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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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badhack (303) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 11, 2013
I can say this beer looks and tastes exactly like the label. It is a full flavored, tasty beer. However anyone expecting a clean, refreshing pilsner will be disappointed. Itís more like a red ale or IPA. I am rating to flavor rather than style.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (2312) - 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 (208) - 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 (4895) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmerig (1229) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Pours a crystal clear pale yellow with a white foamy head. Aroma of citrusy pine. Taste is light crisp with the typical pils bite in the finish. A good example. Love firestone walker. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (1852) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle thanks to Joenugs. Nose is very grassy and a light doughy cracker character to it. pour is crystal clear with a medium light white head that dissipates quickly. Taste is very hop forward. Lots of grass and a firm hop bitterness. crisp dry finish. moderate carbonation. very nice. lacks a little of the cattiness I normally get. Think that from the hallertau hops tho

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ctplt777 (106) - - AUG 11, 2014
Good stuff. Iím not crazy about pilsners, but in my quest to broaden my horizons I canít pass up a FW beer. Grassy aroma with some bready biscuity malts. Fresh smelling. Dank as hell. At least to me. Probably from the dry hopping. Taste is dry and hoppy with that same malty sweetness. Very refreshing. This actually made me excited about the pilsner style. Iíve had urquell and other of the quintessential pilsners, but this is an awesome American take on it and thatís cool to me. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jesterdeal (1842) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 5, 2014
On tap at Issac Newtons. Aroma is crisp grass, dry champagne, and bread. Pours light blonde with nice crispy bubbles. Taste is just perfect with some grassy hops, light citrus zest, brut champagne, and a slight bread crust presence. Clean but zesty mouthfeel. Just a perfect pilsner. I loved this one and will gladly crush more.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3317) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle in a hotel in Las Vegas. Hazy bright yellow pour, thin white head. Aroma of crispy citrus hops, slightly sweaty, spicy and a bit of German yeast. Flavor is quite bitter, with the magnum hops being quite prominent and lingering for quite a long finish. Slightly unbalanced, but still refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerman6686 (4293) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2014
This one poured a golden yellow with a white head. Aroma was of grassy hops and butter. Flavor was under fermented grain and grass.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kambei70 (587) - - JUL 31, 2014
2014 on tap. Nice straw color. Toasted malt, a little lemon. Only slight bitterness. Innocuous and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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