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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Take a break from the Sturm und Drang of modern life, with this elegant, refreshing pilsner. Our brewers created Vunderbar! with both feet grounded in tradition, focusing on authentic German pilsner malt and spicy Czech Saaz hops. The result just might get you to shimmy into your favorite lederhosen, bust into a quick schuhplattler and loudly proclaim, “Das ist Vunderbar!” Formerly known as Shortbatch #11

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (2770) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Draft at Misconduct. Hazy pale gold pour with a runny white head. Light toasted blonde malts with some mild spicy citrus hops. Bread dough. Biscuits with lemon marmalade. Clementines. Dill. Thyme. Garlic shoots. Green grapes. Not wonderful but worthwhile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDIPSO (5667) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - APR 29, 2016
Really a pilsner gusher, not happy! Lightly hazed straw color with a tall (duh) off-white head. Classic noble hops aroma and just a hint of lightly toasted malt. Light malt, bit of dough, slight salt and bit of dry grass. Has more a kolsch or kellerbier quality. 4/14

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (1084) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 9, 2016
Not a fan of lagers and pilsners, generally, but this was a pleasant surprise. Hazy amber pour with a big, white head. Nose is grain and mild malt. Taste is well balanced and fresh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy weak grassy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grainy grassy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy grassy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
two7offsuit (449) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2016
Pours a cloudy pale yellow/gold color with a white head. Good carbonation. Decent balance with mild hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (1453) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 27, 2016
Golden color . Big , white head . Classic aroma of malt and herbal hops . Taste follows . Refreshing, hoppy bitterness on malty background. Great pilsner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (5858) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Draught at Silvertone, 1/2/16.
Clear, with a bit of a chill haze, initially. Soft, muted yellow-golden with a moderate amount of well-retained white head.
Heavily, heavily floral nose is quite enjoyably fragrant and allows just a pinch of lime-tangerine, as well. Very sparsely malted, as it should be, adding just slight cracker-like grains and maybe a touch of heathery-honey character. Clean and hoppy, though it doesn’t smell like any saaz I’ve ever smelled. Seems like something more going on here.
In the flavor, it’s heavily given over to the floral hop notes. Very light lavender suggestions, with a touch of mint and lemon. Sort of like the headiness of Prima Pils before that one got all resinous and aggressive. Very nicely attenuated, though still a fair amount of body to it. Ample carbonation. Maybe a bit heavy on the dry, floral character, but still quite drinkable and clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EtTuCthulhu (1391) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - DEC 24, 2015
The beer pours a cloudy dark straw color with a medium white head. The aroma is packed full of hops (citrus and grassy) with underlying pils malts. The taste is slightly sweet with a lot of citrus hop flavor. The malt bill drinks lightly. The palate fuses a slick texture, light carbonation, and light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2564) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains, some light grass, and a little malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with cereal grain, crisp, mostly clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (3512) - New York, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle at home for patriots game. Surprised I haven’t had this before I think I always assumed I did o didn’t pick up. Fine cloudy pale yellow with white head. Nose is faint grass and yeast. Tastes of grass, bready, light lemon citrus, corn, yeast, some light pepper. Fine crisp palate. Very crushable.

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