drfabulous (7816) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 22, 2009
Not a pilsner fan. But this one is very drinkable. Clean and crispy. Tasty. Some malt in the background. Tmoney99 (14377) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Sample at Noogfest High 5.
Poured clear pale color with average white ffrothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.
Drinkable sweet brew.
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 15, 2009
Pours gold with a white head. Smells of sweet malt, perfumy, some fruity hints. Tastes of pilsner malt, some peppery splashes, some wildflower hints, a fruity touch on the finish. randolphjj (116) - Raymore, Missouri, USA - JUL 9, 2009
It’s a gateway drug for those who drink fizzy yellow bubbly water from the big 3. This is completely brewed (not high-gravity) and tastes like it. If I had to drink american pilsner, this is the one I’d want. Malty goodness. Trev (2023) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 8, 2009
Pale gold with a thin white head.
Bottle bought in KC: Aroma is grainy, slight corn-ish sweetness, grassy hop.
Flavour is very clean and crisp at the start, light malt sweetness tailing into a dry light grassy finish.
Very smooth and drinkable.
You want to talk drinkability? This beer has got it in spades.
I do hope they make inroads into the local BMC crowd with this brew.
Solid and pleasing, if not spectacularly impressive.
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2009
Noogfest High 5. Sample from a bottle thanks to heemer77. Simple pale, yellow thin white head. Nice sweet light basic lager. Taste is solid, sweet and grassy. Well made, simple, cool packaging, a solid alternative to macros. jcwattsrugger (12418) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2009
@Noogfest High5 Thanks heemer77-12oz bottle–pours a dissipating white head and pale yellow color. Aroma is sweet grain, secondary spice hops. Taste is sweet grain, secondary spice/herbal hops. Butters (4059) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2009
Sampled at Noogfest High 5. Clear yellow pour with a ring of white head. Sweet and standard pilsner but not quite as crisp, creamy with a little hint of banana. Very simple retro label. heemer77 (5355) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 5, 2009
Bottle. The gold body was topped with the required white head. The aroma was doughy with some apricots. The taste was metallic with some bread notes. A little bit of potato. The coolest thing here was the retro label and the long neck bottle from Boulevard. Otherwise, this was just like a well made pale lager, certainly not like and real pils as I was expecting. They want to get the Bud crowd with this one and I hope they make some inroads. theisti (4114) - Kansas, USA - JUL 2, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2013 12 oz bottle purchased at Lukas in Kansas City, Missouri. Rated as the original Boulevard Plisener. Pour is clear pale golden with fins carbonation. Head builds up nicely to a 2 inch pure white. Head falls fairly quickly with minimal lacing. Aroma of generic malt and slightly grassy hops. Behind that is slight dry straw. Faint noce overall. Taste is starts with toasted malt, transitions into straw grassy hops and finishes with a grainy earthiness. Some light sweetness present, though its more of a nutty sweetness than a fruit or sugar sweetness. Mid taste there is a dirty, bordering on metallic taste that fades fast into a clean finish. Palate is thin to medium, lower carbonation level and a clean crisp finish. Overall, this is a clean and drinkable Pils. Nice to have a local fresh option for a bottled Pils.