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Torch Pilsner - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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294 Ratings
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Ratings: 294
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 5
Gots: 17 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-27-2013 21:44:12 | More by brotherloco
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-25-2013 00:28:58 | More by BCash
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

07-24-2013 17:21:48 | More by DuffDaddy
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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North Carolina

2/5  rDev -45.1%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

3.89/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a straw yellow with a fizzy bright white head that dissipates quickly

S-grassy, noble hops, slightly sweet

T-similar to the nose-grassy, Noble hops, slightly bitter with a hint of sweetness. It has a good flavor, but is somewhat mild.

M-Thin and crisp

Overall, this is a very drinkable beer for sure. Its not as flavorful or as crisp as some other versions of the style but still a solid choice, especially in the warmer months.

Serving type: bottle

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Virginia

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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Tasted 12 May 2013, reviewed from notes.

Pours a clear pale golden yellow. One finger white head, okay retention and lacing. Nice column of bubbles rising up.

Smell is grainy and vegetably lightly sweet, with a dash of Saaz spice. Rounded, full, a bit corny, and peppery.

Taste is in line with the smell, full and grainy, but with a bit more potent spice. What I'm not getting is crispness - the malts are too long-lasting, and the bite I want to counterbalance them isn't quite there. Pretty good, but not great.

Feel is excellent. Substantive but light, with a zippy carbonation that adds a ton to the beer's overall effect. If only the spice were as active as the bubbles.

A good pilsner, a little heavier on the grainy sweetness than I would like. Good spice presence, just settles down a little too heavily, making it not as bright or refreshing as I want.

Serving type: bottle

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Torch Pilsner from Foothills Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 294 ratings.