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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TAR (2445) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - APR 6, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2005 Pale blonde. Rapidly dwindling fizzy dirty white foam. Zingy, spicy laced aroma with lemon zest, minerals, grass, and straw. Beautiful carbonation: expansive and fluffy. Full straw-like, bready malt flavors capped by a lightly coarse, floral tinged bitterness brushing the back of the throat. Lingering metallic notes accompanied by traces of dough. A simplistic, yet flavorful pilsner.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2380) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 2, 2011
Pours golden with only very gentle bubbles and a nice fluffy head. The nose is quite shandy-ish with notes of sweet malt and lemon. The taste has sweet pale malt and lemon again. The palate is medium bodied with a nice tangy texture and a fresh finish. Overall, not a typical German Pilsen in my opinion but well made.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2315) - Glendale, California, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Pours a bright yellow in the pils glass. Aroma is muted but this is a nice crisp pilsner. Grain taste lingers in the back. Super easy to drink. A good take on a hard style to get right.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sparky (2133) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 6, 2011
On tap at Beachwood BBQ. Pours clear gold with a 2 finger white head. The nose is pilz spice and grassy hops. The taste is the same with a nice spicy hop finish. Medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
illidurit (2126) - Petaluma, California, USA - MAR 5, 2010
12 ounce bottle poured into a pilsener glass. Pours clear pale gold with a fluffy white head leaving some spotty lacing. Aroma is nice fresh bread, none of that corny character you get with lesser pilseners. Very bread crusty. Flavor is grainy and bready with light floral hops, maybe even a miniscule fruity tinge. Not really a snappy crisp beer; body is a tad bloated for the style. Minor bitterness, a little sticky on the finish. Nothing special.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GG (2039) - NorCal, California, USA - APR 7, 2006
A fine example of what a good pils is all about. To start, the aroma was probably the weakest part of this beer, as it clocked just barely above average with a light malt aroma. Nothing too strong or offensive, but still light. Appearance was a clear yellow with nice carbonation. Mouthfeel was crisp and medium-bodied with a clean finish. Flavor was nicely balanced with a hoppy bite, grainy, grassy and the all tasty malt. Definitely worth it if you can get your hands on this. Nicely crafted guys.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 20, 2012
[355ml bottle, Appellation Wines, Edinburgh] Pours a golden clear yellow with a beamingly bright head. Plenty of rising carbonation. Soft, sweet aroma of biscuity malt. Slightly tangy on the palate, leading to a bitter, crisp finish. A decent pilsner – some faint flowery hop in there, the whole thing is (as you’d expect) very drinkable [09032012]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentSteve (1614) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - DEC 23, 2008
Pours medium golden orange with a thin white head. Malty bready nose with a hint of honey. Same in the flavor with a bit of oxidation. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (1498) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Pours a clear golden yellow with minimal white head. Aroma is slight malt and biscuit. Flavor is more malty and bready than most pilsners but is nice. Slight bitterness. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1461) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2012
Bottle, mybrewerytap.com. Glistening pale yellow, sweet malt aroma, soft palate and a slightly nutty finish.


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