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RumpelPilsen - Full Pint Brewing Company

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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 11.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: OWSLEY069 on 04-06-2011)
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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.9/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a nice pilsner. A bit inky, but not so much that it kills the drinkability. Nice grain tones. Nose seemed very dough and bread forward at first, which went away fairly soon. Overall, an easy drinking pilsner. Another reason to be a fan of Full Pint.

Photo of ejimhof
2.5/5  rDev -29%

Photo of rcjennings
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of JayKay412
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of Slatetank
3.9/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked this bottle up at Quick Six Mt Rose -enjoyed chilled from a pils glass.

The color is golden with gentle haze and a very gentle pour yields about 3/4 of the glass full of foam which settles to about 3.5 fingers with very brilliant golden body and thick white head with thick lace. The smell of floral hops is balanced by a slight yeast ester with light malt sweetness that accents the toasted nose. A good amount of malt body supports the resinous spicy hop texture with light bitter tinge and slightly creamy element from yeast with gentle mineral dryness in the finish.

The taste has a nice expressive pilsner malt quality with lots of fresh lager yeast flavor and mild mineral aspect with herbal hops that are abundant and have spice flavor that adds balance to the malt w/ a hint of bitterness as the finish arrives with a prickly carbonation that gives a dry impression combined with the oils of the hops, but a nice toasted malt flavor lingers. Overall I consider this a quality pils which I could enjoy on any hot day like today or any day for that matter.

Photo of thecheapies
3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Full Pint Rumpelpilsen. Poured into a Penn Pilsner pint glass.

Precisely gold in color with a swirling bubble cascade. Very thin head, as it wouldn't develop much height on a semi-vigorous pour. Pristine clarity.

Clean grassy aroma with a musty Noble hop presence. Classic pilsener nose with a distant fruitiness. Soda cracker malt could be a little more outstanding.

Nicely tempered and mildly hoppy. Tannic dryness resemble fruit skins. Very grassy in the hop character. Not as musty as in the nose. Not as dry as others I've had, but still pretty damn dry. Nice flavor, overall.

Sparkling effervescence. Body is hefty enough to call it medium. Impressive feel.

Pretty tasty pilsner. Wish I had a six-pack, as it's a beer that I want to follow one after another. I'll be back for more, Full Pint. You can count on that.

Photo of Garlicjosh
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of NoProblem
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

Photo of Apex
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Jimbrew
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of wvsabbath
3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving Type - Bottle

Appearance - Light golden yellow with a white fizzy 2 inch head and minor lacing.

Smell - Pale wheat malts, sugars, lemon, caramel, some minor hops and light fruits. A bit of bready/herbal notes from the yeast.

Taste - Light and crisp, plenty of malts and yeasty notes. Bready flavor mixed in along with some bitter hops. Really dry finsh and bitter, lots of spices also without any alcohol present.

Mouthfeel - Its light and easy on mouth. Tounge gets plenty of malts, yeast and spices. Pallette gets more malts and some bitter hops. Aftertaste is dry, bitter and sour.

Overall - Decent and easy to drink, just nothing too special. Its more malty then the standard czech pils ive come to know. Really the big downfall is such dry bitterness in the finish and aftertaste. Still, a nice summer beer worth drinking.

Photo of tempest
3.78/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a bottle at Liberty St Tavern. It's not quite as light or crisp as a good Czech pilsner, but it's a fine American pils similar to the odd example of a Pre-Prohibition pils. There's the smooth bready malts balanced against spicy, dry hops, all of which make for an unremarkable, but generally tasty beer. I'd take another.

Photo of Ghizmo
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of mcallister
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

5.0 A: Clear pale golden wheat color. Two fingers of creamy/pillowy white head. Retention is very good and lots of lacing is left behind.

3.5 S: Sweet grainy maltiness with a grassy hoppiness. Simple, but gets the job done well.

3.5 T: Grainy malts. Good interplay between the moderate bitterness and the moderate neutral malt sweetness. Perhaps a touch doughy. Grassy hop flavor.

3.5 M: Light body on the heavier end. Good moderate, crisp carbonation. A touch of creaminess to round things out.

3.5 D: Solid, easy drinking pils. Not much else to say.

Photo of DerekP
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Another local...support quality local beer!

Yellow-golden appearance with a nice white head that recedes, but an attractive rim & lacing sticks around. Carbonation bubbles. Looks good!

Bready, yeasty & lightly citrusy in the nose. Lime peel, boiling hops, sour dough aroma. Floral.

Taste is light, somewhat sour, with a bit of yeast flavor. Hops throw in with a mild astringency. Sour dough bread. A touch of peppery hops flavor trails towards the end.

Light-medium bodied. Easy to take in. Clean, refreshing. Enough dry breadiness to make one want more.

Notes: I like the new label design, however, I've got Full Pint's Coffee Porter in my fridge and the lady with the backbreaking cleavage on the label is just another example of cheesy, cheap, pandering artwork.

Photo of JSkone09
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of dtivp
3.13/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a light straw gold with a small white head that quickly faded, light lacing.

Aroma of sweet malt, gain and light hops.

Taste of sweet malt, bread and a very slight hop bitterness.

Mouth Feel was light leaning medium body, good carbonation, light and slightly crisp.

Overall an average Czech pilsener, refreshing just not as crisp as I like Pilseners to be.

Photo of troysoy2
3.85/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked a 12 oz. bottle up at D's 6 Pax and Dogs. Pored it into a pint glass, and was quite impressed right away by the head. It's a nice, lush finger of white fluff. The body is a pale, light orange-yellow. Very bubbly.

The smell is very much like bread. The malt comes out very nicely, as does a decently floral hop character. Almost a witbier-esque quality to it.

The taste is so light and floaty, but not in a flavorless kind of way... what I mean is that this is a very flavorful beer, and that those flavors just happen to be very light. Sweet orange peel and a bit of drying hops on the finish. Still, the fluffy mouthfeel makes this less of a "crisp" pilsener, and more of a, well... fluffy pilsener.

Full Pint has impressed me so far, and I look forward to trying more stuff of theirs very soon. A good, quality pilsener.

Photo of foureyedgeek
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of jaidenjb
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of tone77
3.83/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is sweet, some grains and malts. Taste is crisp, grains, some sweetness, lightly hopped, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer.

Photo of thebighungry
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of lpotter
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of nukem5
3.83/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cloudy orange/copper color with a small foamy head, which does not last very long sadly.

S: Aroma is of pilsner malts, and light hops.

T: Taste is of sweet malts and bitter hops.

M: Mouthfeel is medium bodied but on the thin side.

O: Overall not a bad offering for a pilsner not really one of my favorite styles but could drink a few of these anytime.

RumpelPilsen from Full Pint Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.