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Galbraith Bohemian Pilsner

Brewed by Galbraith Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Auckland, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bohemian Pilsner When we designed this lager we wanted to stay away from the insipid generic lager styles which are available nearly everywhere you look. We wanted a beer that had flavour that could still be tasted after several pints. High quality European lager malt along with Czech Saaz and German Hallertau hops have produced a fresh tasting aromatic lager that is full bodied for the style, malty and refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skarecrow (264) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 20, 2016
On tap at Meximama in Napier. Slight fruity aroma. Gold color with good head - plenty of carbonation. Medium bitterness and a crisp finish. Went well with the spicy Octopus tacos I was eating at the time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adasko (1920) - Poznan, POLAND - MAR 23, 2016
Hoppy aroma with malty background. In taste even more hoppy, less malty. But this are like traditional German or Czech old fashion hops. No fruity, no resin notes, just pure green classic hops. Bitterness might be a bit bigger since itís a pilsener. Clear golden color, small white head, nice lacing. Drinkable, itís ok. Very classical.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 14, 2015
330ml bottles poured gold & frothy the aroma is ok bit grainy taste is real good crisp with a peppery bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (5337) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2014
On tap or cask @ Galbraithsí, Auckland. New Zealand holiday 2011-12. Old notes. The aroma is a bit citric fruity and slightly grainy. Clear, golden coloured beer with a thin, white head. The taste is light-moderate bitter, has hints of grassy hops, is a bit citric, ípale maltyí. Crisp, clean and nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
3fourths (9146) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 28, 2014
On my visit to Galbraith I took a pour of three cask ales and found them all acidic and bile-like, one of them fooled me and I got a half pint to sit with but it didnít take long to find the stomach acid in that beer either. Sadly the Bohemian Pils was no different: subtly acidic and sour with plant matter / leaf astringency, lemon, cheese rind, laundry detergent and armpit sweat... I mean itís like animal sweat, musk, feces, the whole game-y experience of walking up to a pungent deer bed. Carbonation goes totally acidic like stomach bile, thereís solvent overload on the back palate. Scratching my head how the Munich Lager (Pilsner) from bottle is worthy of a mid-to-high 3 while the Bohemian Pils fared so poorly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21641) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Draft at the source. Clear golden color, white edge head. Aroma of white pepper and straw. Taste is clean and crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (2063) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 31, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Served a golden color with a nice head that fades to some lacing. Aroma of some citrus and bit of malt sweetness and fresh grain. has a clean scent. Taste has a nice crispness with some malt sweetness and a bit of grain. nice bitterness and a clean finish. Fairly light body, crisp and quite refreshing. Enjoyable beer that is quite sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (5085) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 24, 2012
light grassy, moderate amount of biscuit character and a moderately bitter finish. A touch unbalanced and sour but still a great beer

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
snuffla (158) - Chch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 5, 2010
Lots of DMS on the nose. More corn with the first sip. Hints of vomit. Not very nice really. Sipped it again. Same flavours. Drank some water, then the beer. Still the same. Worst of the beers at the pub by some distance

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (9415) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2009
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a rich clear gold with a whit head. Weak aroma- Euro hops, grass, malt, citrus. Flavor is grainy, with hops, grass, and a mild sweetness. Light bodied, with a dry finish. Not bad for the style, but probably the least impressive one I tried from Galbraith.

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