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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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We just released a draft-only batch called Engelberg Pilsener, named after Mt.Angel. It’s German-style: light, dry and full of hoppy flavor. We made a simple single malt (Canadian pilsener malt) and single hop (Mt. Angel-grown tettnanger) recipe using a Munich lager yeast. The finished beer came out remarkably dry so for the second batch set to be released around the third week of July we coaxed just a bit more mouthfeel and residual sugar out of it and used a different hop variety, hallertauer mittlefruh. The beer is currently on tap in the tasting room and at a handful of bars around town. When the second batch is ready both will be on hand to taste side-by-side. Editor’s note: used to be all-tettnanger, now is tettnanger and hallertauer.

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3.6
Strykzone (7716) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Sampled at Upright. Clear gold with just a little foam. Nicely hopped with spicy Euro hs. Pale malts. Spicy as can be. Nice.

3.9
shoulderbroken (4256) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 8, 2015
Tap at Hop Haven. Nice. Dry and wheaty, flour, lots of grain, little bit of lemon. Very refreshing. Something herbal in the aroma.

3.4
DSG (15312) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2015
[2/26/15] Draught at Upright Brewing in Portland. Clear straw color. Nice aroma of lager yeast, a bit of bready malt and some herbal/grassy hops. Flavor has some sweetish bready malt, lager yeast and nice noble hops bitterness. A good Pilsener.

3.7
williamstome (2013) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Gold pour, nice white head. Floral aroma of lemon and yeast, flavor of lemon, flowers and grass. Very crisp, with an astringent finish.

3.2
VastActiv (7662) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Tap at Upright Brewing, Portland. Colour is slightly cloudy golden with small white. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, grain, some sweetness and malts.

3.2
smallfry (169) - - DEC 13, 2014
(Tap) Pretty good for a pilsner! But, it’s strangely too astringent. Bummer!

3.7
Travlr (26270) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Clear pale yellow color, fluffy white head. Aroma of white pepper and straw. Taste is similar. Clean finish.

3.4
slowrunner77 (13004) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 18, 2014
"Solid pils. Earth and grass. Cereal like. Perhaps a little hoppier than usual, which is never a bad idea. Crisp and clean without being boring. Nicely done..."

4.5
hopwine (678) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Nose is planty, floral, honey. Flavor is same plus toasty grain, mild minerality, and light bitterness on the finish.

3.9
Experiment_Ale (1098) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2014
At upright with Taylor, Stephen, and Dina. Pours golden urine, pretty much no head. Aroma is grassy hay dry. Taste is grassy dry hint of sweet hops, fresh but nice flavorful. Finish is pils.


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