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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Our golden lager is a crisp, clean, easy drinking beer that has a full, balanced hop finish. An extremely drinkable beer that is perfect for any occasion.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
malrubius (2071) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - SEP 19, 2014
On tap at Pizza Stone. Clear pale gold with lasting head and lace. Fresh mild grass and floral and crackery aroma. Mild crackery malts with hints of vanilla wafers with medium very dry very clean noble bitterness and super clean finish. Light and lively. An excellent classic interpretation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
philipmeese (84) - Rowayton, Connecticut, USA - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at beer dinner. Startlingly clear, light golden pour with thin head. Fresh citrus and malt aroma. Flavor light orange to lemon with grass and spice. A great example of the style. Very drinkable. Loving the Lost Nation line-up.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 21, 2013
On tap at Mad Taco Montpelier. Clear yellow piss pour. Smell is malty cracker, licorice, lemongrass. Taste is very refreshing, again with the slight licorice/sarsaparilla (best I can describe it) cracker, bready, lemons. Probably the best pilsner I have had to date.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (8492) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
My Bottom Line:
This crisp Pilsener presents spicy noble hops and crunchy cereals in a spritzy, slender mouthfeel.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam covers the misty straw blond.
-This is an excellent quaffer.
-It feels more like an German Pils than a Czech brewpub Svetly.
-This is obviously very well balanced.

On tap at the brewery taproom.

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernesto987 (4549) - Arizona, USA - FEB 16, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2014 on draft at craft beer cellar, this one was bad, caustic and out of balance with an astringent malt falvor. Not a fan at all.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (5798) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with some soft, sudsy, lacing head. Nose is solid, very grainy, dry two row malt, a little cracker, soggy bread, bread yeast, some root veg, a little lemon as well. Flavor is spot on, grainy, bready, yeasty, cracker, malt, lemon. Clean finish. Really solid for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (4164) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Draught at Three Penny Taproom, 3/15/14
Deep burnished orange body is topped by a small white head showing moderate to low retention. High clarity.
Spring water, minerals, very light sourdough and some dry, herbal and peppery hop notes in the nose. Quite reserved, maybe a touch low on aroma but no flaws or alcohol noted.
Sourdough-like maltiness (munich or vienna) up front is appropriate and leads to a softer, pils malt-like sweetness that is brushed with pepper and light herbal hoppiness. Clean, rather watery and a touch light on the carbonation, or perhaps it’s just a little loose/fizzy, leading to being a little "heavier" than it actually is (and not producing as strong an aroma). Still, this is nicely attenuated, very clean and hard to argue with. Following up HF Susan is a tough act to follow, as well.
Agree with Martin, this seems more of a classic German Pils than it does a svetly.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9273) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 2, 2014
[ Keg ][ ~5oz ][ Three Penny Taproom VT ][ Free ][ Tumbler? ][ 5/25/14 ]
>> Clear golden yellow pour, weak foam. Spotty lace. Yellow apple and doughy nose. Taste is quite nice: malty and husky, lemon, biscuit, definitely in pilsner vein. Aroma really comes together up after decanting- slight funk, sourdough bread culture, Berliner sour mash. Taste is spot on with powerful grassy hops and big dry and grassy finish. Impressive.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2811) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 16, 2014
On tap at lost nation. Aroma is grainy pilsner malts, fresh cut grass and spicy noble hops. Taste is dry lightly bitter and quaffable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lukaduke (2663) - Gray, Maine, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Pours a pale golden color with a finger of white foam. Lots of nice bready cracker malt character thats heightened by some peppery, grassy bitterness. Crisp clean with a hint of honey sweetness to round the whole beer out. Solid pilsner offering.


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