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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (13733) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Draft. Slightly hazy pale yellow color, white head. Aroma of peppery straw. Taste has white pepper, hay, crisp finish. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (5104) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Can. Nose is juicy, lightly grassy, heavily lemony citric, just beautiful noble hops squeezed into the can. Pours clear yellow-golden with lots and lots of strong carbonation and a creamy, lacing bright white head. Chalky-coating feel from the medium-full body, medium bitterness and grainy character, somewhat dry, chalky-mineral character dominates the finish and aftertaste. Soft and quenching, mostly clean but I’m still a bit reserved about the malt. On the whole: Yes! Buy me more!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dpjuart (1092) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Can. Pours yellow with white head. Corn and grass nosem. Lots of bread flavor, grainy, full body and crisp. Nice bitter into after. Yummy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5932) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Can. The first couple lines of the brewer’s description is quite accurate. With a solidly base of cereal malt and a snappy hop flourish, I could imagine this served with pride in any German beer hall. (#5751, 9/30/2014)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (1864) - - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2588) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2923) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jayb0 (1056) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamP01 (595) - 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.

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