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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Our Pilsner is assertively hopped with Hallertau and Tettnanger noble hops and has a cracker-like malt backbone that finishes crisp and dry coming in at 4.8% ABV, which makes this one highly drinkable (which is the point, duh). We named this beer in honor of the Trauger family of Bucks County who came to America in 1747 and were among some of the earliest German immigrants to the area. In 1767 Christen and Henry Trauger purchased two farmsteads in Nockamixon Township and have been a part of the fabric of this county, state, and country ever since. Five generations and 6847 family members later our Head Brewer somehow got lucky enough to be a small leaf of that family tree, and this is our way of looking back not only on that history here in this country, but also our family’s history dating back to Germany. Ironically enough, the Trauger family’s German heritage predates the introduction and widespread popularity of the Pils style, but nonetheless, this beer is brewed and named in their honor.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1234) - - SEP 13, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-2-13- Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – The beer is served a golden amber color with a billowy two finger white head. The head has a decent level of retention, fading slowly over time to leave a nice level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell- The aroma was largest of a bready malt smell mixed with some herbal and grassy smells. Along with these was a lighter citrus and light fruit aromas as well. Taste – The taste begins with a nice crisp malt taste. As the flavor advances notes of hop come to the tongue with the flavors being a combination of citrus grapefruit and herbal hops. Along with the hop so too comes some lighter fruit flavors of apple and pear, which sweeten the flavor ever so slightly. In the end the sweetness of the fruit fades some with the hop getting slightly stronger, leaving a nice balanced and crisp flavor of a light hop and bready base to be left on the tongue. Mouthfeel- The body of the beer was on the medium side in terms of creaminess and thickness with a carbonation level that was rather average. Both made for a very drinkable and refreshing beer with a nice crisp feel. Overall – A rather refreshing beer overall. It has a nice blend of hop and malt and a good level of sweetness to keep it quite balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2509) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Can from Dmac, thanks dude. Pours out a moderate light golden color with a lot of carbonation and a small white head. Aroma is sweet cereal malts, crisp floral hops and some grass. Taste is much the same, clean and straight forward pils with that grassy/floral hop profile you’d expect, light sweet malty notes. Easy drinking and right on the mark for the style.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 5, 2014
From the can. Aroma is some nice grass hop, and a light biscuit malt. Pours light blonde with a bit of a foamy head. Taste is light grass, white bread, and slight caramel malt. Very light and clean. Kind of a great pils for chugging and enjoying. Liked this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2776) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Clear straw yellow pour with aroma of grass, lemon, and bread. Grain, lemon flavor with bread and floral hints. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jayb0 (1029) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Enjoyable, a little heavy, not quite as crisp as I like my pilseners, but still fairly clean, a bit of biscuit, a little sweet. Nice, dry, slightly citrus finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamP01 (565) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Pours a hazy gold yellow with a medium white slowly fading head, mild lacing. Scents of citrus, grains and grass fill the nose with some fruity and yeast notes as well follow thru on the taste. Palate is a medium clean crisp body, fairly pleasant on the tongue. Finish is sweet mild spice fruit some lemon, yeast, grains and yeast and nutty aftertaste. Overall quite pleasant refreshing summer brew.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcartamdg (1984) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Pours gold with a hick white head. Aroma of biscuit, slight citrus and cream. Taste is very sweet, biscuit and a touch of bitterness. Not great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (4007) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2014
12oz can from Spirits Xroads. Poured a clear light gold body, medium to slightly lighter density, fluffy white head. Aroma is grains, sweet breads, touch of earth and a drop of lemon juice. Nice medium body, softer carbonation, crisp finsh that lingers. Flavor of grains, cereal, toast, light lemon zest, white grapes and crust. Nice I like this brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5015) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Trauger Pilsner –aroma with earthy hops. Sweet start on the malt with a dry finish. Nice finishing bitter as well. Medium bodied with ok carbonation. solid beer

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8419) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Can shared by John C. Pours gold with white head. Nose/taste of lemon, peppercorn, light malt and touch of spice. Medium body.


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