 2014 in munich. pale golden with a thin but steady head; not over-carbonated; aroma of wet breakfast cereal and hay; simple, steady grassy bitterness with a touch of melted butter. decent for an american pils

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
944play (340) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Draft at Ausiello’s. Bright yellow with dense white head. Dreamy noble goodness springs forth from a sweet, cakey malt trampoline into the scent receptors. Flavor balance between delicate, soft malt, evenly pressing bitterness, and insanely great artificial blueberry noble hops is upset slightly by a spot of chalkiness that makes the beer come across as more sour (than dry) than it should. Not as hardcore as Prima, nor as subtle as Trumer, but an exercise in finesse comparable to both.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (550) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Yellow pour, decent 2 finger white head. Hops in the nose. Lightly bitter. Middle is hard fruit (unripe pear) and malt. Finish is zippy hops. Went great with a simple ham sandwich.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scrapersnbeer (1434) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Floral hop contrasted with soft honey malt. Light yellow color while profoundly bubbly and heady for this type of beer. Has that dry hop bitter to malty transition many Czech pilsners have. Not getting much citrus though. Crisp start with a drawn out dry finish. One of the best pils I can remember.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mosshorns (3) - - MAR 9, 2014 does not count
Had on draught. In a pils glass . This beer was a very enjoyable lager with a nice strong hop character. Flavor had a toasty note. Didn't note any off flavors or aromas Carbonation was good for style. While not one of the most interesting styles this is a good lager.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (267) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 9, 2014
This is pretty great for a hoppy pilsner. It is very refreshing on a warm day and has enough character to keep you from downing it as quickly as possible. The hop aroma adds a nice freshness to the brew. It also has a super clear yellow appearance and a perfect thin layer of white foam. The taste is more complex with the hops adding a cut to the boring overly sweet nature of pilsners. The hop burb is the best part. And by the way, stop stealing my tomatoes!


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