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Brewed by Steam Whistle Brewing
Style: Premium Lager
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Lager glass

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 423   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Steam Whistle Pilsner, handcrafted with all natural ingredients, is a premium beer of exceptional quality. Golden in color with a distinctive hop aroma, the palate is dry, the beer is refreshing and has a clean, crisp finish.


olliejobbins' rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1571) - Dorking, Surrey, - FEB 27, 2013
Pours clear golden, with a moderate head. Crisp hoppy taste, with a similar aroma. Very drinkable pilsner.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
YantarCoast (678) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 10, 2016
From backlog. Bottle in Toronto. Light gold with brief white head. Aroma of grain and grassy hops, taste follows. Ok, but maybe not a pilsner.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frothmeister (674) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 17, 2016
341ml bottle. Pours pale yellow with a thin white head. Aromas of sweet malt, light straw, a very faint aroma of banana and apple juice, and bready yeast. Smells like a good Austrian lager. The taste is as expected, sweet malt, mineral water, and light fruit notes up front that leads into a maltier profile with a light floral note, and a more mineral notes in the finish. I like Steam Whistle pilsener, however...1) I can always buy a similar 500ml Euro-pilsener at a cheaper price 2) I have had some seriously bad luck with Steam Whistle bottles in the past in regards to skunked beer. It’s good, but I usually toss my money elsewhere.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Stoned99 (843) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 3, 2016
Sample from my dad’s glass. Aroma: lots of caramel and honey. App: clear yellow, minimal white head, no retention. Taste and palate: light body, light to medium sweetness, dry finish. Not much more. Overall: meh, as bad as I expected it to be.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (454) - Berlin, - NOV 14, 2015
3FG - 3 fired guys - a nice marketing stunt! Unfortunately the beer is rather average, just a lager, nothing to get excited about.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DomD (206) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 22, 2015
Poured from bottle. Aroma of dough and yeast. Pours a clear pale with white head. Taste is light bitter. Light body and thin texture. Not much to it, refreshing, but kind of boring.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mzaar (2415) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2015
Fat @ Brewpub, Toronto. Klar guldfärgad med ett vitt skum. Dofter av gräs, örter och malt. Smaken är oerhört ren och frisk, inte så konstigt med tanke på att ölen kommer direkt från tillverkningen så att säga. Malt, frukt, gräs och örter hittas.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kauge (1037) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle at Tartu College cafeteria in Toronto. Bottled Aug 31 2015. Pours clear golden with loads of bubbles, and a white, fluffy head. The nose is, well, papery with some malt sweetness. Flavour’s similar, but less as papery, and some "not unpleasant" bitterness. Crisp but not overcarbonated. Okay for a macro pils.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
simonblaine (533) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 9, 2015
It is a pilsner. Tastes like a pilsner, smells like a pilsner, looks like a pilsner, and is cold.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (9806) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 8, 2015
Draft - Light grainy notes and sweetness. Clear gold with a rich white head. Light biscuit and a touch of bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (3633) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Draft, at the Boreal Collective opening in Toronto. Solid lager, tasty and crisp. Hoppier, stronger lager. Nice


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