Stefano's Pilsner - Mildura Theatre Brewery Pty Ltd
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Ratings: 9 | Reviews: 8 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by SmashPants:
4/5 rDev +21.2%
Bottle: good-quality 330mL green bottle, reasonable and unique label.
Appearance: hazy golden straw in colour with a one-finger thick foamy head with good retention.
Aroma: an aroma of citric hops, light spices and some grassy hops. Definitely refreshing.
Taste: nice combination of citrus and hops, a very, very refreshing pilsner.
Aftertaste: hops bitterness remains - very pleasant.
Mouth feel: light body per the style, and just the right amount of carbonation to see the flavour through. Lovely.
Overall: a very well put together pilsner. Finally, something decent from Mildura Brewery! Lovely refreshing beer, and considering the $55 (2012) a case price tag, very sessional as well. Could easily put a number of these away in one sitting.
10-01-2012 03:03:28 | More by SmashPants
More User Reviews:
2.6/5 rDev -21.2%
Pours gold with a large, quickly fading, white head.
Nose shows grassy and floral hops, with bready, grainy malt underneath.
Very similar flavours, grassy hops, sweet bready and grainy malt.
Body seem watery.
Easy drinking stuff, but the grainy malt lets it down.
01-25-2012 08:23:53 | More by CrazyDavros
4.18/5 rDev +26.7%
A- Very nice cloudy orange colour with a decent, centimetre head which stays around. Leaves some lacing.
S- Nose is the typical citrus affair. It seems here though, that it's a little more dominant than usual. I'm also picking up avoid malt profile which really adds to it.
T- Taste is simply refreshing. Basically, it's a well-balanced blend of malt and hops. The front palate is hit by that citrus which lends itself to the middle, seemingly getting sweeter and then falls off with a definite, nutty twist. There is a bit of lingering bitterness, bur mostly it finishes clean. I like this. It's simple, yet quite tasty in it's own right. I was expecting less- and I got more.
M- The carbonation level is stylistically perfect and gives that dominant sizzle without getting in the way of the flavour. However, this beer's main problem is it's thin body which feels a little superficial on the way down. Still, not a bad effort.
O- This is great for what it is. I could think of a million worse "pilsners" you could have in place of this. On its own merits, it stands up well. It was genuinely enjoyable drinking this at the end of a long day.
09-07-2011 13:44:34 | More by aeolianshredhead
3.18/5 rDev -3.6%
This pours a clear light golden colour with a solid 2 centimetre head.
Uncomplicated is probably not the best descriptor to put on the side of the bottle.
There are some slight citrus aromas coming through. A bit of lime. Not really getting much else.
Some nice malts come through on the palate.
Clean easy drinking and definitely uncomplicated. Would be sessionable.
09-20-2010 10:38:54 | More by Macca
3/5 rDev -9.1%
A: Pours a clear golden color with a nice white head that fades to some lacing.
S: Clean aroma of some citrus, malt sweetness and fresh grain.
T: Taste of mild citrus with some malt sweetness and fresh grain. Light bitterness and a clean finish.
F: Light body, crisp, smooth and refreshing, with a decent balance.
O: A pleasant beer to enjoy on a summer day.
06-01-2013 02:50:26 | More by soju6
3.04/5 rDev -7.9%
330ml bottle poured into pint glass 25/3/14
A clear golden copper with giant bubbles, weird how big really, just a short lived finger of foam no lace
S smells faintly fruity, quite grainy, a hint of honey, I'm not sure if I'd guess its a pil,
T maybe a little noble hop notes but not much, metallic, sweet grains, pretty basic
M a little heavy for style, not foamy but airy, not a whole lot going on after the fact
O nothing to exciting and I would've guessed this was a light ale before pil but there's no reason not to drink it
I'd take this over the VB's, Fosters and Crownies down here in a second but I wish I dropped my cash on a different 6er
03-24-2014 23:48:27 | More by wordemupg
3.68/5 rDev +11.5%
Pours a hazy golden straw hue which leaves a one finger head and some lacing,the smell is lemon zest,ginger and grassy hops,the mouthfeel is nice and light bodied and very sessionable while still letting you taste every taste of ginger,lemons,limes,malts that beautifully balance the feel and is finished with that classic Pils dry grassy finish that definately leaves you wanting another and overall not bad a little bit of a suprise packet for me cheers.
12-24-2011 03:02:35 | More by ADZA
3/5 rDev -9.1%
A- Pours a very clear, pale straw yellow, about 1 cm of head that slowly dwindles to nothing.
S- a little bit of sweet malt, and a bit of bitter hop. not a whole lot happening.
T- its a little sweet up front, followed pretty quickly by a mildish grassy bitterness. Its alright, flavours are there, nothing offensive, but nothing outstanding either.
M- mid carbonated, prickly on the tongue, a bitter finish on the back of the palate with a little bit of length.
D- its pretty easy to drink, but its just a touch bland.
11-08-2010 10:27:50 | More by shambeano
Stefano's Pilsner from Mildura Theatre Brewery Pty Ltd
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.