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Purple Gang Pilsner - Atwater Brewery

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BA SCORE
74
okay

45 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 15.92%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: StoutHunter on 03-15-2012)
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Beerdanza

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

10-04-2013 23:21:02 | More by Beerdanza
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

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1/5  rDev -68.2%

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Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a decent pils. Pours a cloudy gold with a dissipating head. Somewhat closed while cold. Nose is nicely balanced malt and hops. The hops are not too aromatic but set off the malts nicely. I thought this beer would get lots better as it warms up but it didn't really happen. Had another bottle on 2 June and thought it better.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 19:44:17 | More by BeerIsland
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chewy6935

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

11-12-2013 03:14:58 | More by chewy6935
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10-14-2013 23:04:02 | More by enelson
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mcrawford

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-27-2013 18:37:15 | More by mcrawford
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downeyj4

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.5%

09-20-2013 18:28:24 | More by downeyj4
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

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tommy5

Michigan

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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in a Chicago Bears shaker pint glass.

I know it's wrong, but I just can't help thinking about the One-Eyed, One-Horned, Flying Purple People Eater here... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear straw topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises flowers, light dry grass, and mild white bread. The taste brings in more of the same, just decidedly muted, watered-down, bland. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a mildly crisp finish. Overall, this is just a boring, less-than-run-of-the-mill pils.

Serving type: bottle

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3.65/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- golden yellow and a ton of turbulent carbonation, finger of white smooth head is inviting

Smell- light, bright, and tangy, definitely some of the more floral noble hops are coming through on this one

Taste- most definitely crisp with some crystal malts, mid mouth bitterness with a finish that also lets the hops though

Mouthfeel- light bodied, fast finish that is crisp and clear

Overall- Even though I'm not particular to the style, this one was a flavorful counterstrike to the norm

Serving type: bottle

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Alextricity

Michigan

3.13/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Drank straight from the bottle at Green Dot Stables in Detroit, Michigan.

Appearance: As I said, straight from the bottle. After a few glass swirls, there was a pretty impressive head going on in the glass... minimal bottle lacing. Appeared to not be hazy through the brown bottle.

Smell: A lot of hay aromas out of this ... some sweetness. Not much of a malt presence, in my opinion. Really just smelled slightly better than an adjunct lager.

Taste: Meh. Semi-sweet hay and maybe corn flavors. I'm not sure if adjuncts are used here, but it's not all-too impressive. Half way through the bottle, I had basically had enough. It's drinkable and fine, but there's nothing great about it ... there's not much to get excited of in terms of most pilseners, but this was ESPECIALLY one to be unimpressed by.

Decent. Drinkable. Alright. Not something I'll seek out again, but it's definitely not terrible.

Serving type: bottle

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Michigan

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Purple Gang Pilsner from Atwater Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.