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Scrimshaw Pilsner - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,368 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,368
Reviews: 636
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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unit555

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Ultimately, everythign that came out of this North Coast sampler was excellent but this one took me the longest to start enjoying. It just wasn't what I expected when I opened the first bottle.

The gold color is very dark but the clarity was good and the head seemed to last well into the glass. The smell was prominent and rich in both malt and hops.

The taste initially put me off. Reminded me more of a lager than a pilsner. I definitely started to warm up to it as I worked my way through the six pack.

Approach this beer with an open mind to avoid potential disappointment.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2005 12:53:25 | More by unit555
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flagmantho

Washington

3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium golden hue with no haze, a moderate effervescence and a thin finger of creamy white foam. Not too bad.

Smell: lightly sweet malt aroma with a good grainy character and a nice dose of noble hops. Hops are a little herbal but not strikingly so; I think this is quite a good example of the style.

Taste: lightly grainy malt character with a lot less hops than the aroma. Bitterness is quite low. Not bad, but I would have really liked the flavor to track a bit more with the aroma.

Mouthfeel: light body with a very good carbonation and a very nice creaminess. Quite good for the style.

Overall: this is a nice, refreshing Pilsner. It's perhaps not as crisp as I'd like, but that is a bit more in-style to a German Pils rather than a Czech one.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 21:41:24 | More by flagmantho
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Whiteweasel

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +14.1%
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

07-13-2014 02:50:56 | More by Whiteweasel
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Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,368 ratings.