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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   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.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (11971) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Tap @ Boundary Stone. Pours clear gold with a medium, frothy white head with light lacing. Aroma is Pils and straw malt and spicy hops. Flavor is malt forward with medium hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsd08460 (751) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2016
Bottle at the brewery Aroma: spicy hops, bread Appearance: clear golden with a white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish Tasty

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (3653) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle at the table paired with the first course of the banquet at HomeBrewCon. Light bready pilsner malt light earthy spicy floral with a bit of mineral or seltzer water. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
climberbob (405) - Virginia, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle into Pilsner glass. Golden w white head. Light bready aroma. Clean balanced w mild grassy floral hop notes. Decent pils ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
obguthr (5483) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 16, 2016
No aroma. Cloudy golden, medium head, good lacing. Cream corn, mild. Grass and hay. Ash. Medium body, easy carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybercat (4985) - Georgia, USA - JUN 15, 2016
Pours clear golden with a frothy and thick but not long-lasting eggshell head. Crisp aroma presents fruity and fresh malt notes, typical but inviting. Flavor delivers crisp malt, pear, hoppy and subtle apple tones - a little bitter for a pils, and I like it! Mouthfeel offers firm, smooth body and good fizz. I’m not a big pilsner fan, but I downright like this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rgf001 (314) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2016
At NHC 2016 banquet. One of the best pils in America. Saaz and pils malt aroma. Flavor is a bit oxidized but otherwise spot on.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kajser27 (1225) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 11, 2016
Hazy, yellow colored, small white non lasting head. Aroma is grainy, malt, some honey, doughy yeast, grassy with some citrus. Taste is medium sweet malt, grainy, moderate citrus and grassy-herbal aroma, bit fruit, medium- bitterness, dryish. Medium- bodied, averagecarbonation, bit oily.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5673) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2016
14 oz pour on draft at the District Drafts stand (Section 130), Nationals Park in DC. Cardinals vs. Nationals. Served in a clear plastic cup. Slightly hazy golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, wheat, herbs, stone fruit. Tastes of citrus fruit and peel, malt, wheat, some bitter floral. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Nice enough for a ballgame on a hot summer day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (4629) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Sampled at GABF 2015 in Denver. In the tasting glass was straw colored. White foam cap. Medium body. Smooth in the mouth. Flavor shows some light fruit. Finish is almost sweet. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2699) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Pours a brilliant deep straw color with a foamy white head. Notes of sugar cereal, catty hops, and cream of wheat. Not bad but the hops were a bit muted.


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