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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A Czech style Pilsner, using Gabrinus Organic Pilsner Malt, Weyermann Organic Carahell and Weyerman Acidulated Malts. The hop bill is a bittering addition (Zeus), aroma addition (Saaz), and whole flower Saaz in the hop back.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1462) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2010
I had this on tap while dining at HUB in Portland, OR. This is a rather hoppy pilsner, fantastic aroma and extremely crisp. Very easy drinking with this one, I wish I could take this home and drink while watching a baseball game.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Can:   Translucent golden, little frothy white head, light lacing.   Soft dusty grassy nose.   Crisp grassiness up front, clean, very light sweetness.   If this is Organic I am surprised as its not grainy or soily.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Very crisp and clean finish, grassy, malty, lightly hoppy, with just the right amount of sweetness to allow this beer to seem a little dry.   Really well put together, wow!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALLOVATE (2436) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2013
Produces up with what seems like a bad case of chill haze. A shrouded sunny medium gold with a frothy and loose white head of foam. Pineneedles and roughly bruised, bitter green herbs dominate the nose with underlying wafts of lychee, pear and lavender. On the palate it is assertively hopped but balanced by a wonderfully dry pilsner malt graininess and toastiness from that Carahell. Light in body with moderate carbonation that sees it move with haste across the tongue. Big bitter peak, raspy and herbaceous on the swallow leaving a lasting dryness of grain and hop. Long camphorous, nettle and pineneedle linger, quite spicy and raw. Very refreshing stuff. I loved this one. Drinks well even as it warms and showcases the wonderful Saaz hop with artistinal brilliance. A solid Pilsner! (47,3cL can, date indistinguishable on base, Cellarbrations Carlisle)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlabastorJones (805) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 28, 2008
after much confusion, those of us who trued both the pale and the lager figured out that the woman behind the taps at the KLCC brewfest mixed up the handles for the entire day, thus everyone who had the lager thought it was too hoppy and everyone who had the pale thought it was weak and malty (to her defense the handles did look identical)... golden hue, clear, frothy white head, mild (quite subtle) hop bitters, both in the nose and the flavor, very well done lager, cheers!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9142) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2009
Hoppiest lager I have ever had! Gold pour. Lots of hops in the aroma and in the flavor. citrus and floral. Pretty damn good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2334) - Glendale, California, USA - JUL 24, 2012
From the pounder can. Pours a very light yellow. Light cereal aroma. Nice perfumery taste to it. A little dry and a little sweet. A really nice lager.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pepsican (1447) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - OCT 14, 2012
yellow with a nice sized white head. Dough and cereal grains are heavy in this one. Some grassy hops and a bit of vanilla. Clean, mildly bitter finish. Very well done.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (1724) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - OCT 24, 2012
16 oz can. This one reads 5.1% ABV. Pours cloudy yellow (looks like a kellerbier) with a large white soapy head with good retention; leaves some sheeting lacework. Aroma is corny, grainy, floral. Taste starts out lightly sweet before a crushing bitterness sets in. Definitely the most bitter pils I’ve had. There’s also an unwelcome flavor of wet dog in there. Highly carbonated, medium-full body. Crisp and refreshing, but a little flawed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (2469) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 2, 2013
Can, 10C. Very pale yellow gold with a modest white head that fades a fair bit. Aroma of lemon, grass, grain. Light bodied, quite high carbonation. Grainy sweetness is restrained and almost austere, bitterness quite high with grass, lemon and a little pepper. Doesn’t taste quite like a Czech beer, but tastes for a change like whoever made it actually likes pilsener. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LesArgen (208) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2013
I’ve little experience with Pilseners, and this is called a lager, so I’m confused. Nevertheless, it has the head and body of a macro lager, but the similarities end there. The aroma is dusty with some mild citrus and honey. The hops really pop in the mouth and make this memorable, though I do wonder whether our American friends are determined to overwhelm every last style of beer with their extreme hop wave. I also wonder whether I’d mind.


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