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FOAM Pilsner - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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FOAM Pilsner
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BA SCORE
85
very good

124 Ratings
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 11
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JizackFH on 09-09-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

popery, Jan 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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chefduff2, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Churchkey. Served in a pilsner glass. Pours clear yellow-golden with a nice white head. Good retention and plenty of lacing. The nose carries a good dose of continental hops. A bit spicy with nice floral character. Delicate. Flavor has crisp malt underneath some biting hops. Good floral hop presence throughout. Very crisp and concise. A very well done pilsner.

Thorpe429, Dec 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

chippo33, Dec 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

harrynuggs, Nov 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Matchews, Nov 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Dana718, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

GrindFatherBob, Sep 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Fahz, Sep 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

phishfoolme, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of donkeyrunner
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

"I'm looking through and it all would be so crystal clear if it wasn't for the foam." - Phish

@ Victoria's Station in Salem. Didn't expect to find one-off beers there. I hear tell FOAM was brewed for Phish's performance at Bonnaroo.

For a beer called foam it sure doesn't have much of it. Head dies within the first few minutes. Clear, deep gold color.

Smells and tastes really clean. Some dough to the aroma but pretty neutral. Taste is, again, clean and neutral with some raw dough and subtle hop spice. Full body.

For a music festival in the hot Tennessee sun a guess a fine pils is in order but for a beer called foam I was expecting a big headed BSPA gusher or heady saison.

One of my least favorite Phish songs by the way.

donkeyrunner, Sep 12, 2012
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3.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap, Pours a clear golden color with a half inch of head. Aroma is grassy with some grains and lemon. Some lacing. The taste is cut grass, lemon peel and malts. A bit floral at the end. Light, crisp mouthfel with alot of carbonation. Extremely drinkable. Somewhat sweet and bready. Overall, decent beer I'd have again during the summer months. Reminds me a bit of Sierra Nevada Summerfest.

PicoPapa, Sep 06, 2012
FOAM Pilsner from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.