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RATINGS: 265   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.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
fluffy (1664) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2013
I'm not getting the fuss here. Am I missing something? Aside from a barely there sour note, I'm not really getting any dandelion here. Otherwise it's ok.. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremytoni (2980) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2013
From a bottle poured an amber color with a fair amount of head. Light hoppy flavor with a quick finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2076) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 28, 2013
12 oz bottle pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of sweet malts, floral and bread. Taste is sweet, floral and a hint of citrus and yeast. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ernest (6218) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2013
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is light to medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (grain, wort), lightly hoppy (herbs), with a note of butter. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, unclean. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Raw malt and diacetyl in the nose, thin and watery in the mouth with a dirty aftertaste...what more could you want? Embarrassing.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
snlpttn (2) - Colorado, USA - APR 23, 2013 does not count
Golden persistent half finger white head. Sour citrus flowery smell. Malty and sour to start. Fruity. Dry finish. Moderate body

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6111) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - APR 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours gold with a white head. Flowery and a little earthy, with grass, lightly sweet malts, and the slightest acidity. Moderately dry finish. Pretty damn good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2799) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2013
Loose bottle from Marianoís. Sweet, tickly nose. I poured straight into a Sam Adams glass to let the foam kick up, Find a few notes of a tart beer, a spongy head, and a light body like a pale cider. Slight tartness, more like a Bellís Oarsman than anything, but a slightly denser pale malt body. Dandelion just seems to lend a slight bit of extra sweetness. A little gassy and bubbly.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheHOFF43 (1751) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - APR 14, 2013
Served to me as "dandelion beer" which is nice but nothing incredible. Floral, decent.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
That1Guy (1934) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2013
12 oz bottle pours a golden with an enormous amount of suspended floaties and a big, fluffy white head. Aroma stings the nostrils. Definitely floral, but earthy in a weird way. Flavor is very earthy, a bit sour. Kinda like a light Berliner Weisse. Also finishes slightly metallic, which isnít very nice. Still wouldnít be bad on a hot day while grilling.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4185) - Georgia, USA - APR 13, 2013
12oz bottle. Yellow color, thin white ring. Aroma of sweet malt with, ODDLY enough, dandelion flowers. The scent of flowers is very faint in the nose, you really have to look for it! Very easy to drink, earthy character. Pale malts flavor in the finish, along with some flavors of hops, and an unfamiliar grassy taste. Definitely some sort of bitter flower/plant flavors are lingering in there. Some bread flavors in a dry finish. If the was not marketed as a Dandelion Ale, I probably would have thought it was an off flavored Magic Hat. (3669)


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