Brewed by Murrays Craft Brewing Co.
Style: Pilsener
Bob’s Farm, NSW, Australia


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Murray’s Rudeboy Pilsner has a distinctive crisp, fresh hoppy flavour that has made it a favourite among the country’s foodie community.

"The Rudeboy Pilsner is a very elegant lager with a classic biscuity malt backbone and assertive late hop character," says Head Brewer Shawn Sherlock. "It’s traditionally been available draught only, but now the beer is available in the bottle. It has been a real challenge to reproduce the popular draught beer in the bottled format but as a lover of traditional Czech Pilsner I’m really happy with how the bottled Rudeboy Pilsner presents."

The beer pours a pale straw colour with an almost meringue-like head. The intense citrusy aroma and flavour is delivered by the New Zealand Motueka and Pacifica hop blend, which is balanced by sweet Euro malt, and finishes with a refreshing bitterness.

Rudeboy is Murray’s interpretation of Pilsner made vaguely in the Czech style but with a New World twist. It pays homage to European brewing tradition using the old school lager brewing process of cold fermentation and extended conditioning periods, but the extensive late hopping takes this Pilsner in its own direction.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyobon (1180) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 1, 2012
(on tap at brewery, but as Rudeboy Pilsner - which I suspect is a rebadging of this beer... http://www.murraysbrewingco.com.au/our_beers/our_b Clear straw with some white head. The aroma is subtle and pleasant - subtle sweet candy and floral hints. Light body, well carbonated. The taste is very soft for a pilsner - distinct and pleasant sweetness (candy / peardrops?). Pleasant easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (3049) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2011
Tap. Gold with a medium white head. Delicate floral aroma with a some bready grain, a little pepper and lemon. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Light grainy malt is moderately sweet with a little lager sourness. Modest bitterness. Neither particularly bold or crisp, but OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmeup (588) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2010
What a crackin Pils. Grainy malt & zesty bitterness with a little sweetness in the middle of a lenghty hoppy finish. This is a great fresh, crisp summer pils. Spot on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjollnir (392) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - SEP 5, 2010
330mL bottle. Pours hazy straw yellow with a dense and persistent white head that leaves some thick lacing. Floral and grassy aroma. Slightly sweet, medium bitterness. Light bodied, average carbonation, fairly smooth with a long grassy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - AUG 6, 2010
I’m a bit iffy on the condition of this, as there wasn’t too much in the hop presence, but lots of honey and biscuit malts. Full bodied. Nice lacing. Good easy drinking but not too pilsnerish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2010 pours a yellow/gold, with a white head. hints of spice and lemon. not one of murrays best but drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2009
Bottle. Pours with a large white frothy head over a clear yellow-amber body. Aroma of bready-grain maltyness and resinous hops. Finishes with a permeating bitterness. A nice pilsner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidm (1994) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 13, 2009
Bottle. Very good pilsner. Aroma of banana, and also caramel. Flavour is long-lasting, and it has nice bitterness. Medium body, and oily in the palate. Yellow, cloudy and bubbly, with a fizzy white head that disappears.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerChaser0078 (909) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 26, 2009
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with a short white head that quickly shrinks to surface cover. Aroma and flavour are pretty similar: hoppy with notes of citrus, yeast, bubblegum, malt, clove, tropical fruit and a little sweet spiciness. Mouthfeel is slick and dry with some mid-palate sweetness and a medium to long bitter finish. A very good example of what a pilsner should be like. The guys at Murrays certainly know what they’re doing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2009
Poured a lovely slightly cloudy ornage with a smallish white head. Lots of hops on the nose with the typical US hop variety aromas. Lots of citus & pine / resinous type aromas. Flavour is once again about the hops with a little malt quite late. Quite a good beer

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