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Torch Pilsner - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

282 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 282
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-09-2005)
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a very light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of grains, some malts. Taste is grains, hops, some malts, a touch of lemon, smooth and easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 12:08:41 | More by tone77
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

05-05-2014 00:47:24 | More by dcs1548
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cdoan4

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-30-2014 15:03:30 | More by cdoan4
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-23-2014 08:40:01 | More by Sanchezrox23
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-14-2014 09:43:59 | More by SocalKicks
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drsarver

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-14-2014 02:23:30 | More by drsarver
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Beejay

Virginia

3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: A very yellow color, almost grapefruit. The body of the beer is a bit on the hazy side. A good amount of soft looking pure white head.

S: Light grain, a little bit of honey and some lemon balm aroma. Fresh and crisp.

T: There is a good amount of herbal flavor, as well as some lemony flavors. The bitterness is fairly noticable, and comes through especially in the finish. I would like a little more of the grain to come though.

M: Medium light, crisp, with high carbonation. The finish lingers with residual bitterness, and perhaps a little bit of a tannic feel.

O: Overall it is pretty easy drinking, but I feel like the bitterness level on this guy is a little high for my tastes.. I want a crisp and clean finish that this one falls short on.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 23:23:40 | More by Beejay
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Johnny_Duck

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-06-2014 23:41:23 | More by Johnny_Duck
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-06-2014 22:28:10 | More by lccrunchy
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MDF

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-04-2014 13:11:33 | More by MDF
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mdfb79

New York

3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 03/29/14 notes. Had on tap at Fireworks in Arlington, VA.

a - Pours a clear bright yellow color with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of grains, wheat, dough, light fruits and light floral notes. Nice and simple.

t - Tastes of grains, bread, wheat, biscuit, dough, light floral notes. No fruit, again, prety simple but nice.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Very easy to drink.

o - Overall a decent pilsner. Not a ton going on but easy to drink and solid.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2014 15:46:07 | More by mdfb79
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plinythederek

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-29-2014 21:48:12 | More by plinythederek
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Zraly

Virginia

3.56/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pilsner glass. Clear and light gold with nice lacing and decent head retention.

A bit sweet for style, the aroma is very good. Classic saaz hop note upfront with a nice spicy, slightly grassy feel. Mouthfeel is medium and maybe slightly on the heavy side for style. Bread and a bit of fruit (which the fruit seems a bit off for style). Finish is crisp.

Good session beer and would go well with a veggie curry.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 20:55:50 | More by Zraly
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mte1972

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-22-2014 18:00:55 | More by mte1972
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KFrank729

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

03-16-2014 22:22:08 | More by KFrank729
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skelton00

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

03-14-2014 19:57:20 | More by skelton00
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JMC0054

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-12-2014 23:29:54 | More by JMC0054
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-05-2014 03:57:21 | More by Sludgeman
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

03-03-2014 21:20:13 | More by VeganUndead
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ProstMasterson

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-03-2014 13:33:02 | More by ProstMasterson
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scottDC

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-03-2014 00:13:43 | More by scottDC
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

02-26-2014 14:14:22 | More by Brewsed
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Light golden hued with great clarity. Just a faint wisp of foam partially covers the top. Aroma of Saaz hops and Czech lager yeast is prevalent. Mouth is crisp and refreshing. The taste is a nice gentle Saaz hop bitterness that beckons for additional sips.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 04:49:28 | More by Franziskaner
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AlexFields

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

02-26-2014 00:49:29 | More by AlexFields
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours orange straw with little to no white head. Smells of nice grain profile, very sweet. Tastes of sweet grain, nice profile. Beer is heavily carbonated nice and smooth. Overall an above average beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2014 22:43:49 | More by cyclonece09
Torch Pilsner from Foothills Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.