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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 19, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2007 The Pittsburgh stuff is much better. More of the good stuff. Style Dortmunder Export. (Brewed by Frederick Brewing Company) This beer is darker (full gold) than a typical pils. The beer starts malty and finishes mainly malty with a touch of spicy hops. I find this beer to lack two key elements that I like in a pils, 1. dryness 2. A good dose of hops.

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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GrainBeltGuzzler (249) - Goodhue, Minnesota, USA - JUL 9, 2004
had this one at the same time as troegs sunshine pils and talk about two opposites. this one poured a nice light goldem tan in comparision to the bright yellow of the troegs. mild malty flavors throughout with no real hops finish. I think if you would combine the two you could have a nice well balanced pilsner

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thehinge (268) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - APR 1, 2006
Well carbonated, honey colored pour with a straw aroma. White head that has just a touch of lacing. Sweet, malty front end with a slightly bitter hop finish. A good session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2007
From the beer of the month club. 12 oz. Bottle. The beer pours a clear golden yellow with a white head and slick lacing. The aroma is full hop sweet malt and earth. The taste is smooth and malty with a light body and crisp, clean finish. Very drinkable and clean pilsner.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homebrewerguy (303) - Oil City, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2009
Pretty much fits the commercial description except it didn’t 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2011
Slightly dark yellow, white cover. Aroma is crackery malt, some light grassiness. Taste is solid, again crackers, lightly bready but not heavy, some residual sweetness and dry, grassy, earthy hop finish. Nice, not sure why the name Pilsner and then the Vienna style though.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7594) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Toffee. Caramel malt aroma. Golden yellow with large white head. Mildly sweet barley malt and lightly bitter hay hops flavor. Nice easy drinking beer.

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".

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2004
UPDATED: APR 12, 2004 Much maltier aroma then most pilsners I've come across. A bit darker, too. Sweet, light carmel malt flavor with a nice hop bitter. Kind of leaves me hanging there in the end a little bit, though. Weak finish and aftertaste. O.k. pils.


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