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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This is a premium example of the classic German Pilsner. Clean, crisp and refreshing, the Elemental Pilsner is pleasantly full-bodied. Generous use of German noble hops provides this beer with a complex hop presence with a dry and slightly bitter finish. A bright white, lacey head tops off this award-winning session beer.

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3.6
Naven (1001) - Poway, California, USA - FEB 14, 2008
22 oz bottle from Southbay Drugs. Wow, this is good. Super nice golden color, slight aroma of bubble gum and spicy hops. Sweet, with a bit of peppery flavors in the background. Maybe I have just been craving a good lager lately, but this one really impressed me. I’m glad this is now available in bottles, as I will be drinking tons of this, especially come summer. Pilsener lovers rejoice!

3.6
JoeTheYounger (1195) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - MAY 17, 2010
On draft at Pizza Port Solana Beach. Poured a murky yellow golden color small head. Aroma was spicy with some hop presence. Taste was very grainy with some hops. Not too shabby.

3.6
TheBeerGod (6261) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Bottle. Label shows 5.6% ABV. Translucent gold with a foamy white head. Aroma is noble hops, grassy notes, grains, light lemon and biscuit malt. Taste is grassy hops, noble hops, light lemon, honey, grains, buttered biscuit and dough. Body is medium with a soft, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more noble hops, bread dough, grass, buttered biscuit and light lemon.

3.5
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - DEC 26, 2007
ON tap at Hamiltons. Clear golden with a fizzy white head. Sweet fruity/malty aroma and taste with a good bready flavor and some honey notes.

3.5
doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 26, 2008
22oz bomber from SBD. Pours hazy golden yellow with minimal white head, tiny bit of lace. Smells grainy and malty and sweet. Tastes of very mellow, earthy hops up front and then sweet malts toward the finish, grain flavors as well. Medium body, nice active, yet smooth carbonation. If your in the mood for a pilsner, this is a quality one.

3.5
enginaaron (73) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 1, 2008
As far as pilsners go, I thought this was pretty good, definitely worth drinking (which is saying a lot for a pilsner.) Has that very Lightning-typical yeast flavor and and a very smooth finish. Good flavor and a decent overall impression.

3.5
Getbetter (1033) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - MAY 14, 2010
From 22 oz bottle.grass, cheese, this is the first time i have ever notice chesse and grass in a beer as a taste so i dont know what to say but Lighting is always good this beer is thicker than most Pilsner.White thin head.bananna smell

3.5
Lagunitasfan (1323) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 18, 2010
On tap at Hamilton’s. Light and awesome. Light hoppiness, with light sweetness. Bit of grassy in there. Hints of a lemony yeast. I’m suprised by the low scores.

3.5
adrosson (150) - California, USA - APR 27, 2012
I liked this beer. Very much like urquell with maybe a bit of cloves. Towards the end of the bottle the hops took over and got a bit dry. 22 from whole foods ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
Fatehunter (2614) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Pours two fingers of head on a hazy straw body. The aroma is lemon and honey. The taste is moderate lemon bitterness. A bit chewy. The texture is softer.


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