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PILZILLA - Voodoo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

342 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 342
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 97
Gots: 21 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pilzilla is a beer that I've been brewing for years. Each year it gets bigger and bigger. Nicknamed "The beer that took over Tokyo". It is an unfiltered Keller Bier. Nicley hopped at this point with 6 to 7 different kinds of hops and about 6.25 % ABV Each year we will add another variety of hop and bump the alcohol a bit. This is not your average pilsner, get it before we drink it all! Prost!!

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006)
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Ratings: 342 | Reviews: 197 | Display Reviews Only:
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

11-17-2013 03:17:36 | More by muskiesman
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Jammer42

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-16-2013 03:07:35 | More by Jammer42
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-12-2013 02:44:06 | More by apasternak
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-10-2013 21:58:19 | More by DeutschesBier
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-31-2013 18:01:43 | More by GRG1313
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geodonnokepyo

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

10-31-2013 16:05:36 | More by geodonnokepyo
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gonzowestwood

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-26-2013 16:53:28 | More by gonzowestwood
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jagada

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

10-26-2013 05:30:28 | More by jagada
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

10-22-2013 14:29:33 | More by trxxpaxxs
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ncelauro

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

10-22-2013 12:45:11 | More by ncelauro
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Xandrose

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-12-2013 03:35:57 | More by Xandrose
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-10-2013 16:45:25 | More by mendvicdog
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.3%

10-06-2013 00:27:49 | More by hoppymcgee
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.3%

10-05-2013 14:00:14 | More by DrunkinYogi
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prisdefer

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

10-04-2013 22:11:59 | More by prisdefer
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-04-2013 01:58:53 | More by KJ2013
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MattFoley

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-02-2013 14:54:30 | More by MattFoley
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drewone

California

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

10-01-2013 03:24:27 | More by drewone
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.53/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and grassy aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and grassy flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice balance of citrus and grassy qualities.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 01:27:48 | More by UCLABrewN84
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oberon

North Carolina

3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours into a becker a dull medium golden with a large blooming white head that settles very slowly into a soapy-like mass leaving multiple broken rings of lace behind.Grainy with honey malt notes in the nose,a little grain alcohol is detected.Grainy and bready on the palate with some alcohol-like sweetness a leafy/herbal finsih dryes it out a little more.It seems bigger than what it is ut it's a nice lager beer and it goes well with some kassler and kraut.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 21:16:14 | More by oberon
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.3%

09-28-2013 01:09:13 | More by WillCarrera
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campfirebrew

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6%

09-19-2013 02:15:24 | More by campfirebrew
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

4/5  rDev +0.3%

09-04-2013 14:38:52 | More by HRamz3
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Alkey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-26-2013 01:40:32 | More by Alkey
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bomber into an pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a hazy orange-amber color with a small half finger of fizzy white head. The head fades very rapidly, leaving a somewhat persistent level of patchy foam on the surface of the beer and only a light level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is sweet and hoppy with a nice bready background. The sweet is mostly of a caramel nature but contains some notes of tangerine. The hoppy aromas are mostly of a lemon and grapefruit nature with the malty flavors being a mix of a doughy and grainy smells. Overall a very pleasant aroma.

Taste – The taste begins with a doughy taste upfront and a moderately strong caramel sweetness. Upfront there are some lighter notes of hops being predominantly of a light lemongrass taste. Some notes of grapefruit and grass begin getting more pronounced near the middle of the taste with a little bit of graininess and green tea flavor coming as well. At the end a strong dose of hop hits the tongue. The lemongrass and grapefruit grow stronger in intensity with a spicy and herbal flavor joining in as well. The sweet from the beginning mixes well with the big dose of bitterness that comes to the tongue at the end, leaving a satisfying leafy, bitter, and slightly sweet flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the medium to thinner side with a carbonation level that is average. The medium nature of the body is rather nice for maintaining the crisper taste of the beer while all the while still allowing all the nice sweet, malty, hoppy, and spice/grass/herbal flavors to be appreciated.

Overall – This is really one very enjoyable brew. It has a great flavor profile with a large degree of complexity, but yet is still very easy to drink and appreciate. This is one I am definitely going to seek out more often.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 00:50:08 | More by Darkmagus82
PILZILLA from Voodoo Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 342 ratings.