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Redhook Pilsner - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

332 Ratings
THE BROS
89
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 Redhook Pilsner is crisp, golden lager that is modeled after those historic beers originally made in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia.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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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

BRD14, Dec 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

mchen, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of Fatehunter
3.4/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Finger of head with descent retention. Medium straw colored body.
A nice grain smell with a note of honey.
Taste has a little fresh fruit, light grain, and moderate bitterness. Not the best balance, but still good.
Crisp and clean texture. Moderate carbonation and a lighter body.
A solid pilsner.

Fatehunter, Dec 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14%

scootercrabb, Dec 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

irishgreensoda, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of Chucker17
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Chucker17, Nov 28, 2012
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.4/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Redhook Pilsner

Pours a perfectly clear bright gold with a soapy white head that laces the glass. Aroma of crisp, crackery bread and herbal pungent Saaz hops. In the taste, more bready notes and some hop bitterness. Finishes slightly bitter but mostly very clean and crisp. Light bodied feel with sharp carbonation. Overall, this is a pretty solid pilsner, nice and refreshing.

Stinkypuss, Nov 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14%

Nzinger, Nov 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14%

prisdefer, Nov 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

jharris0624, Nov 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Duesler, Nov 10, 2012
Photo of N3rdM3t4l
3.48/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bomber into standard pint.

A: perfectly clear straw color with a half inch of head that fell into a little cap with a pencil thin ring.

S: spicy noble hops and pale malt. Slightly sweet smelling. Hints of citrus.

T: a little floral, enticing herbal notes, a bit of malt to bring it all together. a crisp brew.

M: light and crisp with a bit of carbonation. not lying when they say it is refreshing.

O: not a bad brew. I am not a czech pilsner enthusiest but it is not bad based on my experience with the style.

N3rdM3t4l, Nov 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

alesaram, Oct 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

ReeseMax3, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of Mosstrooper
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into pilsner glass.

Appearance: Bright, clear golden color with a substantial white head that hardly dissipates at all and doesn't really leave any lace when it does.

Smell: Sweet and bready pilsner maltiness alongside hints of lemon and flowers. Some grassiness and mild herbal aromas.

Taste: Begins with some citric sweetness and mild citrus peel bitterness, which rounds out to pale malt sweetness before finishing with a balanced herbal bitterness that has a slight spice to it.

Mouthfeel: Lighter body with lively carbonation and a crisp finish.

Overall: A good representation of its style and an easy-drinking beer. Worth a try.

Mosstrooper, Oct 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

slim2043, Sep 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

bluesplit63, Sep 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Beermazter310, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of micromaniac129
3.88/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear light golden color with a desent size head that lingers for guite a while. Carbonation is lighter then normal.

Aroma finds a good pils bouquet of bready malts and spicy hops.

Taste is quite good with a solid malt bill that has a clean taste and hops that have a spicy, grassy taste. Both linger into the aftertaste.

Feels thin and spicy on the palette with a slightly bitter and sharp finish.

Overall it's good and refreshing.

micromaniac129, Sep 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Dapperticus, Sep 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Snipe-Snout, Sep 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

GFD400, Aug 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Davepoolesque, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of Cavanaghty
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy golden yellow. Thin white had and no lacing.

Smell: Grassy smell with some malts, and a faint alcohol smell.

Motuhfeel/Taste: Smooth medium to light bodied. Grassy, malts, and sugars.

Overall: Not bad, not my first choice, but I would have it again.

Cavanaghty, Aug 29, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +36.1%

markallmon, Aug 25, 2012
Redhook Pilsner from Redhook Ale Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.