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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
East Village Pilsner - 
 What Fizzy Yellow Beer should be!

I believe that "Fizzy Yellow Beer" can and should be full of life and flavor unlike domestic mass produced, mundane, lifeless, boring, bland, fizzy yellow, insipid swill that takes up cooler space and tap handles at our local markets, pubs and restaurants. San Diegoís East Village is full of life and Green Flash is adding flavor to this burgeoning neighborhood with "East Village Pilsner". Itís made from premium European Pilsner Malt and Noble Hops. Traditional Pilsner lager yeast ferments the beer and imparts a clean flavor, yet unique character during the one-month lagering period. Of course our East Village Pilsner has a bit more hop than even the best European examples, which makes it truly a Green Flash Original. 5.3% ABV Ė 35 IBUs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RABinCO (1508) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Draft. Pours a nice slightly hazy hay. Aroma is grass, bit of white bread, faint citrus. Taste is crisp, grassy, slightly bitter, light floral notes, cracker. Incredibly drinkable, pretty refreshing. Great American example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3248) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
On tap at Brick and Barley, Grand Forks. A very good pilsner. Looks pretty average, pale golden yellow with white head. But has a nice bitter hoppiness to it which makes it a true pilsner rather than the crap masquerading as "pilsner". Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2646) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 30, 2014
A really nice pils. Great toasted wheat aromas and flavors with a wonderful hoppy bite that lingers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - JUL 20, 2014
On draught at 2014 LagerFest. Clear, fizzy golden color. Aroma is golden corn, light grass, and sweet caramel biscuit. Taste is sweet biscuit, grass, and a touch of spice. Very smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enwiebe (296) - - JUL 11, 2014
7/11/14. Draft at surf club. Exactly as described. Classic Pilsner pour, look, and nose. A little bit of a hop kick makes this a great session beer with a bit of a hop profile but none of the astringency of most of the session IPAs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neepsntatties (1763) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 23, 2014
On tap at Belmont Station. Colour...very pale straw with a corpulent white head. Nose...much more hoppy than I expected for a pils, with notes of honey and kiwi skin. Palate...frothy, crisp, and husky with fresh cut hay, jasmine flower and hop crisp. The bitterness is evident throughout and the noble hop character predominates. The finish is clean and honeyed with notes of cut grass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Barreras (1560) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - APR 2, 2014
Pours a fuzzy yellow color with a corn and hay aroma. Taste is simple with a light malt and minor earth flavor. Some remnants of hops in the aftertaste but it dissipated rather quickly. This is a simple easy drinking pilsner that has some farm like flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BucannonXC5 (1423) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Type: Draft Glass: 0.5L (16.9 oz.) glass From: Blind Lady Ale House in Normal Heights (San Diego), Calif. Price: $4.00 (with progressive Friday) Purchased: Feb. 21, 2014 Consumed: Feb. 21, 2014 Misc.: N/A Poured a golden yellow hazy color with three fingers of frothy white head. Lots of layered foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Good retention all the way down. Smelled cereal, sourdough bread, honey, grassy hops, wheat, corn, bubblegum, light citrus and lemon. Tasted similar to the nose, but a bit stronger. Fairly dry malts. Honey, sourdough, bread, grass, corn and faint booziness. Light body. Oily-to-creamy texture. Lively carbonation. Semi-abrupt finish. This was a very good pilsner. Iíd have it again for sure if I was in the mood.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (3931) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Crisp and dry pilsener, pale golden with small foamy head. Taste is grain,mild hops. Lingering finish leaves mouth dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 17, 2014
one of the best American pilsners Iíve had. Havenít checked to see if my rating reflects it, but this one is pretty nice. Not overly hoppy. It pours very pale with a thin head- so much so that it could be mistaken for a Budweiser at first glance. Fortunately the comparison stops there. Not too far from a true pilsner.

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