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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Formerly Sudwerk Pilsner.

A Northern German-style Pilsner brewed in Northern California. Our pilsner is brewed entirely with pale two-row Weyermann, true to the style. A special blend of Bavarian Hallertauer and Tettnanger hops are used during brewing, adding to the sharp finish. Winner of the coveted “Brewers Choice” award for 25 consecutive years and counting.

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fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, toasted. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, grassy, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20111211]

3
yespr (45412) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma is dry grassy and slight cornish. Light grassy and cornish flavoured. Subdued bitterness into a medium dry finish.

3
Ungstrup (37558) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2009
Bottled. A light golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of straw and some malt - quite clean. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, and some bread, leading to a medium bitter finish.

2.9
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Clear yellow with a white head leaving some lacework. Aroma of malt and perhaps some flowery hops. Medium body, sweetish malt and a little sulphur. Dry and lightly bitter finish. 100709

3.2
brokensail (16444) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Clear golden pour with a finger of white head. Sweet and grainy nose, but some decent malt aroma of bread and dough. Light floral and spicy hops, yeast, and a touch of grass. The flavor is a bit simple and sweet. Quite grainy. As with the nose, some malt flavor and body. Very lightly hopped with just a light floral quality. No real bitterness, some mild apple esters, and a little grass on the finish.

3.3
bhensonb (15188) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle at the Yolo Beer Fest. Pours pale gold with a white head. Iight citrusy aroma. Med minus body. Flavor is bready with light noble hop. Finishes decently bitter.
Earlier Rating: 5/20/2007 Total Score: 2.8
Very light aroma. Seems a bit fishy, but that makes no sense. LIght brassy color with a white head that tries to lace. Medium bodied, the carbonation renders it a bit chewy, and the hop is appropriate for a pilsener. The finish is lightly bitter, and not so dry as might be desireable. Pilsener it is, but Pilsener Urquell it is not. Decent brew.

3.1
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2002
Tasting Notes from Fall 2000: Nice flavor, well-rounded, decent bitterness. Good body

3.2
Lubiere (13898) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2009
A yellow pils with a thin white head. A light crisp malt aroma with light German hops. In mouth, crisp malt with light German hops, mineral nots, nice and refreshing. On tap at brewpub, August 27 2009.

2.6
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2011
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of mustiness, soap, grass, and florals. Flavor of soap, grain, and grass with a bitter finish.

3.4
Pinball (12145) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2014
clear yellow, small white head. dry, slightly malty aroma, slightly flowery, very true to style, flavor is malty, sligtly flowery, good euro hoppy bitterness, faint spicy note, faint sweetish malty note. pretty awesome us pilsener, could easily fool me for being the real thing.


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