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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This is a premium example of the classic German Pilsner. Clean, crisp and refreshing, the Elemental Pilsner is pleasantly full-bodied. Generous use of German noble hops provides this beer with a complex hop presence with a dry and slightly bitter finish. A bright white, lacey head tops off this award-winning session beer.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jgb9348 (4816) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 23, 2011
Very crystal clear golden coloured body with a dense, frothy white head and millions of small bubbles rising from the bottom. Aroma of strong malt, lemons, metal and a minor hint of hops. Light to Medium-bodied; Deep pungent bitter hops and metal showing up at first with a lot of pungent tastes and perhaps a bit too strong alcohol/bitter flavours. Aftertaste shows a lot of the same with metal and malt coming through more than anything else. Overall, a strong and decent beer - pungent bitterness throughout, but seemingly coming from a permanent marker - very strong and bitter but not in a great way. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from BevMo in San Diego (Rosencrans Blvd), California on 08-February-2011 sampled at home in Washington on 23-February-2011.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagunitasfan (1318) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 18, 2010
On tap at Hamilton’s. Light and awesome. Light hoppiness, with light sweetness. Bit of grassy in there. Hints of a lemony yeast. I’m suprised by the low scores.

1.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
grimreaperguru (233) - santee, California, USA - NOV 3, 2010
Pours a cloudy yellow color with a short lived white head.The aroma was a light hop sent.The taste was a bland sour flavor that I did not like.The body was light and the aftertaste was bitter and sour.Overall not a good beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 7, 2010
A decent offering, well worth the money and i’d definitely get it again. Just didn’t knock my socks off. A great pilsner

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeTheYounger (1148) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - MAY 17, 2010
On draft at Pizza Port Solana Beach. Poured a murky yellow golden color small head. Aroma was spicy with some hop presence. Taste was very grainy with some hops. Not too shabby.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Getbetter (881) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - MAY 14, 2010
From 22 oz bottle.grass, cheese, this is the first time i have ever notice chesse and grass in a beer as a taste so i dont know what to say but Lighting is always good this beer is thicker than most Pilsner.White thin head.bananna smell

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (11291) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 11, 2010
A: The pour is a pale golden color with a very fluffy white head on the top. S: Spicy noble hops and lager yeast dominate the nose with the rest of the aroma being taken care of by a malty sweetness. T: The hops in the flavor are a mix of lightly spicy and grassy (especially on the finish), with a hint of bitterness. Again, the grain and malt sweetness make up the bulk of the sensations on the palate. M: Fairly light on the tongue with a full carbonation. D: A decent pilsner, but the hop flavors seemed a bit off to me and degrading the drinking experience.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tripplebrew (778) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2010
Pours a clear lemon yellow with thick white head. Aroma is a light lemon citrus with earthy hay. Flavor is lemon, lavender, bread and caramel. Palate is creamy with a lot of carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ghawener (1471) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - DEC 30, 2009
Bottle: A turbo charged pilsner! Crisp, clean, hoppy, grassy, herbal, palate cleansing, a delight. Food Pairing: Weisswurst mit Pretzel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 26, 2009
Severed from a bottle at Phil’s BBQ. Appearance is pale gold with a small white head. The flavors and aromas are pilsner malts, and a very light hop tones. A nice pilsner.


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