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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Josephsbrau Plznr (pilsner) is a celebration of noble hops from central Europe. This style of beer was developed by German brewmaster Joseph Groll in 1849 in the town of Plzen (Pilsen), Bohemia (modern day Czech Republic) and was the first beer to be brewed golden and clear. This beer’s pin-point fine bitterness is perfectly accentuated by its crisp body.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
tnkw01 (1535) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Bottle. Clear, gold color with a giant head. Aroma and taste was like bitter, stale......nastiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1812) - Missouri, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle - fair size foamy head, clear medium gold color, nice balanced aroma and flavor, light biscuity malt, fair earthy good with a touch of spice, good Pilsner overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
markas101 (2085) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle, Ann Arbor, MI. Medium gold, clear, soapy head. Faint sweet spice aroma. Somewhat tainted flavor, not a great finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
solidfunk (5953) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Tastes more or less like old newspaper. Pours pale yellow. Some chemical astringency. Light bitter finish. Rather horrible. Bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluejacket74 (1617) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2015
12 ounce bottle, label says best before 11/25/15. Served in a pilsener glass, the beer pours a mostly clear gold color with about an inch and a half frothy white head that stayed around for a while. There’s a decent amount of lacing. Not much to the aroma, it smells like floral/grassy hops and some grainy malt. The taste is similar to the aroma, but luckily the flavor seems stronger in comparison. Also, there’s some citrus noticeable. Mouthfeel/body is light, it’s a bit crisp with moderate carbonation. Not too bad, for the price it’s worth picking up once. $1.08 for a single bottle from Trader Joe’s, of course.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jamesewelch (232) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 4, 2015
From 12 oz bottle from Trader Joe’s, about $1.17 for single bottle, poured into pils glass

Aroma: Nice pils and spicy/noble/floral hops

Appearance: clear, golden/orange, minimal white head

Taste: light bitter

Palate: light body, creamy texture, soft carbonation

Overall: A nice Pilsner with some nice noble hops. Good body and appearance. Slight DMS but not too much. Good crisp finish. Easy drinking, but not memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bif (1798) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a thick head and bits of lacing. Aroma of citrus, grass and a bit of sweetness. Taste of citrus, light malt sweetness and grain. Moderate bitterness and a clean finish. Light body and a subtle crispness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beertholomeus (1364) - California, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Pours yellow with white head. Floral, grass and grain aroma and flavors. Light body and average carbonation. Grass and floral finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lawman834 (263) - Texas, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Pours a crystal clear golden with a thick foamy white head. Decent lacing. Smells of lemon and grass. Tastes of the same plus bread and malt with floral notes on the finish. A very fine, well balanced Pilsener.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
maddmatt639 (329) - Pacifica, California, USA - JAN 6, 2015
No retention and no lacing. Smells of biscuit, lemon and grass. Tastes of vegetable, floral and bitter biscuit. Semi-bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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