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RATINGS: 246   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2013 Pours a hazy yellow with a frothy white head that sticks around for awhile. The smell is sweet, malty, with some yeast and floral notes. It has a nice sweet background that is harder to describe but like the smell of a nice summer night. Taste is not nearly as sweet as the smell would have indicated, the flavor starts malty but moves into a unique bitterness, that does not taste like hops. I can only assume this is from the dandelion as this is my first dandelion beer. The bitter sticks around through the aftertaste, and gets stronger, almost to the point of a lip smacking bitter. The mouthfeel is nice a crisp light beer, smooth and easy to drink. If the bottle didn’t display the dandelion I would have had a hard time guessing that one. No overpowering flavors, a nice enjoyable beer, overall it is well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nephilium (1261) - Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2014
Faint sour aroma, pours a clear pale yellow with a full white head. Slight floral taste, with just a touch of tartness in the finish. There is a vegetal aftertaste that comes out at the end, which has a bite of bitterness to it. Not a bad beer, but there’s a lot more sours and summer beers I’ll reach for first.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Edmoe (239) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2014
Straw pour with good white head and good lacing. Aroma is light and yeasty, but not unpleasantly so. Flavor is light and crisp; slightly tart. Light body and clean finish. A pleasant summer beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TizzleJizzle (530) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2014
Sampled from a bottle at the Bluebonnet Brew-off. Poured a boring clear yellow with a white head. Subtle taste of spruce, citrus, and pale malts. Medium carbonation, medium body. Meh...

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tiger_08 (137) - Sarnia, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2014
March 24, 2014. Bottle from summer sampler 12 pack. Pours hazy, bright piss yellow with a medium, frothy, brilliant white head and good lacing. Aroma is like perfume. Light citrus, floral, earthy and spicy wheat malt with hint of hops. Flavor is lightly tart with floral hops, faint hop bitterness, light crisp pale malt with an earthy character and a dry finish. Light body, medium carbonation, and light astringency. Exactly what I expected.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9097) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours hazy yellow with a medium, frothy, brilliant white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is light citrus, pear esters, earthy and spicy wheat malt and hops, perfume and flowers. Flavor is lightly tart citrus, light floral hops, faint hop bitterness, light crisp pale malt with an earthy character and a dry finish. Light body, medium carbonation, and light astringency.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
crossovert (6360) - Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2014
355ml bottle. Guess it is a saison. Too much dry sulphury and minerally flavors. bland.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rlpeeler (77) - Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle from a variety pack. Poured into a pint glass it is a pale straw color with some haze. Taste is slightly floral, lemon. It is thin and over carbonated. It really doesn’t taste like much of anything and as it warmed it became less crisp. It might be better icy cold on a really hot summer day.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
samsmith33 (315) - - MAR 29, 2014
Bitter like ipa, but no alcohol kick. Veggie, dandelions. Yellow color. Medium head Nothing special.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hockeybeerguy (910) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a pale gold colored body that leaves a one finger white head that dies down to a paper thin film within twenty seconds. Barely any lacing coats the sides of the glass and the body is too hazy for any carbonation to be seen rising. The smell had some grainy and cereal malts combined with some spicy hops. After the beer warms a bit, some sage and thyme came out. The taste had a graininess/cereal maltiness coming back pretty strong. The palate sat about a light to medium with a dry finish, decently balanced. Overall, ok, not bad, would I have this again?, hmmm... probably only on tap.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jhamp9 (949) - Corinth, Texas, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Hazy pale gild with a nice fluffy white head. Sweet floral aroma with some spice and yeast. Taste starts the same but ends metallic and a bit odd. Light body. Would good if it didn’t have the weird finish.


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