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The Brewhouse Condor Pilsner
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Created especially for our Southern California climate. Based on Dortmund style German lager, this beer is crisp, clean and refreshing as a Santa Barbara sea breeze.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (7797) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Draft at GABF. Light lemon and pepper, light corn / ethanol, sharp saccharine and lots of LME-like raw malt syrup. Medium body, twangy, minty, green plant matter hop character. Funky, game-y and cloying with remnant yellow apple or pear notes, maybe even some banana (!) esters in their. Unclean fermentation, the higher alcohol is especially off-putting.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (9935) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 15, 2012
The pour is a clear golden color with a white head. Nose is sweet with a fair amount of adjunct character. It’s got some table sugar, corn/corn syrup, and a light bread note. Minimal hop aromas, just a touch of grass. The flavor is similarly sweet. Lots of sugar and corn notes, a touch of apple juice and fruit esters to it as well. Light bread/malt character and very faint hops. No real perceivable bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomciccateri (987) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - MAR 2, 2012
On draught at the brewpub. Pours a deep gold color with a fine white head. Small bubbles. Solid medium body. Clean light lager with soft mouthfeel. Very mellow hop flavor and slight bitterness. Nice flavor balance. Well done.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2010
From tap at the brewpub. Pours pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild cornish and light grassy. Bitter and slight grassy flavoured. Dry finish. Mild fruity hops touch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - MAY 15, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. This one has eluded me for some time. A pretty nice pils/export with good balance and drinkability. It is a bright gold color with a small amount of lasting foam, though they don’t pour much of a head in their pint glasses. The aroma is pretty closed to start, probably owing to the low serving temp, but opens as the beer warms, exhibiting sweet bread a spicy noble hops. It never becomes very pronounced, but is quite pleasant. The flavor is a mix of clean bready malts and a hoppy, lightly mineral and medium bitter finish. Balance remains fairly equal, with the bitterness nicely cleaning up the finish and making the beer quite refreshing, but never really stepping on the malt. The body is light and just a little too watery, though not far off for the style. Mellow, but well done.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Charlzm (246) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 19, 2008
Draft at brewery, 02/18/08. 5.1% ABV. Unfiltered: a hazy golden hue. No carbonation to speak of; the only one of my batch of tasters with no foam left after a couple of minutes. Aroma is spicy: cloves and black pepper. Main flavor is what macro lagers are aiming for (a bit of sweet graininess), but there’s a bit of spiciness (coriander?) and a hint of bitterness before a generally clean finish. One of the better pilseners I’ve had, period.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 2, 2007
Tasted at brewery. Clear yellow with no head. Wheat bread aroma and taste. Nothing special.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2006
Clear straw colour with no head. Aroma is grass and some light malts. A tad sweet but otherwise pretty blanced and refreshing. Thin but easy to put back.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JUN 14, 2005
Pours an brilliantly clear straw gold with a soapy white head. Aroma of fresh cut grass and sweet malt. Very fresh tasting and refreshing. Nice firm malt body. med.-lite body. This is a great example of the style and a very enjoyable lawnmower beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brentfeesh (1207) - Gadsden, Alabama, USA - MAY 26, 2005
First Again! This sucker poured a crisp yellow-green with light carbonation. There was a minimal malty aroma (some generic pils aromas were present). The flavor was lightly sweet with mello malt. Light watery body. Refreshing with body, though I was not too thrilled to have a whole pint.


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