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Named after New Havenís nickname: the Elm City (but not to be confused with Elm City Connecticut Ale!) It is a true German Pilsner: crisp, refreshing, pronounced. Perfectly balanced pilsner malt made with all German ingredients and Hallertaur hops. It is a perfect compliment to a hot summerís day! Itís definitely not your grandfatherís beer, but itís what your grandfatherís beer was trying to be. A must have!!


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tsotsi (178) - Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2010
Golden pour with a white head. Nose is citrus, malts and slight hops. Flavor is malty, lemon, and some sweetness with a crisp clean hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Can acquired via trade at DLD for a bottle of water. Didnít really ask for anything in return for the water, but this kind soul tossed a can of brew my way. Clear yellow pour with a huge white head. Sweet malt nose with some crisp noble hops. Crisp hop flavor up front, giving way to sweet malt before a crisp finish. Not my favorite style, but not bad at all for a pilsener.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8683) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2010
Sample from a can at the "Beer Tasting on the Front Porch". Thanks to JaBier for sharing as he got it in a trade for a bottle of water at DLD. The beer is a clear yellow-gold color with a thin fizzy white head that burns away quickly. Spotty lacing on the glass. Mild grassy hops in the nose. Light body with flavors of hops, bready malt and hay. The finish is lightly hoppy with a short grainy aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blklab2007 (2015) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 3, 2010
can poured a light golden color with a two finger white head that retained a coating. aroma has sweet malt, light lemon, and some flowery yeast. light mouth feel with some sugary coating and plenty of carbonation. flavor also has the sugars, light bitter hops, pokes of lemon, and grassy flowers. actually nice drinking, more pilsner than lager. pleasantly surprised.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2010
Can. Pours a golden body with head. Cracker malts, some light earth toned bitterness. Everything is rather mundane and lifeless a hint of floral hops, light pils notes, and simple bitter finish. Eh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6434) - Hastings, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2010
Pours golden with white head, aroma is lemony and cereal. Taste up front is nice and lemon with some citrus, leading into the pilsener malt with a slightly dry finish. Pretty good!

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SudsMcDuff (5944) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2010
damn you can! . . simple gold on pour, light wispy head . . medium lacing . . smells of pond water, wood, and íchunksí .. . not that good . . pass on this grass . .

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bconley (352) - Fern Park, Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Can at redlight. Golden color. Appley sweet malty smell. Malty taste and very crisp. pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brucebruce81 (266) - Wyoming, USA - SEP 12, 2009
Its pretty smooth a prett› mild lager not to overpowering its a pretty tan in color

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 12, 2009
can, pours light gold, light white head. Aroma is light sazz and malt. Flavor is nice and malty with a peppery sazz finish. Nice pils.


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