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Coney Island Mermaid Pilsener - Shmaltz Brewing Company

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Coney Island Mermaid PilsenerConey Island Mermaid Pilsener

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BA SCORE
82
good

195 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.41%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | 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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4/5  rDev +11.7%

rabbitguy, Aug 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

JTomczak, Aug 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Dizzy242, Aug 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

erogers, Aug 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of WoodBrew
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

WoodBrew, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of angusdegraosta
3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Ruvo's, Port Jefferson NY. Good lasting foamy head, fairly dense. A mellow floral smell with ample malt and some grassiness in there. The flavor is especially alive with qualities more typical of an ale - some bready sweetness, some subtle hops. Not heavy at all though. The mouthfeel is wonderful on account of how well the flavors blend. Though this is a very distinct variation of a pilsener, the craftsmanship is just brilliant on its own terms. I couldn't recommend this more - a great, sessionable brew for any kind of weather.

angusdegraosta, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of GABrew
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

GABrew, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of oberon
3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Sticks and Stones last night.Poured into a standard pint glass a clear light golden with a well defined one finger bone white head that lasted for quite awhile.Bready aromas with underlying floral hops,a bit of toastiness as well.Sturdy in the mouth with a hefty maltiness to it,light sharpness from the rye and lightly toasted bread flavors withjust a light shot of leafy hops in the finish.I liked this pils,to me it's a little more "beefy" than most of the style,quite interesting.

oberon, Jun 21, 2013
Photo of Kmat10
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Kmat10, May 27, 2013
Photo of Artjsantos
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Artjsantos, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

PoppyParthenonE, May 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Thomas_Picton, Apr 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

jonathaniler, Apr 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

meanmutt, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of Gregwa
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Gregwa, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of MemphisANiD
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

MemphisANiD, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

I know when I think "pils", I think "mermaid"... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises flowers, sweetgrass, and a splash of honey. The taste brings in more of the same, with the grass allowed to express a bit of chlorophyll, and some mild citrus peel tossed in for good measure. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly smooth feel. Overall, a nice pils, nothing to get worked up about, but an able choice if you're looking for a domestic example of the style.

TMoney2591, Feb 06, 2013
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2/5  rDev -44.1%

ahbaggins, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of Tone
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear, copper/gold color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Good retention and slight lacing. Smells of sweet malt, pale malt, hops, hint of grass, and a hint of citrus, and a hint of caramel malt. Fits the style of a German Pilsner, but also has the body and aroma reminiscent of an ESB. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, caramel malt, slight pale malt, hint of grass, hint of floral, and slight hops. Overall, decent aroma and blend.

Tone, Jan 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

YogiBeer, Jan 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

t0rin0, Jan 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

abex44, Jan 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Ryen, Dec 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

polishkaz, Dec 30, 2012
Coney Island Mermaid Pilsener from Shmaltz Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.