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Hochzeit Summer Lager - Black Raven Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

24 Ratings
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 8.18%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Raven Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JAXSON on 10-15-2011)
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-18-2013 06:29:31 | More by rab53
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle opened on 6.9.12.

A - Pours a clear light orange with a fluffy one ince near-white head with good retention.

S - Wheat, lemons, very lagerish.

T - Bitter earthiness, some citrus, more malts than expected.

D - Good carbonation with a very light body and finish.

O - Ok, lagers are lagers and this is one fits the bill.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 21:43:07 | More by HuskyinPDX
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light golden amber with a one finger white head that slowly dissipates to a thin film and ring around the glass. Mild aroma of biscuit, slightly toasted malt and slight grassy hops. Flavor is a pleasant biscuit malt with hints of toastiness, grassy hops, slightly floral finishes with nice balanced grassy hop and malt leaving a lingering grassy hop memory. A very nicely made pilsner that appears to be very close in style to the description. As I learn more about beer distribution, I realize that I have never had a fresh Czech pilsner from its homeland, but this is certainly what I would hope it would taste like. Mild but nicely made; a great summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 02:08:07 | More by LiquidAmber
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flagmantho

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a clear body and a strong effervescence. Head pours a finger of creamy white foam, which subsides a bit quickly. Nice overall look, though.

Smell: lightly sweet malt with a touch of graininess and a hint of noble hops. Low in intensity, but just the right composition for the style.

Taste: quite grainy right up front, with a little bit of husky bitterness and a little tartness thrown in. Perhaps a little bit on the astringent side for my taste, but really, this is a damn clean and tasty Pilsner. it lacks sweetness, which could be a plus or minus depending on your taste.

Mouthfeel: light body with a huge carbonation and a big, fluffy carbonation -- mouth-filling, although a little ephemeral. Still, refreshing and satisfying.

Overall: a very drinkable and tasty Pilsner. On the dry side, with an emphasis on graininess, but I think the balance works quite well.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 05:05:59 | More by flagmantho
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twelveinches

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-12-2013 06:06:43 | More by twelveinches
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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-11-2014 19:12:09 | More by kscaldef
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Kurmaraja

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

02-05-2014 06:43:48 | More by Kurmaraja
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draheim

Washington

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz (bottled 6/6/2013) into a weizen glass. Pours a crystal clear straw color w/ a white 1-finger sustained by vigorous carbonation.

Aroma is floral and light, fruity. Ripe apples, peaches and pears. Delicate.

Taste follows nose. Crisp, clean, mildly grainy. Grassy with a mildly bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is refreshing and light, drinkable.

Overall a solid version of a style that's probably underappreciated in the craft beer world.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 03:49:40 | More by draheim
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snaotheus

Washington

3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle at 41 F poured into a large mug. 4-23-14 is stamped on the bottle.

Pours crystal clear golden with a big white head, tons of carbonation, dissipates somewhat quickly. Smell is (surprise!) lagery. Yeast with a slight fun. Grassy, mild hay.

Taste is nicely bitter, some of that yeasty tang, slightly spicy. Bready.

Mouthfeel is maybe not so crisp as I would expect from a pilsner. Kind of fluffy, pleasant. Overall, good summer baseball beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2014 19:49:16 | More by snaotheus
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DOCRW

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

05-30-2014 19:45:19 | More by DOCRW
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tastymug

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-30-2013 18:04:08 | More by tastymug
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JAXSON

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle, thanks Eric. Pours clear bright gold with a fluffy white head. Nose is cracked grain, lightly grassy hops. Not hard around the edges and nice for the style. Mouth is sharp on the front palate with grains and grass, segues into a long, soft finish, softly grainy with just a touch of sweet malt. Balance is very good. Flavor on the front palate is a bit too brash compared to the best of this style, not supremely refined. Hop presence is pretty mellow but kind of comes out at the end of the long finish. Nice stuff!

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2011 02:27:30 | More by JAXSON
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-16-2014 21:23:05 | More by irishgreensoda
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CliffBrake

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-25-2012 02:13:30 | More by CliffBrake
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TrojanRB

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-20-2013 23:51:41 | More by TrojanRB
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redleg411

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-28-2013 21:14:24 | More by redleg411
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ScreamForMe

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-20-2014 04:39:16 | More by ScreamForMe
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distantmantra

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

02-13-2014 16:34:48 | More by distantmantra
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CaptainQ

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-05-2013 00:14:36 | More by CaptainQ
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benbjb

Washington

3/5  rDev -20.8%

09-17-2012 02:29:24 | More by benbjb
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sanford_and_son

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-15-2014 17:23:49 | More by sanford_and_son
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beerloverofbham

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-12-2014 22:44:00 | More by beerloverofbham
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dionito

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-26-2012 01:16:21 | More by dionito
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Dogfishipas

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-21-2014 01:11:35 | More by Dogfishipas
Hochzeit Summer Lager from Black Raven Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.