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Olde Hickory Piedmont Pilsner

Olde Hickory Piedmont Pilsner
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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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A Premium Pilsner Lager Beer brewed with the finest pilsner malts and hops from Germany and the Checzh Republic. Piedmont Pilsner is light in color and easy drinking with a clean crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
malvrich (64) - durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 6, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2015 Bomber into a 22 oz. mug. ABV is actually 4.5% A: Very pale hazy yellow color. Very cold bomber, poured a massive rocky head that had to be allowed to settle. Lazy bubbles rising. Some sediment. Laces well too. Looks very good! S: Crackers, white bread. Little hop presence. Classic pilsner smell though it doesn’t promise much. T: Much like the smell with sharp cracker bite upfront and scrubbing carbonation on the tongue. A light earthy then more floral hop flavor finishes dry and refreshing.Very malt-forward but definitely not sweet. M: Carbonation! Fizzy and sharp.Crisp, light bodied and again refreshing. So easy drinking I could knock down a six pack, alas all I have is this bomber. O: Pleasantly surprised by this as it has low ratings. Not complex but well executed if a bit thin. I actually am a fan of low ABV beers and this is one. I’m a pilsner guy and I like this and would certainly buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8328) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Decent grain aromas and flavors dominate this underhopped Pils.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam tops the clear light yellow.
-Hops are nearly a no show, sadly.
-This remains very drinkable because it is lean and clean.
-The malt flavors don’t point to German or Czech maltsters I know.

On tap at the Olde Hickory Station.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
A lightly blonde pilsner with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet biscuit malt with grassy character, light Hops, OK. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with light mineral notes, grassy hops, OK. On tap at Olde Hickory Station.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HourGlass13 (183) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Pours a light yellow color with a small bubbled head. Aroma is biscuit and crystal malt. Some grassy hops. The taste is balanced, doughy malt gives way to a hint of lemon citrus and a strong grassy hop. High carbonation makes it very bubbley. Some what bittery. Easy drinking and refreshing with a bit of bite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Serving: Bottle from Bottle Revolution. It pours a pale yellow with a fleeting white head. The nose is grassy with a bit of diacetyl. The flavor follows suit with a slight touch of malt. Slick mouthfeel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcnielsen (2399) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2014
On tap at Olde Hickory. Pours a yellow color with white head. Grainy, earthy, corn flavors. Pretty light bodied and easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9662) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 6, 2014
On tap @ Olde Hickory. Pours a very light yellow appearance with a thin white head. Pretty blend, a touch sweet market, lemon aroma. A touch zippy. Somewhat sweet flavor. Moderate carbonation. Kind of bland but not offensive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (13041) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. Pours perfectly clear pale yellow with a fine, creamy white head. Light biscuity pale malts in the nose, cereal, hay. Light sweet flavor, lightly hoppy, further bisuity malts, mellow floral notes, hints of grass. Light bodied with average carbonation. Crisp finish, some dry cereal, biscuits, hay. Very basic.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bomber. I really really dislike pilsners and this beer is no exception. Nothing crazy and true to its class. Yuck. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
firedog23 (73) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Poured into a shaker pint glass. Thin head and straw in color. Low aroma and watery taste. A little spice to it but other than that, it is a so-so beer. Good for hot weather and not much more.

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