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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eRock_2013 (350) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Sampled on draft, this brew is a craft pilsner that takes the standard Czech pils flavor profile of sweet pale malt and Saaz hoppiness and adds a little spiciness to the mix. Soft floral aroma that does not seem to match up with the bitter and spicy flavor. Something about the texture I found off-putting, although it may be just an old keg or something wrong with the tap at this particular venue. Finishes a bit dry, but clean at least. Perhaps even some alcohol notes in the finish, which seems out of place for a pilsner. Can't say I enjoyed this, but it's not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firemarshal (190) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle. Clear. Light honey color. Floral Saaz hops aroma with hints of hay, dough, and vanilla. Taste is hoppy for a pilsner but not overly so. A little spicy, peppermint perhaps, medium bitter finish. Well balanced and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6317) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 19, 2013
12oz bottle pours a completely clear, slightly burnt gold with some frothy, lacing white head. Nose is has a lot of wet straw, malt, some metal, lemon, grass. Flavor has some sweet malt, almost a little light pineapple, grass, lemon, mild pepper, straw. Clean finish. Solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
penguinfinity (107) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Bottle, a little more chilled than cellar but not cold. Smells all kinds of wonderful, but deceptively so. I think I’m smelling a darker beer. Pours pale yellow with a thin head that dissipates quickly. A little carbonated for my taste, covering up what could be a complex taste, but mostly finishes bitter. It looks like a cheap beer, smells like a great beer, and the taste is somewhere in the middle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7112) - Georgia, USA - DEC 3, 2013
11/27/13. On tap at the Mellow Mushroom in downtown Asheville. Clear golden pour with a small off-white head. Light aroma, hints of spicy and grassy hops, some doughy malts. Malty flavor, doughy malts, pils malts, hints of spicy hops. Sweeter than expected. Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christpuncher (2268) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Just not a fan of pilsners. Tastes skunky and very similar to Heineken. Smells skunky as well. Pours a light yellow in color. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
BackyardDogs (41) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle. Looks ok but that's about it. Aroma not very good. Flavor not much better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
legion242 (2343) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Poured a nice golden yellow with thin head faint nose of small malt. Tastes clean, but not filling.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
queenholly (3592) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle. Sweet grainy malt aroma. Deep honey gold with a small white head. Sweet grainy malt and grassy flavor. Light body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (5204) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Light amber/gold with a minimal white head. Fruit, barley scent. Taste is slightly bitter fruit, herbal. Fairly lackluster.

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