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Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: 2 row German pale malt; Czech Saaz, German Northern Brewer hops.
Heaps o’ hops are hiding under the full, frothy head of this elegant Pils. All German malt subtleties linger beneath a long dry finish of this classy quencher. One of Michael Jackson’s 500 Classic Brews

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aetheon (85) - The Gutter, Minnesota, USA - JAN 30, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2010 hazy light golden yellow, white head and light lacing. nice aroma with the hops coming thru, Flavors are mostly moderatly strong hops and a fairly clean finish. medium bodied with notes of pine, grapefruit and lime. Overall a decent pils with a little extra bite. - Addendum: after drinking this a few more times it has become perhaps my favorite pils, and I am upgrading the score from 3.1 to 3.5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
metsbcd (83) - Connecticut, USA - APR 30, 2007
Lots of hops, and a little bitter. A pretty good beer, but nothing amazing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PolakPorter (83) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2008
Quality to be sure. Pushes the pils to the limit. Not exactly what I was expecting considering the high rating. Hops are grassy and subtle. Not over the top at all. Taste is light yet satisfying. This did not take long to drink, 5 or 10 minutes or so. Quite quaffable. Not a ber that I would ever seek out, but may try again when I’m older and have diminished taste buds. Overall, great for a lager, but just not my style. Doesn’t compare to a good hoppy ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PlainsDrifter (83) - Adelphi, Maryland, USA - SEP 4, 2010
Aroma of hay, citrus,spice, Hopped nicely so that it has a good bite without much bitterness. Lightly sweet, clean finish with a little spicy bite. Fizzy and refreshing. This is a very good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matmatmat (82) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 15, 2011
Pours golden color with a snow white head that disappears quickly. Some citrus and hay in the nose. Crisp hoppy taste, not long on sweetness or bitter. Fizzy carbonation and a crisp, slightly astringent finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chrisxx25 (82) - - APR 14, 2012
This bottle was dated best by dec 11. That got me a little annoyed as I didn’t see it til home. That said it actually held up well. Aroma is a mess but I can attribute that to being 5 months past it’s prime. Taste was awesome. Dominated by floral hops. Very herbal, some jasmine and some citrus and minimal malt. Some funk but not bad considering age. Definitely trying this fresh. The only hoppy beer my girlfriends ever somewhat liked.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
lightning9191 (82) - Christiansburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2008
Some hoppy aroma and typical pils sulfury notes. Color is light golden with thin white head. Flavor is bitter with some metallic tastes. Not as much malt character as I would like to taste. I’m not a fan of pils so don’t take this rating too harshly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBaby (81) - , Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2009
Aroma fresh and mild. Amber body with a thick, creamy head. Light and lively palate with a hoppy, bitter taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tzakiel (81) - Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2009
I enjoyed this one quite a bit. The simple flavor is refreshing, but it’s still complicated enough to be interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shoeshineboy (81) - Youngstown, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2004
My Favorite Pils ever... hard to go wrong with this one. Great for the first time anti-macro. or for the seasoned vet!

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