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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Stop and smell the petals. Pistil is a summer beer unlike any other, brewed with a combination of dandelion petals, Pale and Acidulated malts, flaked oats, and Apollo and Northern Brewer hops that results in a one-of-a-kind beer with a slightly sour acidity and a smooth malt body. Perfect for taking down deep thirst.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
radagast83 (4131) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2014
At the DC Craft Beer Festival. Poured a hazy dull golden color with an off-white head. Very light floral notes. Aroma was light crisp malts. Some malt, light herbal hops. Inoffensive. meh. mostly unremarkable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oogiee (70) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2014
dough, cheese, grass, hay, golden, hazy, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation,

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (5371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
[5304-20130429] Tap. Mild grassy aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Bitter lemon pip grass flavour has a quick finish. Medium body. Interesting, abrupt. (6/3/7/3/14) 3.3
(@ brewery, South Burlington, VT)

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
weihenweizen (1507) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a glass. Pours slightly hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is dandelion, light/medium body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is pilsner malt, dandelion, and some herbal hops.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Padron4KM (531) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAR 1, 2014
12 oz bottle, 2014 release.
Hazy light yellow with a fluffy white head that settles to a thin cap, and leaves a light lacing behind.
Aroma is pale malt, cereal grain and biscuits.
Flavor is lightly sweet, with a spicy, earthy bitterness. A touch of herbal tea in the finish, but not too over the top.
Interesting beer, but I couldnít drink more than one in a session.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
berkshirejohn (4204) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
12oz bottle from Drum Hill Liquor, Chelmsford, NH. A cloudy pale amber pour with a ring of white head; sweet aroma; grainy body with a slight sourness thatís quite refreshing. I was a bit uncertain about this when I saw the ingredients, but itís actually a good summer refresher.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lutz2jm (31) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Good summer beer for something different tasting. I enjoy the slight sour/tartness that this beer finishes with.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
radarsock (823) - Vermont, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Do you know what this smells like? Cat urine, cauliflower, and apple cider vinegar. Really doesnít taste much better.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (2387) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2014
This is dry, bitter and rather astringent blond ale. My guess is the dandelion petals add the astringency. I actually like this sort of thing but Iíd imagine some folks will think itís like sucking on a tea bag. To me, that dry feeling on the tongue just begs for another sip and that is a quality I think of rather highly in a beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (4628) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle. Nose is somewhat dry but dank, lightly woody and fruity/tang notes. Flashes of bright citrus. Pours yellow-golden with strong carbonation and a soapy white head. Taste is relatively dry, light bitterness with a strong wooden component, resolves into a fizzy but beautiful bready character. Very light tang, light (and faintly astringent) herbal and grassy touches. Faint grain, good clean pale malt right up the middle, some lemony citrus, light mineral. Light-medium body crisp and supremely refreshing! Clean with great balance, Iím pleasantly surprised.


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