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Workingman's Pilsner - Fountain Square Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fountain Square Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lukafer on 03-17-2012)
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5/5  rDev +37.7%

One of the best in Indy!

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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of Lukafer
4.3/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sign at brewery says 5.5% Abv and 25 IBU

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance is a light golden yellow, with a thin layer of head. Smells slightly grainy, I'm not a huge pilsner fan, but this is one o the better ones I've had. At first sip it's slightly spicy, slight citrus followed by malt with a bitter finish. It's not an IPA finish but a slight drying, bitter finish. Very tasty! Mouthfeel is a lot fuller than you would associate with a Pilsner, probably due to the higher ABV.

Overall, this is a very solid beer from a new brewery. Again, not usually impressed with Pilsners but this one is a home run. It's a new one for them, so hopefully they keep it consistent.

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.04/5  rDev +11.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Pours a soft, frothy head. Grainy, malty aroma. Clear, golden color. Starts with a nice, grainy bitterness with a touch of citrus. Smooth malt builds over the grainy hops. Finish is slight bitterness, grainy hops and lingering malt.

This is really, really nice. Great complexity and great hop profile.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served in a tumbler glass, canary yellow with a light haze to it. Thin ring of foam, not much of a head on it. A tiny bit of

Lemon shortbread aroma, soft florals, that's nice.

Bready taste, lightly floral, dry and clean in the aftertaste. Feel is a bit limp and watery with a bit of slickness. Needs more carbonation and crispness. Tastes ok but just doesn't feel right. Kind of a mixed bag overall, it needs a little fine tuning to sing.

Thanks to Howard for this one!

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Workingman's Pilsner from Fountain Square Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.