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P1 Hoppy Pilsner - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
84
good

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 07-02-2013)
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3/5  rDev -20.4%

08-11-2013 15:45:04 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev -8.5%

After one bad experience with a heavily hopped lager (Hops & Bolts, I am looking at you), we are back on the proverbial saddle at Beer Revolution in Calgary on a mission to scout out new and exciting beer offerings for you our loyal readers. Alright, that's enough of that jackassery. Down to brass tacks. This beer is a fairly striking (for a pilsner) almost mustard hue, not much in the way of head and releasing an aroma of bread and citrus. Not a strong aroma either. Flavor is more assertive, quite a lot of citrus hop complexity at least initially (I get grapefruit, lemon, tangerine). The hops are grassy as well, and the initial fruit notes do flatten out into bitter citrus pith and weedy green flavors with some peppery spice, almost like bay leaf or laurel. Finish is medicinal and minerally, with some yeasty notes and acidic tang. Cracker malt takes a back seat. A dry bitter beer but refreshing. Good example of a hops forward pilsner.

09-16-2013 00:54:06 | More by CalgaryFMC
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Vanz

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-27-2014 22:24:54 | More by Vanz
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Poupae

Thailand

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-13-2013 11:57:51 | More by Poupae
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-18-2013 16:32:14 | More by FadetoBock
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-17-2014 13:17:47 | More by costanzo_mike
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2GOOFY

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-05-2013 01:36:15 | More by 2GOOFY
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -0.3%

330ml bottle poured into tulip 17/7/13

A chill haze in a golden orange body, loose soapy three finger foam gone in seconds leaving a few polka dots of lace

S fruity citrus, Proef yeast, caramel, butterscotch, bread, and a hint of earth and faint catty notes

T more of the same really, just a little lemon rind and spruce to go with what I smell

M medium bodied, soft carbonation, a little grit left behind and a rind finish

O I wouldn't guess pilsner but would pass for a decent pale ale, I'm curious of the hop choice and I'm guessing there's some citra in there

refreshing with a nice hop kick in something I could session, if this wasn't priced 30$ for 6 I could see this making a nice lawnmower beer

07-17-2013 22:43:03 | More by wordemupg
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev +1.6%

330ml bottle. Hard to imagine this not being already on BA, but so be it. Some sort of pils, apparently, so let's find out. As for the name, there's just too much radio static in any search for such a generic enterprise for any sort of serious validation.

This beer pours a slightly hazy, rather glassy, bright medium golden amber hue, with two fingers of bubbly, lazily foamy dirty white head, which leaves some random detritus of high-flying sudsy cloudy lace around the glass as it quickly sinks away.

It smells of grainy, lightly spicy pale malt, faint aged lemon rind, and earthy, grassy hops. The taste is sharp, grainy pale malt, with a touch of crackery dryness, stale lemon juice, rather less than subtle black pepper, and earthy, leafy, grassy hops.

The bubbles are a bit tacky, but generally just plainly zealous, the body a decent medium weight, and more or less smooth. It finishes mostly dry, on a citrus and grassy bent, with some faintly protesting pale malt notes.

An agreeable enough pils, one apparently heretofore unknown in these wilds until now. Given the pungency, but lack of outright crispness, I'm laying down the law, and proclaiming this as a German (no offense whatsoever) rendition, rather than the more heady Bohemian version. Details, ya know?

07-02-2013 01:07:26 | More by biboergosum
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Bubbles

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-24-2014 17:53:05 | More by Bubbles
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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-05-2013 02:24:57 | More by 22Blue
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

09-19-2013 06:18:05 | More by schnarr84
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random846

California

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

12-01-2013 07:40:55 | More by random846
P1 Hoppy Pilsner from Mikkeller ApS
84 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.