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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DiarmaidBHK (4019) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2011
Another Penn brewery beer that has this weird fruitiness to it. Pours golden with a thin white head. A bit of malt appears when aerated but it’s fleeting. Another easy drinking anonymous lager.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
thornecb (5275) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 6, 2011
Pours gold into a Sam glass. Bright white head with medium retention recedes to skim surface. Sour summer fruit aromas. Sour strawberry and cranberries...uh, nope.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2011
One of the first popular micos in the Pittsburgh area. Classic Vienna style pilsner….excellent. Maybe my rating is higher because of loyalty to this brewery. Aroma of caramel, sweet malts, and hops. The flavor is sweet malts medium body and a bitter slightly hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rings (54) - Michigan, USA - FEB 14, 2011
Their Penn Pilsner has been considered their flagship brand from the beginning and it took home a Gold Medal in 2001 from the National Beverage Tasting Institute. The first thing I noticed in pouring the beer was the bright, copper color, which is obviously a little darker than one might expect to see in a typical pilsner. It also loses its head rather quickly, even if the glass does manage to maintain its lacing. A true pilsner, it is said, should take seven minutes to pour, as the slowly evaporating head will not allow it to be poured more quickly. The first taste is surprisingly sweet and it’s apparent the brewers are pursuing a more Bavarian-style pilsner (as opposed to the paler and crisper Bohemian versions or the drier Northern German varieties). With a hoppy Hallertau bite that’s rather more of a nibble, this brew could easily be considered a Vienna lager, rather than a true pils. Still, it’s a very nice, drinkable brew that would serve its consumer well over the course of an evening. Serving type: bottle

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TylerPow (122) - Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2011
Good color,nice malty scent, refreshing. Nice aftertase Good stuff for 17$

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
LetsGoState (766) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2010
UPDATED: APR 12, 2012 Aroma and taste of sweet malts. This beer is very drinkable, but not overly enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2010
G: Pilsner Urquell pilsener glass. A: Dark gold with plenty of carbonation and a rather large head. Quite transparent. S: Pale malts with a field-ish smell. Slightly sweet. T: Slightly sweet with some grainy flavors. Slight hint of bubble gum. Slight hop presence. Slightly hefeweizen-esque. M: Very light mouthfeel with minimal carbonation and no alcohol presence. Very smooth. D: Exceedingly drinkable. Definitely looking forward to these over the summer. Fiancee thinks its "okay."

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
rubbishystuff (2196) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2010
Beer of the month club selection. I was not a big fan of this. Bitter but not a pleasant bitter. Why is it called Pilsner when even the brewery says it is a Vienna? Serving: Bottle

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chicowv (477) - Canaan Valley, West Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2010
12 oz bottle: Pours a light yellow with some cloudiness. Nice head, but little aroma. Taste was pleasant but not exciting or very complex.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tricountybeer (167) - Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2010
Malty - sweet and malty, medium bodied and malty. Finish was sweet and malty, with a little hops. Could’ve used some hops in this - it needs to be crisper and have a cleaner finish


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