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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ataraxia (416) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Golden pour with frothy white head. Strong aroma of yeasty malts and bread followed by hints of citrus and coriander. Simple and thin on the palate. Fizzy with an abrupt finish. No alcohol presence.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scrapersnbeer (1507) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Soapy sweet malt aroma, grass rather than skunk. Pale yellow with light haze. Flavor is more or less bitter, though not in a hoppy way. Relatively crisp, not up to the sharpness levels expected for Bohemian beer. Great for discount beer...not so much for Pilsners.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle.
Pours a decent lively yellow with a nice white head. Aroma is sewer-esque hay and grass in rank biscuit dough. Flavor is a pleasant and light hay with grassy honey and light toast. Average mouthfeel. Stinks but tastes all right.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6245) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2012
bottled, clear golden yellow color with white head, aroma and flavor of decent bready lemon pils, non metallic finish, inoffensive

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (5579) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Dark yellow, thin fragile head. Grainy, soapy aroma. Hops hops in the flavor, plus some soap, grain, and cardboard. Not that great...

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Nik925 (776) - USA - SEP 29, 2012
Not rating by style, so this lands in the low 1s. Clean and crisp (I guess those count as flavors). Bigger than expected, though just more poor beer flavor. I don’t really know how to chew into this...based upon the beers I had before and after, this is forgettable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wittales (725) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Appearance was clear pale gold with creamy diminishing white 1 finger head, lacing throughout. Aromas are sweet pils malt , slight toffee, rice, soft spicey, mild citrus hops. Taste was sweet pils malt backbone then slight woody, earthy, spicey lemony soft hops. Palate are crispy smooth CO2 with light-meduim body, then dryish medinical average length lemony finish. Good effort, maybe...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (4222) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 16, 2012
12 oz. Mostly clear, and golden with a lasting half inch of spongy foam. Clean crisp nose of grassy hops and a touch of honey and lightly toasted grain. Taste is more caramel and toasted grain on the front with the dry grassy hop coming in towards the end, along with a touch of lemon and resin. Medium bodied, with an excellent balance and smoothly carbonated. Easy drinking and an excellent American rendition of the grand old style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4895) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Nothing really wrong with this. A bit on the malty side but it has a solid crispness that lasts from the beginning to end. Solid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle. Not complicated or bold, just highly drinkable, incredibly clean, and well made. Straw, corn, hints of German hops. This is a nice session beer, or a "craft" beer to give to friends who normally go for BMC.


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