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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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pale German style...crisp, refreshing and hoppy...golden color.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2010
Lovely hoppy and crisp, great bready malt profile with grassy, slight herbal hop aromas. Nice sourdough flavors. Fuller in the body than the classic Jever, with a slighter heftier body and a little sugar in the flavor - not as much mineral as other Classic Germans I’ve had. Insanely drinkable as most great pilsners are. Thanks Ryan!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 19, 2008
Draft - Merrifield - Best of the bunch here in my opinion. Clear sparkling yellow, fluffy white head (great lacing). Fruity buttery florals and hints of grassiness rests on soft notes of white bread. Crisp hoppy lemony earth and touches of herbal pepper balance over soft sweet yeasty notes. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitter finish. A very nice rendition which is perfect for food pairing or sessions...

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2003
A nice pilsener. Very light grassy aromas. Pale golden colr with a small white head. Saaz flavors dominate. Lively carbonation with a medium light body. Nice lingering metallicish aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1932) - Silver Spring, USA - NOV 4, 2013
On tap 6 oz. sampler at Sweetwater Tavern in Centreville, VA. Clear, pale golden-yellow with an off-white head and sparse lacing. I suspect that nearly all the head was removed before serving. Aroma of pilsener malt, sugar, light floral hops and sweet citrus. Taste of white pepper, pilsener malt, citrus, floral hops and bread. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1809) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2010
growler shared at RBSG’10 grand tasting - yellow pour with really nice head. Amazing hay, grassiness. well balanced, cool thin bodied. light and refreshing. touch of spice. Finishes with a touch of back bitterness.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2009
On tap and from a growler at Sweetwater in Sterling. Pours a striking clear deep golden with a thick, billowy white head - picture perfect. Nose of fresh pils malt, light yeasty dough, a whiff of soft pretzels and a huge presence of herbal, zesty hops. Nice fresh bread-like pils malt base, with notes of lemon, light dough and then a blast of fresh hay and grassy noble hops. Has that striking, satisfying true pils bitterness which provides a nice bite in the finish. Medium, smooth body with lively carbonation - extremely drinkable. Just a beautiful pils - the ideal session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jefcon (1389) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2009
A crisp pils with a fair amount of grapefruit, lemon and herbal hops. Full nose, light palate. Even provides some lacing in the glass. The key to keeping it quaffable is balance, and there is sufficient dry malt here to give the beer some heft.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2010
Clear yellow pour with bubbly white head. Lots of flowery and piny hops. Bitter malty grain flavor with lots of herbal and floral hops to finish. Bitter, dry and easy drinking. Fantastic pilsner and the best beer I’ve had at sweetwater.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MullMan (1099) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2006
on tap at the sterling location. cloudy golden orangey color, thin very light tan head. aroma is a bit grassy and refined sugar malt. flavor is bitter and a little earthy, doesn’t really taste like a pils yet. some refined sugar malt appears, but faint. light bitter and grassy aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ketchepillar (1073) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - AUG 11, 2010
RBSG Tasting. Nice corny, grainy pils. More hops in the flavor, unfortunately. A little too much canned corn.


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