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RATINGS: 727   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Style: ‹ber 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 pilsneróitís 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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
meathookjones (245) - Sterling, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2004
This poured a clear golden yellow with a good-sized foamy white head. This quickly falls to a collar and leaves a little lacing. Aroma contains citrus hop scents, a bit of an earthy tone and the malt shows through as it warms. Tastes a bit sweet at first then it is followed by a spicy citrus hop flavor to balance it out a bit. The finish is a little bitter and also slightly warming. Mouthfeel is medium and this goes down quite smooth. Makes for a pretty good session beer even at 7%.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2004
Deep golden color, good head and lacing. Sugary malts and light hops in the aroma. Body is thicker, but seems to consist mostly of sweet candy malts. They call this an Uber Pils on the label - they forgot to add enough hops to keep up with the almosty cloyingly sweet malts - it ends up tasting almost like a malt liquor with a pepper finish. Iím not saying this was a bad beer, I just think they couldíve done better.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
jgb9348 (5062) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 23, 2004
Clear golden coloured body with almost no head. Light maltiness in the aroma with some hops and some light sugars. Light-bodied; Somewhat hoppy with a bit of malt-VERY bland! Aftertaste very clean and dissapointing. Overall, NOT good: but good to try the rarity. I sampled this pint on draught at RFD in Washington, D.C. on 20-June-2004 with JonR888710 & Haddon90.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tbookman (618) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2004
Medium gold, clear and bubbly. Sweet, slightly grassy and some light notes of lemon and floral hops. An interesting blend of lager character and pils citrus/crispness that works well for me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FlacoAlto (3810) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 30, 2004
<b.Best before date Sept 04, Sampled August 2004
Pours a crystal clear, deep gold color. The carbonation is slight and the head is an off-white when it is roused. A sharp strong aroma of hops emanates from my glass; it is grassy, herbal, lemony, and slightly funky. The taste is soft and malty up front, but leads to a solid hop flavor and then to a bitter finish. I get notes of toasted biscuits, spicy-herbal hops, and hay all mixed together. This is a pretty good example of a Pilsner, and it is quite tasty on this warm Arizona evening.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8500) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2004
Pours clear dark gold with a huge white head. Aroma of medium malt, hops, citrus. Tastes malty, with hops, citrus, and some honey and even candi sugar at the finish. Palate is medium with a crisp finish. This was called an uber pils on the label, and Iím glad I sniffed out the candi sugar in this. I canít believe it was 7% alcohol! I was going to say, "very full bodied and ballsy for a pils", but instead I will say, "A well made European strong lager".

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3721) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2004
Golden color out of the bottle with a foamy white head and a constant stream of bubbles up through the beer. Lemon bread nose. Nice sweet maltiness with a grassy hop presence. There is a grainy taste, but it does not detract. Nice summer beer. Thanks slob.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
desurfer (1246) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2004
Pours a bright gold with a small white head. Aroma is malty and bready, with a tinge of hops and some alcohol present. Flavor is similar to a standard pils with some grassy hops notes and some sweet maltiness, except there is a significant alcohol presence. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8492) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2004
Alcohol overshadowing the heavy pilsnerish grain and the rolling hay fields...A herbal finish is brought forth by the pleasant carbonation and some sort of equilibrium is introduced...Feels like the ingredients are still in dawn-mode and cannot aspire to full bloom yet...Thanks Guzzler67!!...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - JUL 1, 2004
On tap at RFD Washington, D.C. Clear golden color with a white head. Hoppy/malt balance in the nose. Wheat in the flavor. Grainy finish. Overall pretty decent!


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