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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   ABV: -
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As opposed to its bigger Czech cousin Pecks Pilsner, our German Pils is a traditional German-style brau. The renowned German Hallertau Mittelfruh hop and pilsner malt produce a lighter-bodied pils that finishes crisp yet soft. So authentic and drinkable, it cries Bring on the liters!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4937) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2004
Light, fruity, some nice ending bitterness, good color and lacing in the glass, hints of pepper and spice. Slightly better than the Pecks Pils I thought.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drewbeerme (3920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2008
on tap at great dane, sampled next to their czech pils (Pecks) and this didn’t come close, a nice hallertau hop character but it was more underplayed than the saaz in Pecks, with a body that isn’t near as full. i still enjoyed this but i would have to choose Pecks over this easy.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Straw yellow with no head. Light corn nose with some grassy hops and sweet malts. Taste of mild corn and perfumed sweet malts. A little sour and chalky with a bitter finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - FEB 18, 2007
Draft at the brewpub. Clear golden color with a thin white head and minimal lacing. Light fruity plum aroma. Tasted of noble hops, and light cereal grain. Dry and crisp with subdued hop bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2010
Draft at Great Dane Downtown. Pours a pale yellow with white head. Nose is noble and clean, sweet pils and herbal HM hops. On taste, clean and crisp bitter hop note to compliment the clean pils malt. Mostly clean and well made, just no umph. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi (3360) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 14, 2005
Pours to a clear golden body with a rocky white head that disapates to a thin film. Visible carbonation. The aroma is one of the first G.D. brews to be obvious and easy to smell. It has nice floral hops and is quite smooth atop the light malted corn body. The flavor is really nice. Perhaps one of the best in the style. Floral hops morph into a nice smooth, toasted grain. The palate is refreshing and velvety. Medium-light bodied. This is a great beer for the style.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madvike (3230) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 29, 2009
On tap at downtown location - This wasnt too bad--a lot better than I expected. Pours clear straw yellow with barely a head. Smells fruity, with bread and honey notes. Taste is mild malt, bread, yeast. Its over-carbonated, but once it warmed a bit it calmed down. I wouldnt mind drinking this on a hot day.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cbfobes (2881) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2010
On tap at brewpub, pours a pale yellow with no head, aroma is sweet and smells like crackers, flavor is overall bland and boring but has a crisp finish, meh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2869) - Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2006
(Tap) Pours a clear golden color with a decent white head. Typical German pilsner taste. Mild hops and malts, with a dry palate. Slight metallic aftertaste as well. Not too bad though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - OCT 14, 2010
6/21/2008. Draught at the brewpub. Clear straw with a one finger white head, faded to a thick film before long. Aroma has hints of floral hops, minimal sulfur, some cracker malts. Stronger malt profile in the flavor with plenty of balance from the light hops. Bitterness peaked at a 3, finish is dry. Moderate to high carbonation with a light body. Very sessionable.


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