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Brewed by Persephone Brewing
Style: Pilsener / Pils / Pilsner
Gibsons, Canada

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A modern take on a classic American Pilsner, brewed with Pilsner malt and a small percentage of flaked rice for a light body and malt character. Hopped exclusively with Amarillo hops from throughout the boil and then dry-hopped with Amarillo as well for a tropical, peachy aroma and medium bitterness. In 2015, this was Gibsons B Pilsner. Name change to Amarillo Pilsner in 2016.

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4.4
MeadStein46 (4) - - OCT 24, 2019 does not count
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2019 Poured from can. This seemed to get a really high rating, so it stood out for me on the shelf. Pouring true to style, yellow straw with a healthy white head. A touch of haziness in this can, nothing detrimental though. Amazingly aroma. Fresh, bright, open citrus aroma. Slightly lemon and pepper. Very tasty, thirst quencher for sure. Lingering distinct bitterness on the back of the tongue, would be very surprised if it was actually only 25 IBU. Great beer, would definitely try it again.

3.4
SinH4 (12171) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2019
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2019 Can. Unclear golden color with white head. Aroma is nice fresh hops, crackery malts, a touch cardboard. Taste is earthy, pale malts, herbal hops, a touch vegetal even, very bitter finish. Good but not amazing.

3.4
jmgreenuk (14140) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 26, 2019
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2019 Can shared at the pre-Borefts tasting 2019, Zaandam, courtesy of mcberko. Poured a crystal clear light straw colour with a thin broken white head. The aroma is grainy malt, light grassy citrus hop. The flavour is moderate bitter, with a crisp light citrus fruit, dry hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.7
Beerhunter111 (29490) - Beerland, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2019
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2019 Shared at Pre-Borefts Tasting 2019. A clear yellow golden beer with a white head. Aroma of dry moderate fruity and flower hops. Taste of moderate sweet fresh flower hops, citra, amarillo, moderate bitterness.

2.8
cgarvieuk (32161) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2019
Can at pre Borefts 2019... Glowing yellow.. Small white head... Light grain.. Light dry fruits nose.. Light dry bitter grain

3.9
andrewje41 (6038) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2018
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2018 22 oz bottle poured, gifted by mcberko. Thanks, Matt! After only a couple of years of hearing about this secret gem from up north, I finally get to dive in and try it myself. Pours a clean and shiny golden pour with a full set of foam head and lacing. Aroma is pleasant, bready gains, crackers, modest grassy hops. Taste is a crisp and refreshing front, similar makeup as the aroma. Grassy hops are present, though there is a slight lemon citrus cool quality to pair. Crisp front, but a smooth finish. Almost creamy. A solid pils here, and one that can really stand up to my favorite, being the B15 Gloria. Very nice beer here.

3.7
GRM (5129) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2018
Brown bottle, 650 ml, purchased at Brewet Creek Cold Beer & Wine, trio with Louise to the Joint Statistical Meeting in Vancouver, savoured on August 16 2018; eye: golden with a straw hue, clear, no effervescence, ring of off-white head, light lacing; nose: floral hops, light sulfur, citrus, slight tangerine; mouth: floral hops, light sulfur, citrus, slight tangerine, pine, light soap gum, surprisingly dry finale in citrus with light presence of sulfur, medium body, rather carbonated, surprisingly bitter, slightly harsh texture; overall: fine

FRANÇAIS
Bouteille brune, 650 ml, 5 %, achetée chez Brewery Creek Cold Beer & Wine, voyage avec Louise pour le Joint Statistical Meeting à Vancouver, savourée le 16 août 2018; œil : dorée avec une teinte paille, limpide, pas d'effervescence, anneau de mousse blanc cassé, légère dentelle; nez : houblon floral, léger soufre, citron, très léger tangerine; bouche : houblon floral, léger soufre, citron, très léger tangerine, pin, léger gomme savon, finale citrique curieusement sèche avec légère présence de soufre, corps moyen, plutôt carbonatée, curieusement amère, texture très légèrement râpeuse; en résumé : bien

4.6
Capa (3933) - GUAM - OCT 9, 2017
After a few recommendations I decided to search this bad boy out. Golden with a semi-creamy white head. First, this is a glorious beer. It is soft I. All the right spots with enough bite to keep ya going. Citrus, some grass. This might seem like a stretch but minus the citrus the overall feel is similar to PU unfiltered. Great beer.

3.7
maekchu (4828) - JAPAN - SEP 27, 2017
Pour from KL. Thanks! Grainy aroma, with pleasant zestiness, citrus, somewhat earthy hops, and light yeast. Pretty gold color. Flavors of grain, grass, amped-up mid-palate bitterness, creamy finish, with longgg bitter tracks. Thin-medium body. Fairly strong flavors, for a pils, but balanced overall.

4.1
KyotoLefty (13281) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2017
Tap at Alibi. Glowing, bright, deep, clear gold with a medium, thick head. Grassy nose, citrus, orange, herbs, a bit husky, corn. Fruity sweetness, malty, creamy like Sorachi even though they don't use them, peaches, crackers, biscuits. Quite bitter. Creamy-sorachi-like lemon too. Grassy, herbal bitterness. Pretty awesome. Great noble hop character coming from that Amarillo too. Really works. Second best in the world, no, but great.


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