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Scrimshaw Pilsner - North Coast Brewing Co.

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Scrimshaw PilsnerScrimshaw Pilsner

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

1,628 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,628
Reviews: 659
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 45
Gots: 141 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-16-2001

No notes at this time.
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4.88/5  rDev +29.4%

Photo of ppvora
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Poured from a cold 12 oz. bottle into a lager glass.

Golden hue, but just a tad darker than pure gold.

A good 3 fingers of head...had to pause for it to settle before more beer could be poured. Virtually no remaining aeration though.

Aroma: very little. Based purely on aroma, there was little to write about this beer.

Taste: Some barley and hops. A subtle citrus and orange-like flavor in the background. A mildly hoppy beer. A good one to introduce someone to what pilsners are all about.

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of barnzy78
3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, this is one of my brother-in-law's favorite beers, so I picked up a bunch for Thanksgiving. It doesn't disappoint.
A - fairly persistent off-white head tops a slightly hazed golden body
S - herbal, earthy, grassy nose, pilsner malt and a bit biscuity
T - earthy, grassy, a bit nutty, pilsner malt, a bit herbal, finishes with a slightly spicy, peppery bite
M - lighter body, very effervescent, finishes clean and balanced but not as smooth as some of its German counterparts
O - very nice American brewed German Pilsner. It's easy to drink and ended up being a crowd pleaser. I'd get it again for that reason.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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4.2/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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4.56/5  rDev +21%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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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.

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3.1/5  rDev -17.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.96/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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4.04/5  rDev +7.2%

Scrimshaw Pilsner from North Coast Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,628 ratings.