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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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ghawener (1454) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - MAY 15, 2014
Draft @ Culinary Dropout. Second beer with the Polhemuses at our ISKL reunion 25 years later! Solid Pilsener. Food Pairing: Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerenberger (1386) - Fischer, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Faint nose from a clear light yellow pour with a white ring and minimal lacing. On the palate…looking for flavor - but nada! Medium-light body and medium carbonation. Overall, New Belgium should be paddled till they’re blue for letting this beer out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jethro6191 (423) - Indiana, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Clear straw color with a thin bright white head. Good lacing. Grain, bread, and floral aromas. Crisp clean flavor with bread crust and floral notes. Low hop bitterness. Medium to high carbonation. Light body with a clean dry finish. Smooth light mouthfeel. Refreshing hot weather beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2028) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Smooth, clean and crisp pils. Decent foamy head, mostly grain aroma and taste, lightly hopped

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
novice101 (298) - - APR 27, 2014
I liked this beer, very refreshing, a good beer to have over the summer, very light and crisp. Some sweet fruity taste to start, then moved to a bit of hop citrus

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UncleKorm (748) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2014
On tap poured a clear golden hue w/ medium foamy head. Mild bread aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are bread and straw. Medium bodied, light carbonation and crisp finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
homebrewgeek (35) - Frederick, USA - APR 8, 2014
Not my style yet a over all good pilsner lager.pours a nice lite golden color and a great head on it,nice aroma and taste,could drink a few of these if needed

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore (547) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a golden yellow color with a rather substantial head. S- Smell consists of a light, wheaty malt character. T- Bready, light toasted wheat notes. M- Medium bodied with a lot of carbonation. D- Very refreshing. A great lawnmower beer. Not a whole lot going on here but the clean simplicity wins you over in the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (686) - Dover, Delaware, USA - MAR 23, 2014
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle pured clear, bright yellow with a nice white head, spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is a bit weak, malts, hops and some wheat/grain. Taste is mostly sweet (from malts) with a bitter finish. Overall nice and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (6787) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2014
12oz bottle pours with a crystal clear bright gold body that supports an off white head. The mild aroma offers up some lightly sweet pilsner like malts as well as faint floral hops. Not nearly as pungent as I was expecting. The taste is much fuller than the nose led onto with a nice pilsner malt sweetened hop bite that’s floral and a touch lime before it gets into a pleasing degree of hop bitterness. It leaves that classic pilsner malty sort of hoppy after taste. Solid pils that could use a bit more aromatics.

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