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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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 Diego’s East Village is full of life and Green Flash is adding flavor to this burgeoning neighborhood with "East Village Pilsner". It’s 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 – 35 IBUs.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2012
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grainy weak grassy aroma. Fruity malty grainy crisp grassy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2012
A clear yellow colored beer, with a white head. The aroma fruits like citrus with some bitterhop. The taste of fresh fruits, malt and bitter hop. The aftertaste is sweet with a hop bitter. It’s a refreshing beer, with hot wheather.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (4676) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2012
This poured a cleary fizzy yellow with a white head. Aroma was of ilsner malt, grassy hops, and not much else. Flavor was a bit bland and a little buttery and skunky, missing that nice crispness and cracker notes that a good pilsner should have.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (7091) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 9, 2012
On tap at Papago a few months back pouring up crystal clear deep gold with a decent enough white head of foam. The aroma has sweet malts, a modest level of grainy malts and floral hops. The taste delivers straight up lagery flavors with sweet Pilsener malts, lagery yeastiness and then heading into various levels of floral hops that go from fairly bitter to flavor and then back to bitter again. The bitter floral hops are what mostly linger into the after taste. Decent enough Pils but not my favorite as this one seems a little too sweet and too floral for my taste.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kathouse (1106) - Nevada, USA - AUG 3, 2012
On tap at Green Flash. Pours a clear golden with a foamy white head. Aroma of grass, hay, and some light citrus. Thin body with a light mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Bready, grainy, and cracker like malt character with a dry clean finish. No hops to speak of.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FlacoAlto (3810) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Sampled at Blind Lady Ale House; July 2012
The beer has a nice, bright gold color to it and it is topped by a frothy, pale head. Lemony hop, some sweet grain / corn aromatics that mix with an interesting herbal component. The DMS (?) is a bit too much in the nose, and it seems to get in the way of the rest of the aromatics.

Nicely bitter, with a soft, grainy and cracker like malt character. The hop character is quite herbal, a bit floral, and even a bit spicy. The body has some texture to it, enough to make this interesting, it certainly doesn’t come off as being watery at all. The pale malt character is quite nice; there are herbal honey like notes to it, as well as a nice, sweet, chewy pale maltiness.

A fairly nice example of a pils; the only detraction is the touch of corn-character (perhaps a touch of residual DMS), but this really doesn’t detract too much and the hop character, and especially the rest of the pale malt character helps this to recover quite a bit. The texture is also just about perfect, light with just enough malt fullness to keep it balanced.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
blipp (6329) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Draft. Pours golden orange with a white head. Grainy malts, some weird diacetyl-like sweetness, and some light floral-ish old hoppy notes. Bad batch? This was pretty bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (5015) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Beer Bloggers Conference 2012
Golden in color, clear with a thin head. Nice balanced pils this was creamy and light and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3552) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Pizzeria Paradiso, Alexandria tap ($6): Pours a golden color with a white head. Aroma is biscuit, hops, and grass. Taste is very much on the bready side of pilsners. Hops were present, but were more subdued. The body was most excellent. "Twas quite a good pilsner methinks.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VsXsV (2451) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2012
Draught at the brewery. Clear, light golden liquid with medium white head. Aroma of grain/cereal, citrus, lager yeast, grapefruit and biscuit. Taste is dry and light to medium bitter with notes of grain, biscuit and citrus. Light to medium bodied with medium to high carbonation.


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