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Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: 2 row German pale malt; Czech Saaz, German Northern Brewer hops.
Heaps oí 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 Jacksonís 500 Classic Brews


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcp23 (52) - Duluth, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
Light, clear, golden pour with thin white head. Nasty aroma of every crummy lager Iíve ever smelled. I guess this just isnít my style. With all the build up and hype I had heard about this beer, I was really expecting something more. I donít get what all the fuss is about. The "heaps oí hops" are definitely hidden...umm; why have hops if you are going to hide them? But I sure get a heap oí lingering German malt unpleasantness on the back of my tongue. Like licking an ashtray. For all you folks who like this stuff, knock yourselves out. Iíll take a nice a pale ale or IPA any day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapnJazz (52) - Binghamton, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Entered from backlog, drank one right after a Troegs Sunshine Pils. Medium gold with a nice gentle white head. Really nice, gentle hops, crisp, fresh pils malt. Light malt backbone. A lot different than the Sunshine Pils, this was more hoppy and more bitter. Preferred the Sunshine a bit.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chaneybr (52) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Reviewed 9-2-10. I recently posted a thread on BA asking people about their favorite "flagship" brews. This one came up a lot, and with good reason. Iíve had this pilsener many times, but not in a while, and Iíve never reviewed it: Ap: Sunflower yellow/gold, with about a 1/2 inch head and moderate carbonation. Ar: Victory hop profile and then some! This is just pure malty, yeasty, flowery goodness! T: German hops are present, and the beer is mildly sweet, with a slight bitter hop finish. No unpleasant lingering - everything is great! P: Smooth as silk; Very "clean" beer and nearly flawless in regards to mouthfeel related to style. O: I think I drank this one in about 2 minutes! Quite simply, the best pilsener on the market!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrkipling (51) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2012
Kinda generic pils/lager. More depth of flavour than your average carbonated macro-bumph I guess, but overall not that impressed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mingo1968 (51) - phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Poured from a 12oz bottle. This was great. It poured a clear golden color with a thin head. The aroma is of hops with a floral notes. The taste is just the right bitterness with real clean crisp finish. A must try!!

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
VTDeerHunter (51) - Vermont, USA - JUN 29, 2003
Poured with a big white head; clear yellow/gold in appearance. Malty aroma with a little hops. Lightly ibtter, very floral and lightly malty in flavor, with bitterness lingering. Best pilsner I've ever had.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dpbhoosier (51) - USA - AUG 10, 2007
Bottle. Hazy straw color. Light hop aroma and hop and malt flavor. Not as hoppy as I expected. Crisp, balanced finish. Very little bitterness. Very easy drinking.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beoir (51) - st paul, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2008
12oz bottle. musty aroma. golden pour with white head. flavor is bitter hops, slightly watery with a sour finish.

2.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
millstadtguy (50) - Millstadt, Illinois, USA - DEC 5, 2006
The best thing about this beer was the aroms which was very sweet. Other than that I just didnít care for it. I like hoppy beers just not this one.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VVilliam (50) - USA - APR 28, 2007
Bottled. Overall a really good pilsner. Pours light yellow with small head and large bubbles. Smells of lemon and grass and hops. The taste is a great mix of citrus of hops which goes down smooth yet fulfilling.


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