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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
carlitos99 (184) - The Big Apple, USA - JAN 23, 2002
clean tastng beer with a good blend of hop and malt.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chadski4 (170) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Rather enjoyed this. Nice straw color. Expected bready malts in the aroma and taste but also with a slight bit of citrus hops

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yackery (166) - California, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Tap at Congregation. White head dissolves in five minutes over fast lacing and a clear, pilsner body. Aroma is pilsner mild but straw, grass, and some process of baking whole grain bread or urine. Taste is mildly sweet becoming water with a long, mild bitter finish. There is mild umami somewhere between the aroma and the finish. Overall, very good, but there are better.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Anglofile (138) - Piti, GUAM - OCT 19, 2006
Bottle. Pours amber yellow with a bubbly head and much carbonation. Head reduces as carbonation exits. Smells a bit chemically with lots of fragrance. First sip awfully bitter but in a good way; goes down real easy. Very light on the palate. Nice and smooth overall. Refreshing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nebulor (109) - , California, USA - MAR 3, 2009
Pilsner hops aroma with a bready pale malt smell. Light golden color with a frothy head, lots of action and no visible sediment. Bready pale malt grain taste with well balanced hops that has an herbal aftertaste. Light bodied, resinous, with lively soft carbonation. Excellent session beer and well balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
droopy49 (97) - Lancaster, California, USA - MAY 13, 2006
12oz bottle poured a bright golden color with a thin white head. Subtle hop aroma with a bit of citrus in the nose. Flavor is pretty mild, but not bad for a pilsner. Lagunitas Pils is still my fav but this was not bad. Good crisp, fresh aftertaste, I hope to try it at the brewery someday.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
exadore (92) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 18, 2007
Bottle. Poured with a half finger head. Body is a very clear, almost watery yellow color. Nice bitter flavor, tastes very average for the style. Easily notable bubbly flavor, over carbonated? I think so.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dawghouse Brewers99 (91) - Exeter, California, USA - DEC 29, 2001
Nice malty flavor balanced with hop bitterness. Hop aroma is good. Great beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lightandrhythm (63) - - JUN 3, 2012
Light in color and aroma with a grassy nose. Malt and yeast dominate the flavor profile with just a hint of bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Allthatisevil (48) - alabaster, Alabama, USA - NOV 11, 2007
Light colour of gold. Nice bitter style aftertaste I think it could be a little less carbonated. Its a good beer.


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