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Scrimshaw Pilsner - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,573 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,573
Reviews: 649
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 43
Gots: 117 | 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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Photo of leantom
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

A very warm day is a good day for pilsners. Here goes:

A: Pours a clear gold (maybe a little coppery, though) with a three-fingered head that leaves some lacing. The head is nice and fluffy and the beer looks like a pilsner. Great. 4.5/5

S: Good. None of the corn smell that is present in many American adjunct lagers - this one is solid barley (maybe some wheat, too) and hops. The malt is rather mild and grainy, but the hops are readily apparent. I can smell lemon, grass, pepper and lighter spices - very European and not robust like in American beers. Some drawbacks, but good.

Overall, the smell is rather simple: grainy malt and lemony hops. This is great for a pilsner, however. 4/5

T: Taste follows the nose except the malt is more apparent. Can still detect lemon, grass and lighter spices from the hops, and the malt has a rather distinct grainy taste. Simple but good. 4/5

M: Very clean and crisp. Glides down the throat. Great. 4.5/5.0

O: Proof that beers don't have to be complex to be very good. 4.25/5.00

leantom, Aug 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.4/5  rDev -9.8%

I'm hoping this was an old bottle (no date). The flavor was bready and malty, with very little of the crisp, hoppy bite I look for in a Pils. I'm being generous with a 3.4 just because I do think this bottle was well past it's prime. I'll have this again when I see it on draft to see if my suspicion is correct.

JMUbrewz, Nov 14, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -17.8%

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Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,573 ratings.