RateBeer
overall
44
84
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 716   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 22, 2003
Aside from the fact I don't go looking for pilsner, on a trip to the brewery itself I gave it a shot,considering things usually get better closer to the source and it was...free!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joet (2121) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAY 18, 2003
An amazing feel with hop bitterness backed with water-mineral texture. Much more flavor -- mild neroli, hay, apple -- and feel than others of the style. An odd near raspy but easy finish. Screw Alamo, Lone Star, BudMillerCoors, Shiner -- this is my Texas Summer beer!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jazz88 (2542) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 12, 2003
Bottle. A light golden color with a foamy white head. A lager hop and flowery aroma. Dry and crisp, but too much like a bad foreign lager.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
pcprof (6) - USA - MAY 8, 2003 does not count
A good Pllsner. This is what Budwiser wishes it was. Nice color, dry finish

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Pulley36 (5) - USA - MAY 2, 2003 does not count
Just awful. How much more bitter can you get? I expect much better from New Belgium. Tastes like it was brewed with potash. Insanely bitter.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dev (50) - Savannah, Missouri, USA - APR 27, 2003
Amber color, thick white head,lace all the way. Bitterness overpowers the sweetness in this brew. So far this is my least favorite from this company.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
666seth (222) - California, USA - APR 3, 2003
Purs in golden in color with a decnt head. nice malty aroma with slight dry finish. some citrusy notes in the aroma as well. Decent

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bluemeow76 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2003
I really don’t like pilsners. Pours a light gold color with a medium thin head, sparse lacing. There is some carbonation to it as well. A bit of redeeming citrus in the nose, but not enough to make me really like it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
boto (1826) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - APR 1, 2003
Very pale straw yellow in color. Small fizzy head that goes away quite quickly. Fair amount of hops in the nose and taste. A mediocre pilsner, but still not too bad

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dougal (130) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 30, 2003
Medium bodied but extrememly clear. Day I say, almost like a Corona to look at? Decent malty textures and not too much residual sugars. A good brew.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 61 62 63  64  65 66 67 » 72


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50