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RATINGS: 790   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Climb on in and grab a paddle. Our first foray into lagered beers, Blue Paddle Pilsener-Lager, is a Czech style pilsener with a refreshing crispness from noble hops and a rich, malty finish. ‘Blue Paddle’ refers to the implement our warehouse manager’s Grandma once used to lovingly paddle his a** when she caught him stealing sips of her beer. With more body than a traditional Belgian pils, Blue Paddle is reflective of Europe’s finest pilseners.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (424) - - NOV 9, 2015
Brown bottle, world market San Francisco. Pours transparent golden with no head and light suspended bits. Scent is medium pilsener yeast with a bit of lemon tart. Taste is medium sweet with a nice herbal bite and a typical pilsener yeast. Finish is light and smooth. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (585) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 2, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours clear golden with frothy white head. Aroma was sweet and malty. Taste was refreshing and sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markducommun (837) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Clear golden amber, light white head. Light bready sweetness, slightly grassy. Light bitterness, malty. Some carbonation, light body, shorter finish. Clean. Fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (7324) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 6, 2015
Many thanks to Chris for this bottle! Smooth mild but nice bittered. Czech-typical sweetish mild. The bitterness is intense, dry-mild in the end. Round and fresh, easy to drink. Nice copy of this Czech style!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
frankenkitty (2004) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Clear, golden body under a one-finger, foamy white head that did not foam away instantly. Pale malt aroma with peppery hops behind. Balanced flavor with a gentle malt sweetness giving way to fresh herbal and pepper notes that linger. Crisp, effervescent feel in the mouth while the body itself is more hearty. Good session beer. ~~~~ 12 oz. bottle from a friend at a BBQ.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gregwilsonstl (1896) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Yellow fizzy stuff. Tastes like a buttery biscuit. Smells like corn. Not my preferred style. Can drink this all day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_rookie (331) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Pours a straw color. Very clear. About one finger head. Very nice lacing and retention. Pretty well carbonated.

Aroma is hoppy. It smells like a pilsener. Nothing fancy or notable.

Taste is also like a pils. It’s hoppy, slightly malty. It’s earthy. It’s good, it’s true to form, but there’s nothing out of place. Not that that is bad. If I’m at a restaurant and I order mac and cheese and it has apple chunks in it, I would observe that as a bad thing. If it had chorizo in it, I might think of it as a good thing. Same with this, it’s nothing odd, special, or different.

Mouthfeel is quite crisp, refreshing. It’s pretty dry. It’s medium-light body. Again, nothing special. It’s true to style.

Overall, it’s good. It’s not great. But certainly a solid pils. If I were thirsty for a pilsener, I would certainly not be shy of this. Sorry Miller Lite, this is a good true pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rperez (229) - Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Just a great beer! Lovely color and very refreshing and crisp! Very little aftertaste, perfect summer days beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (9812) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle thanks to Kyle! Pours a clear gold with near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of grain and bread with a touch of straw. Flavor has a good amount of sweet grains and straw with a touch of grass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RRistow12 (632) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Tasted from can. Pours a clear gold with white head. Aroma is grassy, grains and a little medicinal. Taste is mild to moderately sweet with no bitterness. Flavors of caramel, grass, hay. Overall above average for a Pilsner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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