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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
Mary was Edward’s mother and our great-grandmother. A German-style pilsner brewed with water, American 2-row malt, our favorite German hops, classic German lager yeast. Each batch will vary between 4.6 and 5% abv.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Shrink-wrapped 750mL swing-top growler generously shared by yourefragile. Served in a Hill Farmstead long-stemmed tulip. Pours a nice light straw-yellow color with a fluffy white head and good retention. Really nice lacing on the sides of the glass as it goes down. The nose carries a good dose of grain and barley with some light floral and perfume notes. Really well-integrated. Light but fairly complex. Really impressive and on par with the best American pilsners I’ve had, which mainly consist of those coming very fresh from Victory on tap. Flavor starts with a nice grain character. Very smooth and soft. Comes in underneath floral-driven hops. Light earthiness and just a touch of spice. Light body and incredibly crisp. Ridiculously easy to drink. I could have easily taken down the growler and more by myself.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (7610) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 9, 2016
Ok this is a pretty decent pilsener but still a pilsener. To get a 98% overall people... You can have a personality beyond hyped breweries you know. Anyway, good noble hops here and very well balanced for style. Good malt and crisp finish. Golden pour with ok head and good lacing. Tap at Ginger Man.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tapefuzz (125) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 7, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2016 On tap at brewery. Pours straw colored with a foamy white head. Strong floral hop aroma with some grass and pilsner malt. Taste is grassy with hops, malt, bread, and grain. Relatively bitter finish. Medium body. Light carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (16053) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 5, 2016
On tap @ Hill Farmstead. A clear golden beer with white foam. It’s got an intensely hoppy aroma. Very, very herbal. Lots of floral notes, some subtle citrus, and grass. Actually has a lot more lemon the more I sniff and sip of it. Really nice bready malts, biscuit sweetness, and maybe a touch of dough. Pretty minimal esters. Solid bitterness to the finish without being overdone. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (1226) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2016
(On tap @ Warpigs HF Day, Copenhagen, May 12 2016) Hazy yellow-gold with a loose white head that fades with a little lace. Aroma of pilsner malt cereals, hay, grass, light florals, touch bready and slightly sweet. Flavour is well-balanced, with a sweet touch to the crackery malt, hay and cut grass, floral, fairly lightly bitter but rather so for style, rather crisp as well. Light to medium body, slightly oily, smooth low carbonation. Pilsner isn’t really my style but this is a lovely example, flavours are relatively assertive for the style but the balance is very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (5962) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 25, 2016
On tap at Hill farmstead brewing. Pours out a straw color topped with a white head. Nose is light grassy notes some spice and a little malty sweetness. Taste is more of the light grassy and malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
furthur (903) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - AUG 18, 2016
Draft at anchorage brewing, pale yellow beer, big white head. Aroma is malt, honey, clover. Taste is malt, honey, clover, hint of hops, honey. Not as sweet as it sounds, just very floral, light and clean. Omg.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (2160) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 14, 2016
On tap at The Jeffery. Poured gold with white head. Aroma malty bright grains. Med light carb and med bod. Taste light pale malts beats a Bud Light?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2841) - Odense SV, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2016
Sample @ Hill Farmstead Tap Takeover, Warpigs. Clear yellow body with a small white head. Light malty, bread, grain, light hoppy. Sweet :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 29, 2016
Cruchon de 2 l partagée lors d’une dégustation entre amis. Arôme: Odeur de céréales avec une légère pointe citronnée. Apparence: La couleur est blonde légèrement voilée avec une très faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de céréales avec une pointe de citron et de fruité. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est plein avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement houblonné. (Rating #7031)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dandeman (826) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 28, 2016
Céréales et pain au nez. Houblons herbacés. Herbes des champs, fines herbes, persil. De couleur dorée, très claire, limpide. Bonne mousse crémeuse qui colle sur le verre. Accents de pain à l’entrée de bouche. Croustillante et sèche en bouche avec une finale herbacée très prenante avec des tons de persil et de fines herbes qui laissent une longue amertume sur la langue. Équilibre parfait. Une superbe pilsner. Sur la coche. Les tons de céréales sont en équilibre parfait avec le houblonnage.

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