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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfearnley (1577) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2013
Draft to sleeve Lemon, bubble gum, and wheat. Clear but hazy amber with a thin creamy head. Wheat, citrus, and a little bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (10778) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 5, 2013
Draft - Pleasant malts, light and sweet. Clear gold with a rich white head. Grass, grains, nutty and malts with a bitter then clean finish. As described not you average pils. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours a clear yellowish golden color with a frothy white head and nice lace. Aroma of yeast, pilsen malts and spicy Nobel hops. Taste is rich malts, spicy hops and a bit of fruity esters. A nice clean and crisp dry finish with a medium low carbonation. Excellent pilsner and this is one of my least favorite categories.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2013
Half pints tap take over at the Rev tonight! Beer 1: Pours a clear pale golden colour with small but dense white head that laces the glass with lightly. Aroma is spicy, floral noble hops, and a nice malty balance. Flavour is spicy hops, mild-medium bitterness which lasts and lingers into the after taste, some sweet caramel tries to balance the bitterness, crisp with a medium dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (2577) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 30, 2012
I guess I’m the first to rate this years edition. One of the more interesting and flavourful pilsners I have ever had. Big floral, apple and grape aromas. Really nice. More full bodied than your average pilsner. Sweet honey and fruit notes up front, sweet grainy flavours too. Nice crisp hop finish. Great pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (5399) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 4, 2011
341ml bottle pours a pale golden color with a small white head and very little lacing. Aroma is light grains and citrus hops. Taste is a nice balance between the malty sweetness and the citrusy hop bitterness. This is one of the better pilseners that I have encountered.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (2376) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 12, 2011
Forgotten beer review from October 3, 2010. Pour is a slightly hazed golden straw body with a thick off white head with tons of frothy lacing. the nose is sweet and nicely malted with light caramel and bready notes. The taste is sweet with a note of honey and slightly citric with mild malts and a smooth crisp finish. Overall, fairly boring, but a good beer regardless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (3103) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 25, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2012 Dark golden colour with creamy white head. Bready aroma. Taste is wonderfully hoppy with some notes of caramel. Blows most pilseners out of the water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (3964) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 14, 2011
Bottle shared by fred82, thanks! Great grassy, hay hop aroma with a good dose of cereal malts. Light hopiness to follow with more good cereal, bready malts. Light bitter finish, quite dry, but very refreshing. Good pils!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2131) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 31, 2011
341ml bottle from tbadiuk. Red label.
Appearance : Moderately hazy yellow with a medium fluffy and creamy white head. Light lacing.
Aroma : Crisp malt with herbal and citrusy hops. Light tartness. Awesome malt.
Taste : Awesome malt with citrusy hops. Light floral and herbal notes. Finish is very malty with light bitterness.
Overall : Very nice beer. Very nice malt all around. Nice citrusy hops too. Very tasty stuff. I’m impressed ! Thanks Ted !

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