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RATINGS: 291   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Our flagship brand! An amber Vienna-style lager beer that is smooth, mellow and full bodied, with delicate hop aroma. Uses two-row barley malt and caramel-roasted malt. Based on founder Tom Pastorius' favorite German bier.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2003
Sweet malty aroma. A very slight hop presence in the nose and finish could use more. Golden colored with a decen head. Overall "good" I just wish it were a bit less "buttery".

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holdwine (1077) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 18, 2003
Very average effort. Not sure that a pils is supposed to have a funky sweetness that lasts after you put the glass down. I think they forgot that hops are an important ingrediant...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11520) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 13, 2003
Bubbled clear light amber topped by quickly dissipating beige head. Aroma is sweet butterscotch, caramel, floral, light earthy. Taste is butterscotch up front, followed by caramel, floral, before finally finishing earthy bitter. Medium body, some crispness at the end. A decent beer, but I would have liked it much better without the butterscotch.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bac080 (398) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2003
Draft. Initial taste is strange, not sure how to describe it. Otherwise a fairly bland pilsner.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2003
Be warned! This is a very malty, copper-colored, hoppy pilsener that is in no way related to what you are likely expecting. It's a veritable malt-fest.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2003
Bottled. For a pilsener this was pretty good. Had a nice malty flavor. Poured a nice copper color.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adambomb (16) - USA - JUN 20, 2003
The best of the PA beers imo but thats not saying much. You won't see me turning down an ice cold bottle of it though.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - JUN 19, 2003
Bright gold, very pretty. Nose is sugary and a bit hoppy. Overly sweet in the flavor, tastes like sugar was added to the mix. Decent hoppy bite at the end.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
manolager (20) - Kansas, USA - MAY 15, 2003
Had this beer at the brewery and shipped to me in bottels. Excellent pilz, clean finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerguy101 (5282) - Newark, California, USA - APR 5, 2003
Medium amber color. Small head. Aroma is malty and slightly sweet. A medium bodied pilsner. Darker colored and very malty and hoppy for a pilsner. Perhaps it supposed to be a cross between a Pilsner and an amber? Malts are nutty and slightly sweet. Hops are citrusy. Touch of orangish flavor in the taste. I’m not sure what this beer is supposed to be, it not a pilsner and not an amber or Vienna. Its somewhere between the two and gets sort of lost somewhere along the way. Its drinkable but lacks any sort of identity. Mouthfeel is round. Finish is dry. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.


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