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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Inspired by the pilsners of the Rhine region, this lager is a tribute to the spicy, crisp and clean character of German noble hops and has just the right malt body to balance. Named aptly for the Cleveland slogan "Progress & Prosperity"

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1.5
cheap (6008) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2017
bottle. pours like any other pale lager. yes, slight pilsner hop aroma. a little sharp for a pilsner, i've tasted ales that act like this. difficult fbetter medicinal. was hoping for a friendlier brew fer sher. long bitter astringent pilsner bitter bite sharp finish. Probably not even as good as tr�egs sunshine or ottos pilsener or lakefront n-g er bj's pooks nor gordon bierish, n ithaca pils or even 0-b mamas little yeller pils. is it getting better as the session continues? probably not. probably should not be in a pilsner style? wtfdik

3.5
higgsbison (261) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2017
Clean. Crisp. Refreshing. And easy drinking well balanced Pilsner. Not a standout brew but I could drink it all night ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
JStax (7125) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2017
Draft sample. Clear yellow with a white head of foam. Aroma is grainy and citrusy. Sweet taste. Refreshing. Lighter body and high carbonation.

3.9
superspak (5877) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2017
12 ounce bottle into lager glass, best before 5/7/2017. Pours slightly hazy pale golden/yellow color with a 1 finger fairly dense and rocky white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of lemon, cracker, biscuit dough, light honey, herbal, floral, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of pale malt and earthy hop notes; with solid strength. A bit fruity/yeasty in the aromas, but not overwhelming. Taste of big lemon, cracker, biscuit dough, light honey, herbal, pepper, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate herbal/grassy/spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of lemon, cracker, biscuit dough, herbal, pepper, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Great robustness and balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Moderate dryness from lingering bitterness and carbonation, increasing through the glass. Very clean on lager flavors, with minimal yeast notes present. Medium-high carbonation and medium body; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately bready/grainy/sticky balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5.5%. Overall this is a delicious German pilsner style. All around great robustness and balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink. A very enjoyable offering, and pristine style example.

3.1
DialSquare (5119) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 27, 2017
12oz bottle from Kenny Road Market: gold pour, white lacing. aroma of grain and grass. tastes of bittersweet, grassy, lemon, yeasty/bready. big palate for the style. mineral bitter late.

3
unclefrito62 (319) - Stow, Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2017
Draft at Lizard. Small white head. Straw in color with medium carbonation. Not very aromatic A little hoppy for a pilsner. Overall average pilsner.

3.2
PorterPounder (8226) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2016
Boardman,Oh - Vintage Estate Wine and Beer - 12 bottle. Slight haze to the medium golden pour, soft, snow white head. Aroma has some grainy accents, a touch of grassiness. Solid pilsener flavor, some breadiness, hint of honey sweetness. Decent crispness to the mouthfeel.

3.1
ganache (6029) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Bottle. Nose is very grassy and grainy, a bit skunked at first. Pour a lightly hazy yellow-golden with a soapy bright white head, a hint of leg. Taste medium bitter with wonderful noble hops, not quite into Czech spagh funk but getting there, deeply entwined with caramel, grass, and lighter green notes, fresh Pils grain character that never actually ever leads to breadiness. Minimal citrus but there is a hint of sunshine, and though the heavy fat body is too full for what I think a pilsner should be, it’s clean and refreshing. [2016.08.03: 3.1]

2.9
ryecatcher (1459) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear, pale straw yellow with big foamy white head, excellent retention. Nose is faint skunk (which I find all too often in Pilseners), grass, lemon, crisp malt. Mouth is mild, malty, grassy, lemon. Average

4.4
OhioCity (1) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2016 does not count
Crisp, clean, yet tasty, this pilsner is nicely balanced to be easy drinking yet enough body to know that you’re not drinking the beer you drink while mowing the lawn.


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