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Penn Pilsner - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

368 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 368
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 16
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our flagship brand! An amber Vienna-style lager beer that is smooth, mellow and full bodied, with delicate hop aroma. Uses two-row barley malt and caramel-roasted malt. Based on founder Tom Pastorius' favorite German bier.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-19-2001)
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 oz brown long-neck bottle with a blurb about the beer on the back ... freshness date notched on the back label.

Appearance: Very clear golden straw with a fluffy rocky white head that sticks all around the glass.

Smell: Slightly sweet with a trace raw honey like nose from the grain with a fresh mowed hay like hop aroma.

Taste: Smooth with a dreamy textured mouth feel. Lots of grain on the tongue with a palate cleansing vaguely herbal hop bitterness. Touch of sweetness up front but all and all on the dry side throughout. Hops stay assertive even into the finish to keep thing dry along with the grainy flavour.

Notes: Hmmm ... tastes like it was freshly shipped over from Germany. Not bad at all, a good find for any pilsner geek or even a macro brewery Beck's (or similar) drinker.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2002 22:10:58 | More by Jason
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Well now I get it. I ordered this because I wanted a pils. I was disappointed because I thought it tasted more like a vienna lager. Yeah for my palate, boo for my taste buds. Reviewed as a pilsner since that what the handle read.

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Penn Pilsner from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.