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Pony Pilsner - Half Acre Beer Company

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126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pony is new to the scene, but we welcome this pilsner lager into the fold like an old friend. Pony is a crisp, clean pilsner you can saddle on up to the bar and order with a confident, rangy thunder. Get on yer stoop or prepare for the trek, there's a Pony in every pint.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-20-2013)
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MinisterCurry

Illinois

3.99/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Half Acre is doing really cool stuff with beer here in Chicago, a solid Pils offering.

A - golden, straw and hay, off-sunflower yellow color. Bubbles abound at pour and a healthy, off-white head gathers not too generously at the top of the pint. Mild lacing indicative of the style upon consumption. Effervescence continued throughout enjoyment.

S - noble hops, straw and dried grasses, cotton linen, baked bread, cedar closets.

T - hits palate with a rush of grassy notes that unfold into equal balance of brioche, bread and butter, prairie grasses and hops. Gives subtle notes of lemon and grapefruit eventually.

M - Medium to off dry finish, mouthfeel is overall refreshing, but with no residual sweetness. It's somewhat lactic like butter at first with a later, drier quality like you're running in a field of wheat or prairie grass in late summer.

O - an enjoyable Pilsner that seemingly presents a slightly more prairie and buttery offering in this usually hop driven category of beers. Perhaps more seasonal to spring and summer, food pair it with fish of various preparations, light stone fruit like pear and apricot on a cheese plate or even warm cheese salads and crab or fish cakes.

Serving type: on-tap

04-03-2014 04:49:21 | More by MinisterCurry
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jimmy13

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

04-02-2014 19:49:12 | More by jimmy13
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Pony Pilsner from Half Acre Beer Company
83 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.