Rogue 12th Street Pilsner

Formerly brewed at Rogue Ales
Style: Pilsener
Newport, Oregon USA


on tap


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This is the 4th of 15 Limited Edition 15th Anniversary Ales from Rogue. Available from Jan 15th 2004 to Feb 15th 2004 (or until they run out, whichever comes first), on tap and in commemorative 22oz bottles. 12th Street Pilsner measures in at 13 degrees Plato, 40 IBUs, 6 degrees Lovibiond, with an Apparent Attenuation of 75, Alcohol by Volume is 5.5%. Brewed with 4 ingredients: 100% imported malt, 100% Oregon grown Sterling Hops, a Czech pilsner yeast (not PacMan), and free-range coastal water.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gregfrsmith (12) - FRANCE - JUL 28, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2016 Just trying to how to use the beer application. Dont quite understand the rating system sometimes out of 5 sometimes 10, maybe automatic weighting

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 20, 2010
Rogue Ales--Oregon Brewing Company--Twelfth St. Pilsner--Bay Front Brewery 15th Anniversary Brew--2004 22 oz. Bottle. 5.25% ABV--40 IBUs. (4.25 / 5.0) Foamy mild lace head. Clear light effervescent gold color hazes lemon orange. Rich crisp Sterling hop front. Tangy rich pils dry sweet butterscotch Bottle Conditioned ester body. Smooth fresh hop citrus end. Nice. Sampled 9/2/2004.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClarkVV (6539) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 22, 2006
Bomber shared with OldGrowth, compliments of Radiomgb, on 2/17/06. Ive kept this refrigerated with a brown bag over it since receiving.
Encouraging pour reveals a bright, brassy-yellow, plenty of medium-sized bubbles forming an initially large white head that diminishes slowly to cover, providing light lacing. The nose shows a crisp, strong yeastiness, though a touch of plasticy dryness (not chemical in nature, just difficult to describe). But there is plenty of grainy, dry malt adding a fair amount of hay-like aroma, with dry, lightly spicy, lightly citrusy hops. Some light mineral character dulls things, somewhat, while there is a bit of heavy doughiness on the end. The beer still has a large amount of carbonation at first, which dies off rather evenly, allowing a thick, but dry maltiness to push through and build on the palate. Hops have lost most of their flavor by this point, providing only a light herbal quality, a hint of citrus and mostly a bitterness that is lingering but never poignant. Malt complexity seems to be the most lacking here, obviously this was created as more a session pils, and being in this drinkable of a condition after two years is certainly no small feet. There is a bit of a sourish/zesty character to the doughiness, though it just reinforces the hop dryness. Not watery by any means, and if anything, too carbonated and full of body. Without the hop flavor, it dosent seem to excite the senses. Texture is strongly effervescent, with plenty of dry malt backbone giving it a full feel as it goes down. No alcohol apparency, just a little bit of a bite from the czech yeast on end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidemaster (296) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2005
tried this awhile ago it was ok, but I didnt think it amerited any special response.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
doostinjcap (43) - Newport, Oregon, USA - APR 9, 2005
Good solid ale. Pilsners arnt my favorite by any means, but you have to give it to John C. Maier for his endless creations!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GermanBrews76 (680) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 30, 2004
beautiful, hazy golden yellow with a sticky, long lasting white top. Well balanced nose consists of hoppy overtones, spicy and herbal, accenting a pale, grainy malt profile. Citrus hints as well. Smooth and watery, Id sure like to see it clean up better, more crisp and effervescent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (6096) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2004
Clear golden colour with no head at all. Aroma of northwest hops, cardboard and some malt. Light to Medium-bodied; Mild flavour, little hops and a decent aftertaste. Overall, a nice beer to be able to try, especially because it was free, but not a great beer itself. I sampled this 65 cL bottle on 15-May-2004 at the May RB Party in Toronto, Ontario.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 3, 2004
(RBSG 2004) Light gold color. Medium head. Aroma is grassy and grainy. A medium bodied pilsner. Malts are fruity and sweet. Hops are slightly spicy. Fruity and orangish. Nice pilsner, a little aggressive with the hops, but it kind of works. Light and refreshing.. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is crisp and clean. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 27, 2004
RBSG 2004: Clear amber yellow with an average diminishing white head. Light flowers in the aroma, ends lightly bitter. Fizzy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2004
Golden with orange hues. Bready malts and a quite fruity in the nose. Flavor is sweet with a good dose of intersting herbal hops and floral notes. Dry crisp finish. Not bad.

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