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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Redhook Pilsner is brewed in a traditional Czech style and is the first pilsner Redhook Ale Brewery has ever released. Red Hook Pilsner offers a very soft palate and malt flavors that are offset by a medium dose of distinct Czech hops to bring out its authentic flavors. The refreshing beer finishes with a clean, bright, thirst-quenching quality. Red Hook Pilsner pairs nicely with barbecued chicken, bratwurst, spicy food, fresh fish, and green salad. Available Nationwide

Style: Pilsner
ABV: 5.3%
Malts: Pale, Carapils, Caramel, Munich
Hops: Saaz
Color SRM:7.0
Bitterness Units: 25 IBU
Original Gravity: 12.7
Brewed Since: 2010

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
unclemattie (4032) - Georgia, USA - MAY 22, 2010
12oz bottle. Bottled on 04.05.10. Golden yellow pour. Thin white head. Aroma of wheat and corn, a bit grainy. Flavor is sweet cereal and a bit of grass. A sharp hop bite. A bit over carbonated. Finishes a bit on the sharp side. Not too pleasant. Kinda like Longhammer, a nice attempt to a well selling style, just not done right on a large scale. BLAH. 4,3,4,2,9

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mora2000 (5346) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2010
Thanks to mar for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a clear yellow color with a white head. The aroma is corn and wheat. Not too great. The flavor is very similar. The corn and wheat stand out and this tastes a whole lot like a macro lager. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Not something I would try again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Goodgrief (1742) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Light gold, clear as day with one finger head. Grainy and sweet, but not overly so. A little floral hint made this refreshing and moderately enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 18, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of mar) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of soap, grain, and straw. Flavor of toasted grain, light soap, grass, and cereal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4280) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 17, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2010 12 ounce bottle - $1.49 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia. Bottle on: 04-22-10. Appearance: Pours a crystal clear, yellow body with a smallish, fizzly, white head. Smell: Aroma of pilsner malts accented by a pervasive grainy character and teensy hint of honey. Also noble hop notes of dehydrated grasses and spice. Taste: Pils and pale malts with a pointed graininess to it. Mild cereal sweetness, like a taste of Golden Crisp. Floral, grassy, lightly spicy Saaz hop character with a decent pinch of bitterness. More graininess and grassiness on the dry, reasonably crisp finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-high carbonation. Fairly soft mouthfeel. Drinkability: Goes down easy enough, I suppose. A little more graininess than I’m looking for in a pilsner, but otherwise it’s acceptable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mar (4653) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2010
poured yellow with a white head. nose is hops, sweetness, caramel, more hops. flavor is the same.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear, light gold with white head. Aroma of light pilsner malt, light grain, light citrus. Flavor is very much the same with a bit of grass, light earth and a small bitter at the end. Mouth feel is light body with high carbonation. Overall, easy drinking refreshing beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (1803) - Salem,Oregon, Oregon, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Typical golden yellow lager, with a nice bubbly white head. Aroma isnt too hot..lot of paper and biscuit. Taste however is very nice, slightly fruity,malt driven, slight hop..gets a little drier and even salty at the end. Nice mouthfeel.. have to give it high marks..good balance dry at the end leads to another gulp easily. Overall not a great pilsner but a very drinkable and enjoyable beer after work on the first mid to upper 70 degree day of the year. i actually thought it a lighter helles rather than a pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2010
bottle, golden color with fine wipsy foam, aroma is dry bready cardboard, flavors of lemon, stale tropical fruits, paper, slight hoppy finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
22415brewery (370) - redmond, Washington, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Not a bad showing from the Woodinville Redhook. A very well made Bo Pils, sparkling clarity, good head and nice Saaz spicy aroma. No major flaws, however finishes a tad toward the sweeter end of the spectrum. Body is appropriate for the style with good carbonation and mouthfeel. Crisp maltiness shines through especially in the finish. A very good domestic BoPils.

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