JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - MAY 29, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Slightly cloudy golden coloured body with a denser white head. Tons of yeast particles floating around. Aroma of strong yeast and spice with a few other tastes. Medium-bodied; Strong spicey flavour with yeast and bitter matliness. Aftertaste bittered from the old malt and somewhat spicey from the earlier flavours. Overall, decent to try-but really nothing great! Beer provided by my good friend jgb9348
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - MAY 27, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy golden color with hardly any head. Sweet aroma, with yeast and some malt. A hint of spice in the background as well. Crisp taste. Somewhat bitter with malt as well. Thanks to Jeremy (jgb9348) for bringing me this brew!!
jgb9348 (5008) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Slightly cloudy golden coloured body with a denser white head. Tons of yeast particles floating around. Aroma of strong yeast and spice with a few other tastes. Medium-bodied; Strong spicey flavour with yeast and bitter matliness. Aftertaste bittered from the old malt and somewhat spicey from the earlier flavours. Overall, decent to try-but really nothing great! I bought this 50 cL bottle from Wegman’s in Pittsford, New York and sampled it on 26-May-2004.
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cloudy goldern colour with a large head rapidly diminishing to a thick sheet of lace. Aroma is powerful, sweet and yeasty. Flavour is well malted but still crisp and clean. Good body, definitely one of the best pilsners out there.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
#559 on my beershelf. Overall a decent german pilsner. Its not my favorite style of beer, but it was a nice example of a pilsner done right. Light orange in color with a nice white head. Fruity accents and a light hop tone behind it. Very carbonated like many german beers.
PorterPounder (6036) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy, dark yellow appearance with a decent sized head - good lacing. Very yeasty aroma. Highly carbonated and spritzy. Has a slight banana taste to it and yeast. Yeast is the most prominent flavor coming out of this. Decent, thick mouthfelel, but a little too carbonated. Overall a decent Pils.
Aurelius (4597) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2004
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Yeasty, lighlty fruity, slightly cheesy aroma. Terrible mish-mash label. Hazy pear gold beer, looks like a wit. Slightly sweet, moderately hoppy, yeasty. Thinnish, quick finish.
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Bottle) Pours a light yellow color with a white foamy head. Has flavors of malt, yeast, banana, and grass.
envane (568) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Since this is unfiltered, shouldn't it be classified as a zwickle? But then again, silly to expect stylistic consistency on Ratebeer. Cloudy dark-yellow. Good body. Almost fruity malts, with yeast flavour. Spicy hops. Gets a little astringent towards the end. Spicy hop finish. Good stuff, but a few point off for the astringency.
beerguy101 (5319) - Newark, California, USA - FEB 28, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light gold color, slightly hazy. Large foamy white head. Aroma is malty, bready and slightly sweet. A medium bodied Pilsner. Malts are bready with a touch of fruity sweetness, banana and clove. Hops are grassy and spicy. Carbonation is very fizzy andspritzy. Touches of butterscotch and fruit at the finish. Nicely balanced. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.