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Paradise Rd Pilsner - Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

Paradise Rd Pilsner
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BA SCORE
85
very good

25 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.02%


Brewed by:
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 06-28-2011)
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Ratings: 25 | Reviews: 7 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by DocJitsu:
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DocJitsu

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4.73/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a gorgeous platinum blonde with a white head that fades relatively quickly with no lacing. Bouquet characterized by notes of banana, lemon zest, and Belgian yeast. Wonderful mouthfeel, perfect carbonation, and banana and lemon zest make this a remarkable and easy-drinking pilsner. But what makes it truly terrific is the smooth and quickly vanishing floral finish. Because the brain recognizes that it is a pilsner, the finish of this beer can almost be described as sweet. This is by far the best pilsner I've ever drunk. Figueroa Mountain--you know what you're doing.

Serving type: on-tap

02-25-2012 21:38:13 | More by DocJitsu
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Paradise Rd Pilsner from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.