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Rogue Farms Good Chit Pilsner - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

316 Ratings
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Ratings: 316
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.55%
Wants: 11
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PaulStoneAnchor on 09-22-2011)
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Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +32.3%

12-01-2011 22:38:59 | More by Beertracker
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edwardkersh

Oregon

5/5  rDev +32.3%

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Yoshio

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +32.3%

11-15-2011 00:48:52 | More by Yoshio
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Brand


5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The Good Chit and Single Malt Ale by Chatoe Rogue are the two best beers I've ever had for general beer consumption. Occasionally I like heavier and lighter beers, but for the standard, their single malt ale and the good chit are the best. Since I first tried these beers no other beer satisfies me, in the general range of beers, excluding heavies and true lights.

Here's my E=mc^2 description of this beer, and 'the good chit', which are both nearly indistinguishable, btw:

OMG, amazing, the best beers. The only beers that I have thought "How can I make these beers, these are the best I've ever had!" Because the balance of the flavor-nourishing-quality-feel is the best I've ever had.

Poured into a Jameson Irish Whiskey glass:
- Light golden liquid, medium white head.
- Beautiful light hoppy floral fruity aroma. Top quality.
- Amazing balance, only lightly sweet, grapefruity flavor, noticeable acid, but not too acid(whereas for example, S.N. Hefeweizen is too acid). For the alcohol content it has, it is not 'too sweet', and it is not 'mellow'. This is a lively refreshing and very nourishing feeling beer(though on the lighter refreshing side, but not too light, it has standard punch),...as part of a balanced diet.
The best. Amen!

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2012 17:21:43 | More by Brand
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guityler83

Wisconsin

4.76/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Briliantly clear straw yello color with tiny little bubbles shooting up from the bottom of the proper pilsner glass. The head poured an inch tall and receeded at a moderate pace leaving behind vertical striping lacing and a clump of foam on the top of the beer.

S: Very prominant noble, spicey hop aroma. very clean. Hints of zesty lemon and yeasty bread aroma

T: Omph! Refreshingly clean and moderatly bitter bitterness that stays consistant with the noble aroma. The hop flavor stays firm all the way through to the end but never gets over bering. The malt flavor is light and but never sweet. And there is an extremely clean fermentation character making this very very drinkable.

M: Light body with a very dry finish. moderate carbonation with some dryness left on the tounge from the bitterness.

O: Oh how I love a good pilsner, I definatly overlooked this one, but no more!! Clean, flavorful refreshing lager. Any one that clames to be a hop head and can't apreciate a good pilsner.. I just don't understand. Prost!

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 01:18:39 | More by guityler83
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4runner4ever

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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maplacek

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

06-23-2012 18:12:20 | More by maplacek
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Coastal_Brew

British Columbia (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

07-16-2012 00:12:11 | More by Coastal_Brew
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MaxOfMetal

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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Virgin Islands (British)

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

01-30-2014 13:34:14 | More by JSails
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rogueleonardi

Ohio

4.6/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Review = from notes
Had on Draft at SP pizza tavern

A - Perfect golden blonde with a pure white head with about a fingers worth of pure white head.

S - A nice sweet fruity aroma. Coming from Rogue i'm assuming it's juniper berries.

T - It's not strong but there is some sweet fruit flavor to this. The sweet malt overwhelms most of the fruit, but has a good balance. (Not to sweet) Nice hoppy taste with a good bitter finish.

M - Perfect beer for a summer ball game. Nice crisp clean feel. The carbonation was spectacular. Such an easy drinking beer.

O - Fantastic beer, lots of floral, and sweet taste in a good balance. Not a lot of aroma, otherwise I would've gave it a perfect 5.

Serving type: on-tap

02-08-2012 16:21:11 | More by rogueleonardi
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.58/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours with a slight chill haze with a bright lemony body, head forms thick, a tight bubbled thicket that really works well. Even lacing lines the sides of my new nonic pint glasses this is a beautiful looking beer. Aroma is packed with herbal/spicy hops even a bit of lemongrass notes kicking, with perfect biscuit malt breadiness. This is top notch pilsner, more authentic then most of the Euro pils trash that is sent over stateside. Straight up effortless to consume, the best pils of 2011 easily in the last ten years of my beer tasting top 5 favorite for the style and brewing this quality of an overlooked style screams about everything I love about beer. The next extreme barrel aged with dates and figs, with vanilla beans doesn't do beer the type of justice that an honest to goodness...flawless beer has to offer. Has qaulities of the first run of Noble pils but perfects it on a couple leveles by simply streamlining and adding a touch of mineral/sulfur infused water with the perfect level of hops balanced with straw biscuit malted barley that they are doing themselves. I don't associate Liberty hops with a pils usually Saaz come to mind with some other Noble hop variants. This nails the flavor, body is perfect crips rounded bitterness that keeps you wanting to drink and drink. Maybe a case of this will be out there, but the downside comes with the fact that I paid around 7.99 a bottle. Pittsburgh is known for their mark ups, I'd picture this beer to ring up around 4 to 5 dollars a bomber.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2011 03:41:29 | More by WVbeergeek
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NStLincoln

Nebraska

4.53/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice light gold color with the slightest bit of haze in the body. Head is white and foamy. Smells of sourdough bread, crackers and crisp hops. Crisp and biting on the back end. There's some brightness on the midpalate, the lightest bit of citrus. Tastes like an awesome Czech Pils.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 02:44:35 | More by NStLincoln
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topgun1911

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-22-2012 03:12:04 | More by topgun1911
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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GeoCait

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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Hdredfern

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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Telestic

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +19%

12-23-2011 06:20:47 | More by Telestic
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megahurts4

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Rogue First Growth Good Chit Pilsner

Appearance: straw yellow, large head, and good lacing.

Smell: apples, nice grain, and slight malt.

Taste: good apple, grain, and faint hop.

Mouthfeel: medium-light and full flavored.

Overall:
This is a really nice pilsner. The apple flavor complements the grain and hops which are right behind.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2012 05:53:47 | More by megahurts4
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Virginia

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California

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19%

12-20-2012 14:36:23 | More by jculler82
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Poserdisposer

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +19%

04-13-2013 06:34:30 | More by Poserdisposer
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Rogue Farms Good Chit Pilsner from Rogue Ales
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