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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
The most renowned brewery in 19th-century New Albany was owned by Paul Reising, a German immigrant who set up shop at the corner of Spring and West Second. Like other continentally trained brewers in America, Reising found it necessary to adapt Old World recipes to New World ingredients. Expensive imported German hops were reserved for aroma and flavor, while less delicate homegrown varieties provided the bittering. American six-row barley replaced European two-row, and some corn was thrown in for good measure. The result was your great-grandfather’s pilsner. 6-row malt and corn (decoction mash); Fuggles, East Kent Golding and Hallertau hops; German lager or California Common yeast. O.G. 1072

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oycpff (93) - USA - JUL 9, 2007
on tap at Rich O’s poured slightly cloudy golden with medium head. Slightly tangy taste moderately bitter with almost a mild detergent aftertaste. The beer overall was very good but the aftertaste was bad hopefully it was only because they just changed kegs

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheninhell (488) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2007
clear golden with a nice white head. good lacing. aroma light but fruity (bosc pear) and grassy. light sweet pear flavor with a nice bitter dry grassy hop balance. bitter dry finish. light body lively carbonation. nice pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JNiniimaa (1) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 1, 2007 does not count
A fine pre-prohibition hoppy pilsner. Slightly hazing yellow packed with small carbonation bubbles. Smells slightly sweet like fresh cut fields.Clean clear taste of pilsner with tangy bitterness to cleanse the palate. The hops hangs on long enough to want you to drink more. The corn adjuct is only discernable to the most sensitve tastes. I can keep drinking them well past what I should.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
barenada (211) - Georgetown, Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2005
(draft) I’d never call myself a pilsner fan, so I didn’t have great expectations for this beer. Having said that, this just wasn’t very good. A little citrusy, and a little bit of some odd flavor that I cannot pin down. Must be the corn. Hey, at least I tried it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - MAR 14, 2004
Poured yellow with thin white head. Apple-ish aroma. Nicely hopped with more apple in the flavor. Finishes quite dry with burning carbonation. A nice, tasty pilsner reminiscent of some Australian beers with the apple taste. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cb (810) - Roeland Park, Kansas, USA - FEB 23, 2004
A ton of wheat, rye and lemon flavors. Mostly citrus aroma. Unfiltered and seems stronger than 5.9%. A refreshing, enjoyable session brew. I think that "snappy" is the adjective that describes it the best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smoosh (536) - New Albany, Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2004
Draft - this is based on a "pre-prohibition" pilsener. It is a pretty big one, but all of their brews are. Slight corn sweetness in the nose and flavor. Pretty standard pilsener appearance. Pretty good.

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