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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11181) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftbeerdesign (2140) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2011
6 oz sample at Foothills on 7/24/11. golden pour with small white head. light nose with grains and earthy spicy hops. solid medium body - bitter, light fruits and a touch of spice. creamy and crisp throughout. bitter finish with lingering hops and light malts. really nice Pils.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (15489) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2011
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Fruity malty grainy weak hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy slightly bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nate (3549) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2011
On tap at Green Man, Asheville. Sweet beany notes, noble hops? with light sweet pilsner malt. Golden clear with no head. Medium body with medium-light carbonation. Sweet start with pilsner malt, mild honey, and a touch of grassy beanie hop bitterness. Fairly smooth with light carbonic acidity. Finished dry.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3161) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Fairly basic pilsner. Pours from tap straw colored without a lot of aroma. Taste is clean and fairly crisp. Didn’t get much hop character.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (2477) - North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2011
on tap at Tribeca Tavern, Cary. Good aroma, bitter, grassy, sourdough lemon. Clean golden yellow color, small head that faded quick, spotty lace. Bitter flavor. Lite body, oily creamy mouthfeel, crisp bitter finish. Man this hit the spot after a warm day in the warehouse. easy to drink, pleasant to sniff, nice flavor, hits all the marks as far as i can tell.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjt512 (292) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 26, 2011
Poured on tap into a shaker at the General Store Cafe in Pittsboro, NC. Light, yellow, and watery, this was perfect after a long day out-of-doors over Easter weekend. I expected the lemony bitterness that you find in other craft brewed pilsners, but was pleasantly surprised by the strong honey notes that filled the middle of the flavor profile. This is probably just about as good as an American pilsner can get, and is certainly a good lawnmower option, assuming that your lawn is situated somewhere in the American south.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2011
goldenw ith large white head. nose of spicy saaz hops. some bitterness before a lot of munich sweetness before spicy hops. a lot of residual sweetness for the style leaves it surprisingly not very drinkable

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
Reviewed from notes. Pours a clear yellow color with visible carbonation bubbles and a white head without too much lacing as it goes down. Nose is some light grass and bread with a few hops. Light European hop character and grass in the taste. Light and crisp bit nothing too interesting. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 11-11-2010

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7344) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2011
On tap at Foothills, Winston-Salem NC in July 2006. Mid gold colour. Decent balance of biscuity malt and tangy Saazy hops. Quite dry - the malt is maybe drier, thinner and less bready than the norm for a Bohemian style pilsner Fairly full bodied. Moderate bitterness. Clean and refreshing. Pretty enjoyable.


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