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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
N3lson1 (628) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Drank out of a 12oz bottle. Not a fan of Heavy Seas products in the past. Fond of Pils, but Not of this one. Very flowery aromas. Very hoppy taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcnielsen (2771) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a copper color with white head. Malty, sweet, corn aromas. Malty, corn, slight boozy, slight green apple flavors. Not a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2014
bottle. deep golden with small head. solid pils with a good body. mild hops in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nittanytide (255) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Poured light gold with almost no head. Grassy aroma. Taste is grass and pine with a crisp, dry lager finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
trapped (1654) - New York, TURKEY - JAN 26, 2014
Drought at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Rich yellow color, white foamy small head, slight hops aroma, crispy medium body, high carbonation, a bit yeasty taste, hoppy long finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkinWell (389) - - JAN 16, 2014
Aromas of honey and citrus. Tastes sweet with a subtle bitter note, like orange, lemon, and grapefruit. Not a bad pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2501) - Silver Spring, USA - JAN 7, 2014
On tap 5 oz. sample at Judges' Bench in Ellicott City, MD. Clear, golden amber with an off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of orange, bread, honey and caramel. Taste of light fruit, toffee, citrus, grain and pilsener malt. Medium/light body and medium/high carbonation. If the goal was a more intense version of a crisp pilsener, I don't think this succeeded. While it is a quite quaffable brew, it comes across more like a grainy barleywine than a big pils. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TylerGreenDC (621) - - DEC 28, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 On draft. Bright gold color. No discernable aroma. No discernable hop profile either, or any other particular flavor. Just tastes wet. Kind of oddly flat... maybe a tap-line issue?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Had on tap at Heavy Seas Alehouse. Somewhat more amber than most pils. Very thin head. Somewhat malty and sweet. Alcohol doesn't overpower. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maxbier (714) - Maryland, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Deep golden color (for a pilsner). Light citrus aroma, lemony-grapefruit bitter/sweet finish. I don’t often drink a pilsner, this one I liked a lot.

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