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Ouija Pilz - Half Acre Beer Company

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Ouija Pilz
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17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A fairly true to form Pilsner that’s spent ample time riding the tanks in our brewery. This seance slammer is pure, crisp golden magic. At 5.7% ABV, Ouija Pilz, will summon your spirits and exercise your demons all at the same time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-26-2012)
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.58/5  rDev -8%

notes from 10/21.

Poured from growler into a pilsner glass. Pours a solid gold color with a nice head.

There is good balance to the aromas of crackers, grains, and noble hops.

Lighter bodied, but with a very good feel and notes of crackers and noble hops.

A very good pilsner. Refreshing, but slightly bigger in a sense.

12-30-2012 04:01:00 | More by KDawg
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Poured from a 64oz growler into two pint glasses. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist!

A: Pours with typical Pils color and clarity. Light straw yellow with ample carbonation. 1 finger of bright white foam clings to the top for quite a while but leaves just a few traces of lace behind.

S: Lemon-y noble hops dominate with snatches of clean & toasty malt.

T: Exactly as above. Very clean and tidy flavors.

M: A brief session of lager smoothness that quickly turns hoppy and spicy on the tongue. Prickly and nice.

O: Another enjoyable Pils from HA. They should try bringing this one out again next spring/early summer.

10-09-2012 00:00:10 | More by GbVDave
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3.6/5  rDev -7.5%

Served in a tumbler at Firkin.

Moving to the window-side taps at Solidarity for some Half Acre pilsnerian goodness. It pours a clear pale straw topped by a couple o' fingers of light cream-white foam. The nose comprises plenty of grass, some wheat, and a light bit of flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, the grassiness still in full force. The body is a hefty-leaning light, with a light moderate carbonation and a decidedly crisp finish. Overall, a nice little pils, nothing outstanding, but a decently refreshing brew.

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3.68/5  rDev -5.4%

Growler provided by Chris (spycow). Served in a Hill Farmstead tulip.

A - Adequate white foam settles to a partial cap, thicker collar, and spotty lacework. Mostly transparent golden body.

S - Lots of noble hops here, there's an intensely grassy vibe with perhaps even a touch of cucumber skin to it, as well as a hint of spicy and earthy flavors. Malt character is fairly neutral, with a low level of sweetness and a hefty dose of toasted grains instead.

T - The taste has a bit more sweet malt flavors to it, but again the palate is dominated by herbal, grassy, and spicy hops flavors, as well as some surprisingly intense bitterness in the finish.

M - Pleasant active carbonation, medium body, and a clean and reasonably dry finish. Smooth texture before yielding to a bit of resinous hop oil.

D - I appreciate this doesn't have the fruity or buttery flavors I often get from Czech Pilseners. However, the hop bitterness seems excessive for the style and I could have stood for a tiny bit more sweetness. Probably more of a summer beer, and probably only for a select audience.

10-09-2012 06:24:37 | More by MasterSki
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Ouija Pilz from Half Acre Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.