Great Dane Verruckte Stadt German Pils
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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   ABV: -
As opposed to its bigger Czech cousin Peck’s Pilsner, our German Pils is a traditional German-style brau. The renowned German Hallertau Mittelfruh hop and pilsner malt produce a lighter-bodied pils that finishes crisp yet soft. So authentic and drinkable, it cries “Bring on the liters!”

cvhy's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
cvhy (6) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 31, 2011
Sample from the Great Dane pub at Hilldale. Clear light golden with minimal head. Very much a light beer or as my friend stated "this tastes like dirty water." I couldn’t even finish the sample.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lemke10 (971) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 18, 2014
This pours a clear, dark yellow color with a slight white head. The aroma is slightly malty. The flavor is mild and good for a pils. Lots of grain and hints of citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (11621) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Sample at the downtown brewpub. Clear pale yellow-gold color with a thin white head that evaporates quickly to a sparse film. Spotty lacing. Grassy hops and bready malt in the nose. LIght body with flavors of herbal hops, yeast and malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a short spiced hops aftertaste. Barely average overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RobertDale (5546) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 24, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Comes a clear light gold with a nice white head. Aroma of malt, grain, and grass. Taste is malt, grain, grass, and florals. Decent enough.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (9668) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Tap at the brewpub in Wausau. Clear pale golden pour with a smaller spotty white head. Nose is very faint. Crisp palate but just mild cream / grain here. Dull.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (9150) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2012
clear, sparkling yellow.
buttered popcorn and sweetish candycorn nose.
sourish mint leaf grassy hops.
egg shells and sulfur are quite high.
fizzy and rough; coarse and brash acids.
poorly made

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrjaxson (497) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2012
A snappy pils with more hoppy bitterness than malty sweetness. A bit of caramel and, hmmmm, maybe lemon on the aroma. Enjoyed on tap with the kick-butt meatloaf at the original Great Dane.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dionysus (1485) - Arizona, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Thirsty Troll Brew Fest. Pour is gold with a white head. Aroma shows pale malt and grassy hops. Flavor shows pretty much the same with maybe a touch of citrus hiding in the background. Overall body is light, crisp, and finishes with light bitterness. Nothing offensive, just not very interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 28, 2012
A golden lager with a thin lacing white head. In aroma, a light acidic malt with light German hops. In mouth, a nice crisp malt with German hopping, boring. On tap at Madison airport location, Jan 22 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dekester1 (356) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 18, 2011
On tap at the Wausau GD. Served a mid gold with a nice frothy head that faded slowly to a nice lacing. Aroma was of malt and hops. Taste was similar with Pilsner-like hop predominance but mild, not bitter, in nature. The mouth was decent. Overall, a decent pilsner.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (11247) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2011
On tap at the downtown brewpub. Neutral aroma, light coloured but noticeably lacey. A decent drinker, with a mild bitterness as denoted by 13 IBU. Serviceable sessionable, at 5.4% abv.

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