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Route 52 Pilsner - Twin Lakes Brewing Co.

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Route 52 PilsnerRoute 52 Pilsner

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BA SCORE
82
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twin Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This light golden Pilsner lets the natural taste of our pure, deep rock well water shine through and highlights the plentiful whole flower Spalt hops. Route 52 is no weak, timid American lager. In combination with the traditional European Pils Malt and Bohemian lager yeast, we have created a clean, crisp and very flavorful beer.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: DarkerTheBetter on 08-27-2006)
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Reviews by sdaly3:
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

09-18-2012 22:44:54 | More by sdaly3
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302BeerGuy

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +25%

06-21-2014 01:10:44 | More by 302BeerGuy
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

05-03-2014 16:39:52 | More by nmann08
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JohnParadee

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-27-2014 12:23:42 | More by JohnParadee
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-13-2014 11:51:23 | More by SocalKicks
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +25%

01-01-2014 04:19:51 | More by Immortale25
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briandaube

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-30-2013 16:06:08 | More by briandaube
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-21-2013 12:43:38 | More by dgherm
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

05-23-2013 16:35:27 | More by InspectorBob
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MalReever

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-23-2012 12:33:07 | More by MalReever
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

11-15-2011 17:16:26 | More by BeerThursdays
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Imstillthegman

Delaware

3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on-tap at Home Grown Cafe in Newark, DE.

Nice golden color with a decent, bright white head. Left some good lacing. The aroma was a fresh, spicy herbal scent with a touch of fruit. The flavor was pretty good, with a nice sweet malt flavor complemented by the spicy herbal hops. Nice mouthfeel with excellent carbonation. Very easy drinking brew.

Serving type: on-tap

03-15-2007 16:58:15 | More by Imstillthegman
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kajerm

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

tasted fresh at the brewery opening. it is a handsome-looking pilsner, but in terms of flavor and aroma, it's pretty much standard for the style. that said, like all their beers, it is best tasted while enjoying a walk around the scenic Greenville lakefront brewing property. this beer seems to be fairly popular in the local Wilmington beer bars, which is encouraging, but for the best that Greenville has to offer, try their pale instead.

quite drinkable, as pilsners tend to be, but this isn't really my favorite style of beer.

Serving type: cask

01-24-2007 05:37:41 | More by kajerm
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DarkerTheBetter

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer poured a slightly cloudy, pale straw color with light hints of brown. The head was a flat film of white that left behind little specks of lace.

Smelled of wheat and pale, doughy lager malts with hints of not-so-sweet watermelon and a slight pineapple dryness.

Tasted of a light and easy, sweet malt base consisting of doughy lager malts, under-ripe strawberries and watermelon rind followed by a nice and subtle birch bark dryness.

The mouth feel was medium boded and slightly viscous with a light and playful carbonation.

What really sets this beer aside is how sweet and easy it is for the style. It seems to me that a lot of local pilsners are pushing the limits of a comfortable hop load. This take on the style is far less bitter with a greater emphasis on the simple sweetness of the malt. My palate seemed to take to this rendition better than it did to a great deal of others.

Serving type: growler

08-27-2006 13:00:33 | More by DarkerTheBetter
Route 52 Pilsner from Twin Lakes Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.