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Brewed by Tree Brewing
Style: Pale Lager
Kelowna, Canada

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.61   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Formerly Fire Weed Honey Pilsner, Honeycomb Pilsner


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fiend (104) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 16, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2005 While this beer had a nice head, clean aroma, light color and delicate taste...it simply was not what I would call a Pilsner. Filing this beer as a Pale Lager definitely suits the beer...and I think the upcoming name change should reflect the nature of this beer!

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
presario (4625) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 29, 2005
Quickly dissipating head. Dark yellow. Faint clover honey aroma. Fair amount of metallic bitterness and light sweetness. Overall more like a macro-clone than micro-stretch.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 24, 2005
Dark straw colour. Aroma is largely grainy, with some slightly sweaty yeast notes. Bland palate - hints of grain and earthy hop. Low bitterness. Sweetish, bland finish. No honey. No pilsner. Just boring, boring beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Malakin (469) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 27, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2005 A fair bit of the usual you’d expect from a real Pilsener plus a slight honey taste, not much but it’s there and it’s pleasant, medium hop aroma. Overall a nice light beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stephen louis (162) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 7, 2004
A real interesting Idea and some people may really like this one. on the pour:Very light gold,small white head,the nose is malt yeast and a back ground of honey. on taste:Mild,clean and perhaps a little bland,the honey is really just nearly noticeable and makes for an unusual tasting pilsner.It is under-hopped,but only a little(hey they called it a pilsner,not a lager).the middle is slightly musty and then it drys out,no noticeable aftertaste. Body: it is thicker then your average pil due to the honey,and they did not hold back on the bubbles. I like it,kudo's to the brewer for trying something different.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (8410) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 3, 2004
Pale golden yellow with white head and some lacing. Crisp zesty hop aroma with faint malt. Slightly floral. Good malty taste and a crisp aromatic finish. Fairly thin bodied but still refresing.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lubiere (9998) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2003
Loose head, very thin in aroma and mouthfeel, with very little hops, this beer may still be too green.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
CapFlu (4521) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2006 (Bottle) Amber body with a medium, frothy white head. Slightly sweetened nose - likely the honey. Nothing special - an overly sweetened lager? Below average.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 11, 2003
Gold body with head. Little aroma, I guess it was slightly sweet. Flavour was sweeter but I didn't notice the honey per se. Was syrupy.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 12, 2003
I didnt like the flavour at all. Looked a little hazy, nice color, no head, decent carbonation. Too sweet in a bad way as well.


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