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Snake River Indian Paintbrush Pilsner

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Formerly: Indian Paintbrush Pilsner

The Monarch, eight point bull elk is the King of forest in the Tetons. Pilsners are the beers of Kings, originating in Plzen, Czech Republic. They are light colored lager beers whose flowery hop aroma is followed by a rich, malty sweetness ending with a firm bitterness. Mass produced American beers say they are of this style but have extremely lightened malt and hop characteristics. Our Monarch Pilsner is a traditional style European pilsner, brewed with 100% pilsner malt. Hopping with German lineage hops produces evident bitterness as well as a crisp finish. Monarch Pilsner is a signature beer of Cory Buenning.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strykzone (5065) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2014
12 ounce can from Hayduke that we had together via facebook chat. This beer pours very clear with a light honey gold tint. A nice white head leaves a good amount of lace. The aroma is surfury Euro hops with soft malts and a hint of lemongrass. Those flavors are tasted. This is fairly dry but some honey is noted. Malts are pale and somehow feel kind of powdery. This beer seems to be filtered but still has a kind of powdery feel to it that is wet and heavy. It leaves some chalkiness on my tongue. I like this beer and give kudos to the brewers. A nicely done Pilsner! Nothing blows up the house or shakes the earth but a nice Pils should not do that. This is just well brewed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (3468) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Shared with Strykzone on Facebook Stout. Pours a clear light gold with a very robust white head and excellent lacing. Noe of light malts and floral and spicy hops. Medium body and very smooth mouth feel. The flavor starts out with chalky malts and is almost sweet and moves to a spicy and floral bitterness. The finish is quite crisp and dry. This is an excellent pils and very easy drinking and refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radagast83 (5053) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2014 Can shared by Travlr at DC Pre-Thanksgiving tasting. Thanks! I finally got to 51 "states!" Poured a fizzy yellow color with a small foamy white head. Aroma was light sweet malt, notes of light hops. Crisp lager notes. Flavor was a nice tasty pilsener.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (4474) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Ok. Light malt, and some hint of noble hops. Pours golden. Wyoming! Thanks to Travlr for sharing this can.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GenDV138 (1772) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Can at the RateBeer DC Tasting shared by Travlr, thanks Gene! Straw yellow with off-white head. Aromas of skunk, wheat. Tastes of skunk, wheat, citrus. Light body with a dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (13233) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Can from deeeep in my fridge. Clear pale yellow color, small white head. Aroma of light straw. Taste is peppery straw. Plain.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10065) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Can shared by Travlr. Pours brilliantly clear yellow with a medium, frothy white head. Aroma is corn and Pils malt with earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is crisp Pils malt, medium hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Iphonephan (3629) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2014
From a 12 oz can at the Ratebeerians tasting in DC 2014. Pours a clear pale gold with a white head. White bread flavors. Crisp finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (2321) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Beautiful looking pils, nice high fluffy head, pale golden with lazy carbonation. Aroma is pure malt / grains, taste come son as bread/ crackers /biscuits, with a hint of the hops and some dryness at the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Very light gold pour, with a quickly fading white head. Very light pilsner with little flavor and little anything. Easy drinker, but not a lot there.


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