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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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There is an old familiar saying in the wine business: "It takes a lot of great beer to make great wine!" Winemakers, cellar workers, and grape pickers alike rarely (if ever) reach for a nice big glass of red wine in the middle of harvest. Wine is quite delicious, but not very refreshing on a hot summer day. The beverage of choice during harvest is BEER! Ice-cold, refreshing and thirst-quenching BEER! The beer in this bottle is a toast to our winemaking friends who work around the clock during harvest to make world-class wine right here in our own back yard! Cheers!


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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9808) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a hazy gold with a lasting off white head. Aromas of bread, yeast, citrus and light floral notes. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread, lemon zest and a hint of earthiness with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drainpour (5) - Santa Rosa, USA - SEP 18, 2014 does not count
Don’t think I would classify 2o14’s as a pilsner, and I like that. More like a hoppy session ipa. Supreme nose, appropriately bitter and a small.dose of mAlt. Very good indeed.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (2657) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle at home, courtesy of Felipe. Thanks man! Pour is clear golden with a big white head and sticky lacing. Lemony, orange peel, grapefruit, grassy, biscuit, light straw, floral, and dough aroma. Taste is lemony, orange peel, light grapefruit, grass, straw, light weed, and minerals with a medium bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Solid beer, although I don’t know how much of a pilsener it is.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
popway (44) - California, USA - SEP 11, 2014
I really enjoyed this on an early Fall evening. Light and refreshing hop profile. Lovely scent, fronthy head on the pour. Light brown color.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VinegarStroke (280) - Napa, California, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle: Clear, light golden honey. Light head and no lace. Very lifted fresh pine, tropical hops. Clean. Hoppy. Dry, fresh palate. Not sour but with moderate bitterness. A west coast pilsener. Clean. Light to medium weight. Very refreshing.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1015) - Nevada, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Clear orange with a foam that doesn’t last, but is attractive none the less. This is listed as a Pilsener however, it is definitely not your typical lagert. Russian River calls it a session ale. Smells, tastes, and finishes closer to an IPA. Citrus, hay, and mild bitterness. Finishes well too. There is NO wine in this beer.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
htzpah (96) - - SEP 2, 2014
They should've tried making wine, then. Does have a beautiful appearance, though.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidobutai (363) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Poured from a bottle by campfire. Great frothy head, not huge but long-lasting. God lacing, creamy, tart citrus, pepper flavor in the back of the throat.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (919) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Cloudy yellow color, small white head. Mild apricots and clove aroma. Light hops and pepper flavor with a mild finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (663) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Aroma of pepper and spice, cloudy caramel with a small head. Taste of black pepper with a spicy palate

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5825) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Wasn’t expecting a pilsener, but damn i did like this .. . Straw gold .. Medium head, lacing .. . Hay, crisp leaves, and straw . . Pretty well balanced, maybe a touch sweet .. . Enjoyable pils .. . . Where’s the bathroom? ..down the hall


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