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Balmain Original Pilsner - Balmain Brewing Company

Balmain Original Pilsner
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 19.46%


Brewed by:
Balmain Brewing Company visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: CrazyDavros on 05-27-2013)
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Reviews by SmashPants:
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SmashPants

Australia

3.61/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Bottle: standard brown 330mL bottle, good quality small-production macro label.

Appearance: dark golden in colour with fine but steady carbonation. A bold, semi-thick head pops up and stays there.

Aroma: some nut malts and spices, but predominantly floral and grass hops. Enticing.

Taste: follows the nose - slight nuts and sweet malts, with grass and floral over the top. Nice, clean and crisp.

Aftertaste: dissipates reasonably quickly, but that's okay - it's a pretty top pilsener.

Mouth feel: again good - a bit thicker than most pilseners - medium bodied. Good quality fine carbonation tops it off.

Overall: a good quality pilsener. The only thing that holds it back (in a big way) is the price. I can't think of any reason this beer should be anywhere near appropaching AU$70 a case (2013) other than gree.d it is a pretty decent beer per perhaps $15 less.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 03:25:50 | More by SmashPants
More User Reviews:
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Hyperionecta

Australia

3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

03-14-2014 20:20:51 | More by Hyperionecta
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Julian4077

Australia

2/5  rDev -32.9%

11-18-2013 01:34:58 | More by Julian4077
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soju6

Missouri

3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a dark golden color with a decent head that fades quickly to traces of lacing.

S: Aroma of malt and nuts, with a bit of grain in the background.

T: Bit of citrus nip and a faint malt sweetness and a bit nutty. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Fairly light body, crsip, quite smooth and refreshing. Decent balance.

O: Drinkable beer, has a bit of character not found in a lot of Pilsner stlye beers.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 20:09:37 | More by soju6
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CrazyDavros

Australia

2.79/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours gold with a fading small white head.
Nose shows honey and soft floral and spicy hops. Not too bad.
Similar flavours. Some bready malt and spicy hops. Afterwards some stale cardboard notes show up.
Body feels a bit watery.
Would be good if not for the stale notes.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 05:32:22 | More by CrazyDavros
Balmain Original Pilsner from Balmain Brewing Company
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