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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Formerly Sudwerk Pilsner.

A Northern German-style Pilsner brewed in Northern California. Our pilsner is brewed entirely with pale two-row Weyermann, true to the style. A special blend of Bavarian Hallertauer and Tettnanger hops are used during brewing, adding to the sharp finish. Winner of the coveted “Brewers Choice” award for 25 consecutive years and counting.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2003
A well-built pilsener and unlike the typical American micro interpretation of the style (Victory, Tupper, North Coast). This adheres rigidly to the German Pils framework. Tasts much like Einbecker or perhaps Bitburger. Fills out its frame marvelously. Would like to drink this in quantity.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
666seth (229) - California, USA - DEC 11, 2002
uhhhh, one of the best Pilsner beers brewed in america! Got to visit those guys in Davis! nnice malty taste with dry hoppy finish! Love it!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crit (3562) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2002
Think it was called Lager when I had it Sparkling dark gold. Malt nose and taste

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (6024) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 2, 2002
Little aroma and only a vague malt flavor. Made for the Bud drinkers I guess. Good light pils but without distinction.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 25, 2002
Mainly clear dark straw. Small, compact white froth. Very slow carbonation. German hop aroma met with wet grass and bready malts. Sharp, tingly and bracingly crisp. Nice initial hop charge of spicy Hallertau. Lemon rind aftertaste. Light body. Quenching, dry malt flavor of toasted white bread. Gentle slickness. Clean, fresh tasting with no residue. Finishes with mineral hints and a toasty counter to the hop bitterness. Very nice.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Panzuriel (1462) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2002
Acrid aroma. Mellow taste with a bit of the back of the mouth bitters.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2002
A very respectable pilsener. Well hopped, but not overly so. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12277) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2002
Tasting Notes from Fall 2000: Nice flavor, well-rounded, decent bitterness. Good body

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
carlitos99 (184) - The Big Apple, USA - JAN 23, 2002
clean tastng beer with a good blend of hop and malt.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dawghouse Brewers99 (91) - Exeter, California, USA - DEC 29, 2001
Nice malty flavor balanced with hop bitterness. Hop aroma is good. Great beer!


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