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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   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.


3.4
   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 (1778) - 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 (1507) - 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 (5088) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2012
In bottle at Craig’s. Pours a blonde colour with a fair beige head. Aroma of candy sugar, yeast and caramel. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjhall89 (36) - - APR 26, 2014
Wheaty tasting. I don’t understand why this has such low grades. Not a bad tasting beer, just a little flat bitter taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Pours a hazy orange-amber color with a medium sized frothy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of big grassy hops, pale malts, a little bready and some corn. The taste is grassy hops, grapefruit and other citrus, bready malts. Medium bodied. A little on the strange side but not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SanfordBrewer (1453) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2012
slightly hazy gold with a foamy white head. sticky medium body with medium-high carbonation.

aroma: pilsner malt, noble hops, slightly metallic minerality.

taste: hop bitterness, noble hop spiciness (tomato plant or green pepper plant), sour minerality, crusty pilsner malt.

nice overall, but lacks the soft subtlety and floral hop character of a great pilsner.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andyburnette (26) - - JUL 23, 2012
Nice pilsner over all. A little sweeter maltier than others I’ve had. An above average baseball beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nickls (2283) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Bottle. Mostly clear golden hue, with a smallish white head that dissipates quickly. Clear grassy and hay hoppiness with some minerals as well as slight breadiness in the aroma. Same hay and lemony hops in the flavor and a light bready sweetness. Though a light body, it’s a bit heavier for the style. Not bad at all, especially in this heat.


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