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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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (974) - Dover, Delaware, USA - APR 13, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured a clear orange with a very small white head leaving decent lacing on the sides of the glass. Aroma of caramel, grain and malts. Taste consistent balanced with some citrus and spice notes, slightly hoppy. Very nice beer.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1275) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (1540) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gueuze (608) - - JUN 5, 2015
Orangene Farbe. Malzig-fruchtiger Geruch. Sehr lieblicher Geschmack. RestsŁŖ mit OrangeneindrŁcken. Kein Pils, eher ein tropischer Bock.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tayeth (485) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 5, 2015
Sehr lecker, aber kein Pils: fruchtiges Hopfenaroma mit etwas Malz. Geschmack zuerst, relativ sŁŖ, spšter kommt auch der Hopfen mit durch. Sehr fruchtig.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1319) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Apricot pour, nice white head. Floral, lemony pils hops, bready aroma with notes of prunes and berries. Flavor is zesty noble hops with fruity malt kick.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jamesthebrit (346) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Aroma is oily. Citrus. Lemon orange. A subtle spicy nice like a black pepper. Looks fine. Hazy pumpkin color. Little head. Taste is like the smell. Subtle hop oils on the palate but not too bad. Subtle peppery note. Orange. Alcohol on the finish. Malty finish. Palate is light medium body. Carbonation is smooth. Taste is smooth. I am surprised at how solid this beer is. Not anything I would go out of my way to buy but a solid beer to drink.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - DEC 30, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours an amber color. The head is a one finger off-white shade with a nice, creamy texture. While the retention isnít the best, it does leave some lacing behind on the glass. S: Itís kind of hard to decide whatís in the aroma. Okay, I pick up some floral hops, and maybe some herbs, as well. Oh, and some nondescript citrus tones. The malts in particular are too strange for me to like this aroma. A shame. T: If the aroma was somewhat indecipherable, then the flavor is almost totally indecipherable. I get wisps of defined notes - herbs, grass, citrus, ginger, malt - in random places, but nothing that pops out. This beer is messy and, frankly, not very good. Itís also metallic. M: Full and creamy, yet not too sweet. Normally, Iíd enjoy that, but since I donít like the flavor, itís hard to approve of the mouthfeel, either. Carbonation could be a little stronger. O: Meh. Every once in a while sipping this, Iíll think "hey, itís a decent brew", and then the next sip later, I go back to think "meh, donít like this very much". And there are even some sips where I consider a drainpour. Luckily, I toughed this one out - and I can safely say this is the only one Iíll tough out.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
reberiii (417) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2014
For seven percent, itís very smooth. Not spicy like most pilsner, itís crafted to go down easy with more body than the macro brewers provide. I might enjoy more complexity, but still, would drink again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bennetporter (313) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Perfectly fine pils from Heavy Seas, although I feel like other styles of theirs are more reliable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shaggy513 (3) - Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2014 does not count
Well balanced pilsner very enjoyable. My friend gave me 3 bottles and wish I had more.


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