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Pfeifferhorn Lager - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

40 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 16.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A full strength and quaffable American lager with a hint of European flavor. Pfeifferhorn lager has a subtle malt flavor, and clean, crisp finish. A fine spicy and slightly herbal noble hop profile which barely lingers on the palate.

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 06-13-2010)
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Ratings: 40 | Reviews: 21 | Display Reviews Only:
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-21-2013 03:17:58 | More by NickThePyro
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elihull

Utah

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

10-14-2012 07:51:37 | More by elihull
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imperialking

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-14-2013 18:23:28 | More by imperialking
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a very standard yellow beer type lager, nothing unique at all, and honestly not a whole lot different from the blueski lager, save the pilsener malt. this has a similar color, yeast, and feel, perhaps a bit more body here, but a very familiar beer here. clear and well carbonated, it smells of american and european malt, a little sweet, a little bready, a little dusty. its all the lager yeast can apparently handle, as this is sweet in flavor too, with just a gentle hopping for bitterness, maybe a tad underdone. very drinkable, but a bomber has bored me half way though. only a true lager head would buy this more than once, because there just isnt that much to it, but i do like the tickle of euro pale malt for flavor and texture. nothing i really need to drink again, but its well enough made. one thing about epic coming to denver is that some of the sex appeal has worn off for me. their high end beer is still world class, but beer like this is proof that they put out some average stuff too.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2013 05:01:54 | More by StonedTrippin
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Mohawk Bend in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear light yellow with an off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is very subtle with some slight grain and grass aromas. Taste is of grain, herbal/grass flavors, and some citrus zest. There is a mild amount of bitterness with each sip. This beer has a light level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good lager that has a pretty nice hop presence in the flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

03-12-2012 03:36:30 | More by UCLABrewN84
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emmasdad

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked this one up for a little over 3 bucks at the Utah State Liquor Store in St. George, Utah while passing through in late March. Poured a golden color with a little white head. Aromas of bready malt, light grassy hops and caramel. On the palate, fairly light bodied, with bready malt and grassy hops.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 21:56:12 | More by emmasdad
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Beer #65 in my great Utah Brew Hunt.

Thick malty sweet tone to this one. Kind of a mild biting acidic thing on the backend. Very thick, for a lager. Gets bitter as time goes on. Not really something I would go for, if I were prone to go for lagers - which I am not.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2012 23:46:05 | More by RblWthACoz
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Zorro

California

3.15/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Clear golden colored beer with a thin white colored head.

Smells malty and a bit on the sweet side. Mild noble hop aroma mostly I get grass. Mildly floral and flowery smells quite tame.

Starts out tasting like beer, not as sweet as it smells. Biscuit malt with a slight hint of metal and a medium strong level of bitterness. Decent lager with an unusually high level of bitterness. Could pass for a Pils.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall this is an OK lager. I have had better but they brew this stuff 1 mile from where I work. Will buy again.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 00:46:02 | More by Zorro
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Travisnin

Idaho

3/5  rDev -15.3%

09-13-2012 06:25:59 | More by Travisnin
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Irish12

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

04-06-2014 02:14:32 | More by Irish12
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

2.93/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

This beer pours a hazy pale golden color. The head is half an inch in height, and recedes quickly into minimal lacing. The aroma is of pale malt with a hint of spicy hops. However, it is a very weak aroma even for the style. The taste is similar to the aroma, but the less hops. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side of medium bodied with a watery texture, and high carbonation. Overall, I will pass on this beer next time even though I am a big fan of golden lagers.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2011 22:35:42 | More by KarlHungus
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

2.9/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.

3.5 A: Clear medium yellow color. Two fingers of frothy white head. Retention is about average or a little better and a good sized ring of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Dry and grainy with a dried out hay bale grassiness. Smells fine and is very clean, but there isn't all that exciting.

2.5 T: Not as dry as the nose suggested. Indeed, there's a decent grassy sweetness to it. However, the sweetness is no match for the bitterness, which is fairly aggressive despite the lack of hop flavor. Lightly grassy with a good amount of breadiness. Not as clean as the nose.

3.0 M: Medium body. Lacking crispness, which I like in these types of beers. Lightly creamy with good carbonation.

3.0 D: Not horrible, but it's less than clean and lacking crispness.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 01:24:49 | More by DavoleBomb
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birchstick

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

04-18-2014 14:30:12 | More by birchstick
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Wasatch

Utah

2/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

22oz. Bomber
Classic Series
$3.69 ea.

Pours a pale yellow color, carbonation, with a foamy white head, some sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, with slight hop note, and some spices. The taste is malty, sweet, slight spice note. Medium body, the finish is slightly dry/bitter. Not Drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2010 18:10:52 | More by Wasatch
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littledreamer87

Utah

1.5/5  rDev -57.6%

05-09-2014 22:14:40 | More by littledreamer87
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Pfeifferhorn Lager from Epic Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.