NachlamSie (2535) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2006
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
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.
shrubber85 (6505) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 4, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Aurelius (3717) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.