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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 26, 2013
This is a really unique beer in every way. From the great floral hops aroma, to the really light and tasty flavor, this is a solid beer.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5552) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - NOV 4, 2014
When I was a kid, the neighborhood Lithuanians would pick dandelions in Marquette Park and make a wine from them. As an older kid, I tried it... and liked it. Still do.
This beer, ostensibly brewed with dandelions, lacks character. Oh, it looks dandy (and I’m not lyin’), a hazy pale yellow body toppede by a creamy head, but it fizzles out after that. The aroma is faint and floral, but I couldn’t swear that the scents were those of the ubiquitious weed that filled the family lawn every year. The flavor is mild, quietly sweet white bread with a touch of grassy/floral bitterness. The rating is middling, reflecting memories more than appreciation.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
umich03jm (2177) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - OCT 1, 2014
From backlog. Bottle. Pours a clear light yellow color with almost no head. Aroma is floral, pale malt, and some skunkiness. Taste is flowers and sour fruit. Seems stale. Not good stuff at all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lightrider (311) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle into a tulip glass. Pour is yellow gold. Aroma is bitter. Taste is very crisp and light. Finish is bitter and flat. Great ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darkmagus82 (1827) - - SEP 10, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 5-16-13- Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance - Served a light golden orange colored brew with a one finger fizzy head. The head has a lighter level of retention, fading to leave a moderate level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is a bit grainy and musty with some notes of a bready like smell. Mixed with these aromas are floral and grassy smell (dandelion?)l as well as a bit of light fruit aroma. Taste – The taste begins with a more crisp bready taste with a decent level of graininess. As the taste advances a floral and grassy flavor comes to the tongue more toward the middle with them growing stronger to the end of the taste. Along with this an almost hay-like flavor comes to the tongue combining with the rest to leave an odd wild field taste with grass, hay and grain. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is rather crisp with a carbonation level that is on the medium to slightly higher side. It is nice for the style and makes for a nice crisp feel on the tongue. Overall – Nothing all that fantastic here. A little unbalanced with too many grassy and herbal flavors and not enough other flavors to mellow them out.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Cousin_Larry (392) - - AUG 9, 2014
well at least it’s not supper club. tastes is sour mixed with skunk and lemon peels. glad i tried a dandelion beer, but i wont be trying a second.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
e303 (122) - - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle to pint glass. Pour is straw yellow and a bit cloudy. Aroma is grassy, and flowery, and a bit like lemon skins. Taste is mostly lager like with some nice citrus and floral notes to it. It is a bit thin and watery though. Finish has a good amount of carbonation but leaves a grassy linger. Overall not bad. Decent on a hot day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Sammer (1054) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle. Taste is straw, water and a bit of citrus. Ah, Magic Hat.....man they try hard but they just don’t quite get there.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
teemoney (89) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Pours clear yellow with thin white head. Smell is kind of wild and flowery. Taste is light, kind of typical lager taste with some sour/ grassy flavor. Mouthfeel is good. Overall, not really that great, but ok for a different summer flavor.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kathouse (1106) - Nevada, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Pale golden with a floral and grassy aroma. Body is light but mouthfeel is not bad due to addition of oats. Flavor is bread and malt. Finish is relatively clean. Better than my expectations.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Malaclemys (402) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours light yellow with white head. A: floral, honey, caramel, sweet malt. T: slightly tangy, floral, honey, citrus. Light body with a balanced finish.


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