Brewed by Hoyne Brewing
Style: Pilsener
Victoria, Canada


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
On the third night, I handed my sweetie a tall slender Pilsner. Perfectly poured. While holding it up and gazing either at it, or through it at me, she said softly, “you are so fine to me.” It was hard to tell if she meant to be heard. “Ambiguity, thy Name is Woman”, I nearly uttered. Whether she was speaking to me, or to the beer, it was merely semantics. The deal was sealed. I would make it my life”s work to make fine beer.

Hops: Czech Saaz, Hallertau, Hersbrucker, German Spalter

Yeast: Hoyne Proprietary Lager Strain

Malts: Canadian Superior Pilsner, Munich, Vienna, Carapils

Specific Gravity: 1.050

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3857) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2016
A fine looking pilsner with its stately bronze body and lathery head. Soft floral hop and grain notes slide gently through the nose. Enjoyably, freshly-milled grain body, characterized by a strong cereal grain presence. An outstanding pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (15804) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2016
Brassy colour. Thin head. Sweet malts are amber biscuity. Hops understated, and all told lacks the crispness or complexity I would prefer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamnowek (1866) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 27, 2016
Run or the mill. Pretty grainy aroma. Lower carbonation makes it pretty easy to toss back.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DomD (274) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle into glass. Slight yeasty bread aroma. Pours a slightly cloudy golden with white head. Very light bitter taste. Medium bodied with a smooth texture. A good pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeanF (2348) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 15, 2016
Poured sooper chillazed it’s got a modest head n gold bawdy. Lots of lager aroma, typial, pffft, but not disgusting nor unexpected. Flavour is modest hops, smooth malt finish, very pilsner-y and not too sharp on the finish. Drinkable, forgettable. Fuggedabootit, eh?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
paco (576) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle plus draft notes from the brewery. Yellow pour with a nice lasting white head. Aromas of grass and crisp hops. Flavour is full of crisp clean hops and magical malts. Lots of grassiness in the right way. Amazingly crisp and clean. As it warms it kind of muddles a bit but whatever. You shouldn’t let it get warm. Excellent Pilsner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fisherguy (1) - - NOV 30, 2015 does not count
Nice, like a pilsner should be. Subtle character, great addition to a meal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VertBaconStrips (2326) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - SEP 2, 2015
Hard crash on the hardtail put me back home much quicker than anticipated.Killer pour and everlasting head, bubbs. Super bright gold brew with messy lacing. Citrus and grassy, notable sweetness that fits well, quite fragrant. Fairly tasty and easy to drink with pleasant bitterness, solid grainy malts, faint citrus. Very tasty and malty with light grassiness thankfully. High rating because I haven’t had a pil in ages? Possible.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (6858) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle. Light hazy golden, white lace. Slightly mealy chewy malt base, good classic hops, a hint fruitiness. Very pleasant, a bit closer to an Export than a pils but nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Where and how: bottle CBA 2014
Aromamalty- grainy clean approach with milder herbal hops on top end.
Appearance :
Top: medium plus top, lace and rings. Presentable.
Base: deep golden with touch of amber.
Palate : mid bodied, medium carbonation, milder, clean.
Taste: hop profile sitting on walls with nice mid malts.
Other notes very nice example of traditional pils style. Solid brewing!

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