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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   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


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3899) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JAN 29, 2013
A bottle of this fine beer came to me courtesy of Durhambeer!
Pours a very pale golden, perfectly clear, with a very small head.

The aroma is herbal and "robustly" hoppy. The malt sweetness while noticeable is either very low or hidden by the spicer & more herbal hop character.

The flavor is mineral-y & enjoyably bitter. The hops are well featured and of course very saaz-y with nice notes of grass, herbs, and mild fruit skin. The beer is only lightly sweet and very bright.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (810) - - APR 30, 2016
On tap at DeSoto. Super solid Pilsner. Not lacking in flavor. Crisp and dry at the end. Screams noble hops- spice and grassy notes. Malt is biscuity. Bit of an odd finish- overly floral. True to style and very drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8989) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Aroma impression is lightly hoppy with the signature lemon and "spicy" / pepperiness of Saaz, with a quiet note of cheese rind / must (guessing old hops). Thereís a small dose of DMS in the aroma as well, giving it an iceberg lettuce unpleasantness. Itís medium-light bodied, lightly sweet with mild bitterness, showing off-notes of chemicals and soap in the finish. Itís not strongly offensive, the off-notes are pretty mild overall, but thereís also little clear impression of the hops and the malt is completely forgettable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4595) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Draft pour into a pint glass. The beer is a clear gold with a white head of foam. The aroma has grassy and herbal notes and bready notes. Almost lemony. Refreshing and super bready. Medium body and medium carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rgf001 (297) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Aroma is grassy with no noble hops. Flavor of astringent hops that mask the malt. Malt flavor is grainy, simple and clearly not decocted. Rather underwhelming.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (9253) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 17, 2016
2015-01-30. Yellow body, small white head. Aroma is oddly floral and grassy. Flavour is lightly bitter and quite floral, in a way I donít care for unfortunately. Average bodied palate, moderate carbonation. 5/3/5/3/12 Bottle shared by Sammy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6937) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 5, 2016
Where and how: b. 355 ml, tasting
Aroma: approachable, grainy character, mild hop notes.
Appearance :
Top: medium lighter head
Base: golden
Palate : plus carbonation, medium thinner body.
Taste: malty, grainy lager, hint of Saaz at top end.
other notes easy going, approachable, good brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (10681) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 30, 2016
Cloudy with some head. Decent hop. Drinkable. Cross between europe and american styles. Radekís bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1597) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Bottle. Crisp and hoppy, fairly malty. Somewhere in between great lakes dortmunder gold and pilsner urquel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4714) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 19, 2016
12 ounce bottle - Bullockís Wine & Spirits in Marietta, Georgia. Appearance: Pours out a crystal clear, golden body with an inch or two of fluffed whitish froth. Smell: A little bit toasty atop the pilsner malts, scantly buttery and everso hinting of sweetness with some dried herbal, floral tones and touch of lemony citrus. Taste: A lightly toasty, pilsner-y maltiness with some touches of biscuit dough. Softly sweet with a small drip of golden syrup. Herbal, cheerfully flowery hops with an ample hop bite and tone of lemon segments. Finishes fairly clean, fairly crisp and with a little residual bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Foothills presents a nice, easy-going, refreshing brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ecu4ever (5) - - DEC 28, 2015 does not count
Bottle. Nice pour into the glass with a decent head. Mild, pleasant aroma. Good taste with more flavor than what I was expecting.


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