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Pilsner - Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen

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88
very good

40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 12.03%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 08-21-2009)
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topdown

California

2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

02-06-2014 23:16:53 | More by topdown
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Irish12

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.8%

02-24-2013 14:01:53 | More by Irish12
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.4/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

At the Brewpub on 2-16-12

A - Served a light yellow-orange with a foamy head that slowly fades leaving solid lacing down the side.

S - Ahh..smells like a pilsner.

T - Pilsner, ya know. Nutty, corn, yeast.

D - Good carbonationa and a medium-light body.

O - Good for the style, but not my style.

Serving type: on-tap

03-13-2012 05:06:32 | More by HuskyinPDX
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LazyL

British Columbia (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Chuckanut Brewery. Another crystal clear beer. Poured a bright straw with a pillowy white head. The nose is a little spicy and not much else. The taste is spicy, a bit soapy and has some pepper and clove. The mouthfeel is dry, clean and has a light body. Over all too dr and would be hard for me to go through two.

Serving type: on-tap

04-11-2011 02:38:57 | More by LazyL
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beertunes

Washington

3.48/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a clear, clean light gold with just under an inch of tight, white head that had very good retention and left minimal lacing.

The aroma had a nice grainyness that offset by just a very slight skunky scent. The flavors followed along as expected, well balanced and flavorful, but that Heineken taste was a distraction.

The body was typical for the style, light and crisp. A smooth, easy drinking beer, I would have no trouble having several of these. Worth trying and perhaps seeking out.

Serving type: on-tap

08-21-2009 20:29:16 | More by beertunes
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DerAtomsmasher

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

07-08-2014 03:21:27 | More by DerAtomsmasher
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benbjb

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

04-25-2013 16:22:52 | More by benbjb
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flagmantho

Washington

3.58/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer on tap at the Wedgwood Alehouse in Seattle.

Appearance: slightly hazy basic yellow color. Almost no head, but with a pub pour that's not too surprising. Still, what is a Pilsner but a clear, heady beverage?

Smell: sweet malt with a hint of grain and a nice dose of noble hops. Earthy and yummy smelling!

Taste: pretty grainy -- too grainy for my taste -- with a bit of sweet malt. Quite bitter for a Pilsner, but I like it; the hop character remains nobly earthy.

Mouthfeel: medium body with very low carbonation, especially for the style. Frankly, it's not my favorite at all; though it must be said it has a lot more body than a mega lager, and for that it gets points.

Drinkability: this beer is somewhat all over the place. I wish it had more carbonation, which would improve both the mouthfeel and the appearance. Still, it's not a bad beer, and I would not turn down another.

Serving type: on-tap

10-16-2010 15:32:26 | More by flagmantho
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6%

06-09-2014 18:15:49 | More by HoppySeb
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-26-2012 01:57:43 | More by strongaf
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twelveinches

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -6%

04-21-2014 16:39:05 | More by twelveinches
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -6%

03-23-2014 04:43:53 | More by KStark
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snaotheus

Washington

3.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16.9oz bottle at 41 F poured into a pint glass. No date or code.

Pours somewhat hazy golden with a big white head that fades at a medium pace. Medium to small amount of active carbonation. Smell is bready, grassy, summery, nice.

Taste is a somewhat bready finish, somewhat subtle hop bitterness, slight honeysuckle characteristic.

Mouthfeel is very light and effervescent. Overall, it's pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 03:58:57 | More by snaotheus
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mactrail

Washington

3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From the 500 ml bottle purchased at the brewery restaurant in Bellingham. Clear pale golden in the Einbecker Pilsner glass with a plentiful foam and lots of spritz on the tongue.

Crisp and light, with a resiny tang. Moderately hoppy with a bitterness that gradually creeps up to the aftertaste. Some light and crackery malt, but a substantial mouthfeel. A pleasant tangy and brambly taste. The hops are fruity and a bit herbal tasting, with a piney note. Plenty of bitterness but no real bite.

Overall, a fine example of the Pilsner style and a great quaff.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 02:16:56 | More by mactrail
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ccrida

Oregon

3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On draught at the Collins Pub, Chuckanut Pils is clear pale gold with a white head leaving nice lace.

Smell is very muted, a light sweetness.

Taste is on the sweeter side grain wise, really nice presentation of the taste of the cereals. Nice floral note as well.

Mouthfeel is dry, crisp, light bodied.

Drinkability is good, this is a well made pils, flavorful without being overly so, and no off-flavors. Highly recommended and worth seeking out.

Serving type: on-tap

10-18-2011 23:35:43 | More by ccrida
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grittybrews

Washington

3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a clear golden-yellow with a finger of bright white head. Mild aroma with grain, grass, and a hint of citrus.

Moderate carbonation and a light, smooth mouthfeel. Nice mix of malt up front mixed with grass, pepper, and lemon, and a long finish that starts quite grainy and becomes more smooth and biscuity as it lingers.

Nice full-flavored pilsner. Solid all-around.

Serving type: on-tap

02-20-2012 03:28:31 | More by grittybrews
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Lazaro

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-14-2013 06:06:35 | More by Lazaro
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mdaschaf

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-27-2013 19:29:18 | More by mdaschaf
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dirtylou

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on-tap, collins pub

appearance: shaker pint, bright and clear golden-copper body, active white foam with light retention

smell: grassy hops, lemon rind, pepper, grains, honey

taste: a solid pilsner that could be in strong rotation come summer time - grassy noble hops, lemon rind, honey, toasted grains, a little peppery bite. nice stuff

mouthfeel: relatively high carbonation, light bodied and easy drinking

overall: a well-done pilsner...somewhat of an anomaly in the region

Serving type: on-tap

03-26-2012 19:58:27 | More by dirtylou
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Hopmodium

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-25-2014 05:41:40 | More by Hopmodium
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.3%

03-16-2014 17:24:45 | More by Kurmaraja
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.3%

03-28-2014 19:01:46 | More by bumchilly25
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mletten

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-18-2014 22:18:13 | More by mletten
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kimmiespice


4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-29-2014 04:19:56 | More by kimmiespice
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Sokool

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-06-2013 13:54:49 | More by Sokool
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Pilsner from Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen
88 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.