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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A pilsner style beer specially brewed for those who seek a refreshing drink to share with friends at meals and conversation and, like our Heinzelmännchen friends, at times of celebration. A nicely balanced ale with a malty note that complements pasta and pizza.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 12, 2007
tasted at brewery. pours a light crisp yellow with frothy white head. light crisp, some malts, and citrus presence. good

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11225) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 17, 2007
on tap-pours a white head and cloudy yellow/gold color. Aroma is light hops tanginess, crisp. Taste is light hops tanginess, crisp.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NachlamSie (2809) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2006
Draught at the brewery. Well, this is a fairly straightfoward pilsner. This really comes across as a light European thirst-quenching lager, hard to imagine this being an ale. It’s got some corn and mild hops in the aroma with a malt foundation of caramel. The sweetness over the palate is appealing enough and a bit of hop presence make this semi-interesting. It’s just too light to really excite me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7957) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 4, 2006
Tap. Strong malt and hops aroma. Slightly cloudy golden yellow color with large head - a beautiful beer. Light sour lemon and mild malt flavor with a moderate hops finish. A great summer beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4376) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2005
Sample, on tap at the brewery. A clean drinking brew. Effervescent and mellow yellow. Nicely hopped, with a nutty component. Sturdy body, maybe even a bit pithy -- slightly more than medium bodied. Dryish, crackery malts, no vegetable components. Talked with Dieter, the brewer, for a good while and tried to pin him down a little bit on the style - Kolsch? Nope. He’s quite emphatic that it’s "Pilsener Ale". If it’s a good enough "category" for Deschutes Twighlight, then I guess it’ll fly for Herr Heinzelmannchen.


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