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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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The beer is a deep golden color and medium bodied, with a soft round malt profile and crisp and spicy hop character on the finish. This lager is brewed in the traditional Pilsner style, using authentic Pilsner malt and noble Saaz hops.

Downright Pilsner gets its carbonation completely naturally as it lagers in our fermentation tanks for six weeks. A unique twist on this beer is the dry hop addition of Saaz hops. This additional infusion of hops gives the beer an extra refreshing bite on the finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5417) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2012 Draft at NOVA BrewFest. Poured a mostly clear amber color with a white head. Aroma was grassy notes, touch of herbal hop notes, touch of bread. Flavor was mostly crisp malts, touch of grass, notes of citrus, bready malts. I think they may have nailed it, but pilsener is certainly not my favorite style, so this one is a bit tough for me to rate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5567) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 7, 2012
12oz bottle pours a lightly hazy, deep gold with some creamy white head. Nose of grass, lemon, malty, yeast, hay, a little metallic. Flavor is sweet, malty, hay, lemon, grass, light honey. Medium bodied, crisp finish. Exactly what it says... a down right, well done pilsner.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (15097) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Draft. Cloudy yellow orange color, white head, nice lacing. Aroma of orange juice. Taste is spiced orange peel. Decent. P

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foxbush (1461) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2013
12 oz Bottle. The Pilsener poured a clear polished gold with a small head. The nose detected some floral hops and sweet malt. The taste was floral hops with a spicy hop zest, and sweet malt. The pilsener had a medium body with above average carbonation. The finish is the pilsener’s best feature. There is spicy hops that linger in the roof of your mouth. The finish makes this one of the best pilsener I have had.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jde123 (766) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 27, 2013
A pretty decent pilsner, seeing as it is post holidays—though pre-New Years—I am fairly sick of all the wonderful, though heavy, holiday ales. This was one of the only options at the bottle shop I frequent that caught my eye AND was not an ale. Quite decent, hits the spot after a long work day.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bob_w (369) - new york, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Really nice Pilsner malt and lager yeast aromas. Bright clear golden straw color. Crisp and clean, good carbonation. Very well executed Pilsner flavor. Very good rendition of the style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2012
On tap at Rustico Alexandria. Standard version and an unfiltered keller version (cask) served in mini snifters side-by-side. Review for the standard version. Pours a clear straw-golden color with a good white head and a bit of lacing. The nose has some nice herbal and floral hops atop a pilsner-malt base. Flavor is crisp and clean. Could use a bit more bitterness and hop character, but it’s still clean. Light crisp body. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcos (1664) - Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle split with Bryan on June 28th, 2012.

Appearance: Pours a clear gold.
Aroma: Aroma is of light bready malt.
Taste: Malty sweet, bready, faint bitterness.
Palate:Medium light body.

Summary: Solid pilsener.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kassner (1411) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2012
On tap at te galaxy hut in DC. olden color, fair ead for an american pilsner, plenty of crisp hops and clean finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4093) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 21, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours slightly cloudy gold with a nice white head. Aroma of malt, hops, and grass. Taste is similar with a touch of citrus. Well done and spot on.


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