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Narragansett Bohemian Pilsner - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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Narragansett Bohemian PilsnerNarragansett Bohemian Pilsner

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140 Ratings
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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 5
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Narragansett Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: OatmattStout on 08-29-2013

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Ratings: 140 | Reviews: 33
Photo of Frank_TX
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.21/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BColton1
3.56/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gcheg
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour it out. A little skunky sometimes, but always a great tasting and unique Pilsner.

Photo of matsputis
4.28/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of prisdefer
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of italianstallion
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brureview
4.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a reddish copper color with a 4F head in a Brooklyn Octoberfest glass.

Light fruit-malt aroma.

The mf is malty, medium bodied.

Taste is excellent. Lots of flavor for a low abv session beer. Rich fruit and malt. Spice.
Smooth. More pronounced flavor than other American pilsners I have tasted.

Overall: another excellent Naragansett beer. Very drinkable, malty, fruity, spicy, and
inexpensive.

Photo of plaid75
3.52/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of diechipmunk
3.08/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Better than I expected. Has a bit of the lingering metallic tang but it is subdued. I think its the European hops, not as citrusy or piney as many craft brewers use. It's light and tasty, overall a good pils, not as heavily hopped as many American craft brews, but well balanced.

Photo of tempest
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not so Bohemian, but a tasty, hoppy American pilsner. Yes, it's big floral Euro hops, but the character is on a scale you'd only see in an American beer. I was expecting a balanced beer with soft hops and crisp malts, but it's all hops with a decent (but not big) dry bitter kick.

Photo of brother_rebus
2.69/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

The limited release imperial bohemian pilsner (its parental generation) was great. The
Drop in abv to 5.whatever it is, severely altered the taste. Still has a great mouthfeel. Looks alright. Good carbonation. Thats about it though.

Photo of horshack7
4.53/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: On top is a thick white rocky head two fingers thick underneath is a clear and very golden brew.

Aroma: Grassy, lemon zest, grainy. Floral, light orange peel.

Taste: Floral hop dryness in the front. Bready, biscuity, creamy buttery texture. The finish only has a little bit of dryness but it's very slight.

Notes: What a great example of a German Pilsner this is something great. Cheers.

Photo of Syraquse
2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

Photo of Triglycerides
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of wedge
3.55/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale golden color with a head that rapidly expands up and over the rim but eventually drops to a thick pool in the center of the surface. Thick clusters of lacing all over. Smells quite Bohemian with the buttery biscuit malts, though it's missing the spicy hops. Taste leans a more towards the German Pils side of things...floral, minty hops and bready grain coated with a fine layer of honey. Fairly crisp, medium body. As a Czech Pilsner, it's not exactly what I want. I like the malt, but the hoppy balance is lacking. Also, no Saaz in a Bohemian Pils? I'd like it fine as an easy-drinker, except that is cost me 40% more than regular Narragansett and there are better options in this price range.

Photo of BiteTheBullet
2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of everythingiszen
2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

Man, I got nothin but love in my heart for Narragansett, but I just don't see it with this one. It's harsh, with its spiciness not sitting right on my palate. No citrus and the spicy hop character that's there smells and tastes a little skunky; I'm willing to venture it's past its prime, but with no bottled on or best by date, it's hard to say for sure. The flavor its short and blunt, like a rusted pipe wrench to the back of the head.

Agree to disagree, I guess. I'll stick with the regular NG lager or if I have the cash for it, spring for a better, more balanced pils, like Victory's Prima (kind of an unfair comparison, as they're the best American pils out there that's widely distributed). Next I'm in New England, I'll give it another shot if I should see it, in fairness to NG.

Photo of ordinarymatt
4.5/5  rDev +21%

Photo of DantheMan75
4.04/5  rDev +8.6%

Photo of DrEricShin
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.91/5  rDev +5.1%

Pours a nice straw yellow with a very fizzy head. Smells of floral hops and pine. The taste is a sharp bite in the beginning from the hops and then a mellow into the malt for the finish to make a very nice beer. The malt also seemed to give it a bit of a peppery flavor that complimented the hops well. Would definitely try again.

Photo of procha1970
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of dd43
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of SuperHop18
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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Narragansett Bohemian Pilsner from Narragansett Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.