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RATINGS: 294   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSKD814 (854) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2010
A- transparent dark yellow body with thin white head that disappears quickly. No lacing left behind in the glass. S- some malt and light hops. T- Initial taste is quite malty. This is followed by a light refreshing hop aftertaste. Good but nothing special. P- Light carbonation and medium weight body. Well done. O- This was pretty good overall. Iíd session it if it was the best choice available. My least favorite of the Penn Brews that I have had so far and it happens to be their flagship. go figure. Its a decent pils but I probably wonít have it again being that I like their other brews so much. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 06-18-2007 16:12:26 --

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4263) - Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2010
12oz bottle. Red label. Amber color. White head. Aroma of lightly toasted barley malt. Very light malt flavor. Light hop bitterness. Very light bodied. Very balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2010
Pennsylvania Brewing Company--Penn Pilsner--2003 12 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV--29 IBUís. (4.0 / 5.0) Pilsner. Malt of the Earth Club Selection. Thick pour. Clear rich golden amber color. Light lacy head. Malty floral mild earthy fruity Hallertau hop front. Crisp dry sweet toasted caramel butter toffee amber lager body. Mild hop end. Sampled 4/10/2003. Penn Brewing Company--Frederick Brewing Company Contract Brew Penn Pilsner. 2006--12 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV--28 IBUís. (3.75 / 5.0) Pilsner. Beer of the Month Club Selection September, 2006. Creamy mild lace head. Clear bright rich gold color. Mild tangy Saaz hop front. Crisp mild sweet fruity caramel off butter ester body. Slightly sour hop spice balanced clean mild citrus end. Aged? Sampled 1/5/2007.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
TonyDiUlio (650) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 25, 2010
had in Pittsburgh with gene. pours an clear amber. medium white head. aroma is slighlt sweet with hints of kiwi. flavor is smooth with malts and weak banana. decent brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
weihenweizen (1879) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - FEB 18, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2010 Refrigerated bottle poured into a glass. Pours a light amber color with small head that disappates quickly. Still has fairly nice carbonation and some lacing. A little sweeter (pretty well balanced sweetness) and a little darker than your typical pilsner. Kind of in between a pilsner and an american amber.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
douglas88 (6336) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 24, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Chicken Charlies. Pours a clear golden hue with a small white head. The aroma is biscuits, light honey. The flavor is similar; sweet corn and adjuncts, biscuit and light bittering hops. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homebrewerguy (304) - Oil City, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2009
Pretty much fits the commercial description except it didnít mention the quickly diminishing head and poor lacing., very tasty brew, definitely meant to be a session beer as it goes down very easy with no one thing to the forefront,, nice malt and hop marriage.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
afireinside96 (923) - Mountville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2009
Bottle from BeerGestapo, served in a footed pilsner glass. Gold pour with a thin white head. Smells of bready malts and...well thatís it. The flavor is malty and crisp with some grass and DMS in the middle. I donít know if this has gone downhill at all since it started being contract brewed in Wilkes-Barre or not but it certainly isnít that impressive.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shigadeyo (3079) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2009

8/27/2009: Penn Pils... Aroma: Floral with notes of white wine and apple cider. Appearance: Rich golden color; 2-finger puffy, off-white head that has good retention. Flavor: Slightly sweet, good maltinss for the style; floral middle; lightly crisp finish with grassy hoppiness. Palate: Medium-light to medium-bodied; smooth and soft in the mouth. Overall: Not disappointed; complimented my steamed mussells with fennel and spicy sausage very well!

Draught at the Tap Room at the Omni William Penn in Pittsburgh, PA. Rating #226 for this beer.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
agillespie81 (315) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 28, 2009
Aroma - mild maltiness; Appearance - golden color, fluffy head, very nice lacing; Flavor - light malt taste up front, back has a slight bitterness, dry finish; Palate - unusually smooth for the style; Overall - lighter than expected, very easy drinking.


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