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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 27, 2000
Clean and fresh, very smooth and drinkable. Lightly hopped, and a fair malt nose. Great with those Seafood dishes.

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?

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocKozzak99 (143) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2002
not bad for a pale ale but has a slightly sour aftertaste. Not afavorite but not abd either.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1094) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2014
Overall: Dry, crisp, hoppy, lemon and grass
Note: On-tap at ThirstyBear Brewing Company. Reviewed 2014-03-24.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastiefan2k (2276) - 2nd City (formely NYC & KS), Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2009
Willibecker pour at the brewpub. Color is dark golden/light amber. Has a sticky lacing on the surface and a visible carbonation through the body. Aroma is muted herbal hops, which are bitter and clean and a white bread maltiness behind it. Flavor is very "poppy" on the hops and still that clean white bread maltiness behind that. It is a bit heavy on the malts, or a slightly dull malt flavor for the overall structure of the beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8216) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 8, 2010
Pale golden straw pour. The nose is soft and quite hoppy. Lots of light lemony Saaz hops. Fresh and dry with an assertive hop bitterness. A bit of grassy straw flavour and some light pale malt character. Surprisingly assertive pils, actually.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7471) - 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!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11191) - 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.

3.4
   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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6031) - 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.


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