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Sawmill Blade Pilsner

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Sawmill Blade Pilsner
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Formerly brewed at Sawmill Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Leigh, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Distintive flavoursome beer, that ’sharpens’ the appetite, this is a traditional Bavarian pilsner, using German malts and European hop varieties. Light golden in colour with a crisp white head, round dry fruity flavours and mild bitterness, followed by a lasting hop aroma. this pilsner is a good ’all rounder’ and easily enjoyed with a curry or spicy foods. 4.3 to 4.5% abv


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
heyden (47) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 20, 2014
Citrus aroma. Golden clear colour. Light malty taste with medium/low bitterness; not a strong flavourful pilsner but goes down a treat on a hot summers day. Very minimal dryness; high drinkability

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 3, 2010
Can courtesy of the brewer, shared with beerjustice. Clear blonde with a white head that slips down nicely. Lots of nz hops some citrus and hay. Mouth is hoppy and easy to drink. Finishes dry. Interesting, would have again, but nothing special.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2009
Can. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt and spicy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and spices, leading to a bitter finish. Huge thanks to Papsoe for bringing this home and sharing.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Hoppy aroma with fruity and caramel notes. Sweet malty flavor with fruity, hoppy and caramel notes. Ends mild bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2008
Can 44cl.
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, grapefriut, lime. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (130608)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2008
Can. Clear yellow coloured with a huge white head. Aroma of fruits, hay, grass and hops. Flavour of fruits, hay, grass and hops- Dry hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2008
44 cL can. Pours clear and golden yellow with a fizzy white head. Hoppy fruity aroma. Flavour is medium fruity and solid hoppy bitter. Nice balance really. Light creamy carbonation towards the finish which is mild hoppy.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 20, 2008
Pouring from the can, it is a clear gold but with no head whatsoever. The aroma is very light, maybe just a touch of tropical fruits. The malty palate is reasonably clean, but I find the flavour to be a little soapy and not much to distinguish it, and the finish is a non event. Lacks character.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2008 (Can 44 cl) Clear, deep golden with a dense, white head. Very fresh and lightly citrusy nose. Medium-bodied with a solid and lightly sweetish and clean maltbase with some floral hop notes. Dry and lightly hoppy finish. Quite lovely. 150208

(On tap) Clear golden with a white head. Fresh and floral aroma. Medium body with sweetish malts and some bubblegum notes. Subdued bitterness. Quite decent. 6/3/5/3/11=2.8 090208

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Plimmer (252) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2008
Can 44cl. Amber colored clear body wih medium size dense head. Fruit, hops and citrus in the nose. Fruit and malt in flavour and bitter hops in the aftertaste.


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