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Taylor Pure Pilsner

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Taylor Pure Pilsner
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Formerly brewed at Taylor Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Lombard, Illinois USA

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6   ABV: -
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A European style beer with a complex blend of four malted grains and two hop varieties.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rubbishystuff (1872) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2010
At the Lombard brewpub. I was surprised by this one. It was on the sweet side. More Heineken than crisp like other pilsners but it kind of worked. Serving: Tap

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ughsmash (7181) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 28, 2008
On tap at Taylor Brewing. Poured clear, not-much-more-than-watery golden with rising carbonation and zero head. The aroma picked up very soft grainy and bready notes with light lemon zest and hay.. OK, but very weak. The flavor had just a touch more substance than the nose.. grassy notes over a honey and sweet bready core.. the back found dry lemon zest.. not much going on. Watery, dry, and grainy on the palate with a short finish.. unsubstantial.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
NachlamSie (2809) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Draught during my Great Lakes region brew tour. After browsing the menu and seeing nothing at all that grabs my attention, I make some illogical decision to order, consume, then pay money for this. Pours yellow with a large white head. The faint aroma is malty with corn husk and paper notes. A little hoppiness comes out in the mouth which is mostly just flat and predictable. I think I detect some mulch flavor. Pretty lame brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Arnie (274) - Chicagoland, IL, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2005
Another Taylor without much of an aroma (or have I just blown out my olfacotory sense on IPAs and Stouts?). Unlike most Pils, no aftertaste, very mild. Clear golden color.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2005
Had this one on draught in Lombard, Illinois. Perhaps the best pils I’ve had, which isn’t saying a lot, but this still wasn’t too bad. Medium yellow and clear appearance, hoppy nose, clean finish, very similar taste to a pale ale.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2008
Pour is clear golden yellow with a thin white head...smell is lightly sweet and grassy and grainy...thin sweet flavor...cloyingly sweet...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bth122 (1293) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2011
Draft. Dark yellow color. Small head. Aroma of grains and grass. Lite flavor. Lite body. Grainy flavors. Drinkable but missing flavor. Blahh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2005
Contract brewed by Capital Brewery, Middleton, WI

Medium-golden and headless with a fairly flat body. Weak aroma was herbal bitter. Flavor was crisp and true to style, finishing on a nice, bitter note. Aftertaste lasted and was pleasant. One of the better beers here.

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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SkyinBrian (430) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 26, 2005
I enjoyed this one. not a bad choice if looking for something on the lighter side. i liked this better than their golden ale.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
ElGaucho (2240) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - NOV 11, 2006
Actually has an aroma which is not something many of Taylor’s beers have. Sweet banana aroma; candied like those you’ll find in Brazil. Very slightly hazy light gold with a white, frothy head and some lace. Very light flavor, with none of the candied banana coming through at all. Perhaps as good as or sligthly better than the average brewpub pils, but basically devoid of flavor.


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