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Torch Pilsner - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

314 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 314
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 5
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Torch Pilsner
A well structured, Czech-style pilsner. Torch is strong in alcohol with a rich, full finish. Good mouth feel and well-balanced Czech Saaz hops ensure that Torch is not your typical pilsner.
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 5.3%
Color (SRM): 3.7
Bitterness (IBUs): 35
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AVAILABILITY
Year-round

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-09-2005)
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North Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -65.6%

03-03-2013 23:22:28 | More by pauldave1976
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South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -58.7%

12-27-2011 01:01:26 | More by whitekiboko
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North Carolina

2/5  rDev -44.9%

07-18-2013 01:33:25 | More by mwbrady12
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South Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -38%

05-27-2013 17:11:25 | More by herrburgess
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North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

11-23-2013 00:06:21 | More by dharmabum1102
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Florida

2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

06-10-2013 22:19:27 | More by andy1701
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Lob

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

02-27-2012 15:17:14 | More by Lob
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ONN8

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

12-22-2013 22:00:50 | More by ONN8
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Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

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AlexFields

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

02-26-2014 00:49:29 | More by AlexFields
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UnionJack31

North Carolina

2.91/5  rDev -19.8%

A- Like a macro lager. Clear, golden yellow. Typical looking for a beer.

S- Floral hops and musty grains! Not a clean smell, if you know what I mean. Very different for a lager, even a German Pils.

T- The hops imparts a spicy quality to the beer. Moderately bitter finish. Carbonation is very tingly on the tongue.

M- Almost a medium mouth feel. But overall this is an easy drinking beer. The bitterness is a bit harsh

This was an OK beer, Nothing special. I don't think I'll buy this beer again. It's a little bitter, and not refreshing enough for me to warrant keeping this around.

11-05-2013 16:48:51 | More by UnionJack31
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PatrickJR

North Carolina

2.93/5  rDev -19.3%

Had this on tap in a pint glass at Coopers in Greensboro.

A - Looks like most pilsners. Bright yellow, nice 2 finger head with moderate retention and some lace.

S - Not much here. Bready malt, slight biscuit aromas, and if I strain, an actual hop presence.

T - More like a macro lager or all malt lager. Grainy, one dimensional malt comes with a smidge of cheesy/skunky hops. Metallic aftertaste.

M - Light and crisp, on par with a good pils.

D - This wasn't a horrible brew to drink, but if I wanted something more I'd pick a German pils or an APWA; if I wanted something less I'd opt for a Brooklyn Lager or even PBR. Not particularly suited to etiher crowd.

09-13-2008 08:50:38 | More by PatrickJR
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WFU03

North Carolina

2.98/5  rDev -17.9%

Torch is my favorite of the regular rotation at Foothills, but that is more a result of my taste than its. I love a great pilsner and can make do with an average one. Unfortunately, Torch is pretty average, but it is not bad by any means...just average. The individual parts of the beer all are fine, but seem to add up to less than the sum, making the beer less smooth and drinkable than it should be.

12-10-2007 04:02:08 | More by WFU03
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Texas

3/5  rDev -17.4%

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Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.4%

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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-19-2013 00:22:28 | More by JordanPP
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New York

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-03-2012 16:42:00 | More by JohnQVD
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Tennessee

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-10-2012 02:45:30 | More by smarkham24
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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Virginia

3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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South Carolina

3/5  rDev -17.4%

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Maryland

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Torch Pilsner from Foothills Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.