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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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A well-structured Czech style pilsner. TORCH is strong in alcohol with a rich,full finish. Good mouth feel and well-balanced Czech Saaz hops ensure that TORCH is not your typical pilsner. Color: 5 Lovibond;IBU:35


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Guyute_Pig (102) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Draft. Nice golden pils with a small white head. Clean aroma with caramel malt. Balanced, hoppy German pils with the hops shining through the finish. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2288) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Medium amber with a light head and lace. Very well done. similar to Belhaven lager - sweet caramel malt well-balanced by light floral hops. Really nothing to it, but I found myself drinking it easily and comfortably. Quite enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wine101joe (14) - USA - FEB 2, 2012
While Pilsner is not my favorite style it is hard not to appreciate how well this beer is made. Low in bitterness it is crisp and refreshing and is a great beer to convert the masses to the craft brew world which is all you can hope for. Had on tap in my shop in Wake Forest, NC. However, the newly released bottles are almost as good!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rangerred (955) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JAN 13, 2012
Had on tap at Mellow Mushroom in Johnson City Arrived a clear medium yellow with a decent head and good retention. Had more caramel malt taste that a lot of pilsners I have had. Bitterness was moderate with a crisp fairly dry finish. Overall an ok pils but not one of my favorites.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3933) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 6, 2011
On draft at the brewpub, looks like a classic plisner. Smells like a clean crisp plisner. Tastes like a cheap slightly above average plisner,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiochemProf (179) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - OCT 23, 2011
From sampler flight at Foothills. Nice clean spicy saaz hop bitterness. Very well balanced pilsner.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - OCT 18, 2011
7/10/11 foothills pilsner@ hobnob brevard. Clear, darker than typical pils w/ a white xlingy head. A is pils grainy, lemon, a little grassy, herbal, peppery hops F has a dank-like at, peppery dry finish, a little bubblegum, grain Body is a bit thick but cripsness and spice help out 6/4/6/3/14

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10455) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2011
A golden pils with a thin lacing white head. in aroma, nice caramel malt with smooth mineral qualities. In mouth, a classic pils with German hops, oily mouthfeel, well done. On tap at the brewpub, August 13, 2011.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1393) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 5, 2011
on draft at packs in asheville, light/pale yellow color with good lacing but little head. had a very good pils flavor. perfect blend of hops and malts in this medium bodies beer. very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11642) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Draft. Off-white head, crystal clear apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, apricot, lemon/grapefruit, light bread. Taste is medium sweet, lemon/grapefruit, some bread, apricot. Light-medium body, light acidity, creaminess.


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