Penn Pilsner - Pennsylvania Brewing Company
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Reviews by MirkoCroCough:
4.43/5 rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
12oz bottle into Great Lakes pint glass.
Very nice golden, sun at dusk color. Nice white foam.
Great beery, malty aroma. Very clean.
Amazing balance of hops, malts. Honey like sweetness, but not over the top.
Very smooth and still. Just the right amount of carbonation. Refreshing finish with the perfect amount of dryness.
Awesome beer that goes well with anything.
This beer reinforces the fact that some of America's best beer comes from the beautiful state of Pennsylvania. A total winner from Steel City. Drink it.
Serving type: bottle
07-11-2010 03:43:00 | More by MirkoCroCough
More User Reviews:
3.53/5 rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from bottle into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a nice golden amber color with a thick one finger white head. Large bubbles within the head pop, causing the head to slowly fade, with the loss of the head leaving a bit of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma is biggest of grainy smells but has other aromas of a grassy nature. Along with these aromas are some notes of a lemon citrus and caramel and a little bit of light fruit.
Taste – The taste begins with a bready and light caramel and fruit flavor. The sweeter flavors fades fast with some light hop of a citrus and grassy nature taking their place, along with just a bit of grainy malt flavor. These flavors largely take the taste to its end, where they are joined by a light yeast and some bitter grapefruit and sweeter citrus, to leave a still quite dry, lightly hopped, and bready flavor to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the medium to slightly thicker side for a brew of its abv. and style with a carbonation level that is on the slightly lower side. A higher carbonation level and thinner body may have been a bit more appropriate for the style and made it an easier drinking and more refreshing brew.
Overall –The flavors of the brew were rather nice, as the drier yet still somewhat complex flavors of the brew were quite appropriate for the style, making it a rather good choice. If only the body was a bit thinner and carbonation a bit higher than this would have been very enjoyable for the flavors and style. Overall however, the brew is well worth a try.
Serving type: bottle
10-28-2013 01:24:19 | More by Darkmagus82
Penn Pilsner from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 344 ratings.