jethrodium (366) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 31, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap. Pours a clear light amber with a one finger white head that has good retention and leaves a decent amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma is hay and straw. Quite earthy with bread and biscuit and a bit of grass. The taste is dry and earthy with straw, grass, and biscuit. The finish is drying with a very light bitterness and a lingering earthiness. Medium carbonation. Medium-light body. A great American Pilsener.
Runningonempty (10) - cucamonga, California, USA - NOV 4, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice to pick out a hint of malt in a pils. I'm not a pils fan so but enjoyed the yeasty note in the aroma. Seemed like it had a seaside quality to it.
Travlr (13210) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at the Trappist on 2/11/12. Yellow golden color, large white head, solid lacing. Aroma of buttery straw. Taste is similar.
yiannnos (921) - , CYPRUS - AUG 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Toronado. Clear yellow colour. Grassy, grain aroma. Taste is citrus bread, finishes bitter.
auerbrau (3178) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - JUL 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the Sycamore - San Francisco, CA. Moderate pilsner malt aroma from a shaker. This is solid, clean good pilsner. It’s got a great bristly noble hop edge to it that makes it slice through the palate cleanly. The malt development gives it good structure and the lingering bite of the hops is satisfying. However, this didn’t live up to my expectations. It’s good, very good, but it’s not dazzling, vibrant, and vivacious. It doesn’t have dark corners seeking to be found. It’s out there, straightforward, well brewed, but not a complex enigma, in my mind.
Homer321 (2117) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Toronado. Nose is initially very perfume like with a light grass accent. Pour is mostly clear with a small white head. Taste is mostly soft bread with a light floral hop flavor. Not very bitter. Pretty good.
adnielsen (9449) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap in Santa Rosa. Now here’s a fucken good brew. Clear yellow appearance with a big white head. Floral / grassy nose with a hint of minerals / earth. Bone dry. Grassy herbal flavor with some hop spiciness. Super chuggable. One of the better American lagers.
dfroms (348) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Pours clear, slightly chill hazed golden orange with no head. Aroma is earthy hops, sourdough, orange zest, really fresh and aromatic. Taste is lightly toasted bread, earthy and grassy hops, light fruitiness, lingering but not overpowering bitterness. Great mouth feel for a pils. One of my favorite examples of this style.
thome50 (1079) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - JUN 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at FWIBF. Pours a clear yellow with big white head. Aroma is grass, hay, slight dry grain. Taste is a pillowey cornpuff, hay but overall very mild and not as malty as I’d remembered Czech pilsners in Prague some years back.
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Keg at Flavor, Santa Rosa, 28/04/14.
Clear light golden with a big old off white head that retains well.
Nose is light bread dough, citrus peel, grass, caramel.
Taste comprises pale malts, caramel notes, vanilla, bread dough, straw, citris peel.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, fresh and clean at the curtain call.
HonusWagner (1598) - Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2014
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Tap Toronado SF. Basically a perfect Czech pils, nice grassy hoppiness, clean light crackery malt, drinkable as hell, insanely tasty.