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RATINGS: 735   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (5256) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2014
4 oz draft pour at Heavy Seas Alehouse in Baltimore. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of sweet malt, honey, light floral notes. Tastes of sweet malt, caramel, tropical fruit, honey. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2197) - - AUG 5, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 9-6-12 - Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – Pours a clear golden-amber color with a thick one finger white head. The head has fantastic retention eventually fading to give nice lacing. Smell – The smell is bready and sweet. A caramel and toffee sweetness mixed with a biscuit maltiness. There is also a light hoppy aroma as well, although this is very light. Taste – A smooth bready and doughy flavor meets the tongue. There is a lighter caramel sweetness up front that grows stronger more toward the middle of the taste. In the middle the sweet and bready taste create a rather smooth sweetness. At the end a very light hoppy flavor of an earthy and citrus nature as well as some alcohol flavor comes to combine with the rest of the flavors. While perturbing the smooth taste of the brew, it did bring an element of change and ended up leaving a somewhat pleasing Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was rather creamy with only a light carbonation level. Very nice for the smooth bready flavors of the beer. Overall – It is a very tasty and soothing brew with some nice sweet bready flavors. One to sit back and enjoy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
sitzds (318) - - JUL 18, 2014
Purchase by December 2013. Uh, oh. 12oz bottle poured into stange. Lovely auburn color with thin white head that quickly fades. No lacing. Aroma indicates oxidation, but caramel malt comes through. Flavor is pleasantly malty, however tinny oxidation is hard to get over. Medium body, creamy texture, lower carbonation, semi-dry finish. Drank a quarter and then drain poured, but would definitely give a fresh one a shot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (935) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Sweet fruity aroma. Thin head on a clear dark amber body. Malt and fruit smooth taste.A sense a crispness in the background which gives it some character. Has a nice clean finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Barreras (1488) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Pours a light amber color with a hoppy aroma. Taste is mildly fruity with a malty backbone. The flavors quickly disappears after the swallow but an earthy banana flavor is left behind. The malt is clean, smooth and is refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (6031) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 18, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Orange like body. Surprisingly sweet. Fruity esters. Pretty malty for a pils. Hmmmmmmm.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (10424) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle @ home via jcnielsen courtesy toss. Pours a surprisingly dark orange appearance with a thin off white head. Some orange candy, sweet toasted malty, bready aroma with a touch of cardboard. Carbonation is dull. Some citrus fruits in the flavor. Dull toasted grainy flavor. Strong finish. Not very good. Maybe a fresher bottle could have been better but I don’t think so.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (2210) - - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark gold with a thin ring of white head. Aroma is bready maul and Noble hops. Very pungent. Taste follows suit with some fruity sweetness on the end. Not as crisp as I'd like. Not terrible.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (6858) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Some light sweet malt. Finishes with light sourness, some bitterness. Pours golden with ok head and lacing. On tap at DC Summerfest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhliesen (812) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle--gold to yellow color with a large, white head. Soft malt based aroma with some bread. Bread taste was up front with a solid malt base. Finish was thick for a piles with low carbonation. Might be the beat pils i ever drank. Produce place. $1.79.

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