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Purple Gang Pilsner - Atwater Brewery

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74
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48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 15.56%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: StoutHunter on 03-15-2012)
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Beerdanza

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

10-04-2013 23:21:02 | More by Beerdanza
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

My bottle was notched for March, but the beer tasted plenty fresh. The hop aroma is more floral than more German or Czech pilsners, less grassy too, but it's still Noble hops. There's also a pleasant mix of dry toasty grains. The flavor finishes with a dry, peppery bite, though there's clean, creamy dough upfront before the floral, lemon hops kick in. A fine, fine pilsner. give it a try.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 00:54:54 | More by tempest
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drchaseums

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-28-2014 22:34:43 | More by drchaseums
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -4.8%

07-23-2014 15:53:49 | More by Chuffbomb
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-29-2014 22:36:52 | More by chicagoish
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buddha5050

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.8%

06-06-2014 03:50:30 | More by buddha5050
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jsh420

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +19%

05-27-2014 20:57:39 | More by jsh420
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dannyfayy

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

04-29-2014 16:27:20 | More by dannyfayy
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-29-2014 20:55:04 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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ESchweers

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-02-2014 19:41:42 | More by ESchweers
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leadahmer

Michigan

1/5  rDev -68.3%

12-07-2013 01:02:27 | More by leadahmer
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BeerIsland

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev +12.7%
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 -4.8%

11-12-2013 03:14:58 | More by chewy6935
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-01-2013 02:42:22 | More by brandonld23
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enelson

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

10-14-2013 23:04:02 | More by enelson
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mcrawford

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.8%

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

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.8%

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

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-18-2013 00:56:48 | More by waston
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tommy5

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

09-06-2013 23:25:10 | More by tommy5
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.99/5  rDev -5.1%
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

07-27-2013 02:33:42 | More by TMoney2591
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3/5  rDev -4.8%

07-22-2013 18:25:59 | More by BlissJunkie
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Paul_Apsley

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-18-2013 11:20:07 | More by Paul_Apsley
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radiofish

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -20.6%

07-09-2013 03:52:48 | More by radiofish
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Sark

Montana

3.65/5  rDev +15.9%
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

06-21-2013 03:32:41 | More by Sark
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marcb105

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-14-2013 02:04:32 | More by marcb105
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Purple Gang Pilsner from Atwater Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.