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Redhook Pilsner - Redhook Ale Brewery

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332 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 13.18%
Wants: 15
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Czech out Redhook’s newest brew. Redhook Pilsner is crisp, golden lager that is modeled after those historic beers originally made in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia. Redhook Pilsner’s maltiness is offset by a medium dose of Saaz hops and finishes with a clean, bright, thirst-quenching quality. A great “session” lager for when you’ve got a long day ahead of drinking.

23 IBU

(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 03-22-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

LXIXME, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

DaveMiller, Mar 26, 2014
Photo of Furlinator
3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours translucent honey gold with a 1/4 white head that quickly disappears completely and leaves no lace.

Smell is of biscuit, honey and butter.

Taste is grainy malt, orange, lemon and honey with faint hop bitterness on the finish.

Texture is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

I enjoyed this much more than I thought I would. Refreshing and easy drinking.

Furlinator, Mar 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

dpgoblejr, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

JaredGolia, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

CSeavey64, Feb 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

JoeMans, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of MattyG85
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a somewhat hazy yellowish golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of white head that fades into a thin patchy layer. Leaves some decent lacing.

Smell: A crisp and bready pils malt forward aroma. Upfront scent of bready Pils malt with hints of biscuit, cereal grains, straw, yeast, and crackers. Light presence of earthy European hops that linger in the background. A pretty solid typical Pils aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a crisp and bready Pils malt driven taste. Bready taste of Pils malt with upfront notes of biscuit, cereal grains, straw, hay, crackers, and yeast. Decent backing of earthy European hops add a little balance. Nicely crisp and dry. A pretty solid taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, clean, and very smooth with a drying finish.

Overall: A good take on the Pilsener style. Has the grainy malt presence you expect for the style.

MattyG85, Feb 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

AMarkle6524, Jan 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

DOCRW, Jan 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14%

trytoketchup, Dec 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

BodiesLexus, Nov 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

Booner818, Nov 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

MithrilTuxedo, Nov 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Zach122, Oct 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Baldjosh, Oct 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

RBorsato, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Kmlund, Oct 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

abeeronthebeach, Oct 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

Kopfschuss, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of hogrider
3.36/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint mug. I like the nice ochre yellow color of the beer, the head was decent, the lacing was nice, it had a malty aroma and subdue notes of hops. The first sip was pleasant to the taste buds, the beer is not fizzy; but has nice mouth feel and taste. I can drink lots of it and it is by no means a lawnmower beer....and remember folks, drink beer and support your local brewery. HOG

hogrider, Sep 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

anon, Sep 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

trancourt, Aug 11, 2013
Redhook Pilsner from Redhook Ale Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.