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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
When creating this beer, we set out to create a lager that has its heart in the Northwest. This beer has a firm bitterness with flavor and aroma impressions of pine, citrus and fresh cut grass which is the signature of American hops while still on their best behavior. A new classic, a NW Pilsner will all the implied contradictions.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1853) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 9, 2016
From bottle to glass. Moderate high grass, moderate cookie dough and faint perfume. Clear yellow with large white head that retains fairly well. Slight patterns down the glass. Taste is spice, bitterness and floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4920) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Shared with Strykzone on Faxebook Chat/ Pours orange-gold with a white head. Nose is grass and citrus hops along with some fruit. Medium body. Smooth mouth feel. Flavor is a lot of hops with citrus, floral and fruit taste. Bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gramity (1625) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
Typical yellow clear body to the lager..with a nice thick white head. more piney/grassy hop than expected for a pils..well sharper than expected but still nice. Very hoppy at first..grassy/grapefruit then fades fast leaving relics of nutty malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8178) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Light fruity citric hops, faint sweetness, and a clean grainy base. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx76 (651) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 12, 2013
On draught at laurelwood airport - pours clear golden with thick white head. Nose of floral, yeast, and bread. Taste is of biscuit with quite a bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sarlacc83 (1932) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 10, 2013
On tap in Sellwood. A: Light clear copper with a placid ring of white head. N: Malt sweetness and some light hops bringing out a nice caramel and pineapple along with straw. T: Tastes more like an IPA than a pils. Heavy hopping leads to noticeable bitterness. M: Very resinous with a medium mouthfeel. A bit harsh and astringent. O: I was going to ask if I was served the wrong beer, then I noticed the IBU of 50 on the board. While this might pass as a decent APA or IPA, this is too off what I want in a pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle. Clear medium-light gold body with a short white head. Aroma is a cross between American and German hops: lemon / spice suggests German varieties but the garlic and onion and fresh-cut pine lumber and pineapple rind suggests American varieties. Medium-light body is a little chewy and goopy. Moderately sweet and heavily bitter with somewhat husky pilsner malt. Brash and astringency onion and rice cake and garlic bread and tropical gum finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (2242) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUL 1, 2013
On tap at PDX. Poured one finger of head on a cloudy, medium straw colored body. The aroma is a pleasant grain and grapefruit mixture. The taste has a solid bitterness from lemon and pine. One sided but great. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. An enjoyable pils with more bitterness than most.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16866) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2013
Tap at Laurelwood on Sandy, PDX, 25/05/13. Clear pale golden with a good sized white head. Nose is light hops, citrus, fresh and clean. Taste comprises cereals, fresh hops, citrus, grass. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp refreshing finish. Hopped US style pils diverging from the trad and making for a tasty beer more APA meets pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (6976) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Bottle shared by Dogbrick on Memorial Day. Clear gold pour with a medium white head. Aroma of malt and crisp noble hops. Malty and crisp flavor with a slightly metallic finish.

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