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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DavidWoodruff (433) - Windsor, California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Pale gold with no head. Aroma of lemon drops. Dry malty with mild hop bitterness. Finish is dry and malty. Crisp, clean and not particularly interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onionkid (371) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle. The aroma is grassy and malty. Flavor is similar, with some bread crust and zest along with the grass and malts. Crisp finish, slightly sweet. Very tasty for a pilsner!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smcd (366) - USA - MAR 27, 2006
(12oz Bottle. Draft at brewery. Draft. 03/2006) Wonderful sulfur, malt and floral hop aromas. Beautiful pale straw gold just approaching gold with a fizzy white head. Malty with just the right hint of hops. A medium-full palate. This really is a good beer and I’m not sure why it is rated so low ... maybe it just doesn’t travel well?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stubby (334) - Santee, California, USA - MAR 26, 2006
A refreshing summer beer. Borderline light for this style, though better than most American pilseners. A pale lager without the corn or rice spritzy known in macrobrews. I would like more hop bite and aroma. Not as "rich" as adertised, in my opinion.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Veeve (312) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2005
My bottle was commercially labelled for the Marines’ Historical Hotel and Museum in San Francisco, CA. named "Leatherneck Lager." picture of a marine on front running with a rifle. pretty cool. unfortunately, the beer itself leaves much to be desired. looks like gingerale. a very clear, watered hay-yellow, bubbling over (highly carbonated). little aroma. sweet malts. tastes of roasted malts and finishes slightly bitter (mild hops). thin mouthfeel, at first, but an offense and viscous residue is left uncomfortably behind. overall a weak, bland taste. not much too it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
BrotherLogic (252) - California, USA - FEB 10, 2012
Bog standard pilsner - nothing much else to say. Well made but I doubt I could distinguish it from stella

   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!

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haggis03a3 (175) - Orinda, California, USA - OCT 20, 2007
Light golden color. Aroma of grainy malts, hops and apple. Smooth and refreshing with a bitter finish. Fairly carbonated and medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chadski4 (170) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Rather enjoyed this. Nice straw color. Expected bready malts in the aroma and taste but also with a slight bit of citrus hops

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