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Orange Blossom Pilsner 2 - Orange Blossom Pilsner LLC

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BA SCORE
76
okay

32 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 32
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 17.03%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Orange Blossom Pilsner LLC visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thedrizzle on 02-06-2013)
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Reviews by Brenden:
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Brenden

Ohio

2.78/5  rDev -13.9%

An extra from a BA who thought it was terrible and sent it as a joke. Every one gets a shot.

Well, it doesn't look terrible; on the other hand, it doesn't look great. Very little head even made the effort to coalesce into something in this heavy brownish-orange brew, and what did make the effort didn't have much success. That said, a bit of foam does cling to the edges in a ring, and there are even a few little spots of lacing.
Orange is the main component, not simply citrus but very specifically orange. There's almost a sugary sweetness to it, like dried and candied fruits have, and no rind element. There must be honey malts in here at the very least, too. There's plenty of it in the smell, and any honey actually used in the brewing process wouldn't come out like this. Some grains sneak out, though alcohol barely does, defying the supposed 11% ABV.
Syrupy sweet, the flavor gets a bit messy. It's almost like orange drink pandered to children. Oddly, the taste is more honey than orange, the reverse of the smell in that regard. Some graininess is here along with a ghost of pale malts and an even paler ghost of something like floral hops. It all gets dominated by the sweetness.
There's some body to this brew, a bit of a crisp nip that fades a little as it goes, and a light carbonation. Overall, though, it's unpleasantly sticky.

06-11-2013 00:31:21 | More by Brenden
More User Reviews:
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Mr3dPHD

Florida

2.65/5  rDev -18%

Served in a tulip pint glass from the bottle.

A - Pours a deep orange copper tone with no head whatsoever. I'm not exaggerating. I was told by a buddy that there was no head when he poured his, so I assumed he had just poured it incorrectly, but sure enough...there was none! It looked like a glass of orange drink. Not very appealing. May have been an old batch? Not sure...I see another reviewer had a small head on his.

S - Smell was a step back in the right direction. There was a nice sweet tangerine scent with a hint of that orange blossom honey. A little citrus hoppiness seemed to peak through as well.

T - Sweet. Really really sweet. This is closer to a cheap mead than it is a beer, certainly closer than a pilsner as there was absolutely no trace of hops bitterness that I could find. It was all honey. I couldn't even taste that pleasant orange scent I was getting in the aroma. I had a bit of trouble finishing it, and I'm quite happy I only bought a single. Oddly enough, the 11% abv was well masked, so I have to give them that.

M - Very slick and very little carbonation. As mentioned earlier, perhaps this was an old batch that had been hanging around the store for a bit too long. I hope that's the case.

O - Not a very enjoyable experience overall. The most appealing part is the scent, but other than that, I'd pass. If this is being rated against other beers in its category (which it is), then it falls flat on its face. I don't see how this is in any way a pilsner.

02-25-2013 22:27:16 | More by Mr3dPHD
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b2rade2n

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

02-10-2013 00:24:54 | More by b2rade2n
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

04-05-2013 01:54:15 | More by DMarlinJ
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twizzbeatz

Florida

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-30-2013 22:10:10 | More by twizzbeatz
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csparace

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -30.3%

01-17-2014 04:36:57 | More by csparace
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cmak316

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-18-2013 21:42:03 | More by cmak316
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bbadger

Texas

3/5  rDev -7.1%

12-05-2013 03:03:21 | More by bbadger
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SnatchyMcPants

Indiana

3/5  rDev -7.1%

02-27-2013 23:00:05 | More by SnatchyMcPants
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Zach136

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-14-2013 19:58:46 | More by Zach136
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KevinL

Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-25-2014 16:05:44 | More by KevinL
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.4/5  rDev +5.3%

A - burnt orange slight one finger head, nice lacing

S- orange blossoms and honey. No trace of the 11%

T- honey, faint traces of orange little bite of a pils

M- sticky sticky sticky

O- it's alright I enjoy the sticky mouthfeel. Wish more of the orange came through. Not bad don't know if ill come back to this one though.

02-06-2013 23:01:08 | More by Thedrizzle
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JISurfer

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

01-17-2014 19:58:52 | More by JISurfer
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Lare453

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

03-24-2013 19:04:35 | More by Lare453
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e30todamax

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

10-22-2013 00:48:20 | More by e30todamax
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jbear68

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

02-07-2013 19:17:22 | More by jbear68
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Jacurdy60

Alabama

3.33/5  rDev +3.1%

Pours an unimpressive golden brown color with an almost nonexistent white, carbonated head. No lacing, poor retention. Smells of honey, as expected. I'm also sensing some earthy hops on the finish. The 11% ABV doesn't come through, which is nice. Tastes awfully sweet, like sugared bread. Not very good, not very bad either. Just a bit too sweet. The alcohol, again, is hidden well though. Mouthfeel is very sticky and has a nice body to it. I wouldn't recommend this brew, but it's not terrible. I'd at least try it.

04-08-2013 23:19:06 | More by Jacurdy60
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AlbertVogler

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

12-07-2013 01:41:13 | More by AlbertVogler
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

04-09-2013 22:18:20 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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andy1701

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

06-10-2013 22:29:57 | More by andy1701
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yaksurf

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -7.1%

05-04-2013 13:56:16 | More by yaksurf
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TerrapinX

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev +15.5%

Had quite a few of these thoroughly enjoyed them all had absolutely no complaints with this very sweet beer. If you have problems reading the label it states half the water twice the honey and it is definitely all that. The beer goes down way to fast and smooth for a 11% beer can't taste the alcohol at all. Would really recommend this beer on a nice fall day

11-14-2013 01:30:18 | More by TerrapinX
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sandiego67

California

4/5  rDev +23.8%

05-12-2013 02:08:39 | More by sandiego67
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hmmmbeer10

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

05-21-2014 15:17:17 | More by hmmmbeer10
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justinm4bama

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +31.6%

01-22-2014 05:36:20 | More by justinm4bama
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Orange Blossom Pilsner 2 from Orange Blossom Pilsner LLC
76 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.