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Smuttynose Vunderbar! - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KYGunner on 08-15-2013)
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

11-10-2013 23:48:46 | More by PhillyStyle
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SunDevilBeer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-26-2013 23:44:07 | More by SunDevilBeer
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-10-2014 22:07:05 | More by Doomcifer
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-30-2013 02:22:44 | More by acurtis
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tastybeer

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +13.5%

Pale straw, clear with visible rising carbonation bubbles. Head, large at first, fades rather quickly. Aroma is zesty, bright and crisp. Clean cracker malt with lemon. Taste matches with lemon pepper and fresh grainy malt. A well done pils that I'm sure I'll return to again and again.

10-20-2013 22:03:14 | More by tastybeer
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cjgator3

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-24-2013 23:03:12 | More by cjgator3
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-13-2014 16:33:18 | More by ChrisL24481
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.73/5  rDev +2.5%

The color is cloudy and yellow but interesting. The almost unfiltered look masks the carbonation that bubbles through the body. All this effervescent bubbling and no signs of a head. The pour was true but it amounted to a wispy layer of loosely knit bubbles that just blew away.

The scent is fruity with grainy cereal malts, light barley, fresh bread and tinges of hop bitterness. At first glance, with my nose that is, I caught lemon twist and light banana. It was fleeting but then true Pilsner scent arrived.

The taste and feel are deeply intertwined as a crisp clean refreshing taste ends in a similar feel. Cereal maltiness compliment a bready grain and end in more hops than in typical Pilsners. Very easy on the throat the carbonation is easily visible but barely noticeable. This is a light airy version of a Pilsner and a very good one at that.

08-15-2013 21:46:01 | More by KYGunner
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

10-17-2013 22:38:39 | More by KevinGordon
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mrcraft

California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-22-2014 20:28:00 | More by mrcraft
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

12-22-2013 23:52:30 | More by nebula1999
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.9%

10-10-2013 23:09:16 | More by enelson
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-24-2013 23:47:34 | More by Chugs13
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civicm87

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

11-12-2013 02:16:07 | More by civicm87
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fx20736

New York

2.55/5  rDev -29.9%

given a single bottle in Feb 2014. Poured into a Pilsener glass, served at fridge temp.

appearance: hazy honeycomb yellow with a thick soft white head.

smell: lemon citrus with sugary notes. The usual spicy hop bouquest which is Pilsener trait is absent.

taste: thick malt with a vegetal funk.

mouthfeel: decent.

overall: maybe a bad bottle or maybe just bad beer.

05-07-2014 23:03:38 | More by fx20736
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-26-2014 14:42:47 | More by ShanePB
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-06-2014 17:02:35 | More by lisahope27
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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

10-22-2013 09:07:08 | More by crbnfbr
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pathman

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

11-20-2013 03:36:07 | More by pathman
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david18

New York

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-20-2014 13:56:43 | More by david18
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ThrashMaster

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-22-2013 01:51:33 | More by ThrashMaster
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bubseymour

Maryland

3.98/5  rDev +9.3%

Darn, first time I've seen this in my bottle shop (visit every week) and on 3/2 it has a best buy date of 12/19/13. I thought I didn't have to check label for a pilsner but guess I do.

For a pilsner this beer looks more like a pale wheat ale. Cloudy yellow instead of the usual golden clear crispness. Decent head and ok retention but fizzy like a soda.

Has some noble hop presence but perhaps its a little subdued do to the oldness of this sample.

This is a very well balanced and pleasant pilsner. Good authentic flavoring, light, not too over hopped (I'm talking to you Victory Prima). Fizzy in the mouth which is a little off putting but minor.

I'll revisit this one again if I can find a fresh one. Nice pilsner none the less.

03-02-2014 19:02:48 | More by bubseymour
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

12-15-2013 23:05:21 | More by Broke
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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.6%

09-08-2013 22:22:13 | More by Remdog
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wisegreensoul

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-01-2014 02:20:52 | More by wisegreensoul
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Smuttynose Vunderbar! from Smuttynose Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.