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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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We always wanted to make a year-round German-style Pilsner. Both because it tastes great and it’s a favorite of ours. We import bagged German Pilsner malt and manually add 3,300 pounds to each batch because we believe that’s what it takes to make a great German pilsner. We source all Hallertau Hersbrucker hops, which we prize for their mix of floral and “Noble” notes. Then we wait. This beer is unfiltered, so we rely on natural lagering techniques (i.e. long times and cold temperatures) to get this beer as bright as sunshine.

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4.1
poisoneddwarf (2666) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Bomber from a Safeway in Seaside, OR. Aroma is grassy, latex, sour berry jam, clean. Pours hazy straw golden with a white head with decent retention. Taste is fairly bitter backed by some light cookie dough sweetness. Nice pils.

3.3
marcus (10752) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 29, 2016
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours Light gold with a nice white head and a floral aroma. There is a light pils flavor with a dry finish.

3
DeanF (2529) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 8, 2016
Pours at 2.9 celcius with not very much head, modest carbonation, foggy yellow body. Stenchy hoppy lager aroma, cabbage, lemon, kind of intruiging. Flavour is lemon champagne with hints of candy sweetness. Dry finish. Odd lemon soda hints all around this which I don’t like; but I’ll still finish the bottle.

3.6
tnkw01 (1833) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle. Not one of my favourite styles but this one is really good. Pale, gold color that’s hazy. Giant long lasting head. Aroma had hints of grains, bread and slight hints of nutty hay. Taste was extremely well balanced.

3.5
seehaferb23 (285) - - AUG 20, 2015
We tasted 6 Pilsners tonight and they were all so different. I'll take a Pilsner over an Amber Ale or Pale Ale any day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
conway (2210) - - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy gold with white head. Pilsner malt with Fruity Pebbles-like sweetness. Tropical fruit presence as well. Very solid.

3.4
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Bottle. A little passed its prime. Straight up pilsner. Nothing special. A little fruity. High carb and crisp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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gnoff (11065) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2015
As "Breakside Liquid Sunshine Pilsner" 22 oz.
Bottle on June 26, 2015. From Hillsdale Liqour Store in Portland, Oregon.
Clear pale straw yellow color, huge white head. Bottle keeps pouring head/foam long after opened. Light acidic, malty scent. Malty, light acidic taste. Acidic aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.
Could pour as slowly as possible into two glasses, still getting only a minute amount of beer in the bottom of the glass, the rest was head build-up. Bottle kept foaming over even though I poured from it as often as possible, until there were less than 25% left in the bottle.
The way the bottle behaves, mixed with the character of the beer, I’d say there is a mild infection in this bottle.
Still taste and smell decent enough.

3.2
brokensail (16678) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 29, 2015
On tap @ Breakside. Clear golden pour with white foam. A little sweeter than I’d really care for. Slight citrus and floral hop notes, but really an odd note of white grape, some apple, and bready malts. Pretty sweet tasting and not anywhere near as much hop character as I would have hoped for. Kind of a let down.

3.8
drpimento (3797) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Good appearance with lots of lace and a clear, bright gold color. Taste had an odd, out of place fruitiness at first which gave way to more traditional pilsner characteristics. Good body and finish.


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