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Pilzilla, a beer Matt has dubbed a bastardized German, Czech, Polish Pils. There are a lot of things going on in the dude’s head, man. It carries all the traits that they call for in a beer and then voodooized. This is a fun, unique interpretation of the beer that Matt fell in love with in Europe. It will take on it own identity and grow each year in varieties of hop and alcohol. Soon to take over Tokyo. Not yet in theaters near you.

Ingredients: premium German 2 row barley, dash of Vienna, 9 varieties of German, Czech, and Polish hops. Out house lager blend of yeast.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark slightly hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is a bit odd, some appley notes, cider, some sweet bread, herbal hops, a touch of pine. Flavor has much the same, a bit less apple which is good, more of the herbal spicy hops. Medium body and a crisp carbonation.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
michcam8 (333) - Ohio, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Poured from a bottle at mac boostangs house. Cloudy orange color with little to no head. Aroma of faint citrus hops and sweet malts. Taste is flat, dry and not much else. Would not recommend to others.

1.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
MacBoost (1419) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Undated bottle split with michcam8 and the fucken sink. Flat dumpster juice. Decent aroma but sweet as a French derriaire soaked in confectionary sugar. Drainpour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttutony (735) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Yellow with white head. Nice Pilsner malt flavors balanced against a reasonably potent noble hop bill.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (858) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Very enjoyable. A little different than tradidiotnal pils, sweeter with a little more alcohol to finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Atom (1584) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 28, 2014
12oz bottle pours a hazy golden with a thin white head. Aroma of malt and yeast. Thick body, caramel malt, yeast, bitter hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnsense (910) - - NOV 26, 2014
Hazy amber pour with a small head. Grassy aroma and taste. Good blast of bitter hops, lemongrass. Dry finish. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1911) - - SEP 22, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 8-26-13- Poured from bomber into an pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a hazy orange-amber color with a small half finger of fizzy white head. The head fades very rapidly, leaving a somewhat persistent level of patchy foam on the surface of the beer and only a light level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is sweet and hoppy with a nice bready background. The sweet is mostly of a caramel nature but contains some notes of tangerine. The hoppy aromas are mostly of a lemon and grapefruit nature with the malty flavors being a mix of a doughy and grainy smells. Overall a very pleasant aroma. Taste – The taste begins with a doughy taste upfront and a moderately strong caramel sweetness. Upfront there are some lighter notes of hops being predominantly of a light lemongrass taste. Some notes of grapefruit and grass begin getting more pronounced near the middle of the taste with a little bit of graininess and green tea flavor coming as well. At the end a strong dose of hop hits the tongue. The lemongrass and grapefruit grow stronger in intensity with a spicy and herbal flavor joining in as well. The sweet from the beginning mixes well with the big dose of bitterness that comes to the tongue at the end, leaving a satisfying leafy, bitter, and slightly sweet flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the medium to thinner side with a carbonation level that is average. The medium nature of the body is rather nice for maintaining the crisper taste of the beer while all the while still allowing all the nice sweet, malty, hoppy, and spice/grass/herbal flavors to be appreciated. Overall – This is really one very enjoyable brew. It has a great flavor profile with a large degree of complexity, but yet is still very easy to drink and appreciate. This is one I am definitely going to seek out more often.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15923) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2014
bottle at home .. thanks Blair ... golden amber ,,, small white head ... soft dry grassy hop nose ... soft fruits ... dry bretty finish ... dry grass ... bitter almost grapefruit pith

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2014
On tap at the brewpub, served in a tasting glass. Pours clear golden with a small white head that fades to a thin remnant and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose has big notes of noble hops along with pale malts. The flavour is fairly bitter with noble hop notes paired with pale malts. The finish is mildly bitter with slight pepperiness. On the palate it is medium in body with a smooth texture and average carbonation. Overall, a nice imperial pils, but not terribly complex. 2014-04-26

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeuroPliny (208) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
Tasted at Voodoo with ML. Pours clear gold. Aroma is hops, hay, and malt. Flavour is hoppy with a crisp pilsner-esque finish. Decent mix of European hops make this one.


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