RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A well-structured Czech style pilsner. TORCH is strong in alcohol with a rich,full finish. Good mouth feel and well-balanced Czech Saaz hops ensure that TORCH is not your typical pilsner. Color: 5 Lovibond;IBU:35

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aplus01 (71) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Herbal hop aroma. Crystal clear light gold color with fine bubble. Little lacing, no head. Taste is dominated by saaz hops followed by bitterness. A crisp, clean, well done czech pilsner. Would drink again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (2075) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle. Looks like your classic beer- clear golden with a pillowy head with decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of cereal and honey with the sweetness cut by a dryness- maybe a hint of a vegetal smell. Flavor is lightly sweet, a touch grainy, then dry. Nice dry/lightly bitter finish, seems well-balanced, fairly high carbonation. A nice lighter beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopTsing (575) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2013
From the bottle poured a deep golden brew with a generous white head. Medium/light bodied with aromas of malt and hops with hints of vanilla. Well balanced flavors of malt and hops. I like it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (4183) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JAN 29, 2013
A bottle of this fine beer came to me courtesy of Durhambeer!
Pours a very pale golden, perfectly clear, with a very small head.

The aroma is herbal and "robustly" hoppy. The malt sweetness while noticeable is either very low or hidden by the spicer & more herbal hop character.

The flavor is mineral-y & enjoyably bitter. The hops are well featured and of course very saaz-y with nice notes of grass, herbs, and mild fruit skin. The beer is only lightly sweet and very bright.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kinz (3786) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Beer 45 Asheville trip. Clear light gold, nice head. Aroma is crackery pils malts and floral hops. Flavor is a match, quite clean, with a bracing floral and slightly spicy hop finish. Really quite fantastic. Love finding a well made pils. Really a great beer to have fresh like this. A favorite from the trip.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6560) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
on tap, clear goldent pour with white frothed foam, aroma is lemon, dust and pepper, flavor is hoppy lemon, white pepper, biscuit notes, good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5670) - Georgia, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Comes out of the bottle a strong, bubbly solar yellow with a fairly thick white head. For a pilsner, I say that’s good. Aroma is fairly strong, malty and yeasty with a hint of apple. Crisp, malty flavor has yeasty and bitter hoppy notes, a little hoppier than most pilses I have sampled. Texture is fairly fizzy, though it has about average body. At least it’s not watery. A decent pils. This is not my favorite style, but I’ll try just about any craft beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
geologyguy (1564) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - NOV 24, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2015 Smell is slightly sweet malt, Not very good...taste and everything not the greatest...like a light pilsner (which I dislike)...just average to below average beer, a little too hoppy and pilsnery for Me x2

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT (10000) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Tap at Milltown. Pours sparkling golden. Denser white head. Sheety lacing. Nose is sharp lemon, gritty corn, herbal, fresh biscuit. Taste is snappy, crackery, small paper, sharp hoppiness. Solid. Not amazing. But on target. Too much newspaper/carbon is unfortunate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RxForHealth (180) - - NOV 9, 2012
Nicely structured if typical Czech beer. Fruity and light, well balanced. I'd drink it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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