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Brewed by Big Rock Brewery
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Calgary, Canada

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly Saaz Republic Pilz.
Here’s a classic Pilsner born from the original Czech style. Difficult to brew, but easy to drink, the mild bitterness and fragrant hop nose of Saaz hops are balanced with Pale malts.

“We import the Noble hops direct from the Czech Republic for their distinct but subtle hop bite. Then, it comes down to having a little patience. This lager needs some serious tank time to even out the flavours. It’s one of the first original recipes that I brewed for Big Rock, and it’s still one of my favourites.” ~Brewmaster Paul Gautreau

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3.2
ryanhunter_4 (379) - Strathmore, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 6, 2017
500 ml can poured at home. Day 4 of the Costco beer advent calendar. Had this before as saaz Pilsner but haven’t ever rated. Pours hazy golden with white head. Smells slightly of grains. Tastes grainy with a spicy hop finish. Easy to drink but nothing to write home about. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
Chugalug (33) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 29, 2017
In bottle. Pours straw coloured, with nice craggy head. Mild cereal flavour, spicy hop bite. Crisp and clean finish.

2.6
patricks110 (2787) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 9, 2017
Slightly skunky, dry and cereal malt heavy pilsner. Light grassy and spicy hops. Mild bitterness. Not flawed just extremely boring beer.

2.9
Travlr (26406) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 18, 2017
Draft. Hazy yellow color medium white head. Cereal aroma. taste is earthy straw.

3.3
RobBestwick (982) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 13, 2017
From a can. Crisp and fresh hoppy and pine aroma. Golden in colour with a small frothy white head and a lot of carbonation. Crisp bitter hop flavour with an underlying malt background. Medium body. Crisp hop finish. Very drinkable and nice can design as well.

2.8
Listigovers (1383) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2016
Crisp pilsner hop aroma, flavour is a bit on the sweet side and could be a bit dryer, has a slight wood/mineral character, a bit on the malty side. Straightforward.

2.6
Wim (4226) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2016
On holiday in Canada 473ml can gold blond coloured body with a white head and a malt hops aroma a herby malt hops sweet taste with a bitter finish

3.1
ChadPoole (479) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2016
Pours clear gold with a small fast fading white head. Grain, grass and sweet honey aroma. Taste is sweet malt, biscuit and hay with a slight bitter finish. Medium body and medium carbination. A good clean beer.

2.8
a_sully (457) - - JUL 5, 2016
Clear body with almost no head. Yellow in colour. Aroma of grass and sugar. Taste matches with a hint of a mettallic taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
bunget (1039) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2016
Can. Clear golden body, small white head with poor retention. Surprisingly pleasant aroma of grains, light herbs, caramel and pears. Taste of grains, pear candies, herbs, a bit mineral of a mineral aftertaste. Not bad.


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