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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Troegs Sunshine Pils is hand-crafted in our small brewery using only malted barley, noble hops and bottom-fermenting yeast. This pilsner delivers a refreshing hop bitterness and a zesty, vibrant finish.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (12326) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 11, 2013
Tap @ Lost Dog - McLean. Pours clear gold with a small, frothy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is Pils and straw malt, spicy earthy hops and a clean lager character. Flavor is malt dominant with medium hops and bitterness with a clean lager character and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (4422) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2016
12 oz bottle from NC. Excellent looks: clear pale golden body with a proportionate creamy off-white head that has partial retention and that leaves spots and lots of sticky lacing. Aroma: bready for style. Flavor: Mild bitterness. More hop flavor than the aroma suggests; faint bready malts. Clean. Medium+ carbonation with a soft feel in a light body

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (3235) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours a yellow color with white head. Pils, skunky, herbal aromas. Straw, skunky, pils, earthy flavors. Clean, crisp beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TH28 (393) - - JUL 22, 2016
12oz bottle. 7/21/16 bb date. Appearance: As pale yellow as it gets, crystal clear, with a light fluffy white head Aroma: Herbal and spicy Saaz hops with a touch of bready malt. Taste: Soft, lightly bready and caramel malt with a fairly strong diacetyl butter, giving way to a strong herbal and spicy hop bitterness. Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a moderately high carbonation. Finish: Dry, sticky on the palate, with lingering herbal hoppiness Overall: It’s almost like drinking a slightly lighter Pilsner Urquell. Definitely has the soft bready and caramel malty profile, with a slightly stronger diacetyl note, and a bright, sharp bitterness that balances it all out. Beautiful beer

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CharmCityCrab (244) - Maryland, USA - JUL 14, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2016 Watery. Some pale malts. There?s a hop presence, which differentiates it from macro pilsners, noble hops I would guess. Very drinkable and refreshing with a low ABV (Which can be either good or bad depending on the situation). Distinctly lighter in taste than well-known mainstream craft lagers and pilsners like Boston Lager and Brookyln Lager. Nothing offensive in here, but unless your goal is to drink someone drinking Miller Lite under the table bottle for bottle while drinking craft (This is a 4.5 ABV versus Miller Lite?s 4.2 ABV, so the other guy would have a slight advantage, but not much of one), or you get a few in a mix pack with some really good beers (That would be me, the sour in the 2016 summer mix pack rocks), I don?t see why you?d get it with other better craft options on the table. Maybe a beach or lawnmower beer? Could also be good for someone who wants a little bit more flavorful than a macro beer, but not much more. You know, different strokes for different folks. Nothing that tastes bad here. Its fine, just a bit light on the flavor. Also, to be fair, pilsners generally go a little malt-light to accentuate the hops, even though they aren’t hops heavy eithee, so I can’t say this isn’t to style. Its medicre, but in a non-offensive way.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
axl (609) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2016
Draft. Clear pale yellow. Aroma is light hoppy with citrus, tropical fruits, mango and sweet melon. Taste is the same with a slight bitterness towards the finish. Light mouthfeel, light carbonation and clean finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
koleminer20 (2691) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Flight shared with ebone1988 at the brewery. The pour is a crystal clear bright golden yellow with a tiny ring of head and no lace. The aroma is almost nonexistent. There’s nothing there at all. There is a light malt happening that just kind of makes for a very light golden amber presence. The flavor is not good. It’s got a light but of sweet malt up front and then it falls apart. Light sweet nothing. The mouth feel is thin and light. Very watery. The carbonation doesn’t really exist. The aftertaste is sweet and light with a strange maltiness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1464) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Flight shared with koleminer20 at Tröegs. Aroma is sweet corn, earthy hops, plain. Appearance is golden, clear, off white head. Taste is earthy hops, sweet corn, sone fruit, standard pils. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light carbonation, earthy hops aftertaste. Overall, this is a standard pils, nothing more.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hershiser2 (2322) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear light yellow with a tiny head. Aroma of grass and wheat. Taste is lightly flowery wheat. Boring, nothing new here.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hman43 (1230) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 4, 2016
It pours light golden with a moderate white head. It is very clear. The head does produce a little bit of lacing. The aromas are grainy with a low amount of flowery compliment. It has a sweet start with moderate bitterness in the taste. The grainy flavors are highlighted with low floral notes. It has a clean taste. It has a light feel to it with moderate bitterness that last through the finish and lingers a bit. It is clean and crisp. Overall, this is a clean, crisp beer that highlights the grainy aromas and flavors with floral compliments.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
damzz (476) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Pours a clear yellow with a thick white head. The nose is clean pilsner with a hint of hops. Fine long lasting carbonation. Taste is pils malt slightly sweet with following and lingering hops bitterness. 112 oz bottle in a variety pack


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