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RATINGS: 1188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Our first lager produced with the 20 bbl brewhouse. This pilsner is a clear golden color. Four additions of Saaz hops lend a spicy-floral hop component.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frank (3900) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2012
This only rated 3.12 as of October, 2012. This makes me suspect that either this stuff is incredibly inconsistent or people just donít like a good American craft lager. This is rather more Pilsner-like than most American brews billed as such but still is very much from the country itís brewed in. Itís a nice golden yellow w/ a scant but lasting head of fine bubbles. The nose is rather brighter than Iíd expect from a Pilsner but quite nice w/ loads of floral character. Flavor too is nice and clean w/ a firm citrus-rind bitterness in the finish. There is a touch of sweetness but fine carbonation helps keep it perfectly drinkable. There is really a lot to like here and a good deal of complexity for a lighter brew. This isnít really a Pilsner--meaning it does not taste like a European pils--but it gives you pretty much exactly what youíd want out of such a beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (2947) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Refrigerated aluminum can poured into cup at Brews Blies and BBQ. Clear yellow with medium white head. Aroma is light Pilsner malt, light body, medium/lower soft carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is light Pilsner malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OzarkElmo (315) - Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA - JUN 23, 2016
For me, a bit too heavy, malty for a good pilsner. To each his own, I know. Bought it to enjoy at the beach, it may be more suitable for a fall campfire.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (359) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 27, 2016
pours clear gold with a decent white head. aroma is malt and very faint floral. Full mouth feel with good carbonation. Solid body. A subtle hop bite. Dry finish. Good beer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorkenstein (369) - - MAY 20, 2016
Lemon citrus and hay aromas. Taste is lemon, clementine, cereal grains, straw and sweet corn malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (1532) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Hazy gold little rimming white rimming head; aroma is mild hop; flava is hop bitter dry grain; feels medium light crisp moderate fizz; finishes dry bitter slightly tangy citrusy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (7157) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 29, 2016
Gusher. Large white head. Clear yellow body. Gentle fruity herbal aroma with mealy floral notes. So it actually smells like a pilsner, instead of a bottom-fermented IPA. Interesting. Dryish dusty floral taste with fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish floral herbal aftertaste with grassy dusty notes. Lingering mealy, bitterish floral finish. Nice, drinkable, could perhaps use a little more character and freshness. (0.355l can, at Olympen, Oslo.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gkeh (402) - Texas, USA - APR 19, 2016
Not a huge fan of pilsners, but this one is good. Iíve been on a huge pils swing tho, Iím beginning to really enjoy them. This one is good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4914) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2016
Oskar Blues tap takeover @ The Craft Bar DestinÖPours a dark golden yellow color with a fizzy white head. Aromas of grains, grass, floral hops. Flavors of cheerios, with a nice hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bricktop86 (751) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - APR 8, 2016
Pours clear yellow with a white head. Aroma of grass, bread and a sulfur. Taste follows nose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dacrza (800) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2016
DATE: March 31, 2016... OCCASION: playing Quirkle with Shan and Will... GLASSWARE: 22 oz. pilsner... APPEARANCE: golden, large bubbly effervescent body--clear as scotch tape... thick, Santaís beard of a head; sporadic spiderís web lacing... marshlike topography in the top of the glass... AROMA: Hallertau and Saaz, for certain... light bready presence...lilac, lavender and perfume--quite inviting.. PALATE: medium-bodied for a pilsner... mildly active... slightly beefy aftertaste... quite drinkable...TASTE: slight metallic draw early with pronounced malts... buttery and floral... some pepper adds dimension... OVERALL:a strong, likable version of the style that provides a smooth, textured experience...fourth place in the Oskar Blues mix pack is NOT a shameful showing!

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