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Scrimshaw Pilsner - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,367 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,367
Reviews: 635
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 30
Gots: 58 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-16-2001)
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EvilGnome6

Arizona

3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Belgian tulip glass.

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow with a thin film of head on the top. Some bubbles rising to the top but no lacing as I drink the glass down.

S: Very faint smell of citrus and malt. A light, earthy undertone.

T: When I took my first sip, I expected to taste skunk. The light flavor that you're initially hit with is so often followed by the skunky twang of a macro brew in a clear bottle that I've become conditioned to it.

But there was none of that. Instead it was followed up by a remarkably smooth and clean balance of hops and malt. There's nothing outstanding here but it's remarkably smooth and refreshing.

There's a slight orange peel bitterness that builds a bit over time but it never becomes overwhelming.

M: Crisp and slightly dry.

D: Very high. An easy drinking session beer that would go well with an afternoon of mowing the lawn followed by an evening grilling up some eats.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2010 02:54:28 | More by EvilGnome6
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle, drank from a seidel. Drank at just above fridge temperature (45F?)

Appearance: Beautiful golden amber colour with plenty of luscious foamy white head. Visible carbonation. Probably couldn't get any better.

Smell: Sweet, delicious malt with lots of estery banana, berry, and other fruit flavours. A tasty and refreshing smelling floral hoppiness compliments the fruitiness. Amazing.

Taste: A little less prominent than the smell, but still solid. Light malt but complex hops. Very good example of the pilsner style.

Mouthfeel: Frothy and full feel, leaves a nice aftertaste, and no alcohol taste. Very smooth and satisfying, and refreshing as well.

Overall: Best pilsner I've had up to this point. Excellent session beer, tasty and refreshing especially in a warm summer evening. Very well priced as well.

Serving type: bottle

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Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,367 ratings.