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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Customers have spoken and GLBC has listened! On Thursday, December 17, 2009 (the 106th anniversary of the first fixed-wing flight), GLBC’s Brewpub will release The Wright Pils, a classic pilsner style beer with a flowery bouquet and elegantly dry finish. Named after the brothers Wright who built the world’s first successful controlled airplane, this pilsner, like these local heroes, has all the Wright stuff! In early 2010, expect to see The Wright Pils in 6-packs in the GLBC Gift Shop, as well as on draft in Concourse C at Cleveland Hopkins Airport! TYPE/STYLE: Pilsner. Until the 1840s, most Bohemian (now Czech Republic) beers were top-fermented, dark and cloudy, although Bavarian brewers had begun experimenting through "lagering" beer in cool caves using bottom-fermenting yeasts, which improved the beer’s clarity, flavor, and shelf-life. The Burgess Brewery recruited the Bavarian brewer Josef Groll who, using new techniques and the newly available paler malts, created the first batch of modern pilsener on October 5, 1842. The combination of pale color from the new malts (aided by the Bohemian city of Plzen’s remarkably soft water), noble hops and Bavarian-style lagering produced a clear, golden beer which caused a sensation. Improving transport and communications also meant that this new beer was quickly available throughout Central Europe, and its style was soon widely imitated. FOOD COMPLEMENTS: Works well as an aperitif and with salads, salmon, tuna and marbled meats


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle from Sam’s Quik Shop. Pours golden with a smallish head. Grassy hops and some light bread. Slightly metallic. Not the first pilsner I’d buy.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4285) - Indiana, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Rated on 03-01-2013 at Great Lakes B.C. This draft beer has a small off-white head that is mostly lasting, transparent golden body, very little carbonation observed, and spotty amounts of lacing. The aroma is citrus, floral, grassy hops and malt. The flavor mimics the aroma along with light bitterness. The mouthfeel is smooth and this beer is medium bodied. This beer is quaffable, worth trying and a beer I would drink again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Named for the Wright Brothers. A pilsner that is exactly what you would want. Its a golden color with a mild aroma and a flowery palate. Nice beer for a spring day.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HughConway (805) - Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours clear yellow, stiff white head. Aroma of grass hops, taste is clear with crisp hop back. It’s a nice beer that’d go down great all night.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1636) - - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Clear straw color with a fluffy white head. Aroma is grain, floral and some fruity sweetness. Taste follows and adds some pear. Creamy mouthfeel and moderate carb. Very flavorful and not at all a traditional Pilsner.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (2348) - Michigan, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Tap: Pale straw body with a frothy white head, lots of lacing left along the glass, all over. Very mild aroma. Some grain, barley, pale malt, a touch of floral notes. Really hard to pull anything off the nose until it warms up a bit. Flavor is much more definitive.... Spicy floral notes, earthy Noble hop flavor, cracked pepper spiciness, soft grains, bready malts, drying citrus spritz towards the finish. A little bit of corny sulfric flavor peaks through mid-palate between the hoppy to bready malt transition. Dry finish. Drinkable, a decent pilsner.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5903) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle. Deep golden color on this, with a firm pillowtop head. This drinks with a very rich mouthfeel, quite meaty even. There’s a definite corn tilt to the base, but there’s the requisite Teutonic bite, making this a sturdy offering. (#5749, 9/27/2014)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2364) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 26, 2014
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, grass and pine. Taste is toast, grains and resin.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1830) - - SEP 19, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 8-4-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – Pours a crystal clear golden color with a one finger white head and tons of little carbonation bubbles streaming up through the brew. The head has a decent retention fading over about a 3 min time period to leave a lighter level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a bready and grainy smell mixed with some lighter hop smells. The hop are mainly of a grassy and herbal smell, which overall when mixed with a light fruity smell produce a nice crisp aroma overall. Taste – The taste begins with a bready and malty flavor with a lighter fruit taste of lemon and apple. As the taste advances, hop flavors and a bit more fruit come to the tongue. The fruit are largely of the same nature that they were upfront, with the lemon getting stronger in flavor. The hop flavors that come to the tongue more toward the middle are of a grassy and earthy nature. These grow stronger to the end, combining with the malty and lightly fruity tastes to leave a crisper and slightly more bitter hopped flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is average to slightly above average. The slightly higher carbonation and slightly thinner body are rather nice for producing a crisp tasting beer and match well the combination of hop, sweet and malty flavors. Overall – A rather nice crisp and easy drinking yet nicely hopped pilsner.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ColovianTrader (335) - - SEP 18, 2014
Bread, floral hops, citrus, caramel, more malt than I expected and a faint taste of berries. Not a bad change of pace beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx76 (646) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 15, 2014
On draught at gl clev airport - pours clear golden with small head. Nose of bread, baking bread, bread. Taste is of, surprise, fresh baked bread, grain, and grass. Nice and crisp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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