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RATINGS: 185   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


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nearbeer (3708) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2009
Draft at the brewery. Light golden with a small ring of bubbles. Aroma of sour grass and apple. Flavor is similar. Light medium body is watery and crisply dry on the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2009
Tap at ACBF. Aroma of wood, berries, lemon, herbs, leafy hops. Flavor has many of the same notes with lots of resinous bitterness. Juicy and crisp. Powerful and luscious pils.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wcampbell (721) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2009
A solid pilsener. Lightly dry and crisp, typical pilsener flavor, but a little more full. Light grass and creaminess. Some biscuits and bread as well. Super drinkable. Not too light or watery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - JUN 22, 2009
Tap at ACBF 2009: Pale golden with a white film. Dry crackery pils aroma with a mild grassy character. Crisp body and a nice dry flavor. Crackery and very clean- lean but firm with solid saaz zest on the back. What a pils should be. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3450) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2009
On draft at ACBF09. Pours a clear light yellow with a thick white head. Aroma of wheat and light fruits. Flavor is sweet initially with a light wheat and bready finish. Very refreshing and a good pilsener! 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7.5)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2009
On tap. A few times around NC, but the best was at the Brewpub. Pours a nice golden with a lasting white head and some lace. Aroma is lightly nutty- good big doughy and fresh bready malts and a nice not too strong herbal and floral hop note. Hops get a bit spicier in the flavor which is nice to cut through the pilsner doughiness, and fresh bread- ok nice green hops, and awesome floral and herbal hop tones. Finishes crisp and clean. Super fresh- a couple other places the beer seemed a bit too creamy, less crisp and more doughy- wheat messy and other things going on with their tap lines. Fresh at the brewpub this was awesome!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TaktikMTL (5743) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 6, 2009
En fût. Verre de dégustation directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de céréales avec une pointe houblonnée. Apparence: La couleur est blonde-dorée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de céréales avec une pointe d’houblon légèrement fruitée. Courte durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement fruité. (Rating #2297)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (641) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 18, 2009
Golden color at pour, slight aroma of pineapple and citrus. Decent for a pilsner.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
timsilvia32 (449) - from Michigan now in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 17, 2009
A pretty dark gold pour for a pilsener, off white head. Malt, yeast, light citrus and pineapple aromas. Malt, lightly Biscuity with some citrus fruit flavors. Lively mouthfeel, just enough so. Clean malt and hop finish. The Victory Prima Pils is still my favorite from an American brewer, but this was pretty darn good as well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8534) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a clear golden color. Aroma of pale malts and sweet floral hops. Slight peach-like fruit notes. Very bitter, grassy taste with subtle hints of green apple, grape and honey. Medium bodied.


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