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Style: Pilsener
Blandford Forum, England

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Freisian Pilsener
A modern take on a rare Pils variant. Historically having a bitter hop bite, this Friesian takes it one step further and builds on the German Spalt hops clean bitterness by adding a citrusy-pepper bite from the NZ Pacific Jade. Lagered (cold conditioned) for three whole weeks and finished off by running it for 24 hours through Australian Citra hops in our Sierra Nevada style hop torpedo. Available in 9-gallon casks. Malt: Low Colour Pale & Lager Malt Hops: Spalt Select, Pacific Jade & Citra


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dommod2011 (700) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2013
Reminded me of the best of Faith No More. The cover that is. Creamy pilsner style. War Pigs.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Feathers London 05/07/13. A blonde beer with a white head and lace. A zesty lemony beer with a fizzy spritzy taste. Zesty hops in nose. There may be coriander in this? Decent but ehat appears to be spicing is a little annoying.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DanielBrown (3894) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2013
Cask at the Railway Inn, Birmingham. Somewhat nondescript, but equally quite quaffable. Mouthfeel and balance are fine, I prefer more big flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (1276) - SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2013
Clear dark yellow body, wisp of white head dissipates to ringed head sharpish. Simple lemony biscuit head, softly sweet. Cooling mouthfeel. Clean Pilsnerish slalom of malt, spritely fresh middle and faintest cloying biscuit finish. No sharks jumped in the making of this beer.

Cask, Nation Off Shopkeepers, Leeds

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3002) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2013
Cask by handpump at Drum & Monkey, Glasgow - clear yellow, thin creamy off-white head, no detectable aroma, excellent lacing, pale malty, vegetable, easy to drink, balanced

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (2249) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2013
Cask@the bell, walsall. Golden beer with a small head and good lacing. Aroma of faint floral notes. Taste may have been a little off and had some tartness to the citrus lemon and floral notes. Not for me.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1396) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2013
Tasted this in Tennents Bar, Glasgow in June 2013. Cask, handpump dispense. Crystal clear pale gold in colour with a thin white head. Just a hint of dusty hop flowers in the short aroma. Thin, slightly resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malts gives a weak lager base with a thin body and poor flavour complex. Dry hopped in the aftertaste with a slight metallic tang and cereal notes evident. Finish is rather weak for a 5%? Hop resins present in the mouth with a dry dusty wheaty note. A poor Pilsner this and not a patch on Harviestoun Schiehallion for a quick comparison. Expected rather more from this 5% and was quickly disappointed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1458) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
Cask @ Robin Hood Sheffield - Light straw body, creamy white head, nose a bit of cereal, grass, grain. Taste slightly citrus, bread and yeast. Small bitter finish, but refreshing nonetheless. Seemed more of a golden ale than pilsener.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
wimpyjoe (4339) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2013
Cask @ The Wellington in Manchester city centre. Golden with a thick frothy head. Has a dry bramble aroma and taste, but not too much of a pleasant one.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnCook101 (337) - - JUN 14, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2013 Pint on draught. Clear light copper colour with a thin head. Mild grainy and slightly floral aroma. Mild grain flavours, some citrus, a little dry honey. Moderately bitter finish. A perfectly decent session beer. Above par if unexceptional.


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