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Coney Island Mermaid Pilsener - Shmaltz Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Coney Island Mermaid PilsenerConey Island Mermaid Pilsener

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BA SCORE
81
good

182 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.41%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shmaltz Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Nickls on 06-27-2009)
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Reviews by hangh:
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hangh

Alabama

3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Served in a Czech Pilsner glass. Nice clear golden color with a 1 inch head that slowly disappated into a good 1cm that lasts the entire drink. Very fine white head as well. Carbonation bubbles go away quickly; an average looking beer.

S - Mild smell, it has some earthy elements and smells like a pilsner. Nothing unique but that's not a bad thing

T - Very nice tasting beer. Grass and earth tastes mix with some subtle hops. Everything is well mixed and nothing stands out on its own. It's a refreshing drink that doesn't get old.

MF - Light bodied beer with a little bit of carbonation. There is some bitterness but overall a decent MF.

D - I will have another!

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2010 01:28:41 | More by hangh
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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up at a Fairway in New York recently, having never had this before. I wasn't aware that this was from Shmaltz as it said "Coney Island Brewing Company" on the bottle and the design was different than the one pictured on here. Regardless of that, this was nicely enjoyable while being light enough to go down easily, but a notch below the offerings from Victory and Troegs.

Nice pour to this, as this beer had a muted golden hue, frothy head, and left several firm and thin rings of lacing as I worked my way through this. Not a strong aroma at all but there was a strong herbal and grassy tone to this, which was a bit more muted in the taste. Crisp, with a slight metallic hop tone, this beer had a mild sharpness to it and a good amount of carbonation, which led it to go down relatively easily. This reminded me of the Southern Tier Hop Sun in the sense that there was a good balance here and this wasn't sour like some other examples of German Pilseners that I've had before.

The alcohol was light too that this would be a perfect session beer for these warmer months. There was just a hint of blood orange in the mothfeel, leading this to have a "wet" taste to it that lingered long after each sip was taken. Not overly complex, this was enjoyable without feeling watered-down. A good example of the style that just needed a bit more malty "bite" to bring it up to the next level.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 16:12:54 | More by JerzDevl2000
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Coney Island Mermaid Pilsener from Shmaltz Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.