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Joe Beef Special Pils - Bierbrier Brewing Inc.

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 3.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bierbrier Brewing Inc. visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Joe Beef Special Pils was created by Bierbrier for the renowned Montreal restaurant Joe Beef.

Chef-owners David McMillan and Fred Morin wanted a beer to capture the essence of their restaurant located in the heart of Little Burgundy. An homage to Charles "Joe-Beef" McKiernan, 19th century innkeeper and Montreal working class hero and a drunken crawl away from the Historic Atwater market.

The Joe Beef Special Pils is our distinctive crisp and thirst-quenching pilsner lager in a unique 500ml bottle with plenty of character.

(Beer added by: Sneers on 07-16-2012)
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wizo, Mar 15, 2013
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BrunoPettipas, Jul 19, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is the house beer at Montreal's great Joe Beef restaurant, brewed just for them by Bierbrier.

The beer pours brilliantly clear, and it looked straw-yellow, but the restaurant was pretty dark.

This was one of the hoppier pilsners I've had. The aroma was mostly of spicy, zesty noble hops, with just a touch of maltiness. The flavor follows suit, but the maltiness is a little less muted- a nice bready, grainy flavor emerges. It's very clean, finishes dry.

The carbonation was lively and the beer was crisp and dry. It was particularly effective at clearly away a particularly fatty dish we were eating.

I'm often skeptical about these kinds of "house beers" but my suspicions were ungrounded here (I doubt Fred and David would allow bad beer to be sold here). Joe Beef's Special Pils is a fine beer.

Sneers, Jul 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

NDG07, Jul 25, 2013
Joe Beef Special Pils from Bierbrier Brewing Inc.
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.