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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


NYCubfanbudman's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
NYCubfanbudman (4) - , New York, USA - JUL 10, 2008
Wow. This is the best pilsener from a domestic brewer that I’ve found after years of looking. A really crisp, snappy beer in the finest Czech style. This is really good stuff.


2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CardsPackHawks (92) - Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2014
Picked this up as part of a build your own 6 pack. Been looking to try this brewer after reading an article about how they work with veterans. High hopes, but slightly disappointed. A hoppy pilsner just does not work for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeistAlmighty (1042) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 18, 2014
355ml bottle. A pilsner interpreted through American craft style. Strong noble hop flavour. Some pretty good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ColovianTrader (194) - - APR 18, 2014
Very refreshing! Light floral hops, citrus, grains and light caramel. A bit herbal and lemony in the finish. Really good example of how far you can push the style.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (586) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 17, 2014
Decent smooth taste, slight hops on finish, slightly sweet and malty, very good balance!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
papamitch (3) - - APR 12, 2014 does not count
I love the caramel and Saaz aroma of this beer. The body is very full without being heavy. Great finish with lots of lingering bready flavor .

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Underdogs88 (59) - New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2014
A good dose of flowery hops with a hint of citrus. Light grainy aroma. No Esters, DMS, or sulfur. Appearance is a brilliant straw color with a white head with average head retention. Malt flavor is grainy with some pils sweetness through the middle, but finishes dry. Hop flavor is the showcase in this beer providing hints of flower and spice with a bitterness that lingers through and after the finish. Beer is fermented clean with no fruity esters. Mouthfeel is medium-light with medium carbonation that leaves a drying resin sensation on the mouth on the end. Overall, a great American version of a German pilsner.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roxtersoxter (230) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 7, 2014
Pours clear golden with small white head out of bottle. Aroma of apple juice, pine, grass, honey, and some hops. Great flavor of bread, oats, grass, and hint of hops. Good beer for a pilsner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3009) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 7, 2014
Great saaz hops and barley taste here. Definitely a great entry for the style. Pours blonde with some orange hue. Finishes with some crisp barley aroma, light bitterness. Tap at Churchkey.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfroms (59) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear cidery gold with faint white head. Aroma is lovely: grass, meadow, honey, apple juice, oats, grain. Taste is orange rind, breakfast roll, grain, grassy hops, lightly soapy and resinous hop finish. Still my go-to pils. So good.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
phikus (4) - syracuse, New York, USA - APR 4, 2014 does not count
Weed ain’t like it was in the sixties, neither is pilsner. This is super dank yet true to style. Everything prima yet everything pils.


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