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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 1, 2008
Draft at SD Brewery. Pours clear gold with a bubbly white head. Grass, hay, spun sugar, and grain in the nose. More straw and Saaz in the taste, but mixed with lemon and honey, and something funky (the yeast they tout?). Overall, an okay beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmohno (1014) - Iowa, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Poured from a bomber into a SS lager glass 2 finger head,pillowy white,lacing.Grainy aroma,typical lager type aroma,some floral earthy aroma faintly,grain sweetness.Smoothe slick mouthfeel kinda buttery cream sweet with a real grassy hop bittering. Green apple.For as carbonated as it is there is a flat slick buttery kinda - sweetness/middle to this.Lingering grassy bitterness.Nothing i would care to try again but not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - FEB 14, 2008
22 oz bottle from Southbay Drugs. Wow, this is good. Super nice golden color, slight aroma of bubble gum and spicy hops. Sweet, with a bit of peppery flavors in the background. Maybe I have just been craving a good lager lately, but this one really impressed me. I’m glad this is now available in bottles, as I will be drinking tons of this, especially come summer. Pilsener lovers rejoice!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thisis12ptfont (781) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Aroma is weak malt. Appearance is a bland, see through gold. Flavor follows the nose. Weak biscuit like malt and faint hops. Not a very good pilsner.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tripplebrew (767) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Getbetter (720) - Cucamonga, 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

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CheesedMan (555) - Saint Cloud, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2008
Courtesy SoLan. Pours a crystalline, pale yellow, with a steady and fine bead. Aroma is sweet, but a bit dank. Very little going on here. Flavor is odd, very sweet with almost no discernible hop character. Disappointing, as the other beers I have sampled from this brewery have been much better.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dhunter151 (467) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Draft at SAN Airport. Pours golden yellow with a white head. Tasted a little skunky. Bitter finish. It wasn't very easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
m4rest88 (381) - Beverly Hills, California, USA - JUL 13, 2012
on tap at the hotel del coronado aroma is malty and slightly hoppy flavor is the same medium mouthfeel with light carbonation

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stubby (334) - Santee, California, USA - SEP 13, 2008
I love pilsner, and this is a fine example, worthy of any German brewmaster. Nice use of lactic acid, Jim. Thank you for being so generous with this well made lager. A perfect summer session beer.


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