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RATINGS: 272   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
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ernest (6668) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (6507) - Indiana, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks decent; a slightly hazy gold with thin white head that dissipates into lacing pretty quickly. Smells lightly floral. Tastes like it smells with a bit of acidulated malt and very light hops. Average on the palate with a slightly tart mouthfeel. Underwhelming.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6231) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Bottled, clear orange color with foam ring , nice light pale ale Flavors with a soft hopped finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6137) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Tallahassee, Fl - Publix Supermarket - Killearn - 12 oz bottle. Light medium gold pour with a thin but persistent snow white head. Aroma has a spicy tint to it with some saffron and some light floral notes. Crisp flavor with some grassy notes, a slight lemony citrus bitter undertone, a hint of spice. Refreshing crisp mouthfeel. Pleasantly surprised.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
djd07 (5889) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange copper with large frothy off white head. The aroma is a strong dandelion and honey. Thin mouth with strong floral flavor and honey, light citrus, decent.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
radagast83 (5606) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5570) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (5557) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of lightly tart citrus, floral notes, honey, and a touch of bread. It pours a transparent gold with a one finger, slightly fizzy, white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a thicker ring. There is some thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a touch of sweet honey. The finish turns to light-moderate citrus hops, grapefruit, and light floral notes. It’s light bodied with lively/fizzy carbonation. Overall, it tastes like a lightly floral Pale Ale. It’s a decent lawn mower beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5532) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Bottle. Murky gold with a short, sturdy, foamy white head. Aroma is sweet and lightly hopped with soft flowery notes. Taste is slightly bitter with more hop notes, flowers, toasted grains, and sweet malt. notes. Light lemony zest and tart fruit as well. Body is light-medium with a strong, effervescent carbonation. Ends with more lemony zest tart fruit, bitter hops, flowers, malt notes and grains.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (5474) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Yellow, almost but not quite clear, fizzy white head. Smells grainy, grassy, with a whiff of corn. Flavor is cereal, a bit grassy, and an odd bitterness that seems familiar but I can’t quite place it. Dry, slightly woody finish.


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