BrewDog Unleash the Yeast: Pilsen Lager

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Keg and bottled, series
The unsung heroes, the foot soldiers of the revolution. We owe a huge debt to the billions of tiny yeast cells that work tirelessly to ferment sugars into alcohol and CO2. But yeast isnt just here for the grunt work. Yeast has the power to change the flavour, aroma and complexion of your beer in an instant. This series is designed to showcase the impact different yeasts have on the same base beer.
This series of 4 beers gives the limelight to four totally different yeast strains: Belgian Trappist, Pilsen Lager, American Ale and Bavarian Weizen. All 4 beers have been brewed to the same ABV using a blend of Centennial and Amarillo hops and a backbone of Pale Ale, Munich and Cara Malts. Malts: Maris Otter, Crystal Malt, Caramalt
Hops: Centennial, Amarillo
Twist: Each beer is identical except for the different yeast used to ferment the beers creating 4 radically different beers from the same starting point

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (2288) - Linkping, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2014
Aroma: Smelling of bread, pear, grass and yeast.
Appearance: A clear amber colored beer. A off-white head with good lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting sweet, bread, orange marmalade and citric peel.
Palate: Medium carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a slightly dry finish.
Overall: Very aromatic and pleasant for a lager.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at home. Reviewed 2014-06-20.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
finol (3250) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle from the four pack. Lots of butter in aroma and taste. Quite bitter. Dosnt realy showcase the yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stanic (21) - - JUN 18, 2014
Clear orange color, short lasting head which leaves a small but lasting lacing. Aroma is mostly hoppy, though not as hoppy as any IPA by BrewDog would be. The taste is quite good, although I expected a bit more. On palate it just feels lacking. On overall its quite good lager, but I would not buy it for most of the time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (8663) - ITALY - JUN 11, 2014
Come le altre meno schiuma un lieve terroso un po di cotto secchezza media

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ejr (188) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Litt uklar lys kobberfarge med et kremet skum som hang fint i glassveggen. Aroma av malt, karamell, sitrus og gjr. Smaken flger aroma, men her er det grapefrukt som fremhever seg. Bra fylde

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
peral2 (579) - SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2014
Draft på nya BrewDog krogen i Göteborg . För att vara en lager så är den ganska spännande med en liten frän smak av nybakat bröd ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (2861) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 29, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en el coleccionista de Gijn en 24-05-2014 en el momento. Lote 234 hasta 07-01-2014. Color mbar ligeramente turbio con espuma blanca persistente. Aromas herbceos y ligeramente ctricos. Cuerpo medio con 6.3 vol fcil de beber. Sabores ligeros herbceos y algo ctricos acabando con un pequeo amargo resinoso que permanece un rato en boca. Normal, refrescante.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SVD (1777) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2014
33CL bottle at home, orange beer with a medium head, aroma is citrus, taste is citrus and pilsener like. This one is meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (5169) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2014
15.02.2014, 0,33l bottle @ hotel room in Halden:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly fresh, light malts, hops, fresh leafs, sap, sugar. Taste is slightly sweet, caramel malts, sap, fresh leafs, hops, grass, hints of bark. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DroolYeast (1327) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2014
Draft @ BrewDog Edinburgh. Sweet caramel, floral hops, honey. Clear yellow golden with tiny head. Tiny lasting. Moderate sweetness, honey, and moderate bitterness. Finish is hoppy and bitter. Watery texture. Average carbonation.

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