RATINGS: 728   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Style: Über Pils ABV: 7% IBUs: 35 Availability: Year-round Hops: Warrior, Palisade, French Strisselspalt, Saaz, Simcoe, Cascade Malts: 2-row, Munich, Caramalt Arguably our most well-balanced beer, Small Craft Warning seems at once hop-forward and malt-forward; our brewers debate over which flavor force prevails in the beer. Small Craft exemplifies a robust pilsner—it’s crisp, well-carbonated, and slightly sweet. The beer is characterized by a firm malt backbone and a pronounced hop character. A fine aroma, from an array of hops, completes this quaffable beer.

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4.7
beerlord (217) - Cumming, Georgia, USA - FEB 7, 2007
WOW, big hop boquet on pouring this bottle conditioned light carmel colored beer. Nice medium mouth feel to it, nice malty flavor, alcohol definatly present in this one, nice and balanced, poor head retention but otherwise a perfect storng lager with a style of it’s own.

4.5
dwyerpg (6413) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2007
Wonderfully hoppy aroma. Flral and yummy. Nice hoppy flavor as well with a crisp dry, short finish, but excellent tasty stuff.

4.4
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2005
12 oz bottle. Golden and clear, with a lasting white head.Clean big malt and noble hop aroma, with a definite lager yeast note. Big and malty flavor with a nice noble hop flavor and bitterness. Has a German character to it....a hoppy maibock? I like this a lot.

4.4
RickS95 (36) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - NOV 20, 2008
I really enjoyed this beer. Bought it simply because of the bottle, the name, and the fact that I hadn’t had it before; glad I did. It pours a huge white head that lasts til the last sip. Dark ginger ale in color/caramel. Hints of hops and citrus in the nose. Smooth buttery mouthfeel, really nice. Good lacing with a complex finish. Sweet at first, then the bitter hops take over before the strong alcohol (7%) ends it. Really, a nice beer.

4.4
SanfordBrewer (1610) - Sanford, Florida, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Translucent dark gold with a thin ring of white; soft medium-full body with medium carbonation.

Aroma: piney citrusy amarillo hops, toffee and caramel malt.

Taste: toffee and biscuit malt, floral citrus peppery complex hops.

4.3
jde123 (775) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 5, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2005 Holy crap, I loved this beer on draught. A definate surprise as I had ordered it after a wonderful scotch ale, expecting something crisp and light, never having heard of this beer beforehand. What I got was a very complex concoction, lots of floral hop aroma, nice and bubbly, very thick and full bodied. I loved it!

4.3
TheBeerLover (1027) - DC Metro Area, USA - JAN 27, 2006
Small Craft Warning Uber Pils is brewed with German Pils and Carapils malts. It is then hopped with four different hops including Amarillo, Saaz, Hersbrucker, and Tettnag hops. It comes in at a hefty 7% abv, but like the OD Spring Brew, you would never believe you were drinking a beer of that strength. The aromas, flavors, and alcohol are on a higher level, but remain very balanced and drinkable. Uber Pils pours to a beautiful, bright, deep golden color with a thick and creamy white head, and a good bit of carbonation. The nose on this beer is fantastic with lots of herbal/grassy hop aromas that flood the nose. The palate is firm, with lots of crisp pilsner malt flavor, on a slick and full body. Uber Pils finishes with more great pilsner malt flavor up front, then ends with a wonderful, zesty, herbal hop bite that linger on the tongue. A very impressive beer with tons of character. I really love how big this beer is, yet how round and polished it is as well. These beefy, brawny lagers are a welcome addition to the craft beer world. Uber Pils is a natural with any hearty German fare, or grilled meats.

4.3
Braudog (6836) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2006
Bottle: Orange with a thin head. Nice mostly hoppy aroma. All-around nice drinker ... well-balanced hop-malt beer. Flavors fall into the American Pale family, I’d have thought ... quite excellent.

4.3
BigBen2120 (687) - Derry, New Hampshire, USA - APR 17, 2007
12oz brown bottle purchased as part of a multi-pack at Florian’s. Translucent amber body with a half inch of off-white head that leaves a small amount of lacing. Smells like apricot and caramel malt with hints of yeast. Tastes like caramel malt with supporting citrus hops. Rich sweetness dominates the flavor. Seems like a hint of mint in this brew too. Full flavor is complimented by a creamy mouthfeel and a moderate amount of carbonation. Overall a well-made drinkable beer.


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