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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Bohemian-style pilsner brewed with noble Saaz hops for a spicy floral aroma and soft hop bitterness, balanced by a base of bread-like malt flavors from fine pale barley.
Color: 6 SRM
Bitterness: 19 IBU
Gravity: 11.7° Plato
Availability: 24/7/365, Kegs and Bottles


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (9439) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2008
Sample at the Sorrento Valley location. The beer pours clear gold with a thin white head that burns away quickly. Spotty lacing. Aroma of grainy malt and mildly spiced hops. Light-bodied with pale malt and light hops and spice flavors. The finish is bready malt with a light hops aftertaste. Average overall.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
crossovert (9185) - Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2012
It just doesnt hit the right notes. So many pilseners out there. I would say avoid this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2008
Tap at La Jolla location. Pale golden colour, thin white head. Aroma is quite bready and malty. Crackery and clean smelling. Flavour is quite light and soft. Lean but with a light floral hoppiness. Soft bready finish. Pretty decent... more helles than pilsner though.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8423) - Tel Aviv, - JAN 18, 2009
(11/2/08) Draught sample at the brewpub in downtown San Diego. Clear golden color. Aroma of malt, light buttery notes and a bit of bread. Sweetish malty flavor with a bit of bread and a bitter hoppy finish with some grassy, slightly spicy, notes. Medium-bodied. A decent Pils.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (7996) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 29, 2008
Clear golden, white head. Grainy aroma, grainy palate with a whiff of floral and grassy hops in the finish. Pretty ordinary.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BMan1113VR (7904) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 3, 2010
On tap at the Universal location. Pours with a clear golden body and a white head. Aroma of crackers, biscuit, salty, grainy and a light acidic note. Flavor is salty, bready, raw barley, with zero sweetness. Dry with lively carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bb (7510) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 1, 2005
Draft. Golden beer with a big white head. Light malt aroma with slight citrus notes. Slight spiciness in the flavor, noble hops and a bit of playdough.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ibrew2or3 (7461) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 2, 2006
On tap at Columbia Street brewery. Yellow with weak white head. Corn flakes aroma. Flavor same as aroma. Corn flakes with little else. Really needs some fresh hops for balance. Not much of a beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (7089) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"Not great not bad...kind of a light but floral blonde ale. Good fresh but I wouldn’t trust in bottles. Fairly traditional...flowers and a spice kick, light and crisp in body and flavor. M"

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (6957) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 24, 2011
Bottle. Pours gold with a white head. Saaz like hoppy aroma with some sweetness and light diacetyl. The flavor has husky straw like malts, light saaz hops, and a hint of diacetyl. Not bad.


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