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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DalzAle (2026) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle. Clear dark yellow pour, almost no head and a slightly sweet pear aroma. Flavor is light hay, white grapes, pear and slightly sweet on the aftertaste. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeyplush (648) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2010
Clearish gold with a pillowy white head. Aroma is citrusy with notes of sweet malt. Later in the pour I noticed more prominent yeast aromas. Flavor is a bit lemony balanced nicely with sweet malt. Not as good as Sierra Nevada or Brooklyn Summer, but very solid overall - will definitely buy this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JK (5809) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2010
A solid pils. A Bohemian Pils could use some more hops, but this is good anyway. Lager yeast in the aroma, with moderate hops. Full pilsner flavor, dry and grassy. Gold color. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
canary dog (743) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Very fizzy and with a big fluffy head. Tastes like a well-made European lager. It does not specifically remind me of a pilsner, since I cannot detect any Saaz or Noble hops. Bland finish is not very well-balanced (at least after the 2nd or 3rd beer), and almost has a stick in your throat, thick cloyingness to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjuf1853 (1301) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Draft at World of Beer. Pours a clear gold color with a short lived foamy white head. Aroma has some classic Czech pils notes to it. Flavor is fairly light but still flavorful with some nice bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bpreo (2539) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 13, 2011
This Pilsner, on the other hand, is a fine specimen. Red Hook got this traditional German style very right.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeTheYounger (1182) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Clear yellow pour nice head. Very crisp and refreshing pilsner to drink. Slight hop finish. Would be a good lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 22, 2012
12 ounce bottle pour. Golden color with a nice head. Nice traditional pils. A little soft for a pils but very drinkable and refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkgrenwel (606) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Golden straw pour. Thin force-carbonated head. Aroma of biscuits and apple. Light malty character with very little hops. Could use some bitterness or hop flavor beyond just enough to balance. As a helles or vienna I would probably like this a good bit more. No problematic flaws. Ultimately a pretty good sessionable lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (2275) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Finger of head with descent retention. Medium straw colored body. A nice grain smell with a note of honey. Taste has a little fresh fruit, light grain, and moderate bitterness. Not the best balance, but still good. Crisp and clean texture. Moderate carbonation and a lighter body. A solid pilsner.

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