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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Bohemian-style pilsner brewed with Munich malts and "noble’ hops, fermented cool with traditional lager yeast. 13.5°

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3803) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Draft Flight 3/23/05 (Brewery)-Pours a clear golden with a nice white head. Aroma of grains and that’s about it. Taste of grains along with some hops. This light bodied brew is not bad but not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
monk191 (1732) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Not bad for a pils, but pretty boring. Pours and ugly yellow. No smell at all. Taste is a little bit fruity, with a bit of hops in the finish. Had on tap at the brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7681) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2012
Draught @ Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, San Francisco. Rated on 13.10.2012.
Pours a golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of malts, honey and some grainy notes. Flavour of malts, grassy hops, mild sweet fruitiness, honey and a lot of hay. Light bodied, soft carbonation and a grainy, light bitter finish with again, loads of hay. Quite a basic pils with an exceptional amount of hay in both aroma and flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
brokensail (15754) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Clear golden pour with a white head. Watery nose, but a bit of lemon peel and a mild solvent note. A light fruit ester quality and some pale malt sweetness. The lemon is quite pronounced on the palate. Some mild hop bitterness, grass, and sweet pale malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (8033) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2012
Draught @ Thirsty Bear Brewing, San Francisco. Rated on 19.07.2012
Aroma is sweetish and floury with some grain. Flavour is sweet and hoppy with caramel. A bit harsh finish with grainy malt. Too sweet, but I like the hops here.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
csteele2144 (125) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Clear yellow pour with a white head. Not much aroma. Grainy flavor. Crisp finish with a little bit of hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joeneugs (5688) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 24, 2011
Pours golden with a white head. The aroma is orange with grains. The flavor is dryer with still some orangy hops and a nice grainy malt profile. The finish has some noble hops and citrus peel and is moderately bitter. Kind of fruity for a pils, but pretty decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5179) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2011
On tap at the brewpub.Clear golden, small head. Malty and citrussy aroma with a hop punch in the mouth. Citrussy hop bitterness. Not very Bohemian-style pilsener, but good anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (9548) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2011
At the brewpub in San Francisco, on April 22, 2011
As part of a sample plate
Hazy golden color, white head. Herbal, hoppy, bitter taste. Fresh herbal hoppy aftertaste. Moussy mouthfeel, medium herbal bitterness. Fruity, malty, herbal hoppy scent. Taste also has some mango and a sweet maltiness.
Fresh and nice, very drinkable!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (34226) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
Draft. A light golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of straw as well as a light note of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of matl and straw as well as lighter notes of sulphur.

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