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RATINGS: 221   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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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2013
12 oz. bottle from Trader Joe’s, Chapel Hill Ar: Light grassy hop aroma, a bit of light honey. Fairly muted. Ap: Pours a perfectly clear and sparkling straw gold with a 1/2" fizzy head that dissipates immediately. T: Hits on all the right notes. Light malty sweetness up front. Clean, refreshing finish with a nice bitterness, and notes of primarily grass. P: Medium-thin with assertive carbonation. O: Very well-made Pilsner from Foothills.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (5042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Tap. Pours clear gold. Aroma is faint with notes of pale malt, floral notes, and some yeast esters. Flavor is dry and malt forward with faint grassy and floral notes with a touch of lager yeast esters. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (4676) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Draft. Pours clear gold with a fizzy white head. Tastes like corn, doughy malt, grassy, and faint citrus. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like corn, doughy malt, grassy, and faint citrus.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (3130) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2016
On tap at P&P Charleston. Clear golden with big white head. Crisp noble hops, light body, medium/light carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is light malt.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2016
Pours a golden yellow with a white head. Aromas of bread/malts/hops. Crisp hop flavor with hints of fruit/malt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2016
[8067-20160130] 12floz bottle. Sweet grainy light corn aroma has a strange interesting spice to it. Slightly hazy, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Straw spiced grains flavour. Medium body. Good, simple. (7/3/7/3/13) 3.3
(c/o Sammy)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (847) - - 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 (9136) - 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). There’s a small dose of DMS in the aroma as well, giving it an iceberg lettuce unpleasantness. It’s medium-light bodied, lightly sweet with mild bitterness, showing off-notes of chemicals and soap in the finish. It’s not strongly offensive, the off-notes are pretty mild overall, but there’s 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 (5205) - 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 (316) - 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 (9835) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 17, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2016 2016-01-30. Yellow body, small white head. Aroma is oddly floral and grassy. Flavour is lightly bitter and quite floral, in a way I don’t care for unfortunately. Average bodied palate, moderate carbonation. 5/3/5/3/12 Bottle shared by Sammy.


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