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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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A pilsner style beer. First wort hopping, pale and Munich malts make this smooth, lightly hopped beer tasty and easy to imbibe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6181) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2007
Draught, Thirsty Bear. Head is mostly diminishing. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (flowers, herbs), with a light note of honey. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Pleasant, clean, delicate rendition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luckygirl (1223) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2007
Rating number #1000. <P> Draught at the brewery. Beer is clear, light caramel with a small, beige, frothy, mostly diminishing head.<P>The aroma is malty with moderate notes of toasted grain, toasted wheat bread crust, trace of caramel; Hoppy with a light note of herbal citrus zest.<P>The flavor is moderately sweet, light/moderately acidic, lightly bitter with a long, light/moderately bitter, lightly sweet finish.<P>The body is light/medium, the texture is watery and the carbonation is lively.<P>Simple, clean and enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivo (2556) - GERMANY - JUN 2, 2007
Light later nose with a hint of lemon, yellow color, no head. Faint citrusy note in the body. Thin. OK, but no so exciting. Clear, clean lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 5, 2007
(On tap) Clear, pilsener golden with a small, white head. Clean, fresh nose with a floral hoppiness. Medium body with a clean and lightly sweet malt base before a dry and floral hoppiness sets in. A very decent Pils. 240307

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
jgb9348 (4689) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2007
Clear golden coloured body with a strong lemony aroma. Very mild taste, along with malty and a light hop flavour throughout. The finish is very smooth and subtle and remains mild. A very simple beer - done to the style, but not such a great offering. I sampled this beer on draught at the brewpub on 28-February-2007.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
irishsnake (355) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 21, 2006
pint comes a bright, suprisingly deep, amber, with a nice white head that retains well and leaves good lace. herbaceous nose, with deep woody notes, hangs heavy over a toasty maltiness, with a light nuttiness. super tasty pils starts clean and malty, with again a bit more character (toasted) than standard pils maltiness. hops balance nicely, with cleanly spiced flavors mixing in with a good solid kick of bittering. really outstanding, with a nice, crisp kick. gorgeous take on a pilsner, though perhaps a bit a-typical in its malt character - but who cares? it’s an awesome drinking beer. a pils made w/pale ale malt?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (9652) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 21, 2006
On tap @ Thirsty Bear poured a clear gold with a white head. Aromas of bread, honey and a hint of citrus. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of bread , straw, citrus and a hint of apple with a crisp bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 5, 2006
On tap at the brewpub. Rich gold with a white head. Very little head retention. Npo aroma. Grainy flavor. Slightly lemony. Crisp finish. A small hop flavor bites you at the end.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 21, 2006
Golden colour. Hardly any aroma. Crisp hoppiness and light malts on the palate with a fair amount of earthy continental hop notes. Serviceable if a bit bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19307) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2006
Draught at the brewpub. Clear pale golden. Dryish with dense, clean mouthfeel. A fair amount of grainy malt combined with some grassy, spicy hops and a lingering salty bitterness makes this a decent pilsener.

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