Brewed by Stratford Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Stratford, Canada


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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Stratford Brewing Companys signature beer is Stratford Pilsner. Brewed in traditional style using all-natural ingredients, Stratford Pilsner is as smooth and graceful as the swans floating down the Avon River. Golden amber, crisp, and always fresh, its a beer that youll enjoy anytime, any season. Stratford Pilsner is brewed in small batches in our Stratford brewhouse by brewmaster Alan Peterson. We use only the finest malt, yeast and hops and follow traditional methods of brewing to produce a first-class pilsner. Stratford Pilsner is brewed using Stratford water, which is drawn from deep rock wells that are cased in bedrock.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
samzim (403) - Ontario, - MAY 7, 2014
Light malty flavour. Clear straw colour. Flavour of biscuit, malt, and bread. Light body with mild carbonation. Pleasant to sip, but not too demanding.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
muzzlehatch (4902) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Un-Muzzling Olde Muzzlehatch Ratings, #26. Draught pint at Volo in Toronto, July 2008. Pours dark amber (a pilsener?) with very little head (a pilsener??) which doesnt last...nose is basically all buttery diacetyl (a pilsener???) with little discernible malt or grassy hops...body syrupy to start (a pilsener????), thin towards the finish, very little flavor of any kind...BLLECCHHH.

A pilsener?????

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (8062) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Actually a lot more decent than I hoped for. Smell is a little malty, pours golden with no head. High carbonation. Taste has a definite bitter crsip at the end. A little grain musk as well. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kevinsenn (2070) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2012
On tap at "The Parlour" in Stratford. Clear pale yellow. A mild grainy pilsener with a hoppy finish that ends off quite bitter. A perfectly fine pilsener.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AWS9 (670) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2011
Bottle. Pours a rather bland gold. Somewhat bitter grassy hops. Wheat... Fairly bland lager. Wouldve scored it lower, but the hops seemed more noticeable when I had another bottle...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fullers (269) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle The Emmet Ray, College Street, Toronto. Pours golden amber with medium, fast disappearing head. Fruit notes in faint aroma. Slightly acidic, pronounced carbonation, quite full bodied for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JRock72 (605) - - AUG 3, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2011 Bottle. Poured clear light golden brown with small head that retains. Very grassy/hay aroma. Flavour is very similar with light grassy finish. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
probstblueribbon (3785) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2011
341 ml bottle in a 6-pack from LCBO, served cold in a tulip glass.

App.: Clear golden with a so-so white foam. Aroma: Biscuit, cereals/grains, some fruitiness, light caramel and maybe a little butterscotch, a little toast, seems too fruity and Ale-like for a Pils. Palate: Medium body, moderate effervescence and a bit of Pils smoothness. Flav.: Biscuit, toast, caramel and a hint of butterscotch, apple juice, vague fruitiness, not getting much in the way of hops, a touch metallic; dry with a touch of bitterness and a biscuit and lightly fruity finish.

Too must Ale character, in my opinion. Misses the mark.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Zenwolf (269) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2010
Bottle. Very disappointed in this one. Went looking for a wedding beer to serve to non-craft drinking guests.. the nose is horrid and the taste wasnt much better. Pours a pale fools gold with very high carbonation. Clean tasting, but with a bit of fruit and grape. Slightly sweet with a wood like dryness.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Funknmilla (740) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2009
Bottle consumed 9-12-09...A foul smelling beer like bad gas and rotting cheese...the smell makes my stomach turn....oh and its the color of straw and urine..."it smells like your pee after a meal of asparagus" -P...it does two things in the mouth....a burst of sweet....then bad tainted malts...drain pour!!

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