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Sudwerk Pilsner - Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery

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Sudwerk PilsnerSudwerk Pilsner

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BA SCORE
85
very good

77 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2002)
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Reviews by marc77:
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marc77

California

3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Brilliantly clear dark straw hue. Steadfast porcelain white head leaves wispy lace. Aroma dominated by a softly herbal, grassy and floral mélange. In flavor, an initial snap of bready sweetness yields to notes of dry cracker. Lemon peel bitterness and mild grassy, chlorophyll hints provide a static hop flavor. Stalwart base of husky grain. Moderate in body for style and siutably dextrinous. Finishes abruptly and dry, with fading hints of clean, fresh hay and an odd, but enjoyable trace elder flower ester twang. A well rounded pilsner with subtle malt character. Seemingly a German and Czech hybrid.

Serving type: on-tap

03-14-2005 11:43:04 | More by marc77
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-ABV not on bottle (always bugs me), but it was a sample bottle, so you never know.

-Poured into a Sam Adams Beer glass

-Appearance: Fairly clear, wheat/straw colored, lots of carbonation visible. Thin head, expected more foam with the amount of carbonation seen.

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-Taste: Light, crisp, hint of florality, which was sadly missing in the smell. Much better than the smell would have let on. Good carbonation, a little sweet on the finish. I actually very much enjoyed this beer, I just wish the smell had matched the body.

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Sudwerk Pilsner from Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.