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Our Session Pils salutes the unfiltered Pilsners of the Czech Republic: crisp, herbal with a biscuity depth and balanced hop finish. The Czech culture is a beer culture - drinking more beer per capita than any other nation. And their beer of choice is the low gravity, unfiltered and unpasteurized Pilsner, known as "workers" or "tap" beer. In the end, Czech Pilsner serves the same function as Brit Session Beer - lower ABV, great flavor, and built for multiple pints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12439) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 4, 2013
12oz bottle. Medium white head atop lightly hazed apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, grass, apple, some hay, dough, light grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit/grass, some hay, light bread. Soft light body, light acidity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (11373) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2011
A golden pils with a thin white head. In aroma, a corny grist malt with herbal notes, a bit strange. In mouth, a smooth chalky malt, grassy, grainy, just OK. On tap at Deep Ellum, Oct. 8 2011.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8661) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Herbal hop bitterness and sulphur-y notes whirl within this Pilsener’s furious carbonation lending a dryish, drinkable example.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A tower of foam covers the cloudy blond.
-This high level of carbonation overshadows the malts’ depths and the hops’ spiciness.
-A touch of diacetyl is found underneath.
-This may not feel that authentic, but it is a decent quaff nonetheless.
-The flavor profile lacks the clarity I love in the style.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear amber gold with a medium sized white head. A touch of sweetness on the nose, lightly hoppy, crisp grain. Sweet and grainy, a bit of toast and crackery biscuit flavors. Big earthy gritty grain bitterness shows up quick and strong. Nice and easy drinking, and a whole lot of body and flavor for a 4% beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBB63 (6502) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Bottle and served in no-nik pint glass: Pours a clean straw golden hue with a fizzy but lasting head and left spotty lace upon the glassware. The aroma has notes of biscuity grains, grassy and herbal noble hops, slight lemon and sulfur, even a tad minty and leafy. Sadly the taste does not match the nose, sure there is a nice restrained classic bitterness but alas it is also too grainy, too acidic, and too papery. Some oxidation creeping in making me wonder the age of the bottle. Not terrible yet but I am pretty sure it is going downhill fast. Because of this I think the mouth feel may have been affected too, not has sharp nor crisp as I hoped. Reminds me a lot of what happens to SA Noble Pils and Back Road Millennium Lager, when they go downhill they go quickly and the hops lose that "snap". I would like to try a super fresh sample of this better yet on tap... alas I do not see me going to Massachusetts any time soon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6160) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 15, 2013
16oz pour at Salty Pig. Hazy deep gold with zero head. Nose is neutral, grass, hay, slight honey. Flavor is grassy, malty, bread, lemon. Clean, grassy finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5652) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Lightly hazy golden color with a small, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted malt, straw, light grass. Taste of light doughy sweetness, toasty, lightly bitter, grassy hop finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kramer (5431) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy gold body with a beautiful one finger frothy white head that faded to a wispy film, light lacing. The nose is spot on for the style, great clean bready malt, perfect floral perfumy hops with very delicate slight hint of yeastiness. The flavor is dry, crisp and perfectly hopped. Wonderfully dry with the perfect level of juicy bitterness that really lingers well past the swallow. It just makes you want to take one sip after another. This really would be a great beer to session on. Light bodied with perfect pinpoint fizzy carbonation. Great beer, wish I would have bought a lot of this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2011
12 oz bottle from a 6-pack from the cooler from Julios. not sure if this has a date on it? So I suppose it could have been a few months old. Still I wasn’t impressed with this. Pours a mostly clear deep golden almost a light copper in the large mug. Initial good foam when poured hard- but head fades eventually- and overall carbonation seemed a bit low. Aroma has a medium DMS- especially when cold, then eases up a bit and gives way to a touch of fruitiness, light grassy hops, mostly a dull toasty maltiness, and slight cara, but low on the fresh bready crisp pils malts. Flavor is cracker, light dull toast, slight sweetness, mild oxidation and mild DMS with hints of fruitiness, seemed a bit old- not crisp, fresh and snappy or hoppy as expected. Easy drinking- has some slight potential so I may try again if super fresh on tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4923) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 17, 2011
Pours deep gold into a shaker. Bright white head with little retention recedes to hug rim and skim surface. Sweet bread, caramel and mild saaz aromas. Medium bodied and slightly sour upfront turning to biscuit and bread before the dry, sweetly bitter hop finish.

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