Brewed by Half Pints Brewing Co.
Style: Pilsener
Winnipeg, Canada


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Our buddy Phil is a friend of good beer, so Phil’s Pils must be impressive ode to good taste. Thankfully (Phil would say) it’s the polar opposite of most Pilsners available today. Brewed using two-row pale, melanoidin, and crystal malts, this lager is chock full of malty goodness on top of German Hallertau and Czech Saaz hops. This brew is also dry hopped with a blend of Mount Hood and more Saaz. Our Pils actually tastes like malt & hops – what a novel idea! Try it with a slow smoked rack of ribs or a wedge of Pepper Jack cheese. Serve at 6 C. in a Pilsner glass. Unfiltered. 30 IBU

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brettsky06 (181) - Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
Golden yellow color with some nice lemon aromas. Herbal hop flavour with a bit more lemon, definitely the best Pilsner I’ve had in a long time

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (6040) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle: Hazy gold with a small white head. Lemon, barley scent. Flavour is pretty solid pils malt, grain, lemon.. Slight pils/herb bittering. A nice, full-flavoured pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10683) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle. Light metallic barley malt and herbal aroma. Golden yellow with large head. Sweet light lemon, barley malt, tin, and mildly bitter herbal hops flavor. Nice body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8123) - Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle to half-pint glass (thanks cards04). Looks good; a slightly hazy golden orange with white head. Smells solid; a nice balance of pilsner malt and hops. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel; not snappy though. A touch of biscuit as it opens up. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vadie (1231) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Couleur de cuivre avec un grand tête beige/blanc qui démunie et laisse une petite mousse stable et dense avec les belles dentelles. L’arôme du miel, houblon florale (et agrumes) avec un peu du malt. Le goût est très amer pour le style avec plein de corps. Il y a du miel, malt, houblon et une finale sec. Il est aussi facile à boire mais aussi facile à savourer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
exeter (510) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2014
Pours of a dark straw colour with a good lasting head, and plenty of lacing. A nice crispy beer with some grass notes at first then the hops come in with citrus notes. Sweeter than I would have expected, but not over-powering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (2295) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 23, 2014
33 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada from Eric. Medium gold, honey and floral hop aroma with some faint green veg. Sweet, sharp hops, then a clean peppery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maltser85 (358) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Wow. Thanks CARDS04 aka Steve! Love this! Dark gold with a creamy white head. Aroma of slight DMS, sweet grain, sweet malt, honey, non descript fruit note and a noble hop presence. Taste is pleasant. More of a sweet grain/malt/almost honey note. Nice noble hop profile. Crisp, well carb, medium light body and a clean finish!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ljthiessen (1126) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle. This is like any other good pilsener, but amped up. More aroma, more flavour, more to love. Some nice hop character, nicely balanced, and a little more full-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
YigSvartka (288) - Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 21, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2013 Citrus scent, nothing spectacular. Certainly a thicker mouth feel for a pilsener, which is nice. Interesting combination of malt and citrus with a nice amount of hops following. Generally not overly fond of pilseners, but this is quite nice.

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