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Pescadero Pilsner - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Pescadero Pilsner
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BA SCORE
86
very good

34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 08-15-2003)
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Halcyondays

California

4.05/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours gold with a medium white head, excellent lace.

S: Saaz floral hop character, spicy, herbs.

T: Nice direct bready malt profile, with a direct floral grassy Saaz flavour which is quite apparent and tasty.

M: Light-body, frothy soft carbonation, delicate.

O: This is a very well made and to style Czech pilsner. Well worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap

08-22-2012 18:39:36 | More by Halcyondays
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-10-2012 17:39:47 | More by brez8791
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djaeon

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-22-2012 21:27:16 | More by djaeon
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Annesemj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-16-2011 00:15:30 | More by Annesemj
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brycevolk

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-15-2011 18:08:29 | More by brycevolk
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UncleJimbo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-15-2011 04:32:16 | More by UncleJimbo
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Kaiser81

California

3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tape at the Old Grove location

A - Light golden, minimal head, with some ok lacing.

S - Sweet malts mixed with a touch of hops

T - Malts dominate with a touch of hops mixed in. There is some biscuity sweetness on the finish.

M - Kind of a heavy body with minimal carbonation

D - A nice summer beer with a bit of a kick. It's nice.

Serving type: on-tap

08-31-2010 00:51:00 | More by Kaiser81
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HopHead84

California

4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

8/21/2010

This is a Czech Pilsner, not a German Pilsner.

On tap at the Old Grove location. The beer is the color of moderately hydrated urine, with a big frothy white head.

The aroma is a nice floral bouquet, with spicy notes and a rich, balancing malt presence. The flavor is spicy hops with notes of rich malt and a lower moderate level of clean bitterness. The finish is crisp and clean with a superb balance of hops and slightly bready malt.

Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a dry, crisp mouthfeel. A fine Bohemian Pils.

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2010 05:58:49 | More by HopHead84
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap @ Ballast Point Linda Vista 11/11/09. Part of the "Hapy Hump Day" event during San Diego Beer Week. The board had this listed as 6.4% ABV, not the posted 4.6%, as I did not add this to the database.

Pours a crystal clear gold, with a small covering of brite-white foamy head. Retains with a lighter frothy look, leaving a smattering of lacing behind. The aroma is fairly even smelling, with the sweeter accents from the bready malts helping balance the fresh flowers, citrus, and spice of the hops. This might be lacking a bit of robustness but otherwise, this is fine.

The taste starts with tight Pils malt, before a smack of lemony citrus and some moderately spicy Czech hop character blow in. The initial bitter bite of this is actually about light-medium feeling, as far as hop attacks go, but man does this linger strongly. Spice just sticks in the mouth and hangs in there for a good bit. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a crisp easiness to the feel that belies it's higher alcohol content.

Decent little Czech Pils here, that while maybe lacking some bite to the bitterness, still brought the spice in spades to this. A good body and some great overall feel and drinkibility really kept this in the game.

Serving type: on-tap

12-04-2009 17:48:16 | More by Kegatron
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Pescadero Pilsner from Ballast Point Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.