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Penn Pilsner - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

366 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 366
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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squirreljr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-26-2013 19:58:32 | More by squirreljr
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Griggsy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-20-2013 18:26:56 | More by Griggsy
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Gab4717

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.4%

09-20-2013 01:44:19 | More by Gab4717
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -44.3%

09-17-2013 00:23:11 | More by WaterCzar
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james582

South Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

09-14-2013 20:35:00 | More by james582
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CampusCrew

Florida

3/5  rDev -16.4%

09-01-2013 21:04:27 | More by CampusCrew
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n3yne


4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-22-2013 19:43:02 | More by n3yne
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-20-2013 00:32:36 | More by hinemk76
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-11-2013 13:17:57 | More by InspectorBob
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DrewSnyc667

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-09-2013 18:45:40 | More by DrewSnyc667
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lasznc

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

08-04-2013 15:26:55 | More by lasznc
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Dapper_Dan_Man

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-03-2013 22:55:54 | More by Dapper_Dan_Man
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-02-2013 01:59:17 | More by bumchilly25
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-29-2013 14:55:20 | More by dgherm
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -51.3%

07-29-2013 00:47:55 | More by mwbrady12
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Foam

Pennsylvania

3.09/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Being here in Pittsburgh where this stuff is brewed, I can usually get a fresh case or 6 pack .
I have noticed variations from batch to batch where some is more malty and lager-y and others are more sharp/metallic and bitter . A tad bit frustrating .
In any case, it's claimed to be a Vienna Lager style which would make me compare it to Great Lakes Elliot Ness which I feel is a superior example of the style .
A good overall thirst-quench brew but nothing to really shoot your load about or write home about .
The bitter hop sharpness turns me off, a bit but then again i'm not a bitterness/high-IBU guy like some are .
Good with Mexican food and most food, really. Perhaps its best attribute , good food pairing .

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 21:31:51 | More by Foam
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Fatdenny

Michigan

2/5  rDev -44.3%

07-25-2013 17:45:38 | More by Fatdenny
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-22-2013 00:16:50 | More by WOLFGANG
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oline73

Maryland

3/5  rDev -16.4%

07-16-2013 02:21:52 | More by oline73
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db12

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-14-2013 23:49:54 | More by db12
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LI_PO12

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-14-2013 19:04:42 | More by LI_PO12
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-09-2013 23:08:05 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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Weekiwachee

Antarctica

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-11-2013 01:54:11 | More by Weekiwachee
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-07-2013 20:08:25 | More by DeutschesBier
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herrburgess

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

05-28-2013 16:47:49 | More by herrburgess
Penn Pilsner from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 366 ratings.