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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 2.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 136   ABV: 4.55%
Pig's Eye Pilsner is the flagship brand of the award-winning Pig's Eye Family of brands. Pig's Eye Pilsner is brewed with 6-row robust barley malt and a combination of Cluster, Cascade and Fuggle hops, to achieve a balance between bitterness, aroma and malt sweetness.

This recipe is no longer being brewed (since 2003). Now available in a new recipe as Pig's Eye Pilsner.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
document (36) - USA - FEB 5, 2003
Hey, it's better than Bud. Or is it? Not sure how you'd figure out, other than price, but that and whatever alcohol you'll find in this made it a trusty companion once upon a time. My rating is from the returnable bottle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
slowrunner77 (10239) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2014
"smell is almost average for the style. almost. pale yellow. thin and highly carbonated. corn and muddled sweet malts. that’s all. bought on a lark for $7/12."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Headbanger (3880) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2014
12oz can (Old Notes)-Pours a clear golden with a small head. Aroma of corn, malt, and slight hops. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew is really not bad.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
milwaukeebeer (53) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2012
I had a can of this "brew" back in the early nineties. Kind of tasted a little like Pabst imho. Cheap buzz.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
muskiekillerz (5) - Somerset, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2011 does not count
Wasn’t the best beer in the world of course. Although for the price, you got a good deal. ($10/case bottles). Minimal unique taste and pretty run of the mill for lower tier brands.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
dyetube (1374) - Hurst, Texas, USA - SEP 5, 2010
This beer is malty with a bread dough flavor, a watery mouthfeel and little to no hops. Drinking from can so cannot rate color well. This is not very good but it was refreshing I guess. Cheers!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JPDIPSO (5667) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 3, 2004
Light golden color with a light white head. Aromas of pale malt, mild DMS, and a touch of earthy hops. Flavors are grainy and lightly acidic. Need to include some history. Pigs Eye is the local name for where the wastewater treatment plant and sludge burning was located in St. Paul.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
celogan (204) - Oroville, California, USA - AUG 9, 2003
For a cheap beer this isn't too bad. I had some at a beer tasting and spoke to one of the owners who informed me they changed the hops from the original recipe and made it a bit better than it was. It does have some flavor which is decent, but could be a tad stronger in flavor but still decent. Poured medium yellow with some head that evaporated rather quickly but actually did have some lacing. Carbonation was decent as well. I wouldn't turn this down on a hot day as it could be a good thirst quencher. It's better than BMC or other ilk of that type.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crit (3840) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2002
nothing special. slightly more body than a main stream lager

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2002
Definately nothing special ,or anything that stands out to make this anything better then a middle of the road pils

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