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RATINGS: 732   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Style: Über Pils ABV: 7% IBUs: 35 Availability: Year-round Hops: Warrior, Palisade, French Strisselspalt, Saaz, Simcoe, Cascade Malts: 2-row, Munich, Caramalt Arguably our most well-balanced beer, Small Craft Warning seems at once hop-forward and malt-forward; our brewers debate over which flavor force prevails in the beer. Small Craft exemplifies a robust pilsner—it’s crisp, well-carbonated, and slightly sweet. The beer is characterized by a firm malt backbone and a pronounced hop character. A fine aroma, from an array of hops, completes this quaffable beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AUTappy (5) - Auburn, Alabama, USA - NOV 5, 2015 does not count
From tap pour. Small head. Cloudy, opaque gold appearance. Very hoppy for a Pilsner. Fantastic clean but biting taste. Claimed IBU of 35 on the beer menu at this bar seems low. I favor a high IBU beer and this seems to satisfy amazingly well. This is an awesome Pilsner for perhaps IPA fans.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoR (812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2015
355 ml bottle. Pours a golden amber colour with a medium white head. Aroma is pine, malts, floral hops. Taste is similar, plus hibiscus. Decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
climberbob (314) - Virginia, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle. Amber w thin head. Lovely floral aroma when first poured. Does not hang around long though. A touch bitter on the front then moving to a hint of tartness before mellowing to sweeter malt associated w the higher alcohol. Taste is floral malty w a hint of pine and softer lemony citrus notes at the end. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cluniac (73) - - AUG 22, 2015
Decent malty ale. Palate is a bit dry and spicy, but flavor is nice and relatively full, several malty classic flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dctellem1973 (8) - Dover, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2015 does not count
Definite summer beer. Fruity hoppy but balanced. Alcohol is very well hidden here. Nasty aftertaste. Feel like I ate an orange peel. Higher rating if the first half of this beer was as good as the second. Probably the alcohol talking there. Weak buzz after one of these.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheHopster (963) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2015
(Bottle). Thanks to Sharon and Doyle. Nice golden-amber complexion with white head and modern carbonation. Interesting mix of Bock and Lager with hops. Sort of a confused flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1472) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Pours medium orange with a thin off white head which fades to just a little lacing. Aroma is of toasted malts, citrus, pine, caramel, sweet malts, light floral hops, some light spicy hops, and some grassy hops. Taste is about the same as the aroma. Has a medium-full body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, semi dry, medium-long finish. Overall, a decently tasty, well balanced imperial pils that is a tad too sweet for my tastes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (1699) - Georgia, USA - JUN 27, 2015
More creamy and floral than most pils. Amber orange color. Pale malt and big floral notes. Full mouthfeel for a pils. Okay stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gueuze (684) - - JUN 5, 2015
Orangene Farbe. Malzig-fruchtiger Geruch. Sehr lieblicher Geschmack. Restsüß mit Orangeneindrücken. Kein Pils, eher ein tropischer Bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tayeth (511) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 5, 2015
Sehr lecker, aber kein Pils: fruchtiges Hopfenaroma mit etwas Malz. Geschmack zuerst, relativ süß, später kommt auch der Hopfen mit durch. Sehr fruchtig.

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