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Enigma Pilsner - Bridge Road Brewers

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 9
Avg: 3.81
pDev: 5.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: admiral on 07-08-2014

This pilsner has been brewed as an Australian take on the craft pilsners of NZ, A light bodied lager heavily hopped with the Australian hop variety Enigma.
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Reviews: 6 | Hads: 9
Reviews by admiral:
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Photo of chinchill
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear golden body with a decent head.
Flavor: Both hops and malt are amped up a bit.

Overall: this flavorful lager earns, more or less, the "imperial" label.

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Photo of CrazyDavros
4/5  rDev +5%

Pours straw-coloured with a large, fading head.
Nose shows floral and melon-like hops along with soft clean malt, a faint biscuity note and some spicy characters. Delicate but very enticing and Summery.
Similar flavours, more emphasis on the pilsner malt with more pronounced biscuity notes. More melon and stonefruit from the hops along with the spicy and floral characters. Insanely refreshing but perhaps a little too sweet in the finish.

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Photo of metter98
3.92/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is relatively clear light yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of honeydew melon and passionfruit are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell, except that the melon flavors seem to be a bit stronger and there are hints of underlying bready malts. Only a slight amount of bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and slightly clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is quite easy to drink and has lots of interesting aromas and flavors from the Enigma hops, similar to what you would expect from an American Imperial IPA.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of wethorseblanket
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy light yellow with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, earth, floral, and grass aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, floral, and grass flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty, light, and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of chogm54
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle poured into tulip. labelled as a 'new world' pilsener

L - straw, clear,pours a sizeable frothy head that lasts remarkably long

S - hay, fresh cut grass smells with a dollop of citrus fruits and passionfruit.

T - crisp, sweet malts with mandarin up front, before switching to lemon and grapefruit in an overall bitter finish

F - well carbonated initially, but fades quickly, dry, medium bodied

O - decent pils - more in the hopped NZ style, by which I'm thinking the 'New World' reference refers to. Less grassy/hay like flavours encountered in other pils.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andrewharemza
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy, pale yellow with a white head. full of fresh citrus and passionfruit. Crisp dry palate with some sweetness dominated by citrus and light tropical fruity notes. So refreshing.

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Enigma Pilsner from Bridge Road Brewers
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.