RateBeer
Thirsty Bear Polar Bear
     click to upload
overall
40
78
style

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

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


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivo (2660) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - 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

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
jgb9348 (5551) - 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.

4.2
   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?

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (12938) - 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.

2.6
   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.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (15256) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22988) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2005
On tap, at the brewpub. Medium yellow, big bubbly white head. Very mild aroma, where I might be able to sniff a few faint pils type hops. Good hop characteristic however is taste - nice pils like taste. Light malt, light mouthfeel all come together - a good pils. Just put some aroma in to boost the rating!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2005
Clear straw body with white head. Aroma is medium sweet, citrus, bread, herbal. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit/lemon, herbal, lager yeast. Decent bitterness. Light body with nice crispness.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3 4 5  6  7


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50