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

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly F&M Stonehammer Pilsener.

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3.1
manuchampions (1244) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2011
Old rate. Bottle from LCBO. Pours a hazy blonde with a thin white head. Aroma is honey, light cardboard. Flavour features a chalky malt with notes of honey, crisp german hops, and medium body. Reasonable for the style.

3.3
Freaky_tiki (1217) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 28, 2015
I’m always chasing rainbows. In this case, the rainbow is a locally made pilsner that doesn’t suck. Yes, pilsner, that oh so unhip beer style that moustache waxers sneer at. I like ’em when I can find a good one -- which is rare. This one is better than expected, especially considering some of the dismissive reviews below. Pretty decent arc of the pilsner experience here: crisp, somewhat flowery hops, with that swishy absorbic acid like flush in the finish. Better than Creemore & King offerings. Still, doesn’t come close to the Victory Prima Pils that I was able to enjoy in the States. Still chasing rainbows.

2.6
Listigovers (1161) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 16, 2016
light gold nice lacy white head. very grainy, light bodied, very slight bitterness, a bit plain.

3.7
JesseM (1158) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2009 Not bad, nothing spectacular, but enjoyable. Nice hops, with a decent pils malt backbone. It’s nice on a warm summer evening. Actually quite crisp and delicious when fresh as in keeping with the style. Nice cereal grain quality to it on tap, though this at times almost comes off like cherrio’s. Still, in another world compared to anything macro. A very well-done semi-local brew that I could drink boat-loads of over the summer, and is never a bad choice on tap, especially at places with nothing better.

2.6
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 25, 2012
341mL bottle. Pours a hazy golden straw colour with some moderate, sticky white head. Aroma is mostly fruity, apple juice, hints of malt and hops. Taste is very mild, some hops and a little sour. Body is so effervescent it disappears as soon as it is in my mouth. It’s just... gone. Overall, it’s like Labatt Blue if it were actually kind of good.

2.4
Tessic (1146) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2006
This pilsner poured a really light yellow colour with a short lived bright white head. To the nose at first came a citrusy wine scent with a little cider thrown in. First sip was hoppy with a imediate bite of hops then a little corn syrup and citrus towards the end. I could also taste a little smoke thrown in. The palate was a lingering hoppyness that lasted quite a while.

2.5
Crockett (1116) - Southampton, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2004
Pale straw and hazy. Tiny head. Minimal lemony wheat aroma. Mild yeasts and apricot. Minerals. Doesn’t look lagered. Some caramel in the finish. Bland.

3
Hammy78 (973) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2011
Draught at "The Winking Judge" Hamilton Ontario. Pours a colden yellow colour, white head. Pretty basic aroma as well as taste. Didn’t mind it, but not really my cup of tea.

2.9
MarkoR (959) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2013
On tap at The Loop, in Toronto. Hazy golden colour with medium white head. Aroma is fruity, with decent hops. A refreshing beer without being the best out there.

3.3
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 20, 2001
Decent pilsner. Very light and cloudy colored. Sharply crisp and dry. An earthy/floral hop mix with some lemony rind hints as well. Overall a good drinking brew.


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