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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Orlando Brewing’s first lager is a big hit! European Pilz is a light-bodied yet flavorful beer created in the traditional pilsener style. Like all our beers, it is hand-crafted by brewmaster Ed Canty right here on the premises. Have a pint! It’s the best way to cool down as we enter the dog days of summer

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dchmela (3064) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Draft at the brewery. Dark gold pour with a thin white head. Light hop velvety malt aroma. A good malty taste, solid body with a lot of hops for a pilsener. Leaves a slight bitter finish. One of the better offerings from the brewery.

decaturstevo (6244) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 16, 2008
At OB. Gold with hints of red. Nose of hops and malt. A hoppy malty beer that is semi sweet. Solid palate and good carbonation. Very soldi beer with a very good hop profile that leads to a very good bitter finish.

TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - FEB 14, 2008
On tap at the brewery. Pours a translucent golden with a large fog white head that laced. Aroma of mixed citrus, cereal grains, lots of nice floral/spicy hop notes and very fruity. Flavor of hops, cereal grains, good bit of hop bitterness, some grapefruity character. A nice hoppy pilsner.

Tmoney99 (14494) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2008
Draft sample at brewhouse. Poured a clear straw color with a moderate fizzy white head that mostly lasted and had good lacing. Moderate hoppy aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium bitter hoppy flavor with a medium bittersweet dry finish of moderate duration. This beer met my expectations.

Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 22, 2008
Draft at the brewery. Pours a clear, medium gold body with a wispy, thin, pure white film. A thin, foamy edge leaves behind minimal amounts of spotty lacing. The aroma shows very light caramel malts, cream, bready yeast, a drop of lemon, and a surprising amount of floral hops. The flavor started out sweet and biscuity, with a good amount of lemon chiffon character and a nice dose of floral, slightly peppery hops. Medium-light bodied and smooth, this would be a nice session brew on a hot day. I’m starting to think that Orlando Brewing does lagers better than it does ales, as this one and the Doppelbock were the most impressive brews within their styles.

jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2008
on tap-pours a retaining thin off white head that laces and yellow/gold color. Aroma is mild grain, lemon. Taste is light/medium malt-caramel, secondary spicy hops (Hersbruck?). Medium body. Mild carbonation.

DragonStout (1416) - Groveport, Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2007
Too hoppy and spicy for a pilsner.Like mine a little refreshing.Pours a nice golden color with cereal on the nose.The finish had a slight bite.

redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2007
I’ll be completely honest, i had did not have high hopes for this one, but it really surprised me! Cereal grains in the aroma, a little spicy. Pours light blonde. Very hoppy, bitter, some cereal grain flavors, slightly catty. This is definitely NOT a "classic german pilsner" its way too hoppy, but i do like a hoppy pilsner, despite the slight cattiness in the hop flavor, its pretty good. Just don’t let it get a little warm, towards the end, it got pretty nasty as it warmed up.

hopscotch (11113) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2007
Draft... Lightly-hazed yellow lager with a small, wispy, white head... diminishes to an ultra-small, creamy head. Excellent retention. The aroma is of citrus, white bread and toffee with an earthy undertone. Sweet, pilsner malt flavor is challenged by, but not equaled by, earthy Saaz hops. Medium-bodied with a lightly creamy mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Metallic bitterness lingers on the back of my palate for minutes, not seconds, after each sip.

kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 25, 2007
Date: 11/17/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

Clear dark gold, fine beige head, thick lace, sweet malt aroma with soft floral hops, sweet malt flavor with a grain character, nice bitter bite comes in to balance and complement the sweetness, lingering bitter finish,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

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