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Penn Pilsner - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

365 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 365
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 16
Gots: 13 | 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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Reviews by musicjustintime:
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musicjustintime

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this in my "beer fridge" for some time now. Not sure how the shelf life of this is...but it's still pretty good.

Nice dark red/orange color. No head or lacing to speak of. Some sediment floating around. Not sure what that is?! Taste is very smooth, fairly light, and decent flavor. Drinkability is prob. pretty high with this, being that it's pretty light. Very malty...caramel-ly...and yeast-y. Not a bad brew, but I think I like the Penn Dark better. (Although that's light too, for a dark beer, but it's good.) I'd recommend Penn's brews. They seem to do a quality job. Just not sure why the Pilsner is brewed out of state, and not in The Burgh like the rest. Good stuff, Penn. Bottoms up my friends!

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2007 18:49:39 | More by musicjustintime
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Penn Pilsner from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 365 ratings.