Continental Pilsner - Brugge Brasserie
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Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by GreenWBush:
4.18/5 rDev +7.2%
Hazy gold copper. Small head, but phenomenal lacing.
Nose is uber-clean; pilsner malt, dough, a touch of peppery yeast and noble hops, rainwater.
Taste is wheaty, clean, full of malt, cracked pepper. Sort of a tart-malt bomb with a slightly spicy aftertaste. Hints of lemon throughout.
Decent mouthfeel and drinkability. Tasty enough to keep my interest, subtle enough to fit well with the seafood I paired it with. My dad really liked this (a great litmus test for drinkability). A bit tart and astringent on the mouthfeel for style.
This would make a great everyday fridge staple were it bottled...but stands well as a Belgian take on the Czech pilsner.
04-17-2006 20:42:31 | More by GreenWBush
More User Reviews:
2.88/5 rDev -26.2%
This beer isn't bad, but a pilsner it is not.
And before people harp on what it has been styled as on BA, it most certainly isn't a Dortmunder either!
It pours a hazy yellow with a fluffy white head. Huh. Looks more like a Weizen than a pilsner. That should have been my first clue that something was terribly wrong with this beer.
The smell was surprisingly estery. A definate phenolic presence mixed with some light earthy hops.
The taste? What? This beer calls itself a pilsner? I had a sip of my Girlfriend's saison and I have to say the two tasted very very similar! The pilsner was a little drier and had a bit more of a hop bite -- but this beer tasted vaguely saison-ish. It was very sweet for a pilsner as well.
The mouthfeel was very thick. Not crisp at all, like a good pilsner/Dortmunder ought be. Very full.
Drinkability: This isn't actually that bad beer, just horribly, horribly not to style in any way, shape, or form.
08-30-2006 20:46:24 | More by shbobdb
4.35/5 rDev +11.5%
A - Somewhat hazy straw color, nice white head that dissolved quickly.
S - Surprising...fruity aroma. Bananas, citrus. Malt and nice hops aromas too.
T - Malty sweetness, hops are present but subtle.
M - Light body, low carbonation.
D - This could be a staple for me. I really enjoy it. It's not what you think of when you think "pilsner" but it is really tasty, and enjoyable to drink.
10-30-2006 15:09:35 | More by BlackAngus
3.88/5 rDev -0.5%
Gorgeous looking pour into a fluted pilsner that garners BA props! Limited scents of clean grain and leafy prescence.
First swigs: Bold grain of breakfast cereal hot oatmeal via Farina grain. Reminds me of Fat Tire in a big way! Clean Earthy with a leafy flavor. Quite a step up of a pilsner! Before you drink this one, get ready! It'good and not what you'd expect!
Easy drinkability and scary swiggable prescence. Gulp!
12-21-2005 04:55:49 | More by blitheringidiot
3.98/5 rDev +2.1%
Sampled on location. Poured a lemony yellow that was mostly clear but did have some cloudy appearances. A decent foam and good lacing, but both didnt last through the whole tasting.
The aroma overall had a medium quality. The major aroma I noticed was the pilsner malt. The smell also had stronger notes of German yeast and a earthy spice to it. Not much on the hops side though.
The taste was more noticeable then the nose. A big grainy malt taste with a crisp pilsner flavor. Some spice notes, like white pepper and lighter earth bitterness round out the pilsner taste. It has more of an American feel then say German. I also enjoyed how clean the beer was and no real chalky taste to the beer.
The balance was heavy with grain taste but a easy to drink and good tasting beer. The body had a good feel but nothing overpowering. Overall this was a good beer.
01-13-2006 19:50:08 | More by Oxymoron
3.93/5 rDev +0.8%
this beer was poured into a fluted pilsner glass with a fluffy white head on top of a clear yellow body. The smell was sweet not hoppy as expected with a hint of the hops. It was sweet, like a belgian pale ale, there were bananas and some orange flavors with a good buscuity malt background, there is a bitter aftertaste like a standard Czech pils. It looks like a pils tastes a bit like a Belgian pale then finishes like a pils. A good Belgian influenced pilsner.
05-11-2006 23:57:14 | More by orsulacp
4.13/5 rDev +5.9%
Poured a cloudy pale straw with a nice foamy head that settled to leave a fine layer of tiny white foam. Spicy hop aroma, with a subtle hint of malt. Nice malty flavor balanced well with complex flavor of the nobel hops. A nice example of the style and an easy one to drink.
07-13-2005 22:00:40 | More by schoolcb
Continental Pilsner from Brugge Brasserie
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