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Penitentiary Pilsner - Alcatraz Brewing Co.

Penitentiary Pilsner
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 6.9%

Brewed by:
Alcatraz Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-12-2010)
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3.08/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Alcatraz (Orange)

A: The pour is a pale straw yellow color with an initially fluffy white head.

S: The nose is quite spicy, which I suppose should be attributed to the hops. It's pretty much the only thing I pick up on the aroma, in fact.

T: The flavor is similarly dominated by this spice character. It's reminiscent of a spice I've tasted, but I can't quite put my finger on it. A soft grain sweetness follows the intense spiciness.

M: The body is light to medium with a moderate level of carbonation.

D: This was just too bland aroma wise and the flavor was rather one-note: not a combination I generally look for.

Serving type: on-tap

09-17-2010 09:08:40 | More by womencantsail
Penitentiary Pilsner from Alcatraz Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.