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Redhook Pilsner - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

331 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 331
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 Redhook Pilsner is crisp, golden lager that is modeled after those historic beers originally made in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia.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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DerHabs

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

05-05-2013 00:51:06 | More by DerHabs
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14%

04-27-2013 19:20:40 | More by nheinzie57
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-24-2013 21:33:08 | More by Arsenal0328
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sachie23

New York

2/5  rDev -42.7%

04-22-2013 20:28:37 | More by sachie23
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Kastler

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-22-2013 03:07:46 | More by Kastler
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sajaffe1

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +9.2%

Poured from the bottle into a glass tankard

A- It has a hazy golden look with a short-lived head. No lacing can be seen.

S- Interesting. There are notable hints of honey, banana and melon aromas with a touch of Saaz hops. Smells sort of like a hefeweizen in lager form.

T- Not bad. Small bit of fruity sweetness similar to the aroma followed by some moderate hop bitterness. Not the best balanced beer though.

M- Moderate carbonation

O- This is worth a try. Makes a decent session beer.

04-15-2013 19:53:38 | More by sajaffe1
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adamwn

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

04-14-2013 22:48:37 | More by adamwn
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huddyball

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -14%

04-14-2013 01:23:45 | More by huddyball
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WalterHeisenberg

New Mexico

3.7/5  rDev +6%

Bottle aggressive pour into pint glass
A: straw clear clearly carbonated white head good retention no lacing
S: not much smells like a typical macro
T: slight watery clean fresh not hoppy at all malty ricey
M: thin like atypical macro
O: very decent highly drinkable good price. If I had to slum it here's where I draw the line. I love the style but I've gotten so used to drinking higher ABV IPAs so I tend to look at the style almost like a 3.2 beer.

04-11-2013 03:26:26 | More by WalterHeisenberg
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-07-2013 13:56:41 | More by GiantMidget
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OBeerMeGreatOne

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

04-06-2013 02:02:39 | More by OBeerMeGreatOne
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xgpt

Virginia

4/5  rDev +14.6%

04-05-2013 06:24:38 | More by xgpt
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ponbon63

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +14.6%

03-30-2013 02:24:06 | More by ponbon63
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gshoes3

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

03-29-2013 00:58:40 | More by gshoes3
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

03-28-2013 02:09:48 | More by dcbeers
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

03-26-2013 06:15:33 | More by GratefulEdd
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mbarnes0

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-25-2013 19:49:34 | More by mbarnes0
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-24-2013 06:20:09 | More by NickThePyro
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steveh

Illinois

3.96/5  rDev +13.5%

Redhook has a Pilsner, who knew?

Bottled in New Hampshire on 11/19/12. 5.3 ABV. Label tagline reads: "May not look it, but has a dark side." Really? Hmm.

A -- Clear gold color with a very dense and firm white head that holds up well.

S -- Lightly malty, mild spicy and citrus hop character back, mild DMS.

T -- Fleeting citrus up front that blends into a bready malt character that fades into a spicy bitterness. Finish is bready malts and the aftertaste is spicy hops. There's a mild grainy backbone to this beer so common with American takes on European light lagers -- I'm sure due to N. American 2 row barley, or just a corner-cutting mash process.

M -- Mouthfeel is soft to crisp with a light-medium body.

O -- A pretty good take on the style. The spicy hops do a good job of hiding a grainy character that might be otherwise distracting. A nice summer drinker to have alongside Sierra Nevada Summerfest or Victory Pils.

03-21-2013 20:56:14 | More by steveh
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

4/5  rDev +14.6%

03-11-2013 03:21:00 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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Alek

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

03-10-2013 18:39:42 | More by Alek
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delalove

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-10-2013 01:18:59 | More by delalove
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weerezboy

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

03-06-2013 20:33:35 | More by weerezboy
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Salix

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -14%

03-06-2013 02:32:35 | More by Salix
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KaaosMachine

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-05-2013 21:48:06 | More by KaaosMachine
Redhook Pilsner from Redhook Ale Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 331 ratings.