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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edwardbass (661) - Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Grassy aroma, light-to-medium yellow. Looks like a pilsner and tastes way better than most pilsners I’ve tried. The extra hoppiness adds complexity that’s very enjoyable. Doesn’t have that nasty "wet paper towel" smell/taste that I’ve experienced in others. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (9813) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 7, 2015
On draught at the Linq Hotel in Vegas. The beer pours a pale yellow-gold color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily to a film. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops, fruit and malt. Light-bodied with a mildly spicy hops character and notes of citrus and toasted malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a lingering grassy hops aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (1447) - SPAIN - OCT 6, 2015
Can 35,5cl / Lata 35,5cl. @ The Foodery Center City, Philadelphia, PA, USA A: Golden / Dorado. T/S: Mats, sweet, slightly hoppy / malta, dulce, ligeramente a lupulo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (716) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
From can. Aroma has hops, fresh fruits, elderflower, grassy and flowery. Taste is elderflower, light strawberry, clean hoppy, earthy hops, fresh and very drinkable. Finish has pilsner crisp finish but with more piney notes to it. Long dry finish with light biscuit malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kespecial (164) - - OCT 5, 2015
Pours clear yellow, hint of gold, fine white head. Nose is mainly wheat and grass. Taste is spicy hops, soft bready sweetness, finishes refreshingly dry. Notes of citrus zest. Really well balanced, a great Americanized pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (4351) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle in Chevy Chase. Medium yellow body with medium head. Nose is citrus, hops, Taste is hoppy, soapy, straw, floral. Enjoyable. Some citrus notes in the bitter finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shippy (9) - - SEP 26, 2015 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2015 Poured from a bottle. Very light gold color, with a quickly dissipating white, foamy head. Mild floral hop aromas. Medium mouth feel with quite a bit of carbonation. Nice balanced flavors, with lemongrass and bitterness most prevalent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hivemind (809) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Tap at Croxley by my lonesome. Pours medium translucent gold w pretty big fluffy white head, about 75-80% coverage on the lacing, frosty, nice look. Nose is a little grassy/wheaty with characteristic "pilsy" notes; same on the palate, soft and subtle for the style, doesn’t have that feared, putrid, medicinal quality that usually keeps me from ordering. Could have a couple.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (537) - - SEP 25, 2015
Clear and light straw color, persistent white head and little lace. Light body, intense flavor, rich, bubbly and refreshing mouthfeel, low heat, long to lingering palate. Moderately bitter, off dry, discrete but well balanced acidity. Complex flavors, resiny, grapefruity, Delicious, worth seeking, my favorite Firestone beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Goodgrief (1895) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Can. Clear pale golden color with frothy head. Grassy aroma. Light on the tongue, grassy and grainy with a floral hop twang. Pilsners don’t get a lot of love, but this is pretty darned good. Complex and true to style. Light and refreshing, but hoppy and flavorful. Two thumbs up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2543) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 23, 2015
Can from O’Brien’s, Athlone [190915]
Straw, clear, frothy white head
Aroma of soft citrus, bit of old lemon, light nose
Taste of light sweet pale malts, soft spicy hops, some zest, delicate flavours, very well put together
Palate - Soft carb, medium light body, soft sweet and bitter. Finish is fairly hoppy, soft bitter spicy zest hops which lingers for quite a while
Overall - Well this lager just works, good structured flavour, delicate, one of the very best I’ve had

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