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Brewed by Stonehammer Brewery
Style: Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
Guelph, Canada

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly F&M Stonehammer Pilsener.

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3.2
JohnBarleycorn (537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2003
A yellow, headless brew with sweet pilsner aromas of cereal, cut grass and malt. The thin and almost flavourless front and middle leads to a woody, bitter finish, and boasts refreshing qualities that bring to mind a mixed greens salad sans dressing. Light carbonation, coupled with a humid, hazy afternoon helps get this beer down in a hurry. The finish would turn off the swill-swilling masses, so you could haul a six-pack to the pool and feel confident in finishing what you’ve started.

3
Radek Kliber (7470) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAR 22, 2003
Better than most of Canadian lagers. It looked decent with rich gold color. Tasted nice, medium body. Some good aftertaste

3.6
DukeofYork (44) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2003
Thin head, deep gold / copper twinge. Malty, aromatic hops nose (sweet-spicy). Sweet malty start, drying out with the same hops as the nose. Great mouthfeel. Citrus notes, banana (???). My favourite with Indian Curry.

4.3
MeisterEckart (18) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2003
It took me several tastings to really begin enjoying this pilsener. On tap, it often seemed a little too thin, of course, a pint glass is no vessel for a pilsener. Fresh samples from the bottle however made me appreciate the straight-forward single-malt character with cmoplementary bittering hops. The aroma seems to be mostly from the malts, but is pleasant - a little sweet and warm. The light golden colour, dense white head and medium carbonation are all right on for a traditional German pilsener.

3.1
Crit (4049) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 7, 2003
Gold with white head. Light malt nose. Dry malt flavor, almost astringent...

3.3
Cartoonkhaki (1304) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2002
Excellent pilsener. It's great when someone local makes something good. Very golden in colour. Had a quickly dissipating head to it. Nothing major. A nice balanced beer that I would recomend.

2.6
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2002
Pale gold colour. Very small head. Sweet candy aroma. Sour, tart, hoppy bitter, dry finish.

3
DougShoemaker (3146) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2002
Caramel aroma, golden, a small head. Sweet candied flavour, fairly smooth. A pleasant beer, didn't seem like a pilsner though?

3.2
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2002
slightly tart. crisp, nicely hopped. pleasing lager compared to what some ontario micros do.

2.4
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2002
I thought that this beer was mediocre at best. Obviously mainstream oriented. Faint hop bite to the body, but not a lot in the way of aroma or any kind of distinguishing characters. On par with something like Molson Export.


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