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Pravda Bohemian Pils Style Lager - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 01-05-2014)
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Ratings: 42 | Reviews: 12 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by grittybrews:
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4/5  rDev +5%

grittybrews, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

HoppySeb, Mar 28, 2014
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ste5venla, Mar 18, 2014
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3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a half finger of head on a clear golden colored body.
The aroma is bready and dry grain.
The taste has a strong dry bitterness, hint of lemon and a little metallic. Dry finish.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It hits the pils style pretty hard on the bitterness... maybe too much for some. Still any enjoyable drink.

Fatehunter, Feb 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

ironchefkook, May 01, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12oz picked up at the Vista Brewer's Haven late Friday.. Enjoyed tonight.. pours a nearly perfectly clear straw golden.. good retention and spotty white lacing.

Nose is "American" ... as in "BIG Americanized" Czech Pils... BIG fresh floral hoppiness and a BIG balanced pils maltiness..

Great bitterness shows up front and then moves toward the finish.. in between, the floral/spicy hops really fly.. Malts are surprisingly spot-on.. I don't think a decoction was used, but they still hit the malt profile nearly perfectly.

Very drinkable.. crisp and well defined.. Loving how fresh this is... I will drink this again and again until the bottles go away.

3.5/3.75/4/3.75/4.25

JohnGalt1, Jan 06, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light straw amber with a thin white head that dissipates to a ring around the glass. Aroma of sweet bready malt and grassy hops with a hint of skunk when opening the bottle (oddly mimicing many Czech pilsners in green bottles). Flavor is dry biscuit malt, grassy hops, finishing with the same flavors, nicely balanced and a lingering hop bitterness. Light to medium bodied. A flavorful pilsner that makes me wish I could taste a Czech one fresh instead of months later out of inappropriate bottles. Nicely done and tasty. Good authentic tasting hops.

LiquidAmber, Feb 17, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -5.5%

GeorgeAKeim, Monday at 03:58 AM
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4/5  rDev +5%

Voja, Jul 16, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +6%

IronTom, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

Nefarious, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Jameswoody, Feb 11, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from "Lifesource" in Salem. $1.79. Pours a typical pils gold colour, the head is very small and goes in a matter of seconds leaving a ring. Certainlly smells authentic, lots of golden caramel malts along side grassy sharp hop..very nice. Taste has the hops more prominent and juicy but the malts are still strong, very good indeed! Good mouth feel..well carbonated and not watery. Wonders never cease!! I was expecting this to be another plodding attempt at a Pilsner by a Oregon brewery but this was very good indeed.

Reidrover, Feb 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Juno_Malone, Mar 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

TheBrewViking, Mar 16, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz : flute

Clear, golden yellow with a foamy, bubbly thick white head.

Grassy, herbal, floral, biscuit backbone.

Crackery malts, grassy, spicy Noble bop character.

Medium body, fizzy foamy carbonation, lightly crisp finish.

A very well done Czech Pilsner. Very easy drinking, but with a layered flavor profile if one decides to take the time to appreciate it.

vkv822, Feb 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

RHVC59, Apr 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Kelpie17, Jun 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

neckbeered, May 12, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a yellow straw color with very little head

Smell is of wet horse blanket, crisp fresh grains, and light hop aromas.

Taste is very crisp and light with a nice bitterness that lasts throughout. Kind of like a budweiser without the rice and corn, and with more bittering hops. Bordering on spicy from the hops. This is the way I like pils to be, they shouldn't have the silly little sweet flavors and adjuncts that most do. Light , refreshing and barley only.

Feel is decent carb and a crisp bite to it.

One of the better pils I've had in a while. Its up there with Scrimshaw I think, I will buy this again.

BastardKing24, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

brotherloco, Jun 02, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +18.6%

RyanGray, Friday at 03:32 AM
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3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - poured to a pilsner glass. Golden straw in color. 1 finger head. (Head still there at the completion of drinking the beer) Cloudy but in an appealing fashion

S- again an appealing nose. Fragrant not subtle. Banana, pineapple, bubblegum, apple

T- full of flavor. A nice apple start, mellows to a nice malt and a sharper hoppy finish. A great balance of flavor

M- light body, light to medium carbonation, dry crisp finish

O- I was exited over this beer. I've been on a quest for a solid pilsner. This is by far ahead of the pack so far. Must try for a pils drinker

SweetChicken, Apr 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

ladyweapon, Jul 25, 2014
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Pravda Bohemian Pils Style Lager from Ninkasi Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.